Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

An Interview With A Baggies Fan

An Interview With A Baggies Fan

Ahead of this weekends Black Country derby, Vital Wolves and Vital WBA met up for a chat.

So thanks goes to Baggy Boy for the following interview:

Best memory of the Black Country derby?

We've had some good games over the years and recently our matches seem to count for something far greater than simply local pride or league games.

Best memory has to be the 1-0 win back in 2008 because it helped secure our first place finish and automatic promotion. Had we lost to you then confidence could've gone and we all know how strong Stoke were that season and how tight it was from 1st place to the last play off position, so simply what the victory helped us achieve counts for a lot for me.

Worst memory of the Black Country derby?

Worse memory was the season before when we ended up playing in the play offs. We'd been a little up and down all season really when you look back at results, but we hit a bad patch and that loss to you seemed to be the end of our promotion hopes, so I just remember the disappointment felt at the time.

Thankfully we pulled it round in the end before blowing it against Derby, but the play off games weren't too enjoyable because of the stress either.

Do you enjoy the Black Country derby and do you miss it when we're in different divisions?

Love them, I like all the derbies so the more local teams we can get alongside us the better. It's brilliant for the banter, and when you ignore the idiots on all sides it's what football's supposed to be in my eyes. So yes I do miss it when divisions separate us, as for the Baggies in the last few months there's nothing better than putting your local rivals to the sword and taking the bragging rights - even if it's only until the next match.

With that in mind do you want us to stay up or do you enjoy watching us struggle?

Stay up definitely, but at the same time I enjoy watching you struggle.

If Wolves, Stoke, Blues, and the Villa could occupy the spaces just above the bottom 3 I'd be perfectly happy with that :-)

The more local rivalries that the Baggies can hopefully come out on top off the better - far more interesting than playing a plethora of London clubs every week.

If you're interested reading my views on the game, then head on over to Vital WBA

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:Friday May 6 2011
Time: 10:32AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Vital Preview - Championship, 20th-21st Jan 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Millwall Return For Wallace

Jed Wallace has completed a loan exit from Wolves with the former Portsmouth midfielder returning to Millwall - which could become permanent - for a second spell.

Wolves Confirm Weimann Loan

Andreas Weimann - who worked with Paul Lambert at Aston Villa - has joined Wolves on loan from Championship rivals Derby until the end of the season.

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Wolves
Write For Vital Wolves
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich City v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Suggested By:
Wolves win0%
Norwich win100%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 5:30PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf6
Write for Vital Football