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Captain out till October?

Wolves manager Mick McCarthy is sweating on Jody Craddock's test results after he limped out of Saturdays 4-1 win against Wednesday early in the first half.



Jody felt something click in his foot and clearly couldn't carry on,' McCarthy told the club's official site, adding.



He's got to have an X-ray and a scan to see if there's any soft tissue damage so we might as well do both of those on Monday.'

The fear is that he may have broken a metatarsal bone, which would sideline him until October at least, leaving McCarthy perilously short at the heart of defence.

With all of McCarthy's previous targets being priced out of the market, he now finds himself backed into a corner, with limited options.

Continue with Neill Collins as cover, knowing his every move will be scrutinised, and mistakes picked apart vocally as they were last season.

He could look to arrange a short term loan, possibly from a Premiership side.

Or he could seek extra funds to secure one of his previous targets, Jez Moxey being forced to enter negotiations with his hand already on show.

What McCarthy has to do, is ensure that whoever he brings in, if anyone, has one thing money can't buy.

Experience.

Either way, McCarthy faces a decision that could make or break Wolves season almost before it has begun.




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Writer: Stuart Smith Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 18 2008

Time: 9:00AM

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Out for 3 months - better sign Beevers from Sheffield Wednesday - or back in for Berra - why not both? 5 million is the price we should pay for 2 quality centre backs... The prize for top flight football is ten times that!
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dream on you fool - what planet are you on?? you are an average championshipe side!! this has to be the poorest team site i have ever seen!!! as much as i hate wendy beevers will never come to you lot in a million years and the poor relations are wanting at least 5 million for him because of their huge debt. you wana stop taking those idiot pills like the wendy fans constantly do!!
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