Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Playing for 'keeps

Playing for 'keeps

Wolves currently boast arguablythe best two 'keepers in The Championship.

That's the good news.

Both are currently injured.

Which at some clubs would be the very bad news.

But the luck of the Irish is certainly on Mick McCarthy's side in that department having a third highly rated homegrown 'keeper returning from injury just in time for the first pre season friendly against Wrexham less than 48 hours away.

'We've got a really strong goalkeeping department here when everyone is fit and Carl is an excellent goalkeeper.' McCarthy told the club site.

'When' is a big word in Wolves goalkeeping department.

With Wayne Hennesey's withdrawal being purely a precautionary measure, it's unlikely that Carl will get to keep the No1 jersey, but it does give McCarthy the chance to see how far Ikeme has come on since his last stint between the sticks for the first team against Luton last season.

And having fully recovered from his knee surgery, the 22 year old will be looking to push Matt Murray and Hennessey all the way in the coming months ahead







Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Stuart Smith
Date:Thursday July 10 2008
Time: 7:35PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Vital View - FA Cup, 18th-19th February 2017

A season of upsets continued with non-league Lincoln making it into the last eight along with Millwall - they saw off Burnley and Leicester respectively.

Stats: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea

All the stats from Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) vs (2) Chelsea, Molineux, 18/2/17 Att: 30,193

Wolves can hold their heads high after cup exit

Wolves produced a spirited fight before going down to Chelsea at Molinuex

Wolves v Chelsea - Follow Live On Twitter

Wolves are at Molineux with Chelsea the visitors today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Wolves
Write For Vital Wolves
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

FAC - Chelsea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ikeme3%
Coady12%
Batth12%
Hause0%
Doherty0%
Edwards12%
Price37%
Saville0%
Costa12%
Bodvarsson12%
Weimann0%
Sub - Wilson0%
Sub - Saiss0%
Sub - Ronan0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
2 Newcastle 31 21 3 7 66 35
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 31 8 12 11 36 -6
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

Feb 24 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf2
2.Telford Wolf1
The Vital Football Members League