Footballing Mercenaries: The Uglier Side to the Beautiful Game
Footballing Mercenaries: The Uglier Side to the Beautiful Game

In modern times we all suspect that money and pride are two separate entities when it comes to the world of football with the former taking undoubted precedent over the latter. Middle Eastern and American billionaire investors have revolutionized the game and changed the footballing landscape beyond reversal. It is […]

Wolves Relegated: The Rise and Demise of Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolves Relegated: The Rise and Demise of Wolverhampton Wanderers

With the writing on the wall, the fat lady singing, the curtain falling and just about every other damning cliché being bandied about the Black Country club, Wolverhampton Wanderers has been officially relegated from the Premier League. Faced with a mission near enough impossible to prevent the inevitable, Wolves hosted […]

Wolves 2-3 Bolton: Going, Going, Gone!
Wolves 2-3 Bolton: Going, Going, Gone!

Owen Coyle’s Bolton side enhanced the chances of at least one famous ‘Wanderers’ side playing in the Premier League next season as the Fat Lady filled her lungs and bellowed out a damning chorus for the other on Saturday. Yet another scintillating 60 minutes of football from the home side […]

Wolves 0-5 Manchester United: Dances with Wolves
Wolves 0-5 Manchester United: Dances with Wolves

It was billed as a ‘David vs Goliath’ contest in the build-up; unfortunately Wolverhampton Wanderers failed to adhere to their part in that Biblical contest as they shipped five goals for the third time in four games and flopped miserably to the foot of the English Premier League. After a […]

Fulham 5-0 Wolves: Bobby Who? Wanderers Schooled by Five Star Cottagers
Fulham 5-0 Wolves: Bobby Who? Wanderers Schooled by Five Star Cottagers

Welcome to management Mr Connor! With the statue of the late Michael Jackson standing boldly outside the venue for Sunday’s Premier League showdown, Wolves’ new boss Terry Connor is left staring down the barrel of some wholesale changes; ‘starting with the man in the mirror!’ After an encouraging battling point […]

Newcastle United 2-2 Wolves: The Calm After The Storm
Newcastle United 2-2 Wolves: The Calm After The Storm

At the back end of a turbulent and degrading fortnight where all things Wolverhampton Wanderers were concerned, a chink of light appeared through the widening cracks to lift the spirits that had previously hit rock bottom. Although the departure of Mick McCarthy was long overdue in the eyes of many, […]

Wolves 0-3 Liverpool: Pressure Mounts On Wolves Boss Mick McCarthy
Wolves 0-3 Liverpool: Pressure Mounts On Wolves Boss Mick McCarthy

  “Changing the manager does not affect the way the players play on the pitch” … I begin fittingly with that quote from Wolves captain and £7million summer signing Roger Johnson. This was a quote given to journalists after the stale performance for which a review will follow shortly, au […]

Birmingham City 0-0 Wolves: Stalemate in the Second City
Birmingham City 0-0 Wolves: Stalemate in the Second City

Just eighteen miles separates Wolverhampton Wanderers and Birmingham City geographically. The West Midlands rivals are also separated by 18 places retrospectively between two divisions. On Saturday, they were separated by nothing but fresh air as the ‘ding dong derby’ turned out to be a dull and drab affair. Wolverhampton Wanderers […]

Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers: Fletch Lives!
Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers: Fletch Lives!

No this is not the rundown of a 1989 comedy crime caper featuring Chevy Chase, but a 2011/12 one man rescue mission starring a Scotsman on International exile to earn his side a third consecutive draw. As the final moments of another year ebbed away, the ‘Battle of the Wanderers’ […]

Arsenal 1-1 Wolves: Parking the Bus, Making a Point And Taking a Point
Arsenal 1-1 Wolves: Parking the Bus, Making a Point And Taking a Point

In a game that was set back 24 hours, Wolverhampton Wanderers made like the staff of the London Underground and went on strike. Not literally of course, but metaphorically. Just as the tube workers stood firm, refused to budge and put their own interests ahead of others in order to […]

Wolves 1-2 Stoke City: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Wolves 1-2 Stoke City: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

It’s the oldest cliché in the footballing book – it’s a game of two halves. Both literally and metaphorically it always will be. You would presume that by this point that knowledge would be a part of the very basic foundations of a Premier League footballer. Apparently not. A scintillating […]

Man United 4-1 Wolves: If Divided We Stand, United We Fall
Man United 4-1 Wolves: If Divided We Stand, United We Fall

No matter who you support in the Barclays Premier League, it’s inevitable that sooner rather than later your team’s train must roll through Old Trafford. It’s one of the games that epitomizes the smaller club’s reason for being. United away is a reward for recently promoted clubs. It would be […]

Wolves 2-1 Sunderland: From Villains to Heroes
Wolves 2-1 Sunderland: From Villains to Heroes

As pantomime season moves swiftly in, Wolves served up their live performance of Jekyll and Hyde as the team, and especially their goalkeeper, went from villain to hero over 90 minutes on this soggy Sunday afternoon. The welcome three points gained by Wolves Sunday afternoon was the only difference from […]

Chelsea 3-0 Wolves: There’s a Wolf At Mick McCarthy’s Door
Chelsea 3-0 Wolves: There’s a Wolf At Mick McCarthy’s Door

Saturday November 26, Chelsea away. Any Wolves fan will tell you that these are the fixtures you scratch off. Chalk it off on the calendar by accepting the inevitable and move on. In fact I presume this fixture brings similar philosophies from the majority of Premier League team supporters. However…. […]