Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Boo Boys Back In Town

Boo Boys Back In Town

It didn't take too long long.

'Build us a young team we'll give them time to grow. We'll back them all the way, come thick or thin, through rough and smooth.' they said.

That was when Glenn Hoddle was in charge and the blame for failed promotion was aimed at "over paid, ageing ex Premiership players", supposedly happy to see out their contracts for the minimum of effort, not caring if they win, lose or draw.

I don't believe anyone ever actually said that to Sparky's face mind. Not unless it was from the safety of the South Bank.

Having asked him a contentious question once myself, with no malicious intent I can atest to the fact it wouldn't have gone down too well.

'Give us a manager who understands us. One who talks to the fans with passion, pride and honesty and we'll take him to our hearts as one of our own, and give him time, we're sick of the fast turn around of managers, we need stability!."

That was the cry following the departure of the man who rarely attended club functions, kept the fans at arms length and appeared so aloof it bordererd on narcissism. In fact, maybe it was.

'You dont know what you're doing.'

'There's only one Paul Ince.'

Cheering substitutions, and booing those still on the field.

A grand way of proving you're as good as your word. A grand way indeed.

No one's happy with the current run. No one's ecstatic at the slump in form, but is the best way to see the side through it heaping violent critisism on already pressured shoulders?

Few outside the realm of football fandom would say it is.

But football is about emotions, not logic, and so the vocal dissenters will no doubt get louder before they become any quieter.

To do otherwise is to be labelled a 'happy-clapper', delivered in derision as an insult, as if not flinging vociferous negativity toward the pitch in some way maligns the football credential of being 'a real fan'.

Mick McCarthy's greatest challenge since taking on a job many managers wouldn't entertain outside of a straightjacket isn't to get the 'fans' back onside, no matter how high an opinion the boo boys have of themselves.

It's ignoring them.

Writer:Stuart Smith
Date:Monday January 14 2008
Time: 8:05PM

Comments

0
Great Article. Sums our posistion up perfectly. It hurts to hear the players/manager/ball boys/pasty sellers/turnstile attendents/wolfie/wolfette/occasional dancers and singers getting booed. But its easy to do and entertaining for some. Without a doubt, we are playing poorly, not scoring etc.... but can we seriously help by doing this? Shall we don blue and white stripe tops and join in with them? Anyway, I'm sure people wiill continue to boo and good luck to them - I serious hope I am wrong and that the players/manager/ball boys/pasty sellers/turnstile attendents/wolfie/wolfette/occasional dancers and singers all perform better as the boos gets louder - we'll win the league then (and the pasties will be full of succulent meat). All the best with the boo's - I really do hope it works.
These are the days
15/01/2008 09:18:00
0
I dont know what it will take. The manager says it's not helping, the players say it's not helping, most reasonable sane people KNOW it's not heklping, but still they do it. And they'll continue until Mick turns it around, or they get their own way and he's sacked.
Stuart Smith
15/01/2008 15:37:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Audio - Zenga On Brentford

Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Walter Zenga has been giving his thoughts following victory over Brentford earlier today.

Wolves win exciting Molineux encounter

Wolves saw off a decent Brentford team to claim 3 points and move closer to the promotion places

Stats: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Brentford

All the stats from Wolverhampton Wanderers (3) vs (1) Brentford, Molineux, 24/9/16 Att: 20,637

Batth Signs Four Year Extension

Wolverhampton Wanderers yesterday evening announced that skipper Danny Batth had signed a new four year contract at the club.

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

DJWolves
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ikeme1%
Doherty0%
Iorfa0%
Batth15%
Borthwick-Jackson0%
Saiss15%
Costa0%
Edwards0%
Oniangue0%
Brito Teixeira46%
Bodvarsson23%
Sub - Cavaleiro0%
Sub - Mason0%
Sub - Coady0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 5:30PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 5:30PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 5:30PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf5
2.Jack Russell1
3.2648anil1