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

 

What a day!

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

So, in the end it did come down to the magic 40 points, but Wolves found themselves yoyo-ing either side of the survival line numerous times on an action-packed afternoon.  Alternately thrilling and devastating, it was a nail-biting rollercoaster, and ultimately when the music stopped, Wolves found themselves still playing with the big boys. It’s [...]

Birmingham 1-1 Wolves: Don’t kick Santa in the teeth next time he comes calling

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

It’s been too long: too long since I last blogged, and too long since Wolves put in a convincing performance.  Newcastle seemed at the time like it would be an aberration, but it has proved to be the start of some serious relegation standard play.  Our away form has always been poor, and home form [...]

Wolves v Blackpool Preview: Jarvis in positive mood shocker, lineup predictions and more

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Wolves come into this game fresh from the disappointment of completely arsing it up against bitter foes W*** B***. In truth, a point was a decent result, but the manner of losing all three points, with ANOTHER last gasp goal for the opposition, still rankles today. Luckily, however, the team should be slightly quicker to [...]

Wolves 2-1 Man U: How strange must it be to never see your team lose in 30 games

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

It’s been a funny old season, demonstrated in microcosm in the last week. Lose in shambolic matter to Bolton Wanderers..march on to a fine victory over Manchester United. I couldn’t manage to find any sympathy for the disappointed Manyoo fans, especially after a shameful attempt by Scholes to score with the most blatant handball since [...]

Wolves 0 – 1 Stoke: Neither Snood nor Sparkle in Sight

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

This was an old-fashioned, snotting, English game of football, whose roots could have been traced back to well before the advent of the English Premier League. It was a game that would not have disgraced the English fourth division. While it may be true that this defeat leaves us free to concentrate on higher things [...]

Wolves v Liverpool: when could we last say this fixture is a hard one to call?

Friday, January 21st, 2011

I’ve just written a preview for a Liverpool blog and am far too lazy to write two previews for just one match, so I’m reproducing it here for your reading pleasure.  Apologies for the more-than-usually-patronising tone (and if you’re a Wolves fan, for stating the bleeding obvious), but it was intended for a Merseyside audience… [...]

Wolves vs Liverpool: The view from Anfield

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Thanks to Dunny from the Merseyside Juror blog for his thoughts on the game (see my return blog here): I like the look of the side Mick McCarthy has constructed at Molineux. Wolves are having a go at teams and I’ve got a lot of respect for that. You seem to have a knack of [...]

Robbie Keane back on the market (and should stay there)

Monday, January 17th, 2011

So Birmingham have officially declared themselves out of the running to sign Robbie Keane as he does not ‘offer the best financial package’ (reportedly, say the Mirror, wanting an increase on his £65,000 a week package). I talked about Keane back in September (Robbie Keane: Still a Wolves Legend?) and expressed the hope that last [...]

Man City 4-3 Wolves: Deserving all of the plaudits and none of the points

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

I’m a firm believer that you get the results you deserve. Today we have exactly that – lots of plaudits and no points. Wolves played an excellent game and, have they capitalised more on (say it softly) first half domination at the City of Manchester Stadium, could have come away with more. When Milijas scrambled [...]

Hooray for Blackpool!

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

I wrote and drew some pictures yesterday about the exceptional closeness of the League this season compared to a trend of increasing uncompetitiveness in the League (Will it be harder to stay up this year?). I will get on to Blackpool, but stick with me for a minute. I concluded that although this year looks [...]