Date:Monday August 2 2010
With £18 million spent this season, we are strangely one of the Premier Leagues big spenders.
And that most certainly is not a sentence I thought I would be writing on Vital Wolves this time last year!
But with one season of Premier League football under our belts, Mick McCarthy has again been able to splash some cash around.
This season though he has been much more selective and according to our Mick, he has also been successful signing all of his first choice selections.
"Steven Fletcher was my first choice, despite trying to sign Aruna Dindane," McCarthy told the Express & Star.
Discussing the reasoning about making his first move for Dindane he added: "We couldn`t try to sign Fletcher because the season wasn`t over, whereas we knew Dindane was leaving Portsmouth.'
Once the season was over and Burnley's fate was sealed, McCarthy made his approach for Fletcher.
He continued: "We had to wait to get permission to speak to Fletcher, but like Stephen Hunt, Steven Mouyokolo and Jelle van Damme, they were all my first choices.'
Vital Wolves Comment: Despite spending a lot of money, McCarthy does appear to have learnt from his mistakes from last season.
There isn't a whole lot of experience in the side, but along with the players who were with us last season, all have at least tasted the Premier League before and shouldn't struggle to fit into the pace of the league.
With the club desperate to build for the future, we must not suffer second season syndrome like so many other clubs have in the past.
But I'm fairly confident that we have a squad capable of comfortably avoiding the drop and you never know, with a bit of luck and a good run of form, we could push for the top half.
What do you think? Let us know on the forum!
To visit the Vital Wolves message board, click here.
Want to have your say?
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.
Date:Monday August 2 2010
Join Vital Wolves Today! (Friday September 4 2015)
Can Wolves now keep Afobe happy? (Thursday September 3 2015)
So why was Stearman sold to Fulham? (Thursday September 3 2015)
Transfer Window Deadline (Wednesday September 2 2015)
Dicko set for surgery (Wednesday September 2 2015)
Dicko to miss the remainder of the season (Tuesday September 1 2015)
Stearman set to complete Fulham move (Tuesday September 1 2015)
Byrne completes Wolves switch (Tuesday September 1 2015)
Wolves & Wednesday want Kermorgant (Tuesday September 1 2015)
Deadline Day (Tuesday September 1 2015)
|10. Leeds Utd||5||1||4||0||1||7|
|11. MK Dons||5||2||1||2||1||7|
|15. Sheff Wed||5||1||2||2||-1||5|
|Forest Also Confirm Mendes
» Forest : 04/09/2015 19:37:01
|Oliveira Completes Loan Move
» Forest : 04/09/2015 19:31:00
|Weymans Joins Cardiff
» Cardiff : 04/09/2015 19:15:00
|Marney Makes Goal Scoring Return
» Burnley : 04/09/2015 19:09:00
|LUFC Wood - Always Nice Scoring Goals
» Leeds Utd : 04/09/2015 19:00:00