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New Wolves Heroes Q&A - Matt Murray

Discussion in 'Wolves Heroes Q & A suggestions...' started by Mutchy, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Mutchy

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  2. Dewsburywolf

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    Do we post them on here or straight on the wolves-heroes site?



    I admire your endeavours in keeping coming back from your various injuries over the years - how did you get through all those setbacks & did you ever think "I'm not going to make it this time" what drove you on in those dark (injury ravaged) years?

    Many thanks for your heroics when you were fit - oh to have had you fit since you first broke through into the team at the beginning of this Millenium
     
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    Here as usual please.
     
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    Who was your goalkeeping idol when you were growing up?

    If you stayed fit do you think you would be Englands number one by now? I personally do as i dont think there is another goalkeeper in England fit to lace your boots.
     
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    The Play Off final was possibly my greatest day as a Wolves fan, it was our World Cup Final and what that day and occasion meant to every Wolves fan will possibly never be surpassed.

    When you saved the penalty, did you purposelly stand slightly to one side and had you practised this in training?

    Also what were you actually thinking when you stood there at the end in that jesters hat, watching the celebrations?

    Thanks again for those great memories, especially for that day and also for single-handedly keeping Albion out on South bank ' reclamation' day.
     
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    At what age did you realise you were going to have the necessary ability to become a pro footballer?
     
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    The best goal you've been involved with , if i remember correctly the goal v Newcastle in the 3 v 2 cup win was started with a magnificent bowl out culminating in a flowing move and brilliant finish ?
     
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    What are your long term future plans, and will you be still be involved with Wolves in another capacity other than playing. There are tens of thousands of Wolves fans that would love to have you at this club for the rest of your life.

    Thanks for everything you did Matt. A true professional and a true gentleman both on and off the pitch..
     
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    Matt, when you were a young professional you used to go to Naughty Nells in Shifnal with the Corica's, Muscat's of this world; has the drinking culture of modern footballers completely changed or are you still the nominated driver?
     
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    Matt, you have been associated with the club for a long time. In that time a number of managers have come and gone. I would be very interested to hear your views on each of the Wolves managers you have worked with including our current manager.

    In all my years of watching the Wolves you are without doubt the best Wolves keeper I have had the pleasure to watch - good luck in whatever you do.
     
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    How close did you get to breaking into the England set-up?
     
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    You are still very young for a goalkeeper. Would you consider a return in a couple of years at some level?
     
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    Do you have any aspirations or plans of heading in to TV/Media? I recall you being a pundit on one of Wolves telivised games this season and presenting yourself very well, is something your looking to do more of?
     
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    Who are your tips for players in our youth teams that could be the next Keane, Lescott or Murray?

    As someone who's seen it all at first hand, what do you think Wolves can and will achieve over the coming years?

    How good are you outfield? What'd be your position?

    Who you feel were the best defence you played behind?
     
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    If you had to pick ten players to have in front of you from the Wolves team past and present who would they be? Any chance of that being the team in your testimonial?
     
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    We all remember you for great shot stopping and commanding the box but are there any goals you conceded that you can only look back on and laugh at?

    Who would you say is the best attacking player you've ever faced? And did you come out on top?
     
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    Why do you think goalkeepers don't seem to go on to be managers?

    Is management something you fancy in the future?
     
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    He was always in the thoughts of those in the England set up. They'd been watching him from the age of 12
     
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    We all know that most of your injuries were unrelated but is there anything you could have done differently (training wise or whatever) to protect yourself from perhaps some of your injuries? I'm thinking like Ryan Giggs for example taking up Pilates to make himself more supple

    I guess your own "bravery" in the command of your penalty area may have contributed to some of the injuries or is that incorrect?
     
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    Have you given Carl Ikeme any advice/support in his similarly injury ravaged career - perhaps telling him where you maybe went wrong in your fitness regime?

    Are any of Carl's injuries similar to your own?
     
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    Do you ever get fed up with answering questions from Dewsburywolf ?

    Sorry Jim, could`nt resist !!!
     
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    Matt, you seem to have developed something of a bond with Bert Williams - how did that all come about, and how do you think you would have coped with the more physical game in the 50s?

    Btw Matt, you should get some signed photos of you and Bert together for the old and new fans to buy - would be quite a collector's item.
     
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    Hi Matt, first of all just want to say that had your career not come to an end the way it did I as most people think that you would of been England's number one without a doubt.

    Anyway, some time ago I got talking to an American youth soccer coach who had come over to England with some other coaches to tour around some clubs and see how they developed their youth sides. During our conversation I told him I was a Wolves fan and he told me that out of all the clubs they had seen Wolves was the only club that not only had a great youth development program but that they also made sure that the youngsters carried on with their schooling and helped them get into apprenticeship programs should they not make it as a career in football.

    Has the club helped to prepare you for life outside football should you decide to take that route?
     
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    Matt,do you and any of the Wolves players ever read some of the rubbish that we all post on Fans Forums in general and Molineuxmix in particular? Because we all know how to run a football club better than anyone.
     
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    What did you think when 'making you feel comfortable' was used as an explaination for Richard Keys' Sian Massey comments?
     
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    I understand you've become quite involved with the Alzheimer's society. I'll declare an interest. My brother works for them and I feel very supportive. How did you become involved?
     
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    Matt - my first game was the Southampton 0-6 I'm sure you remember so so well! What were your memories of the game and the reaction from the fans?
     
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    What are your top 3 most memorbale games you played in?

    Would you have liked to play for any other team in your career?
     
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    Many thanks to all who took the time to contribute to this. Questions now sent in.
     

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