Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Hennessey reclaims number 1 jersey

Hennessey reclaims number 1 jersey

Much like around this time last year, Mick McCarthy has switched his goalkeepers.

Last season Marcus Hahnemann came in and replaced Wayne Hennessey as our number one shot-stopper and the switch was part of a number of changes that signalled an up turn in results and kept us in the Premier League.

Our Mick has once again pulled the same trick with Wayne Hennessey replacing Marcus Hahnemann for the recent win over Sunderland.

"I`ll be sticking with him. I wouldn`t have changed it again anyway but on his performance on Saturday, it would be ridiculous to do so because he made some really good saves.' McCarthy told the Express & Star.

Mick continued: "He was our No 1 - the best - but he had a tough time and Marcus came in. We haven`t had a clean sheet and we haven`t won games so I decided to change it.

"I think my decision was justified because Wayne played very well."

Vital Wolves Comment: Does this prematurely call time on Marcus Hahnemann's Wolves career?

The 38-year-old American's contract expires in the summer and I've seen rumours that he is considering a move to the MLS, perhaps he might consider a move in January ahead of the American season starting in March?

Tell us what you think

As well as joining in on the forum and article comments below, you can also write an article to appear on our site!

This website is 100% by the fans and we are always looking for people to get involved. If this interests you please contact Vital Wolves.



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

Writer:Akela
Date:Tuesday November 30 2010
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
WE COULDNT KEEP A CLEAN SHEET COS OF THE WOEFUL PERFORMANCES OF CERTAIN DEFENDERS IN FRONT OF HIM. Mick makes my blood boil with idiotic statements like this... Wayne is a great talent, but think most will agree that he is not a big enough presence at the back, and we need someone shouting and screaming instruction ... and one iffy performance does not justify Marucs being dropped... this is Mick simply papering over the cracks a - it is so blindingly obvious. We are shipping goals for fun - in EVERY GAME - so Mick changes the keeper for ONE ERROR !!! Go shovel it elsewehere.. Mick, this numpty sees right through your BS Get us some defenders - and put USA BACK IN.
Ad Mant
30/11/2010 14:52:00
0
I agree with Ad Mant's basic proposition that any goalie would have trouble keeping a clean sheet with a dodgy defence in front of him ... and I have said enough about that. However, I think it might do USA some good to be out of the firing-line for a time. He has been a little off-form recently, though that is a relative term, given his customary high standard of play. If I were MM, I would not given such a hostage to fortune by declaring that Hennessey was his number one for the foreseeable future. He does have a tendency to flap under pressure and does not command the goal area in the same authorative way that USA does. Perhaps MM knows that Hahnemann aims to return home to the States and is easing Hennessey in. It will also stop him asking for a loan move.
Southbank60
30/11/2010 19:04:00
0
Needs to be more vocal with his defenders and decide that when he is coming for a ball he keeps coming rather than changing his mind half way. Hopefully these things can be taught
OLDGOLD
02/12/2010 21:13:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Afobe Hits Back

The former Arsenal striker, who was linked with a move to Norwich in the summer but those offers were turned down with him leaving for Bournemouth in a £9m move five-months later.

Match Day Officials v Preston

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Preston North End this weekend.

Jackett On Managerial Life

Manager Kenny Jackett has spoken of the pressures of being a manager but also how it's a privilege to head a club in the search of success.

Duo Talk New Deals

Kortney Hause and Jordan Graham have both been speaking after penning their new contract extensions yesterday.

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

DJWolves
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ikeme2%
Iorfa33%
Batth0%
Ebanks-Landell0%
Doherty6%
Saville0%
McDonald0%
Coady0%
van La Parra0%
Sigurdarson33%
Henry26%
Sub - Byrne0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
2 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 MK Dons 30 7 7 16 28 -18
21 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 12:30PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2016 7:45PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf2
2.Moxeysmate1