ANTON Ferdinand earned a big pat on the back from the boss for a stirring performance at White Hart lane which suggested the defender is not allowing the John Terry saga to ruin his game.
Neil Warnock insisted his player has not been troubled in training by the alleged racist slur aimed at him by the England captain in last week's west London derby.
“Did you think that affected him today? Not at all, I thought he was absolutely magnificent, “ said the QPR boss.
“I thought he was head and shoulders the man of the match and I don't think he's put a foot wrong since he's come here. And he can get better. He definitely has the potential to play at the top level.
“He's made a few mistakes – starting to think he's a footballer like a Franz Beckenbauer at times, but he's defending now and that's what you want from your centre halves.
“He's led us at times this season
Warnock was also delighted with the contribution made by Danny Gabbidon, who came on for Fitz Hall after only nine minutes, even though the boss was hoping not to have to use him for more than 20.
“That was the first session he's had in five weeks and I don't know how he got through it,” Warnock said. “But it thought he was fantastic, him and Ferdinand.”