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April 25, 2019

Neves wants to reward support by beating Watford

Ruben Neves wants to reward Wolves fans for their support by beating Watford. The classy midfielder has been bowled over by the ‘unbelievable’ following from supporters and he wants to repay them with a victory at Vicarage Road. Wolves of course have painful recent memories of facing the Hornets who beat them at Wembley after extra-time to reach the FA Cup final, while they also won 2-0 at Molineux earlier in the season. Wolves climbed back above Watford into seventh after their 3-1 win against Arsenal on Wednesday night. Javi Gracia’s side are a point and a place behind. Neves…

Wolves ‘bid turned down’ for Liverpool teen star – claim

Wolves have had an £8.63m (10 million euros) bid turned down for Liverpool teenager Rafael Camacho, claims Portuguese newspaper A Bola. The report says Wolves and Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund have both had offers of the same amount rejected by the Anfield club, amid interest from Sporting and Benfica. It reports Sporting had a loan bid turned down for the 18-year-old attacking midfielder in January but that they now want him on a permanent basis. Camacho, who has been linked with a move to Molineux for several weeks, is out of contract in June 2020 and it’s been widely reported…

Wolves captain ‘haunted forever’ by Watford defeat

Wolves captain Conor Coady claims he is ‘haunted’ by the FA Cup semi-final defeat to Watford and will never get over it as they prepare to face their tormentors this Saturday. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side looked to have finally eased away the pain of their agonising 3-2 defeat to the Hornets after extra-time when they beat Arsenal 3-1 on Wednesday, their first win in four since their Wembley heartache. But to Coady, the memories are still too raw nearly three weeks after the event and he confessed he doesn’t think he will ever get over it as they look to…

Wright: ‘This could be just the start for Wolves’

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has lauded Wolves for taking the Premier League ‘by storm’ this season – and reckons this could be just the start. Wright has seen a lot of Nuno Espirito Santo’s side this season in his role as a pundit on BBC’s Match of the Day. The former striker reckons Wolves, who beat his old club 3-1 last night, believes they have been one of the success stories of the Premier League in 2018-19. “I’ve been very impressed. When they were coming up out of the Championship, the noises coming out of Wolves were that they were…

Nuno: Organisation was the key to Wolves’ victory

Nuno Espirito Santo saluted the organisation of Wolves’ players after they again produced a magical Molineux night to beat Arsenal 3-1. Goals from Ruben Neves, Matt Doherty and Diogo Jota put Nuno’s side 3-0 ahead at half-time, and although Sakratis pulled one back, Wolves never looked in any danger of missing the chance to extend their points tally to 16 against the top six this season. It was the first victory over Arsenal in 22 meetings spanning nearly 40 years, and a 10th successive unbeaten home game in all competitions lifted Wolves back to seventh in the Premier League with…

Wolves crush Arsenal on another memorable Molineux night – report

Wolves 3 Arsenal 1 Wolves maintained their excellent record against the top six to clinch their first win against Arsenal in nearly 40 years on another memorable night at Molineux. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side put their fans in dreamland by leading 3-0 at half-time thanks to a superb free kick from Ruben Neves, a header from Matt Doherty and a shot from Diogo Jota, putting Wolves in sight of a historic first win over the Gunners in 22 meetings, since September 1979. Sokratis replied with an 80th-minute header, but despite only having 29 per cent possession, Wolves were otherwise never…