Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Winger Departs

Winger Departs

Wolves mercurial left winger Mark Kennedy has rejected the clubs offer of a new contract in favour of a move to the Capital with Crystal Palace.

And Wolves look set to replace him with Aston Villa's Peter Whittingham.

Whittingham, 21, made just 4 appearances for Villa last season and has now seen his asking price cut by half to just £500,000

Kennedy, a £2 million signing from Manchester City endured a torrid last season with Wolves where he was frequently singled out for The Molineux Treatment by the home fans heaping derision on every move he made.

A far cry form his first seasons at the club. In 2001/2, in part down to Sparky's inspired wing-play Wolves looked set for promotion until injuries cut his season, and Wolves promotion push short.

The following campaign he once again terrorised defenders and built a near telepathic understanding with Kenny Miller,(many of whose goals came courtesy of a Kennedy assist) as well as scoring the opener in the 2002/3 play off final at Cardiff.

Of late Sparky had played a more defencive central role up until the end of last season, when he was once more allowed to play out wide and gave indications that his days as a winger may not be quite over yet.

The pity is, that it wont be with Wolves.

Vital Wolves wishes Mark all the best for the future. Dont come back to haunt us though eh Sparky ?


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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday July 11 2006
Time: 3:44PM

Comments

0
i think kennedy's a decent player! and that it's a bit of a shame he went. but wittinghams i good replacement.
wallis
11/07/2006 16:54:00
0
Kennedy was a decent player until he was injured then Hoddled, a little more money back on the credit card bill and a solid young player as a replacement, all you need now is a manager and that front has gone quiet.
TeddyLyon
12/07/2006 01:27:00
0
CYA Sparkey, thanks for the cash and all the cruddy performances that you put in week in and week out, another one bites the dust.
Hoddlesleftnut
14/07/2006 02:37:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Hause & Graham Pen New Deals

Kortney Hause and Jordan Graham have put pen to paper on new deals to keep them with Wolves in the long-term.

McDonald - We Believe In Ourselves

A draw with Reading at the weekend meant Wolves saw the gap between them and the top six increased to 10-points, McDonald still feels that can be overturned.

Saville Enjoys Return

With 22 year old midfielder George Saville coming back to Wolves ahead of the Bolton game following his two loan spells out with Bristol City and Millwall...

Hard Earned Reading Point - Jackett

Manager Kenny Jackett has said Wolves secured themselves a hard earned point at the weekend against Reading.

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

DJWolves
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ikeme2%
Iorfa42%
Batth0%
Ebanks-Landell0%
Doherty14%
Saville0%
McDonald0%
Coady0%
van La Parra0%
Sigurdarson0%
Henry42%
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.Moxeysmate1
2.johnwolf1