Football

McCarthy predicts tough battle for survival

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Mick McCarthy believes Wolves face a tougher battle than last season to survive in the Barclays Premier League.

McCarthy feels the quality of the sides promoted from the Coca-Cola Championship - Newcastle, West Brom and Blackpool - will make it harder to survive.

Wolves made a promising start to the campaign but have lost their last four league games to slide into the bottom three, and McCarthy said: "We are a better team than we were but I think the league is better. There's nobody going to go bust, there's no Portsmouth which helped everybody. There's nobody going to lose points, I don't think."

He added: "Blackpool have had a real flying start, to go to Liverpool and win is no fluke on the back of their other results.

"West Brom have started great. They beat Arsenal. That can't be any fluke either so they are not a bad side.

"Newcastle are a Premier League side. They've built and kept their players.

"We've got a good solid team because we stayed in the Premier League and I still think it will come good.

"It is about maintaining the belief, that's me and the players and the fans."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Wolverhampton Wanderers

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again