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March 13, 2019

Nuno: Extra midfielder vital for ‘growth’ of Wolves team

Nuno Espirito Santo has admitted the tactical tweak that has transformed Wolves’ season was vital to the ‘growth of the team’. Since the Molineux head coach switched from a 3-4-3 formation to 3-5-2, Wolves have won 11, drew five and lost four in all competitions, starting with the 2-1 home victory over Chelsea on December 5, after one point out of 18 before it. After their success earlier in the season, teams appeared to have done their homework on Wolves by stopping them playing through the midfield as much. Huddersfield and Watford both won 2-0 at Molineux after stifling the…

Goodman: Cup goal earned me new set of wheels

Don Goodman will never forget the day he fired Wolves into the FA Cup semi-finals – not least because the feat won him a set of new wheels! The 52-year-old former striker scored the only goal in 1998 as Mark McGhee’s Championship side overcame the odds to beat a star-studded Leeds who would finish fifth in the Premier League. Goodman is hoping Wolves can repeat his memorable feat on Saturday night when they face Manchester United at a sold-out Molineux at the same stage of the competition. Fans still speak to him about that day at Elland Road more than…

Cup hero Don: Wolves’ big-game mentality can topple United

Don Goodman believes Wolves’ big-game mentality is the key to causing an FA Cup upset and toppling Manchester United. Goodman was the last player to fire Wolves into the semi-finals when his famous goal in 1998 saw them beat Leeds 1-0 at Elland Road. The former striker, now 52 and a Sky Sports summariser on the Championship, admits they face a resurgent United under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. But he acknowledges his old club are well suited to facing the top teams, having taken four points off Chelsea, won away at Tottenham, drawn at United and Arsenal and at…