Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

McCarthy apology not enough

McCarthy apology not enough

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

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:Monday February 13 2012
Time: 11:57AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Vital Preview - Reading v Wolves

The disappointment of dropped points, it definitely was with Wolves two-up with less than 10-minutes left against rock bottom Bolton, is something they look to react to.

Match Day Officials v Reading

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

Two Points Dropped For Jackett

Manager Kenny Jackett has said it was very much a case of two points dropped for him following the draw with Bolton Wanderers.

Highlights - Bolton (h)

A two-goal lead was blown by Wolves as struggling Bolton batted back from a seemingly hopeless position in the final 10-minutes to gain a point with Wolves dropping two.

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

DJWolves
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading v Wolves
Suggested By:
Wolves win67%
Reading win33%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 28 17 5 6 56 27
2 Middlesbrough 27 17 4 6 55 23
3 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
4 Burnley 29 14 10 5 52 21
5 Derby County 29 13 11 5 50 14
6 Ipswich 29 13 9 7 48 3
7 Sheff Wed 29 12 11 6 47 11
8 Birmingham 29 13 8 8 47 9
9 Cardiff 29 11 11 7 44 5
10 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
11 Forest 29 9 12 8 39 5
12 Wolves 29 10 9 10 39 -1
13 Q.P.R. 29 8 12 9 36 0
14 Preston 29 8 12 9 36 -2
15 Leeds Utd 29 8 12 9 36 -4
16 Reading 29 9 8 12 35 0
17 Huddersfield 29 8 8 13 32 -3
18 Blackburn 27 6 12 9 30 0
19 Fulham 28 6 10 12 28 -5
20 MK Dons 28 7 5 16 26 -18
21 Rotherham 29 7 4 18 25 -18
22 Bristol City 29 5 10 14 25 -23
23 Charlton 29 5 9 15 24 -29
24 Bolton 29 3 12 14 21 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
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

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf1