Menu Close

Wolves U23s to take on Brighton at AFC Telford

Wolves Under-23s return to league action on Monday night when they host Brighton and Hove Albion at AFC Telford United (7pm). Mark Kennedy’s side are looking to at least emulate the first team’s 2-2 draw against the same opposition at the AMEX on Sunday after crashing out of the Leasing.com Trophy at Salford City last week. Tenth-placed Wolves, who are again expected to give winger Jordan Graham an outing, are seeking their first Premier League 2 victory since a 2-1 win over Manchester City in September. Revenge is in the air for Kennedy’s side as the Seagulls beat Wolves 2-0…

Nuno so proud after leading Wolves to best run in 60 years

Nuno Espirito Santo expressed his pride after leading Wolves to 11 games unbeaten in the league before flying out to Spain. Sunday’s 2-2 draw at Brighton matched Stan Cullis’s side of 1962 as the longest undefeated sequence in the top division, and they are now chasing the milestone of Cullis’s champions, which stands at 18 matches in 1959. Wolves are now in a warm weather training camp in Marbella for three days before returning for their final Europa League game at home to Besiktas on Thursday. The point took Wolves to sixth in the table, behind Manchester United on goal…

Jota would swap his two goals for two more points for Wolves

Diogo Jota admitted he would swap his two goals for two more points after his brace earned Wolves a 2-2 draw at Brighton. The Portugal international ended his nine-match drought with a brace on the south coast, scoring for the first time since his equaliser in the 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace on September 22. But the 23-year-old forward says he would have preferred a win as Wolves extended their unbeaten run to 11 league games, matching their top flight sequence from 1962 with their longest run since Stan Cullis’s champions went 18 matches undefeated in 1959. “I think, with…

Two Wolves fans from Bridgnorth arrested for homophobic abuse at Brighton

Two Wolves from Bridgnorth were arrested for homophobic abuse at the Brighton game. Brighton stewards moved in to remove the two individuals from the away section, after they were reported for homophobic abuse, and the pair were arrested by Sussex Police outside the stadium. The arrests came on a day when Premier League clubs celebrated equality and diversity, by supporting Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign. Sussex Police confirmed two men had been arrested following reports of homophobic gestures during the 2-2 draw and that they had been released as the investigation continues. A spokesman said: “Two football fans were arrested following…

Jota at the double as Wolves make it 11 unbeaten for a 60-year high

Brighton 2 (Maupay 34, Propper 36) Wolves 2 (Jota 28, 44) Diogo Jota scored his first brace in 11 months as Wolves made history by extending their unbeaten Premier League record to 11 games to earn a point against Brighton and Hove Albion. Wolves’ run now matches their unbeaten sequence from 1962 and it’s their longest run without defeat in the top flight since September 1959, when Stan Cullis’s champions went 18 games without loss. Jota’s double – his first since a hat-trick in the 4-3 win over Leicester last January – sandwiched efforts from Neal Maupay and Davy Propper…

Wolves to depart for Marbella training camp after Brighton

Wolves will depart for a mini break to Marbella straight after Sunday’s clash at Brighton. Nuno Espirito Santo’s squad will be in southern Spain for a three-day training camp before returning for Thursday’s final Europa League group game at home to Besiktas. Wolves used the venue twice last season, in April after the 2-0 defeat at Southampton and following their FA Cup fourth round replay with Shrewsbury Town in February. After losing to Saints, Wolves returned refreshed from their break to draw at home to Brighton before beating Arsenal, Watford and Fulham. They also went to the same Spain camp…

Brighton boss Potter is a fan of Wolves

Brighton manager Graham Potter believes Sunday’s opponents Wolves are a solid team who he has been really impressed with. Wolves go to the AMEX seeking to extend their unbeaten run to 11 games, a feat they have not achieved in the top flight since September 1962. Solihull-born Potter, 44, also believes head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has done an excellent job after leading Wolves to seventh in their first season back in the Premier League and to fifth in the table before the weekend. “They are really, really good and really effective,” said the former Albion, Birmingham and Stoke left…

Wolves great Mike Bailey sure to get a warm welcome at the AMEX

All being well, a man who deserves to be revered by fans of both Brighton and Hove Albion and Wolves will attend the teams’ Premier League clash at the Amex this Sunday, courtesy of the Brighton matchday programme. By Nick Szczepanik Mike Bailey was a dynamic midfield player who played for England and captained Wolves for over a decade, hoisting the League Cup in 1974. As a manager, he led Brighton to the best league finish in their history, 13th in 1981-82. And on September 22 1981 the team reached fifth place, their highest-ever league placing – ironically after a…

Nuno: How Wolves will celebrate any awards and why I have a small squad

Nuno Espirito Santo insists any awards won by him and his multi-nominated players are for the team – as he revealed why he keeps a small squad. The Portuguese has again been nominated for the Premier League’s manager of the month award, while 15-goal top scorer Raul Jimenez is in the running for player of the month, and midfielders Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho are up for goal of the month category. The nominations come after a memorable month in which Wolves stretched their unbeaten run in the Premier League and Europa League, going fifth in the former and reaching…

Date and ticket details announced for Wolves’ FA Cup tie against United

Wolves have arranged date for their FA Cup tie against Manchester United. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side will host Manchester United in the third round on Saturday January 4. The game is a repeat of last season’s FA Cup quarter-final 2-1 win which put Wolves through to Wembley for the first time in 31 years. The tie has been selected for live broadcast on BT Sport 1, kicking off at 5.31pm. All FA Cup third round ties will be delayed by one minute to help promote mental health. The FA, in partnership with the Heads Up campaign and the National Health…