Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Wolves defence has been phenomenal

Wolves defence has been phenomenal

Scott Golbourne has praised his defensive partners for all their effort during Wolves record breaking run.

As Wolves set a new club record of nine consecutive victories, the spotlight is always stolen by the headline grabbers who score the winning goals.

But during this run, it has been Wolverhampton Wanderers impeccable defensive record that has been the foundation of the run.

Nine games, seven clean sheets, just two goals conceded in 810 minutes of football.

"The boys I play alongside at the back are phenomenal,"

"There is such a desire to keep clean sheets and defend and we all take a lot of pride in that. said Golbourne to the Birmingham Mail.

He continued: "The gaffer keeps reminding us that clean sheets will win you championships just as much as scoring a good goal or playing good football."

"It`s nice to have gone on a record run but it`s what`s needed at the moment with the pace at the top of the league which is frightening,

"Everyone is winning games and for us it`s a case of doing what is needed."

Wolves run has put us top of the League One table, but remarkably just two points clear of Leyton Orient and three points clear of Brentford.

That despite Wolves holding the best away record in the league, the second best home record and the best defence in the division.

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:Thursday March 13 2014
Time: 10:22AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

TV Figures So Far In 2016/17

With reports back in October suggesting that Premier League viewing figures were down...

Ronan Ruled Out - Loophole Benefit For Manchester United

Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Paul Lambert has confirmed that Connor Ronan could be out for the season, and Manchester United have enacted a bizarre loophole that sees Cameron...

Wilson Has A Bright Future For Lambert

Head coach Paul Lambert has said that he believes youngster Donovan Wilson has a big future ahead of him following his debut against Chelsea in the FA Cup last weekend.

Lambert - Now For Consistency

Head coach Paul Lambert has called on Wolverhampton Wanderers to show some consistency in our performances as we move towards the end of the 2016/17 campaign.

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)

FAC - Chelsea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ikeme2%
Coady6%
Batth6%
Hause25%
Doherty0%
Edwards6%
Price37%
Saville6%
Costa6%
Bodvarsson6%
Weimann0%
Sub - Wilson0%
Sub - Saiss0%
Sub - Ronan0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

Feb 24 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf3
2.Telford Wolf1
Vital Football Comment