Jody Craddock's testimonial - As it Happened

The party atmosphere continued at Molineux on Bank Holiday as a Wolves XI beat a Sunderland XI 4-1 in Jody Craddock's testimonial at 2pm.


Sunderland took the lead before half-time when former striker Niall Quinn netted for the Black Cats.

Mick McCarthy returned to the dugout alongside Terry Connor whilst former Sunderland boss Peter Reid took charge of the Sunderland XI.

Kevin Phillips was denied one final chance to score at Molineux after he announced his retirement from football.

In the second-half, Craddock swapped the gold and black for red and white. He fouled Hollyoaks actor and Wolves fan Ayden Callaghan.

Craddock's son Toby came on the score from the spot. Luke and Joseph Craddock also netted for Wolves as they ran out 4-1 winners.

Part of the proceeds are going to Birmingham Children’s Hospital, where Jody’s four-year-old son Toby is being treated for leukaemia.

Our Wolves man Tim Nash will be at Molineux for the game and will be bringing you live updates from events such as the half-time penalty shoot-out against Jez Moxey.

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Comments for: "Jody Craddock's testimonial - As it Happened"


Jody is a credit to football and wolves. our academy needs Jody what a true professional something our kids could learn from good luck and have a great day. UTW

ashby wolf

Birmingham! Silly spell checker!!

Mountain Wolf

A great game for a great man. What a wonderful atmosphere was generated by Wolves and Sunderland fans sitting together! Hats off to so many Sunderland fans for making the long journey. On the pitch there was plenty of humour and also some very touching moments. The love for his family shone from Jodie. Sir Jack looked so happy while Jez looked so ridiculous in that pie-revealing keeper's kit. I am so pleased to have been able to be there and hope that a huge amount of money was raised for the Birmingham Children's Hospital.


Been sneaking peaks at Tim Nash's coverage and can sense the whole day's events at the Molineux went down a treat with everyone.

Jody Craddock has had a wonderful day, and his charity gets to strengthen in its special capacity to help other children who face special medical challenges like his young son, Toby.

Says so much about the man, less the player.

Jody, thank you for your devotion and commitment to Wolves, the stellar example you laid down for your teammates and some of the mass following that was there to cheer you and the team on, at the Molineux. You will be missed but never forgotten.


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