Mick McCarthy

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We all love Mick. Or if we don’t we mainly think there’s nobody better. It seems.

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

So, I asked you all a few questions the day before yesterday. The aim was to satisfy my cusiosity as to how optimistic we all are and whether actually being a supporter at the games makes any difference. Since so many of you lovely people responded, I thought it was only fair to summarise some [...]

Wolves 1-1 West Ham: No wonder Van Damme wants to go back to Belgium

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

There’s no such thing as a ‘must win’ game at this stage of the season, but this one came as close as it can. It was also very much a ‘should have won’ game. In the first half Wolves played, on the whole, confidently and fluidly, were creating all the chances were only denied a [...]

I’m still backing McCarthy

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

McCarthy is a good manager for Wolves. I say this with some ambivalence, but good managers don’t become bad managers overnight (or even in the course of a month). The circumstances into which they take a team may be more or less suited to their skills, but a bad result or a poor performance does [...]

Fair Point: Stoke 2-2 Wolves

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

It’s beginning to look like the Hoddle days – all these draws.  Of course nothing could be further from the truth, because Hoddle was bumbling around with an over-priced, over-paid team in the Championship, and McCarthy has assembled a lean Premiership outfit, albeit one still nervously close to the drop zone, with far less resources that [...]

A moment for reflection

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Wolves are up and for once in our lives we can all sit back, relax and enjoy the last two weeks of the season, happy to watch everyone else sweat, and perhaps let our thoughts turn to next season in the Premier League.  The noises coming out of Molineux are promising: we’ve learned from our [...]