UK time is: 13:31:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

High Ambition

Few exemplified the need for Wolves senior players to lift their game, and stand and be counted last season than Seyi George Olofinjana.

Charged with the task of finding the net ten times by Mick McCarthy, Olfin did just that, ending last season as joint top scorer with Jay Bothroyd after becoming one of the first names on McCarthy's team sheet.

Playing in his desired, and more natural role of an attacking midfielder, and finally fully fit, Olofinjana's performances showed why Didier Deschamps was so eager to take the towering Nigerian to Monaco.

A transfer that never happened due to the shockingly appalling treatment handed out to the player when he travelled to Monte Carlo for talks with the French side.

Monaco's loss has turned out to be Wanderers quite handsome gain.

His own fiercest critic, Olofinjana has been quick to point out recently that although he met McCarthy's target, he could quite easily have eclipsed it, and has set his sights on achieving that this season.

"I want to better my target of next year and be looking to get 15. To be honest, I was disappointed with myself for only scoring ten - I had so many chances which I squandered.' he told the E&S last week.

With Wolves front line bolstered by the arrivals of Freddy Eastwood and Stephen Elliot, it would be easy to think that the team can now be less reliant on Olofinjana's goals from midfield.

But that won't enter into the thinking of the Super Eagle who sets his goals high, and his standards even higher.

A proud man, Olofin has yet to achieve his main aim, of helping Wolves back into The Premiership.

Something he feels the clubs history demands, and Wanderers fans deserve.

Anything less, and he will view his time at Molineux with sad reflection, and that can only be to Wolves advantage.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Stuart Smith Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 29 2007

Time: 11:20AM

Your Comments

A truly invaluable player for us this season - even more so if we get promotion...
astraltrader
He would certainly get my vote for Captain
purplepault69
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wolves Articles

Villa to get rebuffed over Sako move (Friday October 31 2014)

Former Man Utd Keeper set to sign? (Friday October 31 2014)

Iwelumo retires (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Aston Villa set for Sako steal (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Jackett to make late decision on Sako (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Jackett praise for Clarke (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Stats: Leeds v Wolves (Monday October 27 2014)

Archived Wolves Articles

List All Vital Wolves Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wolves 1 - 0 Bolton
Wolves 3 - 1 Blackburn
Reading 3 - 3 Wolves
Millwall 3 - 3 Wolves
Leeds Utd 1 - 2 Wolves
Fulham 0 - 1 Wolves

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 14 7 5 2 +12 26
2. Watford 14 7 5 2 +11 26
3. Wolves 14 7 5 2 +6 26
4. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 +14 24
5. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 +7 24
6. Norwich 14 6 5 3 +10 23
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 +7 22

Breaking League News

Boro visit New York Stadium
Middlesbrough : 31/10/2014 13:11:00
Head coach hails squad
Middlesbrough : 31/10/2014 13:06:00
The Opposition View - Blackburn
Reading : 31/10/2014 13:00:00
Defender back at Boro
Middlesbrough : 31/10/2014 12:57:00
Defender seeks killer touch
Middlesbrough : 31/10/2014 12:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Wolves pull off back-to-back promotions?
Suggested By:  
Yes 51%
No 49%