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McCarthy on... West Ham United


Filed: Saturday, 1st January 2011
By: Staff Writer


A downbeat Mick McCarthy reflects on a defeat that leaves his Wolves side bottom of the Premier League...

Mick: how do you reflect on that performance?

I think we played well in the game. But we made mistakes which cost us the game.

At the start of the second half you must have thought 'it's not going to be our day' when Rob Green made three great saves?

Well actually I thought it was going our way - quite the opposite. When we were playing well and Green was making great saves I thought it was going our way and we should have kept it going that way. We didn't need to try and play offside, we've loosened up at the back and it's ended up in the back of the net, an own goal.

I think both teams would have been a little bit sensitive, fragile, it they were to concede the first. We should have equalised, to be honest.

You're back at the bottom of the table, but there's still a long way to go?

Two points from safety apparently, as far as I'm aware we're not being relegated at the moment because of our position. Hey - we're in the bottom three, we're scrapping away. We've played well enough today in a game that's a huge, big game for us.

West Ham have had a great Christmas period. We've just got to keep playing the way we have in the last two games but not give goals away like we have today.

[Question regarding how close the pack at the bottom of the table are]

I must say I don't study leagues regularly, but it does seem strange that it's as tight as it is.

Do you think it's going to be like this all season?

I hope not, I hope that we've got about 34 points in the next four or five weeks - but it aint going to happen! I think it'll be tight all the way through, yeah.





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