Football: Wolves' Parting Blast at Muscat

The Birmingham Post (England), May 8, 2002 | Go to article overview

Football: Wolves' Parting Blast at Muscat


Byline: Ged Scott

Wolverhampton Wanderers last night publicly washed their hands of Kevin Muscat - but not without a parting shot in the direction of the controversial Rangers-bound right-back.

Strangely though, it was not Muscat's infamous disciplinary record that had them spluttering at Molineux, but the manner of his impending summer move to Glasgow, amid claims from Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey that the precontract agreement he had signed at Ibrox has contravened FIFA rules.

Muscat has not kicked a ball for Wolves since starting the three-game ban he received after his elbowing of Grimsby Town's Michael Boulding helped scupper his side's promotion bid with a red card on March 16, triggering the home defeat that kick-started the club's late season slide.

By then, it had already become clear that Muscat had signed his pre-contract agreement at Ibrox. And, first through suspension, and then with an Achilles heel injury, Muscat missed his side's last seven games of the season.

Despite having Muscat's signature locked away in a drawer at Ibrox, Rangers cannot formally complete the move for the Australian international until his Molineux contract runs out on June 30.

Wolves will nevertheless be well rid of a player who, for all his undoubted ability, has too often proved the club's Achilles heel.

Signed by to Mark McGhee in October 1997 from Crystal Palace, Muscat has proved problematic for all the managers he has served under at Molineux. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Football: Wolves' Parting Blast at Muscat
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.