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Joe McNamara

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McCarthy, Connor and Armageddon
09:24 Saturday 25th February 2012

Wolves today announced that Terry Connor will take charge of the first team full time until the end of the Premier League campaign.The club saw fit to dispose of Mick McCarthy after a 5-1 thumping at Molineux to bitter rivals West Brom sent…

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The Manager and the Media: Pearce Race Case
01:32 Saturday 11th February 2012

The front page of this morning's issue of ‘The Sun' carried the headline ‘England in Race Storm No2', referring to allegations made against newly appointed caretaker manager Stuart Pearce stating that he racially abused fellow ex-England international…

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From Don Fabio to Del Boy – Euro 2012
10:40 Friday 10th February 2012

The English FA accepted the resignation of Fabio Capello this morning and officially announced that Stuart Pearce will take charge of the preparatory qualifier against Holland at Wembley this month.Although Capello to all intents and purposes…

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Frimpong Injury Is A Major Blow For Wolves
00:42 Thursday 9th February 2012

Wolves' 2-1 victory over QPR at Loftus Road on Saturday did not come without cost. On loan midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong suffered a ruptured cruciate ligament mid-way through the first half, ruling him out for the rest of the season.Wolves have…

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Molineux Ins And Outs – Transfer Window Review
23:20 Wednesday 1st February 2012

It's been a disappointingly inactive window for Wolves fans and another reason for the anti-McCarthy clerics to take to their preaching pulpitsAs I wrote at the start of the window (see ‘Has the Window Closed on Wolves?'), we were unrealistic…

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Henry Apologises For Sending Off That ‘Cost' Wolves
22:08 Wednesday 25th January 2012

Karl Henry has apologised for the erratic heel-kick which he aimed at Marc Albrighton in Wolves' 3-2 home defeat at the hands of Aston Villa on Saturday.After tussling with Albrighton and being held by the leg, the former skipper reacted ‘stupidly'…

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The Magic Of Magico
00:59 Friday 20th January 2012

I've been grounded in full flow too many times by the question; ‘Who is the greatest player ever to have lived?' Having done some research and watched the video listed below I am no longer flummoxed.One man won the acclaim Diego Maradona in…

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Imaginary Red Cards For Imaginary Rules
19:41 Tuesday 17th January 2012

Man City may have stumbled out of their first blip of this season with an important 1-0 win over rock-bottom Wigan Athletic last night, thanks to an intelligent headed goal by Edin Dzeko, some professional possession play and impregnable defending.But…

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Nothing Like a bit of Extra 'Fan-Power'
17:34 Tuesday 17th January 2012

Football fans – so much springs to mind. Irrational rivalry, mass releases of anger and euphoric celebrations which borderline on insanity. However, in England one word which doesn't present itself immediately is ‘power'.Yes, we've all seen…

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Match Report: Tottenham 1-1 Wolves (Wolves Fan's Perspective)
17:23 Tuesday 17th January 2012

As travelling supporters in the South West corner we exhaled a huge sigh of relief as the final whistle eventually blew this weekend. A point well deserved for our sheer defensive majesty (not a term I would use likely as a season ticket holder…

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Has The Window Already Closed On Wolves?
22:00 Thursday 12th January 2012

The January Transfer Window is synonymous with panic buys and over-inflated fees – even level-headed managers and steady Chairmen seem to take leave of their senses in the Winter Window while others frankly freeze.The fear for most Wolves fans…

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"In A Rich Man's World" - One Man's View On Footballs Millions
22:54 Tuesday 10th January 2012

The majority of football fans find it hard to swallow that the stars of their game earn the outrageous amounts they do. However, has anybody ever thought in depth as to why?If anything, we as fans are responsible for the players we pay money…