UK time is: 12:32:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fans split over Arsene Wenger comments

Fans of all teams have had their say regarding Arsene Wenger's comments about Wolves team selection against Manchester United.

As you will have heard, Mick McCarthy made 10 changes to his side when faced with an away game at Old Trafford.

Wolves had just won two games on the spin, including a 1-0 over Spurs.

While the decision didn't exactly show too much respect to the travelling Wolves fans, after a day or two of thinking it over, in a way tactically, it made sense.

JamoDaWolf agreed writing: Well Done Mick McCarthy I say...! 1st XI were exhausted and the confidence was given a boost at White Hart Lane...... So why send them out at 80% and watch the confidence drain away again????? Like Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea & all other teams we have a squad, if the squad needs rotating then so be it! As for McCarthy putting a 'Weaker' team out - Well on paper yes, but in terms of stamina and fitness levels at the time I believe that he did put out the 'Stronger' team. WTID

But Wenger, the Arsenal boss didn't appear to agree after his sides draw with Burnley: 'We will have to compete with Manchester United over 37 games instead of 38,' he said.

'I believe it is a problem for the international credibility of the Premier League, but it is not my problem, it is a Premier League problem.'

Vital Wolves and the majority of the media, took that as a negative attack on Wolves.

Amos. posting on our article comments however didn't agree. He said: Rather than being in a bad mood his remark was really just a good humoured poke at ManU. Wenger knows about fielding weaker sides having put out the youngest team ever to appear in the CL in our last encounter. Don't believe the sensationalised reports.

JT_daniel wrote on the article comments: Agree with Wenger on this one. United have to play 37 games (+ a gift of 3 points, no thanks to you lot!) whereas the rest have to slog it out for the rest of the rounds. Will you lot regret doing this when you get relegated by just ONE point? You could've easily taken atleast a point, seeing how well you played against Tottenham.

But JamoDaWolf, responded by stating: Listen - When you have an understanding and decent amount of basic knowledge about Wolves and our current situations then you can freely express your opinion with out issue..! It's not our fault Arsenal drew with Burnley (That's is what is stoking this fire..!) - Also note that team that started against Spurs, is NOT our first choice starting XI..... So like I say either do some research or go and be ignorant elsewhere

jinkin jimmy dimmock didn't agree with Wenger either by saying: Typical Wenger moan moan moan. Just cos he can't win the league anymore. Sad and very bitter. That said, what the hell was McCarthy thinking with this selection. Idiot.

naija_gooner didn't appear to agree with jinkin jimmy by saying: always spitting rubbish jimmy....

While Merlin simply added: I'll laugh my socks off if you get turned over by Burnley!

Vital Wolves Comment: Still haven't had your say? Then get in touch, either by the article comments, forum, or via Twitter and Facebook.

This website is 100% by the fans and we are looking for people to help out on Vital Wolves. We need writers, match reporters and forum moderators. Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well, why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Wolves.

Bookmark and Share




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Akela Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 18 2009

Time: 10:16AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Well, what do you expect from him? He always throws his toys about when he does not win. Moan, moan, moan.
mike1952
Report Abuse
18/12/2009 11:59:00

Agree Mike, if his side had won he wouldn't have been bothered about it at all.
Akela
Report Abuse
19/12/2009 17:59:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wolves Articles

No time for Wolves to dwell (Friday March 6 2015)

Don't expect Boukari return (Thursday March 5 2015)

Points dropped for Wolves (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Stats: Bournemouth v Wolves (Wednesday March 4 2015)

We owe Bournemouth one (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Archived Wolves Articles

List All Vital Wolves Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. johnwolf 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Norwich 35 18 8 9 28 62
6. Brentford 35 19 4 12 12 61
7. Ipswich 35 17 9 9 17 60
8. Wolves 35 16 9 10 6 57
9. Forest 35 13 11 11 7 50
10. Blackburn 35 12 12 11 0 48
11. Sheff Wed 35 11 13 11 -3 46

Breaking League News

The Opposition View - Bradford
Reading : 06/03/2015 12:00:01
Powell Demands Rotherham Reaction
Huddersfield : 06/03/2015 11:43:01
When To Stick Or Twist
Blackburn : 06/03/2015 11:31:00
VIDEO: Sheffield Wednesday 1 Blackburn Rovers 2
Blackburn : 06/03/2015 11:28:01
Alex Neil Talks To The Media Ahead Of Millwall
Norwich : 06/03/2015 11:26:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Wolves pull off back-to-back promotions?
Suggested By:  
Yes 42%
No 58%