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Wolves vs Newcastle match banter

October 1st, 2011 | 82 Comments |

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United, October 2011.
Trip to Wolves for the Toon
Hello, good afternoon and welcome to today’s match banter thread for Wolverhampton Wanderers against Newcastle United.

For more detailed information about today’s game, see Jimbob’s excellent match preview.

On paper this should be a low scoring game and I could see no goals at all from my reading of the tea leaves this morning, although maybe that’s because I use tea bags.

I’ve been zapped by particles of optimism from Betelgeuse today though and went for a 2-1 win to us in the Prediction Competition this week, so I guess I’ll have to stick with that. Incidentally, ‘sirjasontoon’ still leads the competition and ‘El Toro’ had the cheek to knock me down to third place last week. (more…)


Dances with Wolves – Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United match banter!

August 28th, 2010 | 307 Comments |

Hungry like the Wolves.
Hungry like the Wolves.
As Toonsy is away taking in the match at Molineux, and possibly enjoying a little of ‘la Dolce Vita’ among the urban sophisicates of Wolverhampton, you’re stuck with yours truly this week’s match banter I’m afraid. So sit up straight and pay attention!

As Toonsy rightly points out in his estimable preview for this match, wor lads shouldn’t get too overconfident after our 6-0 mauling of that other Midlands powerhouse, Aston Villa. While Mick McCarthy’s Wolves aren’t exactly the Barcelona of the Black Country, they could prove a very stiff test on their own territory.

I shall, of course, endeavour to keep you up to date with all the latest team news for the Midlands clash, though it would be expected that Chris Hughton will stick more with the lineup who tasted 6-nowt glory than the mostly bairns eleven that faced Accrington in the League Cup during the week. Hughton should be bolstered by the news that he has finally clinched the deal for French sensation, Hatem Ben Arfa, following hot on the heels of new Ivory Coast midfielder, Chiek Tiote. (more…)