News Report: Here’s how many Wolves players have been booked for dissent in the Premier League so far…..

There have been a lot of yellow cards in the Premier League this season, and Wolves have certainly had their fair share.

Gary O’Neil‘s side have enjoyed a pretty good start to the season all things considered, and are currently sitting in 12th place on 15 points – 10 clear of the relegation zone.

It hasn’t been plain sailing though.

Wolves have been on the end of some really, really bad decisions from officials and VAR this season.

The Andre Onana foul on Sasa Kalajdzic in the first game, and the penalties awarded against Hwang Hee-chan and Fabio Silva against Newcastle United and Sheffield United respectively were nothing short of a disgrace.

Decisions like this can certainly raise frustration levels – and it has now been revealed who the biggest offenders are in terms of dissent in the Premier League so far this season…

The Daily Mail has shared a ‘Hall of Shame’ table of all 20 Premier League clubs for how many yellow cards they have received for dissent.

As is perhaps to be expected, Wolves sit quite near the top of the pile. O’Neil’s team have picked up seven yellow cards for dissent so far this term. This puts them joint-fourth with West Ham United

Only three other clubs in the Premier League have picked up more this season; Fulham (11), Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur (both 8).

The clubs at the very bottom are Manchester City and Everton, with both sides having been shown just one yellow card each for dissent.

Abuse of referees is never acceptable, but players should be able to challenge

It is a little disappointing to see Wolves this high up in the ‘Hall of Shame’ table, however, it is also very understandable that some Wolves players have been unable to keep their emotions in check considering some of the shoddy officiating that has been on show.

There is often so much riding on games of football and so, it is incredibly frustrating when officials make incorrect, game-altering decisions

Abuse of referees can never be tolerated, that is for sure.

But it is a shame that players seemingly cannot now remonstrate or challenge an official without being shown a caution.

After the 2-1 defeat to Sheffield United, Gary O’Neil was obviously annoyed at the decision that went against Silva, but he was right to talk about how Wolves needed to be better so they don’t get drawn into these poor calls.

He will definitely want his players to be calmer moving forwards, but also be hopeful officiating standards will improve. He recently spoke with PGMOL chief Howard Webb and said that he’d got the impression things are indeed going to get better.

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