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Circus of Horrors: Wolves 0-2 Wigan

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

As the posters advertising ‘Circus of Horrors’ (Civic Hall, 30 Jan) mocked us on the way out of Wolverhampton, it wasn’t hard to see where the inspiration for this particular show might have come from. The game started scrappily, with Wigan ultimately having the best of the first half. Hahnemann pulled off a couple of [...]

To Spend or Not to Spend

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

That is the question. Wolves spent mainly conservatively (by Premier League standards) in the summer, sticking to a tight (by Premier League standards) wage structure. As things stand today we are out of the relegation zone, but only just. So the question is, to spend big in an attempt to ensure survival or to hope [...]

On life at the (bottom of the) top

Monday, November 9th, 2009

After Saturday’s defeat to Arsenal, Wolves find themselves in the bottom three for the first time in a while.  A good time, if not the most optimistic, to consider the very different experience of supporting your team in the Premier League to the Championship. It’s never easy supporting Wolves (although I’m sure many a Luton Town supporter [...]

Mike Ashley Loses His Mind

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Some would contest that this event (the mind-losing) happened some time ago, but my thoughts have been drawn to a particularly ludicrous decision – not Wolves-related, but worthy of comment.  Not content with an announcement that he is to auction off naming rights to Newcastle’s historic St James Park ground, Ashley has decided to make this [...]

On the nonsense talked about ‘choice’

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

The majority of the country will not be watching England’s world cup qualifier against the Ukraine today. Following the collapse of Setanta, and this being something on a non-game now England have qualified, this is to be an internet-only broadcast. At £5 for the game, I for one will find something better to do with [...]

The coming of Ful-ham

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Sunday’s (not Saturday, folks) game against Ful-ham, as Stefan Maierhofer touchingly referred to them in his recent Wolves World interview, will be a great test for Wolves and the home fans. Despite Fulham’s impressive 8th place finish last season, this is a game everyone will be wanting to win (what game isn’t) but also many [...]

The Lescott Saga

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Those of you who have been following Joleon Lescott’s travails over the past few weeks will have your own opinions of the rights and wrongs of the situation.  Lescott completed his much-coveted move to Manchester City this week having, it seems, displayed sufficient dissent and petulance that Everton were no longer able to play him.  There are [...]

Manchester City 1-0 Wolves

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

Wolves more than rode their luck at times, but can leave Manchester, despite the defeat, with their heads held high. City went one up after 15 minutes and dominated the first half. Wolves should have been happy to go in only one goal down at the break, despite only being denied a goal by a [...]

On the Big Game

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

There’s been a jolly big fuss recently about tickets for the crucial match with QPR on Saturday. Personally, as a Wolfie who bought my lovely tickets in the day they went on sale, I have little sympathy either with either those who want to moan that they can’t get a ticket at the last minute [...]

On Club and Country

Friday, September 12th, 2008

I’m off to Charlton tomorrow and thoroughly looking forward to it. While I don’t expect a repeat of the excitement of last year’s classic encounter, which Wolves won in such dramatic style, in honesty a point would be a decent result. I’m just pleased to see Wolves in action after the international break. Even after [...]