Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

SeeThe Light....

SeeThe Light....

For the first time since the end of this seasons opening match against Watford, I feel some genuine optimism regarding our progress this season. To be perfectly honest I have only started to feel this way some hours since the match ended yesterday but the more I think about it the more optimistic I feel.

After watching yesterdays 1-1 draw with Plymouth I came away thinking that on the plus side we were playing well, in fact very well for most of the match - but on the minus side we simply threw away two more valuable points, by unquestionably failing to turn just a few of the many excellent opportunities we created into goals.

Furthermore the continuing sidelining of FE became even less easier to comprehend. Anyway I was finally left with a feeling of frustration which as most of the seasoned campaigners on here will understand is de regueure or par for the course. So since then, what has happened to transmogrify my frustration into optimism?

Quite simply it came from further analysis of the fact that we are starting to play very well. As a team for some of the Norwich game and most of todays game we were playing IMO positive fast and entertaining play which if continued with would compare directly with the quality of football we achieved mid-way through last season. Four Players which when added/played together have reinvigourated the team and caused this radical change.

1. Foley-IMO our best signing since Kites.

2. Gray- IMO our next best signing. I hope those of us who until a fortnight ago seemed unable to give a proven quality player a decent amount of time to bed into the team will be man/woman enough to repent the errors of their ways - and welcome a full back able to more than fill the boots of Jackie Mac...

3. KH - At last a fixture in the team! Bearing in mind that the last time we played football of the quality I witnessed yesterday was just before KH`s pancreatic illness - this should hardly be a surprise to me, you, or practically any other Wolves Supporter [other than MM!]

4. [Again hardly a surprise] The team reacts well to a bit of Fanny! If we are to benefit from two full backs launching attacks down the wings then our two CH`s need to be strong enough to cope with any counter attacks. The reintroduction of Jody is our best and in truth only viable option until we are able to spend enough to buy what it will cost to get a young, strong and pacy CH [wont be cheap!] during the transfer window. As I have long winged on about Mick should IMO done this 3 or 4 months ago - rather than add yet another striker...

So there you have it.

The effect/improvement on the whole team has been there for all to see over the past two matches and is as almost as marked as the reinvigourisation of England by the addition of Richards/Barry and Heskey. As long as this improved balance continues then we will win more matches and score more goals.

I do still 100% believe that we will score more goals with Freddy in the team but if we continue to create the number of chances we managed against Norwich and especially Argyle then I feel as I stated here at the beginning - OPTIMISM - which I felt

I should share with others who like me were feeling a bit frustrated and down by our two-paces forward, six-paces back progress so far this season. After all -OUT OF DARKNESS COMETH LIGHT...so I`m off to score a good pair of shades next week!

Astraltrader



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Astraltrader
Date:Sunday September 30 2007
Time: 12:45PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Extended Deals For Wolves Pair

Wolves have confirmed another two players have signed contract extensions as Bright Enobakhare and Jon Flatt have joined Dave Edwards in committing their futures to the club.

Match Day Officials v Fulham (10/12/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Fulham this weekend.

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.

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%
Randall12%
Enobakhare87%
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