Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Wolves in turmoil

Wolves in turmoil

That mass exodus of players that has yet to come at Molineux? Well prepare yourself.

Just because we are in a strong financial position to many clubs that are relegated from the Premier League, never assume that means we will hold on to our best players.

Modern day footballers know all too well that this is a short career and their loyalty rarely extends past themselves.

In the past week we've seen Michael Kightly leave Wolves for a return to the Premier League with Stoke and Steven Fletcher hand in a transfer request to try and apply pressure on us to sell him.

Sunderland want to take Fletcher away from Molineux and the Scottish striker clearly wants to leave, but without an acceptable bid on the table we're all left in limbo.

Same applies to Matt Jarvis, who as yet hasn't handed in a transfer request, but if we continue to reject bids for him, don't bet against it happening.

Christophe Berra has also handed in a transfer request, while Adam Hammill has also been put up for sale.

Dorus De Vries and Ronald Zubar have also been subjects of transfer bids and with so many players unfocused on the job at hand it's hardly surprising we needed penalties to get past Aldershot in the Capital One Cup on Saturday.

Wolves boss Ståle Solbakken told the Express & Star: "We have to be honest and say everything`s a little unsettled, It would be stupid to say everything is fine because it`s not."

He continued: "We`re not giving players away for fun, We need to make sure we`re not on the back foot for the next three weeks.

"It`s also a tactical thing - do you buy before you sell or do you have to sell before you buy? Is that the gamble?"

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 August 13 2012
Time: 11:09AM

Comments

0
i like stale, seems a straight talking chap, but with that moxey creep in the picture you never can tell whats gonna happen. also, am i the only one who thinks lee griffiths should be playing for us in the championship ? he seems to know where the net is.
AdMant
13/08/2012 11:28:00
0
We definately missed a goal scorer against Aldershot. Hopefully Siggy will be playing on Saturday to make amends!
Medicine Man
13/08/2012 12:44:00
0
ok, but "siggy" is a completely unknown quantity... Doyle's a doubt, leaving only SEB as a proven talent at this level. Seem a bit light up front is all im saying. UTW !
AdMant
13/08/2012 12:56:00
0
Are we forgetting Nouble? ...Ill get my coat!
gregory house
13/08/2012 12:58:00
0
Same old, same old then........... where are the goals going to come from???
Medicine Man
13/08/2012 13:19:00
0
Well, guys, because of my Scottish contacts I knew how well Griffiths was playing for Hibs. But, did anyone listen to me? Typically, when you all saw him in the Scottish Cup Final he played poorly ... as did Doherty, but no-one holds that against him.
Southbank60
13/08/2012 13:48:00
0
I was excited a few weeks ago, this is changing to worry!!!
gregory house
13/08/2012 13:49:00
0
The same Griiffiths that told the world he "couldn't be bothered"? No, thanks.
winstonsmith84
13/08/2012 14:04:00
0
WS84: I, too, am put off by Griffiths's juvenile antics but the point I am making is that, although he has undoubted ability, he has hardly had a chance to demonstrate it at WW.
Southbank60
13/08/2012 16:26:00
0
A thought: what if MM were still manager? I am not saying he should still be manager, but if he still were, would there have been this 'mass exodus' ,seeing that most of the want-aways were brought in by Mick? Would a sense of appreciation, if not loyalty, on the part of the players have prevented it, or made it less likely at least? Is Stale's favouring a more compact game at the expense of wing play (so the reports, at any rate) a factor in the cases of MK, MJ and AH? Everyone's views appreciated.
lovesW
13/08/2012 22:53:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Wolves Articles

Video - Championship Goals, 28th-29th April 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Stats: Derby v Wolverhampton Wanderers

All the stats from Derby (3) vs (1) Wolverhampton Wanderers, iPro Stadium, 29/4/17 Att: 31,051

Derby v Wolves - Follow Live On Twitter

Wolves go to the iPro Stadium as the visitors to Derby today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Stearman - I'm Playing For My Future

On loan Fulham defender Richard Stearman has said he won't be the only one using the last two games of the Championship campaign to try and remain in head coach Paul Lambert's plans...

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)

Derby MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Burgoyne0%
Coady0%
Williamson0%
Hause0%
Saville0%
Evans0%
Saiss0%
Edwards0%
Marshall0%
Dicko100%
Cavaleiro0%
Sub - Enobakhare0%
Sub - Bodvarsson0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 45 28 8 9 92 34
P Newcastle 45 28 7 10 91 42
3 Reading 45 25 7 13 82 2
4 Sheff Wed 45 24 9 12 81 16
5 Huddersfield 45 25 6 14 81 1
6 Fulham 45 21 14 10 77 27
7 Leeds Utd 45 22 8 15 74 14
8 Norwich 45 19 10 16 67 12
9 Derby County 45 18 12 15 66 4
10 Brentford 45 18 10 17 64 12
11 Preston 45 16 14 15 62 2
12 Aston Villa 45 16 13 16 61 -1
13 Cardiff 45 16 11 18 59 -4
14 Barnsley 45 15 13 17 58 0
15 Wolves 45 15 10 20 55 -5
16 Ipswich 45 13 16 16 55 -7
17 Bristol City 45 15 9 21 54 -5
18 Q.P.R. 45 15 8 22 53 -10
19 Burton 45 13 13 19 52 -12
20 Birmingham 45 12 14 19 50 -20
21 Forest 45 13 9 23 48 -13
22 Blackburn 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Wigan 45 10 11 24 41 -17
R Rotherham 45 5 7 33 22 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2017 12:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf3
2.Andie Spooner1
Write for Vital Football