BBC Sport
Skip to main contentAccess keys helpA-Z index

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
| Help

---------------
---------------
CHOOSE A SPORT
RELATED BBC SITES
Last Updated: Tuesday, 15 March, 2005, 22:11 GMT
Wolves 2-0 Burnley
Wolves kept alive their faint hopes of a play-off spot with an uninspiring victory against Burnley at Molineux.

Lee Naylor forced a fine save from Brian Jensen with a first-half free-kick before Gary Cahill cleared a Jody Craddock header off the goalline.

Kenny Miller broke the deadlock by controlling Paul Ince's pass and firing the ball past Clarets' keeper Jensen.

Paul Ince drilled in a fierce 25-yard shot to seal the points before John McGreal was dismissed for two bookings.


  • Wolves boss Glenn Hoddle:
    "We must be doing something right because teams are coming here with five men in midfield.

    "Teams are guarded and waiting for our fans to turn on us - but we got the breakthrough before anxiety crept in.

    "The results have gone well but I still have sleepless nights thinking of the points we deserved to take but didn't."

  • Burnley boss Steve Cotterill:
    "We looked what we are - tired and leg-weary and we just didn't have enough.

    "There were some strange decisions but Wolves were not to blame - they were the better team and deserved to win.

    "It was difficult to stop Wolves because they are a quality team - but I didn't think John McGreal deserved to be sent off late on."


    Wolverhampton: Oakes, Edwards, Lescott, Craddock, Naylor, Olofinjana, Seol, Ince, Kennedy, Cort, Miller (Ricketts 79).
    Subs Not Used: Jones, Andrews, Cooper, Clarke.

    Booked: Ince.

    Goals: Miller 38, Ince 60.

    Burnley: Jensen, Sinclair, Cahill, McGreal, Camara, Oster, Grant, Hyde, Whittingham (Branch 71), Valois (Moore 64), Bowditch (Duff 85).
    Subs Not Used: Coyne, Roche.

    Sent Off: McGreal (90).

    Booked: McGreal.

    Att: 24,336.

    Ref: C Boyeson (E Yorkshire).



  • E-mail services | Sport on mobiles/PDAs

    MMIX

    Back to top

    Sport Homepage | Football | Cricket | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Golf | Motorsport | Boxing | Athletics | Snooker | Horse Racing | Cycling | Disability sport | Olympics 2012 | Sport Relief | Other sport...

    BBC Sport Academy >> | BBC News >> | BBC Weather >>
    About the BBC | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy | Contact us
    banner watch listen bbc sport