Queens Park Rangers fans react on Twitter to James Perch Wolves display

QPR fans hold up a banner

Perch was sent off as Queens Park Rangers were beaten by Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday.

Ian Holloway's task is perhaps harder than he thought after Queens Park Rangers suffered on Thursday their second defeat from three matches since the Bristolian boss returned to Loftus Road.

Second half goals from Dave Edwards and Helder Costa did the damage for Wolverhampton Wanderers, who won for the first time under Paul Lambert despite being made to fret by Joel Lynch's late consolation, which preceded nine minutes of stoppage time.

Wolves' Helder Costa celebrates scoring their second goal

It could have been a different outcome, however, had James Perch not been sent off after collecting two yellow cards inside the opening 35 minutes.

Unsurprisingly, the versatile defender is not a popular man this morning, with many QPR fans laying the blame for last night's defeat solely with him - and who can really blame them?

Inside Loftus Road, there were boos for another R's player, Karl Henry, upon his introduction as a second-half substitute, although most of the tweets relating to the midfielder have condemned this behaviour.

Holloway delivered an impassioned response to the Henry booing, saying as quoted by West London Sport: "You haven’t seen him play for me yet. You haven’t seen what I’m going to teach him and get him to do, so please don’t do that. I don’t like that. I don’t think that’s right.

QPR's Karl Henry

"Yes you pay your money and you can say what you like, but I’m here to encourage people. So please don’t do that to my players.

"They’re yours too aren’t they? They might not be your favourite but please don’t do that to my players. I think I’ve got every right to say that.

"Should one of my players be booed before he’s even done anything for me? Please don’t come here with preconceived ideas. Give us a chance. It’s all I’m asking."

QPR manager Ian Holloway during the press conference

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