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Where Are They Now?

From the last season of the McCarthy era until Nuno was appointed, Wolves were managed by 7 different managers. During that period, no fewer than 27 players played as striker/centre forward only one of which is still has a Wolves contract.
Because I’m bored stiff I thought it might be interesting to see where all these players are now. A few names in there that evoke a few memories!


Sylvan Ebanks-Blake 33 Walsall Wood
Kevin Doyle 36 Retired
Michael Kightly 33 Retired
Steven Fletcher 32 Sheffield Wednesday
Leigh Griffiths 29 Celtic
Stefan Maierhofer 37 FC Aarau
Sam Vokes 30 Stoke
Jake Cassidy 26 Maidenhead
Liam McAlinden 26 Halifax Town
Ashley Hemmings 28 Kidderminster Harriers
Andy Keogh 33 Al-Qadsiah
Sam Winnall 28 Sheffield Wednesday
Nouha Dicko 27 Vitesse (on loan from Hull)
Frank Nouble 28 Colchester United
Leon Clarke 34 Sheffield United
Bjorn Sigurdarson 28 FC Rostov
Abrahim Keita 23 Bohemians
Benik Afobe 26 Bristol City
Danny Graham 34 Blackburn Rovers
Adam Le Fondre 32 Sydney FC
Grant Holt 38 Retired
Joe Mason 28 MK Dons
Michal Zyro 27 Korona Kielce
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson 27 Millwall
Bright Enobakhare 21 Wigan Athletic (on loan from Wolves)
Paul Gladon 27 Willem II
Duckens Nazon 25 Sint-Truiden

posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

comment by Cinciwolf---- jealous little scottish to$$er (U11551)
posted 10 hours, 4 minutes ago
It's just one of those human nature things gem, the crap in this world always gets more air time.
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Says the biggest poster on here...

posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Ol Jez did a decent job of running the club and keeping it out of debt for the most part, and you could say that his prudent style made the club the attractive investment opportunity that Fosun were looking for.

But yes, he seemed to forget that football is form of entertainment and the lack of ambition was summed up by his insistence that 6th place Championship was the minimum target, anything better than that was a bonus. I think I worked out once our average league position during his tenure, it was significantly below 6th in the champ.

posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

comment by ☠ Tube of Lies ☕ (U16473)
posted 10 minutes ago
comment by Cinciwolf---- jealous little scottish to$$er (U11551)
posted 10 hours, 4 minutes ago
It's just one of those human nature things gem, the crap in this world always gets more air time.
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Says the biggest poster on here...
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# prolific crap

posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

I think Jez is still involved at Burton in some capacity, my cousin went to a function at the ground a few weeks back and the oily one was there. Pie's were not on the menu apparantly.

posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

comment by LoneWolf (U22026)
posted 4 hours, 3 minutes ago
To be fair, Moutinho would never have signed for Wolves under any other management structure than the present one.

I have also just had a mental image of Neves, Moutinho, Jonny, Jota and Jimenez stood round the training ground in a circle, listening to the inane rambles of the tactical genius Paul Lambert!!
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and to be fair no other management structure has had the finances to back them of our current owners.

would nuno have done any better at the time than kenny jacket ?

posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

comment by LoneWolf (U22026)
posted 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
comment by ☠ Tube of Lies ☕ (U16473)
posted 10 minutes ago
comment by Cinciwolf---- jealous little scottish to$$er (U11551)
posted 10 hours, 4 minutes ago
It's just one of those human nature things gem, the crap in this world always gets more air time.
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Says the biggest poster on here...
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# prolific crap
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posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

comment by Oldgoldilox - 1 Carl Ikeme (U17303)
posted 9 hours, 8 minutes ago
Ol Jez did a decent job of running the club and keeping it out of debt for the most part, and you could say that his prudent style made the club the attractive investment opportunity that Fosun were looking for.

But yes, he seemed to forget that football is form of entertainment and the lack of ambition was summed up by his insistence that 6th place Championship was the minimum target, anything better than that was a bonus. I think I worked out once our average league position during his tenure, it was significantly below 6th in the champ.
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Have to say I’ve never gone along with this notion that Jez did a good job by keeping us out of debt. As an accountant myself I know lots of guys who for a salary of £70k or so could achieve that without much difficulty. But Jez was paid at least 4 times that amount because his job was to take the club forward AND keep the club out of debt. At Norwich he quickly peed everyone off by turning down every investment aimed at getting the club back into the top flight because it involved some risk. Like us they very quickly got back in the right direction not long after showing him the door.

Not many businesses move forward without taking some risk and not many businesses pay someone a quarter of a million to tell them to just focus on controlling costs rather than investing to improve income

posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

comment by Spangles (U17289)
posted 3 hours, 59 minutes ago
comment by Oldgoldilox - 1 Carl Ikeme (U17303)
posted 9 hours, 8 minutes ago
Ol Jez did a decent job of running the club and keeping it out of debt for the most part, and you could say that his prudent style made the club the attractive investment opportunity that Fosun were looking for.

But yes, he seemed to forget that football is form of entertainment and the lack of ambition was summed up by his insistence that 6th place Championship was the minimum target, anything better than that was a bonus. I think I worked out once our average league position during his tenure, it was significantly below 6th in the champ.
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Have to say I’ve never gone along with this notion that Jez did a good job by keeping us out of debt. As an accountant myself I know lots of guys who for a salary of £70k or so could achieve that without much difficulty. But Jez was paid at least 4 times that amount because his job was to take the club forward AND keep the club out of debt. At Norwich he quickly peed everyone off by turning down every investment aimed at getting the club back into the top flight because it involved some risk. Like us they very quickly got back in the right direction not long after showing him the door.

Not many businesses move forward without taking some risk and not many businesses pay someone a quarter of a million to tell them to just focus on controlling costs rather than investing to improve income
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I always said that the problem with wolves under Morgan/Moxey was risk aversion. Completely agree that he could have done so much more without doing a Portsmouth. Looking back Jackett did a superb job of getting us out of league 1 at the first attempt and then a 7th place finish. Instead of investing for a promotion push the two Ms sold our player of the season and let our best player move on without being replaced.

posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Jackett did brilliantly for two seasons, was laughable when people here would say the 7th place was no more than 'ok'. It was a minor miracle given the lack of champo experience in that squad compared to our rivals for the play off.

posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago

comment by Cinciwolf---- jealous little scottish to$$er (U11551)
posted 9 hours, 32 minutes ago
Jackett did brilliantly for two seasons, was laughable when people here would say the 7th place was no more than 'ok'. It was a minor miracle given the lack of champo experience in that squad compared to our rivals for the play off.
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great team to watch as well, the sako, dicko, afobe team

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