League One
WolvesWolverhampton Wanderers3CarlisleCarlisle United0
Sam Ricketts

Carlisle were relegated as League One champions Wolves set a new all-time third-tier points record of 103.

Wolves skipper Sam Ricketts carved an early lead after cutting inside to let fly into the bottom corner.

Michael Jacobs doubled Wolves' lead before the break after heading Scott Golbourne's cross in off the post.

Nouha Dicko wasted a couple of chances for Wolves before eventually making it 3-0 when he rattled a strike into the roof of the net.

That enabled the January transfer window signing to edge level with Bakary Sako and Leigh Griffiths (who departed for Celtic three months ago) as Wolves' leading league scorer this season, on 12 goals.

Carlisle's defeat completed an awful end to their spell in English football's third tier, having won just once in 15 games.

Line-ups

Wolves

  • 13Ikeme
  • 18Ricketts
  • 26Golbourne
  • 11McDonald
  • 6BatthBooked at 47mins
  • 5Stearman
  • 27Jacobs
  • 14Evans
  • 40DickoSubstituted forClarkeat 81'minutes
  • 4EdwardsSubstituted forHenryat 65'minutes
  • 10SakoSubstituted forPriceat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Doherty
  • 7Henry
  • 9Clarke
  • 19Price
  • 20McAlinden
  • 23Ebanks-Landell
  • 31McCarey

Carlisle

  • 18Pickford
  • 19Symington
  • 3Robson
  • 16Potts
  • 23O'Hanlon
  • 28Brown
  • 21Berrett
  • 8NobleSubstituted forDempseyat 68'minutes
  • 9Miller
  • 7AmooSubstituted forChimbondaat 45'minutes
  • 24RedmondSubstituted forByrneat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Gillespie
  • 25Byrne
  • 27Brough
  • 29Guy
  • 30Meppen-Walter
  • 32Dempsey
  • 39Chimbonda
Referee:
Andy D'Urso
Attendance:
29,829

Match Stats

Home TeamWolvesAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home16
Away17
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 3, Carlisle United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 3, Carlisle United 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jack Price (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Jack Price replaces Bakary Sako.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Sam Byrne (Carlisle United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Leon Clarke (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

  8. Post update

    Sean O'Hanlon (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Leon Clarke replaces Nouha Dicko.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Danny Batth.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Sam Ricketts (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

  12. Post update

    David Symington (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Symington (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Michael Jacobs (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  15. Post update

    Lee Evans (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Dempsey (Carlisle United).

  17. Post update

    Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Matty Robson (Carlisle United).

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Sam Ricketts (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  20. Post update

    Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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