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May 1, 2019

How training with Nuno’s boys helped Wolves win title – Edwards

Rob Edwards believes the integration of the youngsters to the first-team squad has helped Wolves Under-23s win the Premier League 2 Division Two title. While the silverware and adding to their winning mentality is all good grounding for the youngsters, the 36-year-old coach recognises only too well that producing players for the first team is the bottom line. Midfielder Elliot Watt started the Carabao Cup win at Sheffield Wednesday, fellow midfielder Pedro Goncalves came off the bench in the same game, striker Benny Ashley-Seal got minutes as a replacement in that tie and the following one against Leicester, left wing…

Wolves boss Nuno should be Manager of the Year – striker

Nuno Espirito Santo should be named the Premier League’s manager of the season for what he has achieved at Wolves. That’s the view of former Villa, Tottenham and Sunderland striker Darren Bent, who believes the Portuguese head coach has adapted superbly to the top flight. The 35-year-old believes Nuno deserves the award ahead of Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, one of whom is going to lead their team to the Premier League title. “For me, he (Nuno) would be my manager of the season,” the 13-capped England international told the Sky Sports TV’s Debate programme.…

How Neves zones in for those special free kicks – Wolves boss Nuno

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has revealed how Ruben Neves ‘zones in’ and how practise makes perfect for his amazing free kicks. The Portugal midfielder scored a wonderful set-piece in the recent 3-1 win against Arsenal, the latest in a series of 11 goals he has netted for Wolves, all collectors’ items and all from outside the penalty area apart from penalties. This season the 22-year-old has scored from a free kick against Everton at home and a swerving drive against Liverpool in the FA Cup, plus penalties at home to Tottenham and away to Everton. Asked if Neves practises…

Nuno set to hand two youngsters their chance for Wolves

Nuno Espirito Santo is set to give Wolves youngsters Will Norris and Max Kilman their Premier League chance against either Fulham or Liverpool. The Wolves head coach says he wants to give everyone in his small squad game time before the end of the season. Goalkeeper Norris, 25, has already played in both cups last season, making seven first-team appearances in all. Left-sided defender Kilman, 21, is yet to make his senior debut but has been an unused substitute five times this season and has been integrated into the first-team squad over several months, travelling on the recent training camp…