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Martin Rowlands loan frustrates QPR boss Neil Warnock

Martin Rowlands
Rowlands hoped to get first-team action at Millwall

QPR manager Neil Warnock has spoken of his disappointment that Martin Rowlands has made only a brief substitute appearance since joining Millwall.

Warnock expects the midfielder to return to Rangers when his loan spell at The Den is due to end next week.

"There were other clubs interested in him, and I wouldn't have agreed for him to go there had I known he wasn't going to play," said Warnock.

"I let him go there because I thought he was going to get some games."

Rowlands, 32, is QPR's longest-serving player, having joined them from Brentford in 2003.

But he suffered cruciate ligament damage while playing for the Republic of Ireland in October 2009, and has made only four appearances for Rangers this season.

His only outing for Millwall since joining the Lions on a month's loan came during their 3-0 victory at Burnley on Saturday.

Meanwhile, R's defender Peter Ramage has returned to full training after six months out with a knee injury.

The former Newcastle trainee has been given the all-clear to play in a reserve match next week.



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