Date:Monday February 13 2012
Mick McCarthy apologised to the Wolves fans after the game last night.
It was something he had never done previously in his career and it could well have been the turning point of his managerial stay at Molineux.
But after the embarrassing 5-1 defeat at home to the Baggies, Mick McCarthy apologised to the fans.
'I apologise to the fans for today's performance, I've never done it before but it was warranted because it was awful in the last half an hour.' he told Wolves Official Website.
The fact is, even the most staunch Mick McCarthy supporter, which I classed myself as, realised that if ever there was a time for a fresh approach to things mid-way through a season then after a performance like that, this was it.
The performance yesterday as I've already said was irrelevant, the result was simply not acceptable.
We deserve more than 5-1 home defeats to West Brom and if ever there was to be a knee jerk reaction to see Mick leave Molineux then it would be after yesterday.
I still cannot see how anyone else is expected to come in and do any better with the same squad and with the changes and disruption that causes, so personally I'd have stuck with Mick until the bitter end at the end of the season, if we stay up, which I think we will no matter who was in charge he stays, if we go down, he goes.
That was where I stood.
However the alarm bells did ring with the remainder of McCarthy's comments after the game.
His brutally honest analysis, unfortunately just didn't inspire that he was someone who had the fight in him to turn it around.
'The saddest part was that we capitulated and that's not something I would associate with me or my teams.' he added.
He continued: 'Whatever the fans were saying we deserve every bit of it - no problem.
'Whatever grief they were giving out to me and the players was fully justified after that performance.'
It was almost as if Mick had begun waving the white flags from the trenches and perhaps that was what cost him his job.
Tell us what you think
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.
Date:Monday February 13 2012
Wolves make first signing of the summer (Friday May 22 2015)
Afobe named in England squad (Thursday May 21 2015)
Afobe knows he must improve (Wednesday May 20 2015)
Is Sako worth £80,000-a-week? (Tuesday May 19 2015)
Wolves need a few more players says Van La Parra (Tuesday May 19 2015)
Wolves set to bid £3million for Cardiff striker (Monday May 18 2015)
Trio fail drugs tests (Monday May 18 2015)
Promotion pressure for Wolves (Friday May 15 2015)
Sunderland set to bid for Batth (Friday May 15 2015)
Ameobi set to quit Newcastle (Thursday May 14 2015)
|2.||Big Bad Wolf||4|
|8. Derby County||46||21||14||11||29||77|
|Potential Loan Signings- Strikers
» Reading : 24/05/2015 21:00:01
|Boro bid to complete return
» Middlesbrough : 24/05/2015 19:35:01
|Mills Holds Forest Talks
» Forest : 24/05/2015 17:21:01
|Gobern Expected To Leave
» Huddersfield : 24/05/2015 16:34:00
|Cherries linked to Blackburn striker
» Bournemouth : 24/05/2015 15:55:01