Molineux Stadium

Next Game

Wolves v M'boro

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

The Den

Last Game

Millwall 3 - 3 Wolves

Saturday, 18 October 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Jackett's boys deliver for fans

Kenny Jackett insisted the dramatic 1-0 win at MK Dons was nothing less than Wolves' travelling fans deserved.

Last Updated: 31/03/14 at 13:37

Kenny Jackett: It's what the fans deserve

Kenny Jackett: It's what the fans deserve

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The match looked to be coasting towards a draw before Liam McAlinden headed in from an 81st-minute free-kick after Dons substitute Sanmi Odelusi received his second yellow card in two minutes.

That sent the 8,943 travelling fans - who helped set a new stadium mark of 20,516 - into raptures and was enough to secure the three points.

The victory moved Wolves six points clear at the top of League One and Jackett admitted he could not have asked for more.

"You couldn't write the script, really. Ten minutes to go and the substitute comes on and heads in the winner right in front of our fans," he said.

"It's not every day that you can celebrate a 1-0 win in front of 9,000 away fans, so it's been a fantastic day for us and for me as a head coach. It was great for our season.

"I thought the pitch spoiled the game. You've got two very good football teams and MK Dons were just as keen as us to get the ball down the park, but it wasn't possible.

"It was like playing a football match on a rugby pitch. It took the quality away.

"At this stage of the season, results are everything. We had to make sure that we just kept defending and didn't get frustrated going forward.

"We found a way to win, and it was a great win. When the chance did come, we took it."

Odelusi was booked twice in the space of two minutes for repeat fouls on Scott Golbourne, having only appeared as a substitute just before the hour.

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

W

e're our own worst enemy. We're suicidal in defence, and we may just get slaughtered on Sunday. Other than that, I am very pleased with my team.

bob the manc
Van Gaal: We can catch Chelsea

B

alotelli would've scored if the goals height was 3 times higher too...

footyfan52
Rodgers defends Balotelli

A

s if storey would ever get invited on a stag do

dooby
Does Wenger Know He's To Blame?

Footer 365

Champions League: Manuel Pellegrini believes his Man City side can still qualify from group

Manuel Pellegrini remains confident Manchester City can qualify for the Champions League knockout stages despite draw.

Champions League : A controversial penalty earns CSKA Moscow a 2-2 draw with Manchester City

A controversial late penalty earned CSKA Moscow a 2-2 draw with Manchester City in their Champions League Group E clash.

Ferguson: Club made Moyes decision

Sir Alex Ferguson insists the correct processes were followed prior to the appointment of David Moyes at Old Trafford.

Mail Box

Are There Any Happy Fans Out There?

It seems as if Chelsea, West Ham and Southampton are the only content supporters right now. We have more doom and gloom for you. Who wants good news, eh..?

Is Van Gaal Just A Dutch Pardew?

A Mailbox of comparisons. Van Gaal is similar to Pardew, Wenger to Moyes, Van Persie to a spent force, and Pelle to a bloody gent. There's also plenty from last night...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property