Macron Stadium

Next Game

Bolton v Wolves

Saturday, 31 January 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Molineux Stadium

Last Game

Wolves 0 - 0 Charlton

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Chairman Morgan 'despondent'

The chairman of Wolverhampton Wanderers has spoken of his 'dejection' at seeing the club relegated for a second straight season.

Last Updated: 05/05/13 at 10:36 Post Comment

Steve Morgan 'saddened' after Wolves suffer relegation for a second stra

Steve Morgan 'saddened' after Wolves suffer relegation for a second stra

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Midlanders were beaten 2-0 by Brighton on Saturday, a result that confirms they will play their next campaign in League One, one year after losing their place in the top tier of the English game.

And Steve Morgan admits finishing 23rd in the Championship table is disappointing and that 'mistakes have been made on and off the pitch.'

Morgan said in a statement on the club's website: "Today is a sad day at the end of what has been a horrendous season.

"Relegation is a devastating blow for everyone who loves Wolves. As chairman of the club I take my responsibilities very seriously.

"We are all looking at ourselves in the mirror and reflecting on what went wrong. It is only right the players do the same.

"Many of them know they have not performed to the standards they are capable of and they must take their share of the responsibility.

"The extensive injuries which hit us at a crucial time in the season did not help our plight.

"Clearly a lot of mistakes have been made over the past two seasons, although every decision has been with the club's best interests at heart, and we have clearly got some of those decisions wrong.

"It's not been good enough and we must improve both on and off the pitch.

"Next season is going to be very difficult. We must restore pride and passion into the team, rebuild our reputation and regain the trust and support of our fans.

"Quite naturally a number of players will leave in the summer but they will only go if it is right for the club. Perhaps we should have moved more players on in the past two seasons but we honestly expected this group of players would be good enough to be successful in the Championship.

"I'd like to thank personally, again, all our supporters who have put up with such disappointment and frustrations over the past two seasons. I know the fans are fiercely loyal but I equally know they are really suffering right now. We all are."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

F

irst Townsend, now Chiles. What next ITV? Comedy that you can actually watch without vomiting up your own spleen? I'll be sad to see Matt Smith go though. I actually quite like him. Plus, he was good in Doctor Who.

sailingmagpie
Adrian Chiles to leave ITV

H

e's like Jay from Inbetweeners. Could've had him, had him, didn't want him, turned him down.

lee
Wenger criticises work permits

A

wful, awful pundit. He was crap on BBC, and offered a little more analysis than Robbie Savage - apart from the delivery of banality in a sexy accent. Also, as I'm Irish he'll never be more then a slimy, hand-balling f**ker in my eyes.

batdog
Football People On TV: Thierry Henry

Footer 365

Chelsea: Mourinho gives flops silent treatment

Jose Mourinho was so disappointed by Chelsea's defeat to League One Bradford that he dished out the silent treatment.

Sepp Blatter shrugs-off UEFA's challenge to his leadership as 'lacking courage'

Sepp Blatter tells UEFA “they do not have the courage” to sufficiently challenge his leadership at this year's election.

Transfer news: Sam Allardyce unsure whether Darren Fletcher will join West Ham

Manager Sam Allardyce admits he is unsure whether Darren Fletcher will choose to join West Ham or another club.

Mail Box

Appalling, Slow, Pathetic, Embarrassing

It's a bonus Saturday Mailbox, with plenty of reaction to the most alarming 0-0 draw in Manchester United's recent history. At what point do we worry about Louis van Gaal?

Why Do Man United Look So Impotent?

It's all very well talking about formations and United's defensive problems, but shouldn't their expensive attacking options be doing better? And we talk psychology...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company