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March 23, 2019

Wolves trio start for Portugal alongside Ronaldo

All three of Wolves’ Portugal internationals started as the European champions were held to a frustrating goalless draw in their opening Euro 2020 Group B qualifier against Ukraine. Goalkeeper Rui Patricio played the full game and Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho featured for 62 minutes and 87 minutes respectively in Lisbon. Wolves’ other player in the squad, Diogo Jota, will have to wait a while longer for his first full cap after being an unused substitute. The big plus for Portugal was the return of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo after he missed the past six internationals following Portugal’s exit from the…

Nuno says he is happy at Wolves amid Chelsea link

Nuno Espirito Santo insists he and Wolves are on a journey together after reports linked him with the manager’s job at Chelsea. The Portuguese head coach is currently with his family in his homeland before returning after the weekend, but reports have placed him on a two-man shortlist with Derby manager Frank Lampard to replace Maurizuo Sarri at Stamford Bridge. Sarri, 60, is under pressure to ensure Chelsea finish in the top four to qualify for the Champions League and they are currently sixth, three points behind fourth-placed Arsenal. The Italian’s position was undermined by goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s refusal to…

Edwards urges Wolves U23s to return to winning ways

Wolves Under-23s coach Rob Edwards has urged his side to return to winning ways as they seek to cement their place at the top of Premier League 2 with today’s trip to Newcastle (12 noon ko). Wolves went top following a 3-1 win against promotion rivals Southampton at Molineux a week last Monday, only to suffer defeat to Derby in the Premier League Cup last weekend. Edwards and his squad head to Blue Flames Ground (Northumberland FA), Newcastle knowing they face a tough task to maintain their position. Newcastle are one of the form teams after seven wins in their…