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Wolves keeper Hahnemann: FA Cup dumping can be good for us

Wolves goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann believes being dumped out of the FA Cup can work in their favour.

Hahnemann does not expect there to be a hangover from the Crystal Palace debacle and he is convinced Wolves have a squad capable of staying in the top-flight.

He said: "It's good that the bad performance came in the cup because we can now concentrate all our attention on the league which ultimately is the main thing that matters.

"The games are so vital now and while it would have been nice to have had a cup run it does sometimes cause problems by adding to the fixture list.

"It's different for me because I've almost been trained never to be too interested in the cup.

"The whole time I was at Reading when we were in the Premier League I don't think I played in the cup and it's been the same here.

"The cup is great particularly for teams from the lower leagues when they get one of the big boys and make some money from it.

"But when you get to the Premier League you realise how important it is to stay there and sometimes the extra games from the cup don't help.

"We know exactly what we've got left now - 15 games - and what we need to do to stay up.

"We've got unbelievable players here and a decent-sized squad.

"We have a settled squad and we know what we've got to do between now and the end of the season."

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