Mick McCarthy admits he could have been sacked as Wolves boss after the recent poor run of results but for the "wonderful support" of club owner Steve Morgan and chief executive Jez Moxey.

Sunderland, who visit Molineux on Sunday in the Barclays Premier League clash, sacked Steve Bruce this week with Martin O'Neill the hot favourite to replace him. The two teams are just two points above the relegation zone with Wolves having managed only one win in 11 games.

McCarthy knows that his fate will ultimately be decided on how his team fares, but he said: "I have wonderful support from everyone at the club. I'm not stupid, at the end of it the manager has to get results, as we've seen with Steve (Bruce), so I'm not daft. But I never feel from game to game that I'm like 'Oh no, if only...'"

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