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Wolfie’s ponderings on being a Wolves supporter, and other similar matters

 

Looking Forward

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Before ‘The Drop’ there were few Wolves fans who would have cheered the appointment of Kenny Jackett, but he seems a solid appointment at this level. He’s not set the world alight at either Swansea or Milwall, but oversaw steady progress for both clubs.  Jackett promises a ‘high-tempo and attacking’ passing game at Wolves. If he [...]

Looking Back

Monday, June 10th, 2013

It’s time to draw a line. We were in the Premier League and now we are in League One. We are going to Crawley next year. The club is financially ‘well run’ (entirely risk-averse) but gross incompetence in the management of personnel, and specifically the hiring and firing of the Manager, are the direct cause [...]

Derby vs Wolves Preview aka the curse of the twitchy finger

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

It’s been a long time since I last wrote, and a lot has changed. Wolves now lie just outside the relegation places on goal differences. Derby may only be causing small ripples in tenth place in the Championship but Wolves are this season’s big turkeys. Mr Morgan’s twitchy finger has struck again. Form under Solbakken [...]

Leeds vs Wolves Preview

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

A new season; a new start, for me and Wolves.  It’s been a long time but I’m going to try and keep you up to date with all some of the action this season.  It’s been a funny old preseason, a few comings and goings but of course all the talk has been about the [...]

What goes down…Norwich vs. Wolves Preview

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Carrow Road – scene of many classic (by which I mean winning) encounters against the guys in yellow.  How likely is that to be repeated on Saturday?  Despite Norwich being the Johnny-come-lately Premiership new boys, they’re odds on favourites to take the win (Football Betting Tips).  How did this happen? Circumstances have meant that my [...]

Why McCarthy should have stayed

Monday, February 13th, 2012

So, it’s goodbye Mick McCarthy.  I have staunchly (ok, a bit staunchly) defended him for some time, but wasn’t the only supporter who saw the writing on the wall after yesterday’s shambles.  Not only a terrible capitulation by the players on the pitch, but to the bitterest of local rivals.  It will be some time [...]

Wishing Robbie Keane had stayed Stateside: Wolves 2-3 Villa

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Aston Villa were one of the worst teams – or rather put in one of the worst performances – I have seen at Molineux this season (our own lacklustre fumblings included).  Wolves, on the other hand, produced by far their first half performance.  This game should have been won but for three things; Berra’s clumsiness, [...]

Man City vs Wolves (The Revenge): Preview

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Having been asked to answer a few questions by the folk at the lovely bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk, I sensed a fine opportunity to 1) actually have the energy to write a game preview and 2) recycle some content – very eco. Out of politeness, of course, I took the opportunity to ask some searching questions of them [...]

DLLLLL: Could be worse

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Protected by a flying start to the season, Wolves have amassed an unenviable record of late, culminating on Sunday with a defeat to West B**m to complete an unmatched run of 5 straight losses – their worst run since 1984. Many fans are baying for McCarthy’s head and performances have been worse than most last [...]

Wolves 1-2 Newcastle: Life can be very unfair, especially to those who give the ball away all the time

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Football can be very unfair, referees doubly so. Mike Halsey and his assistants got two massive decisions wrong in Newcastle’s favour. Halsey was the only one in the entire stadium who thought Taylor’s foul on O’Hara a yard inside the box deserved a free kick not a penalty. To pretend the foul could have been [...]