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April 27, 2019

Revenge is sweet for Wolves at Watford – report

Watford 1 Wolves 2. Wolves exacted revenge on their FA Cup conquerors Watford by beating 2-1 them at Vicarage Road. Strikers Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota scored the goals for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, sandwiching an equaliser from Wolverhampton-born forward Andre Gray. In completing back to back wins this week, Wolves remained seventh in the race for a Europa League spot and extended the gap to eighth spot to four points with two games left. Wolves need one more win to become the first newly promoted side to finish in the top eight since Reading in 2005-06. Jimenez’s strike was…

Nuno: Wolves’ success should be judged by fans’ joy, not seventh spot

Nuno Espirito Santo insists Wolves’ success should be judged by the joy of the fans rather than finishing seventh or not. Wolves’ head coach prefers to concentrate on team performance game by game rather than where results will dictate they will finish. The Portuguese is also happy to remain non-committal on hopes of European qualification – even though today they face Watford, one of their rivals for that spot. Whoever finishes seventh will enter the Europa League if Manchester City win the FA Cup. Fans have been enthralled by one of the best seasons for 40 years as Wolves have…

Edwards: Wolves U23s showed belief not seen before to win title

Jubilant Rob Edwards admitted Wolves Under-23s showed a belief and character he had never seen before after they produced an amazing comeback against Manchester United to clinch the Premier League 2 Division Two title. Wolves trailed 2-0 with nine minutes left but won 3-2 with an own goal from Lee O’Connor and strikes from Niall Ennis and Sadu Diallo to send the players, staff and hundreds of fans who had travelled to Leigh Sports Village delirious. Southampton must beat Sunderland by 12 clear goals to overhaul Wolves for the only automatic promotion place in their final game on Monday. Edwards…