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May 8, 2019

Hail Stowell, the man who made Schmeichel – Don

Wolves favourite Mike Stowell has been hailed as the man who has ‘made’ Kasper Schmeichel. Schmeichel has this week made his 300th League appearance for Leicester City in a game where he was powerless to stop Vincent Kompany scoring a ‘worldie’ past him from 30 yards to give Manchester City the edge in the race for the Premier League title with a vital 1-0 win at the Etihad. After eight years at the King Power Stadium, the 32-year-old Denmark international is recognised as one of the best goalkeepers in the top flight. During the whole of that time, Stowell, 54,…

Farmer recalls Wolves’ greatest comeback

The two amazing Champions League semi-finals this week have proved football’s incredible capacity for comebacks. Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Barcelona after being 3-0 down in the first leg will never be forgotten. Their opponents in the Champions League final, Tottenham, have joined them at the pinnacle of club football competition after retrieving a 2-0 deficit on the night against Ajax to triumph 3-2 to set up only the second all-English final. These moments are now marked indellibly in fans’ memory banks forever. One such moment in older Wolves supporters’ recall is the 1958 FA Youth Cup final. Trailing 5-1 from…

Nuno is Wolves’ best signing – Thelwell

Kevin Thelwell has hailed Wolves’ best signing – and it’s none of the stars who have performed so impressively on the pitch to clinch seventh spot in the Premier League. Wolves’ sporting director is convinced head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is the biggest reason why the team has made such rapid strides over the last two years. When the Portuguese took over in May 2017, Wolves had just finished 15th in the Championship. Since then the transformation has been nothing short of astonishing as Wolves won the Championship in his first season in charge and are now confirmed as the…

Liverpool expect treble boost to face Wolves in decider

Liverpool expect to have three major players back to face Wolves in the Premier League title decider this Sunday. Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino sat out of the historic 4-0 win over Barcelona on Tuesday night which put the Reds into the Champions League final, while Alex Oxlade Chamberlain was rested. Salah was recovering from concussion suffered in the game against Newcastle, while Firmino’s muscle injury problems kept him out. Left back Andy Robertson was unable to start the second half against Barca because of a calf issue. Speaking after the game, Robertson said: “It doesn’t feel the best at…