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Ebanks, Vokes, Vokes, Vokes

As excitement for the new season reaches fever pitch up and down the country, it is fascinating to see that our latest poll (to date) has yielded a whopping 78% of votes in favour of Blakey being our top scorer next season.

Kevin Doyle, scorer of 9 goals despite playing the majority of the second half of the season as a lone striker (and our Player of The Year in my humble opinion) and record signing Stephen Fletcher, who bagged 12 goals for a side ultimately relegated have thus far received a mere slice of the vote (less than 25% between them in fact).

We would love to hear from those backing Blakey, whilst acknowledging and respecting of course all opinions- if he can rediscover his form then who knows what he is capable of.

Despite his 'fall from grace' last year, (he was never fit from day one), let's remember he is a Manchester United graduate (how many players, played or blooded have proven poor) took the Golden Boot two years in a row despite spending half a season with a poor Plymouth side. I was watching a compilation of his goals for us during our promotion season and the only striker I can compare him to is Bully.

As for Sam Vokes, I think he has been cut something of a raw deal. He triumphed at the mighty Bournmouth despite their ultimate relegation, he scored for us on his debut, score for Wales a week later if I am not mistaken (he also broke the Under 19 record scoring after 36 seconds on his debut) before being dropped to the sidelines and being offered sparing parts. Despite the glaring miss in the last minute against Manchester United I do not think the boy has put a foot wrong since he signed for the club. I do not believe Leeds was the right club for him to go on loan to, especially once they got their strikers fit, and whom struck form immediately, but the kid's mins per goals ratio is somewhat striking if you explore the details.

orbid that one or both of our main two struggle for form, get injured, suspended and such forth, I think we have tremendous ammunition on the bench in these two.

As long as Doyle and Fletch stay fit I do not expect Blake to get many starts, but whilst saying that, I expect him to cause mayhem from the bench and chip in with eight at least. Vokes will prove his own worth. Mark my words.

Opinions are sought, so please share them here or on our message board.

The season is here. Again. Get ready to enjoy & embrace.



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Writer:New York City Wolf
Date:Thursday August 5 2010
Time: 4:20AM

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The site has cut the first word from every sentence by some error. I'm sure you catch the drift. :)
New York City Wolf
05/08/2010 04:48:00
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Good first attempt at publishing an article though mate! You can amend articles once published if the template cuts the odd letter away.
Akela
05/08/2010 09:57:00
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Tried the magic amend button 6 times and it still kept cutting the letters off! I gave up went to bed and beat up my teddy bear. He ain't gettin' on no plane- he ain't gettin' on no plane.
New York City Wolf
05/08/2010 14:22:00
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Tried the magic amend button 6 times and it still kept cutting the letters off! I gave up went to bed and beat up my teddy bear. He ain't gettin' on no plane- he ain't gettin' on no plane.
New York City Wolf
05/08/2010 14:22:00
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i am somewhat suprised the percentage was so high for blakeybut with vokes i admire him very much. come two or three years he will be a bully type stricker with his height and strength
burgaboii wolvesfc
05/08/2010 16:08:00
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Looks like Sam will get his chance to score, unfortunately it will be down in Bristol! Just hope it is for experience and we get him backer a better player
Woz68
05/08/2010 16:21:00
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It goes to show how easily the polls here can be "massaged" by somebody out to distort the facts! If one took a straw poll of 100 Wolves supporters and asked them who will be our top scorer next season I doubt very much whether SEB would rack up even 5% It is quite clear that Doyle and Fletcher would be at the top of nearly everybodies list! Sorry guys but this thread and poll is a waste of space!
astraltrader
05/08/2010 21:24:00
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astraltrader you'd get a different answer no matter who you ask! On Vital Wolves we get visiting supporters from other clubs who also vote, so I agree we don't get the same result as when you ask 100 wolves supporters, but that doesn't mean the polls are being massaged.
akela
06/08/2010 08:57:00
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And what if one of them gets injured early on like blake did last year ??
ODDJOB79
06/08/2010 12:05:00
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Astral has always disagreed with our poll results...... he needs to realise that polls are put in place to reflect everyones opinion, not to match your own opinion. I think you'll find that a lot of registered votes would reflect a genuine desire for SEB to come good again (Let's not forget what he has done for us!!! - Without his exploits Doyle etc woudl not be in our squad & we would be discussing this saturdays NPower opener!)
JamoDaWolf
06/08/2010 12:39:00
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