Henry hopes for happy ending

Wolves midfielder hoping to end home programme on a high

Karl Henry: Admits Wolves have not been good enough on home soil this season

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Karl Henry is looking for Wolves to put their 'atrocious' form at Molineux to one side and end their home programme on a high against Everton.

Wolves' last success in front of their own supporters came way back on 4th December against Sunderland.

Nine successive defeats have been suffered since then, with an alarming dip in form having contributed significantly to the club's relegation out of the Premier League.

Henry admits performances have not been good enough, but is hoping Wolves can sign off in style when they host the Toffees on Sunday.

He said: "Our home form has been atrocious this season and it would be good to send the fans home happy tomorrow with something to shout about.

"There's no pressure on us now and hopefully we can go out with a bit of pride. We've been poor at home.

Wobbles

"Maybe away from home, teams set up a bit differently, maybe more defensively looking for a point whereas at home, sides look for all three from the start and we've been caught out.

"When you attack, you commit players higher up the pitch and leave people one on one and at times.

"All of a sudden, the ball is launched and as a defence, you have to stay strong - but our defence hasn't always done that."

Henry has joined the likes of Dave Edwards, Stephen Ward, Michael Kightly and Stephen Hunt in offering his support to interim manager Terry Connor, who replaced the sacked Mick McCarthy with 13 games remaining.

The midfielder feels Wolves would have more chance of keeping hold of some of their leading players if Connor remains at the helm on a full-time basis.

Transitional

Henry said: "If you part company with any manager, there's always a transitional period. You can't just click your fingers and things start going well straight away.

"Any manager needs time. TC (Connor) has worked here for a long time and under Mick for a number of years - but if he'd carried on working in the same way as Mick, supporters would have been even more fed up.

"He's tried to bring his own ideas to the team and play his way, but it takes time.

"Under the circumstances, he's done a really good job and it wasn't his fault that he took over when he did with such limited time left.

"I think we've done well over the last few games.

"The performance after going down to 10 men against Arsenal was good and we followed that up by getting a point at Sunderland. Then we did really well at Swansea to draw after being 4-1 down."

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