Iwelumo targets Wolves return

Striker targets return to Wolves first-team

Iwelumo: Injury comeback

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Chris Iwelumo is hopeful that he can play for Wolves again this season following a knee injury.

"It does get you a little bit down when you can't play but I have set the Doncaster Rovers game at Molineux as my target for a return so we will see what happens"

Chris Iwelumo

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The focus in the Championship this weekend will be at Molineux where the Wanderers can secure Premier League football for next term if they can beat Queens Park Rangers.

Mick McCarthy's side may be ahead of schedule in their quest for top-flight status, but Iwelumo has his eyes on Wolves' last clash of the season at home to Doncaster.

The 16-goal striker has been sidelined for the past fortnight with knee ligament trouble following Birmingham skipper Lee Carsley's horror tackle, but Iwelumo is confident of making an unexpected rapid return.

Return

"I've certainly not ruled anything out and am looking on the positives of maybe trying to be fit for the last match," he told the Birmingham Mail."I have been able to start stepping things up."

"I've done bits and pieces in training, all very light and not too strenuous, but it's going well.

"It would be great to be involved in some capacity and that's what I'm aiming for.''

Horror tackle

Iwelumo admitted he feared the worst after being stretchered off the field from Carsley's red-card challenge and added: "It could have been so much worse and people that have seen the tackle would have thought I could be out for a year.

"I'm buzzing that I can still say I've got a chance of featuring in the last game.

"It does hurt not to be involved at this stage of the season when we've done so well for so long.

"It does get you a little bit down when you can't play but I have set the Doncaster Rovers game at Molineux as my target for a return so we will see what happens."