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Man Utd 2-1 Wolves: The Best Team Lost

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

The opponents may have been different, but what unfolded at Old Trafford yesterday was an all too familiar story: Chances missed; could have, should have, might have beens; sloppy goals conceeded late on. United were peaky and carrying an impressive injury list, not helped by Hargreaves limping off five minutes into his unexpected – and [...]

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 [...]

Spurs 3 – 1 Wolves: The petition for 75 minute football starts here

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

A few Wolves players’ old mums will be busy writing to PE Teacher-in-Chief McCarthy this weekend, asking that their sons be excused the last 15 minutes of a game due to chronic attention deficit disorder. The worst of the result is that it all could have been so very different. This was a good team [...]

How not to make a wall: Fulham 2 – 1 Wolves

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

For a while there it looked like it was going to be a good day, but the result fairly reflected the game, and as Fulham had two decent penalty shouts turned down, I won’t argue with the outcome, however disappointing. For the first 10 minutes, Fulham looked like there would walk the game, but in [...]