Former Wolves midfielder Dave Edwards has claimed Conor Coady is the most influential person to have pulled on an old gold shirt in his lifetime, after the defender made his 300th appearance for the club on Satruday
Coady hit the milestone by featuring in the FA Cup defeat to Norwich City.
Unfortunately, the team could not secure a victory to fit the occasion.
A really disappointing performance saw Wolves exit the FA Cup at the hands of the Canaries.
While the actual game has been a frustrating one to take for Wolves fans, many have been discussing Coady and his landmark on social media.
By appearing 300 times for the club, Coady enters an exclusive club that is host to just 35 other players.
It is a remarkable achievement, and Edwards has been speaking about Coady as part of a special Wolves Radio programme.
And the former Molineux midfielder made a rather big claim about the 28-year-old.
He said (Wolves official): “In terms of someone who has had as much of an impact on a whole football club, I can’t think of anyone.
“In my lifetime, he’s the most influential person to have pulled on a Wolves shirt.
“What he’s done for the club and for the city, he’s at the pinnacle of his career, and he’s probably the most important player to have pulled on a Wolves shirt in the last 20 to 30 years.”
300th appearance for Wolves already for Coady is an incredible feat
Coady has only been with Wolves since the summer of 2015. So to have made 300 appearances less than seven years later is absolutely fantastic.
It is a true testament to his durability, quality and consistency that he has been so involved at Molineux.
Coady currently has an ankle knock but is continuing to play. It’s things like that that set him apart.
And as Edwards says, it isn’t just about what Coady brings on the pitch at Wolves.
He has been an exemplary role model off it too. And he deserves all the plaudits he gets after reaching such an amazing milestone.