18 George Ndah
Kenny Miller will join Celtic this summer on a Bosman free transfer and fellow striker George Ndah has been forced into early retirement because of injury.
career at Wolves
had been marked by match-winning goals - such as "that one" against Newcastle in Wolves
3-2 win in the FA Cup on 5th January 2003 - and by many long term injuries.
announced at Glenn Hoddle's pre-Norwich briefing that George
had decided to retire.
Glenn Hoddle was joined at Friday's press briefing ahead of the Norwich game, by George Ndah
who today announced his retirement from the game.
reasons for retiring along withhis feelings and his
thoughts on his
days at Wolves
and the club's supporters.
said: "I have been thinking about it (retiring) for quite a while.
Hoddle is seeking to find cover for Carl Cort, Kenny Miller and George Ndah
who are all out injured.
Squad has 5 first team strikers - Kenny Miller & Carl Cort dogged with injury George
hasn't played for 2 years and just coming back.
Glenn's desire to keep Tom was fulfilled, when it was confirmed after the 3-0 win at Derby, which included George Ndah's
first goal for two and a half years and Tom's first ever senior goal that the loan was to be extended to January.
was out of contract in June, having not played a compeitive game for two years, and each o his
attempts to get back into full traning have been plagued with further injury.
The exciting forward who joined us in 1999 has only managed 46 starts and 30 games as substitute in all that time after 3 on loan from Swindon.
scored 18 goals, some of them though the most spectacular to be seen at Moli.
GANEA AND NDAH
GET ALL CLEAR FOR SPAIN
Long-term injury worries Vio Ganea and George Ndah have been given the all-clear to join Wolves training trip to Spain next week.
The pair, key components in Wolves' plans for the forthcoming campaign, have passed the first test of their pre-season comeback schedule.
Romanian striker Ganea missed last season with cruciate knee ligament damage while Ndah
, given one final chance at Wolves
to prove he
can overcome a string of injury problems, has not played for two seasons.
Boss Glenn Hoddle is monitoring their progress closely and was prepared to leave them behind when Wolves
head for southern Spain and a week's intensive training work on Monday.
But both have seats booked on the flight with Hoddle saying: "We won't be taking any chances with either and it's a case of taking it day by day."But so far things are looking good and they are coming with us to Spain.
was going well last season but he
suddenly developed pain around the area of his
"That stopped him playing for the first team again.
was not quite as far forward as we wanted him to be and the specialist has advised caution.
We're taking it day by day with Vio
and the same with George
"We have opted to give him a contract because I have seen enough to know that if we can get him up to match fitness, he
will be very valuable to us.
In fact, we are trying to sign exactly the type of player George
But the game could come too soon for George Ndah
as the striker has yet to complete his recovery from a hamstring strain, while fellow forward Carl Cort is certain to miss out once more following knee surgery.
now has the Flu after hoping to make a reserve game this week (21 March)
But there is better news on the injury front with George Ndah due to return to full training in two to three weeks, and young midfielder Mark Davies could be fit for Saturday's game with Crewe after shaking off an ankle injury.
24 Dec 2005: Striker George Ndah and goalkeeper Matt Murray are edging closer to full fitness at Wolves' Compton training complex.
is on the way back from a hamstring niggle.
Club physio Barry Holmes told Wanderers'
official website: "George Ndah
has gone back into training and so now he'll be working on improving his fitness for the coming games.