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April 18, 2019

Wolves to face Rangers in Hong Kong Soccer Sevens

Wolves have been drawn to face Rangers, HKFA Red Dragons and Hong Kong Football Club in Group D of the Hong Kong FC Citi Soccer Sevens title. It will be the first time Wolves have played in the event, which celebrates its 20th anniversary. Wolves will be sending an Under-23s team to the event, which will be played from May 17-19. Elsewhere, six-time winners Aston Villa will go head-to-head with two-time champions Leicester City in Group B in a repeat of the 2017 final, with the duo joined by nine-time Hong Kong champions Kitchee and Singapore Cricket Club. Newcastle begin…

Stearman tips Wolves for Europe – and eyes joining them in the Prem

Richard Stearman is convinced Wolves will qualify for Europe – if not this season then next. The former Wolves defender, now at Sheffield United, keeps a close eye on his hometown club’s fortunes and was at Wembley as a summariser for radio for the FA Cup semi-final defeat against Watford. The 31-year-old told www.wolvesbite.com: “They have done fantastically well, not just this season but last season as well and it’s a good time to be a Wolves supporter. “I see them going from strength to strength. It’s hard not to, with the investment that continues to be made, that Wolves…

Wolves have a special place in Portuguese hearts

Wolves are becoming a global club – with Portugal now boasting a ‘special affection’ for them alongside the big six in the Premier League. The club are keen to promote their brand in China when they compete in the Premier League Asia Trophy in July while the Under-23s are to play in the Hong Kong Soccer Sevens for the first time next month. But many people in Portugal already have a special place in their hearts for Wolves because of the number of personnel at the club from the country. Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo, backroom staff Rui Pedro Silva,…

Wolves skipper Coady: Let’s give Brighton the blues

Captain Conor Coady has urged Wolves to take their blues out on Brighton – and give their season the end it deserves. Wolves returned from their five-day warm weather training camp in Marbella today in preparation to face the relegation-threatened Seagulls at Molineux on Saturday. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have lost two in a row, with a weary 3-1 defeat at Southampton following their 3-2 defeat in extra-time to Watford in the FA Cup semi-finals. This weekend will be the first time most Wolves fans have seen the team since Wembley and Coady wants to continue their superb run at…

Wolves v Brighton preview – Hughton admits to toughest time yet

Chris Hughton has admitted he is facing the toughest time of his managerial career as his Brighton side prepare to face Wolves on Saturday. The Seagulls are now in a real scrap to the stay up after Tuesday’s 2-0 defeat to Cardiff left them just two points above the drop zone with five games left. Brighton – beaten FA Cup semi-finalists like Wolves – have now lost five games in a row including the Cup, all without scoring, to plunge dangerously close to the relegation trapdoor. Boss Hughton says he faces a critical time to drag his side clear of…