UK time is: 22:05:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Spoiled For Choice

A year ago Mick McCarthy had few problems naming his matchday squad.

Bereft of the big names who had upped sticks in the Summers' mass exodus, if you were fit, you were in the team.

Not anymore.

"We are starting to see the competition for places in practice now," McCarthy told the E & S this week.

"I look at Saturday and we`ve got Rob Edwards on the bench, Mark Little nowhere near the squad and Matt Jarvis who hasn`t kicked a ball yet.' he added.

All good and well. Until your new goal machine gets ticked off at lack of match minutes and goes off to his old stomping ground in a huff, ending up spending an evening in the company of the local plod.

Perhaps not the reaction McCarthy was looking for.

It's not just in attack that competition has now increased. No one, with the possible exception of Michael Kightly could honestly say that their starting place is safe.

"For the lads who have been left out - they have to come back stronger and I`m sure they will because that is the kind of players we have here.' McCarthy said.

And long may that continue.




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



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Stuart Smith Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 27 2007

Time: 11:20AM

Your Comments

Amen to that, Stuart...
astraltrader
 

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

Talking point: who is to blame
Blackpool : 31/10/2014 21:11:00
Team news v Ipswich
Blackpool : 31/10/2014 21:00:00
Oyston glad to get positivity
Blackpool : 31/10/2014 20:52:00
Clark : I can keep blackpool up
Blackpool : 31/10/2014 20:40:00
On this day 2007
Blackpool : 31/10/2014 20:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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