Clearly all right-sided midfielders in gold and black shirts have spent the last week walking under ladders, breaking mirrors, opening umbrellas inside and spilling salt.
Flies never dropped quite like this.
The facts remain that Razak Boukari (calf) and Slawomir Peszko (knee ligaments) face a possible six weeks out of action after picking up injuries against Sheffield Wednesday and Crystal Palace.
And Stephen Hunt will be out for much longer with an operation due to repair a damaged hip.
It leaves Stale Solbakken looking at loaning a player from the Premier League even at a time when after Saturday’s trip to Blackburn the hectic schedule finally abates.
“What is annoying and worries me is that we had another injury in the wide area and are now short in that department,” said Solbakken.
“Peszko is not good. His knee ligaments are stretched and unstable he will be out for a while – four to six weeks I think. That is the second game for us that a wide player is injured and that makes us a little bit vulnerable in that area.
“Both of them will be out for a while and that’s not positive for us.”
Wolves head to Ewood Park having seen Palace end their four-match winning sequence in the League.
“It is obviously a disappointment when you are 1-0 ahead at home and feel you should have won the game but you lose it. But this is football.