Wolves fans have found themselves fighting off claims of unfairness, inequality and effectively cheating since it became clear they were going to hold on to at least one of the two automatic spots.
Their spending power and links to super agent Jorge Mendes are the source of much jealousy from rivals supporters but also means they should be able to truly compete on their return to the Premier League following six years out of the limelight and even demotion down to League One.
But there has been much more to the club's successful campaign than money.
"I think everyone would agree that what he's brought in has been fantastic," Dalrymple told Sky Sports.
"He changed the playing style, recruited really well, galvanised the group strongly.
"Very quickly he had us playing a different way that was delivering results extremely quickly.
"He's a superb tactician and superb man manager. He's extremely good with the staff and players.
"I don't want to single people out because it's a group effort but he's obviously an extremely important part. What he's changed has been fantastic."