Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Mick Aiming High

Mick Aiming High

As if to hammer home the change in attitude at Molineux, Mick McCarthy has publicly set this coming seasons target.

A top two automatic promotion place.

While last year was seen by many as only a period for rebuilding, which it turned out to be, officials within the club privately had a goal of a play off spot as a minimum requirement.

Now with his squad largely in place, McCarthy is in no mood to play down his expectations.

'We got into a good position last season and finished fifth' he told the clubs official site. 'But we've got to be better than that and looking at the top two spots,'

'There's no point dressing it up any other way, the top two has to be the aim.'

The pressure of expectation has at times been said to hang around Wolves necks like a millstone, and has led to fierce criticism when time and time again those hopes have been dashed.

But there is a growing sense that McCarthy's mix of lean, hungry, ambitious youngsters and wise experienced heads can combine into one of this seasons teams to be feared.

The squad has now been further strengthened in defence and attack, and there is a hint that there there will be more additions before the first ball is kicked in anger.

And if Mick McCarthy can achieve his goal it will be one of the most remarkable turnarounds in the clubs history.

Writer:Stuart Smith
Date:Thursday July 5 2007
Time: 11:43AM

Comments

0
Well spoken MM ,lets start the season with a positive attitude and hungry from the start--the whole place must be electric with anticipation and everyone seems eager to play--I cant wait.
purplepault69
05/07/2007 11:52:00
0
Havent been this excited pre season for quite some time :)
Stuart Smith
05/07/2007 12:51:00
0
After last season we have to aim high
Wolfette
05/07/2007 20:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Wolves Articles

EFL Trophy Third Round Draw Tomorrow

With Tuesday evening seeing the bulk of the EFL Trophy second round ties taking place...

Loan Defender Set For Manchester United Return

A decision has reportedly been made on Cameron Borthwick-Jackson's future, he'll return to Manchester United in January with his loan spell at Wolves cut short.

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

2 1/2 Year Deal For Edwards

Yesterday Wolverhampton Wanderers confirmed that Dave Edwards had now signed a new two and a half year deal keeping him at the Molineux.

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)

EFLT - Sunderland U23 MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Burgoyne1%
Simpson0%
Deslandes0%
Ronan0%
Upton0%
Herc0%
Johnson0%
Carnat0%
Randall14%
Enobakhare85%
Gibbs-White0%
Sub - Breslin0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
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)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf2
Vital Football Comment