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June 10, 2019

‘I’m better for the Prem’ – record-breaking Wolves ‘keeper Rui

Wolves man Rui Patricio has targeted more games for his country after becoming Portugal’s record appearance holder for a goalkeeper – and says he’s improved since moving to Molineux. The 31-year-old celebrated the double whammy of the new milestone of 81 caps and winning the Nations League – and kept a clean sheet in the final as Portugal beat the Netherlands 1-0 in Porto. Patricio, who signed for Wolves last summer at a cost of £15m, overtook Porto legend Vitor Baia, who was capped 80 times, appearing at Euro 96, Euro 2000 and at the 2002 World Cup. His record…

Wolves midfielder Neves says Ronaldo is best ever

Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves claims Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest footballer to have played the game. Neves and Ronaldo were part of the victorious Portugal squad that won the Nations League with a 1-0 win over the Netherlands in the final on Sunday. Ronaldo, who has now helped his country to their two major honours after winning Euro 2016, scored a hat-trick in the 3-1 success over Switzerland in the semi-final and is one of the most decorated players of all time. The 34-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid superstar has won a record-equalling five Ballon d’Or awards –…

Mick should find a place for Wolves’ Doc – legend

Wolves man Matt Doherty’s continued exile from the Ireland team has been criticised by one of their country’s greatest footballers. The wing back had to again be content with a place on the bench as Mick McCarthy’s side beat Gibraltar 2-0 at the Aviva Stadium to go top of Group D on Monday night as they look to qualify for Euro 2020, with captain Seamus Coleman again at right back. But Ireland legend Liam Brady believes McCarthy should find a place for Doherty. The 27-year-old scored eight goals and provided eight assists in all competitions as Wolves finished seventh in…

Wolves stars help Portugal win the Nations League

Wolves stars Rui Patricio, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho and Diogo Jota are celebrating a unique achievement after helping Portugal win the inaugural UEFA Nations League. Portugal are the first winners of the competition after beating the Netherlands in a 1-0 in the final in Porto. Patricio made several important saves to keep a clean sheet on the day he became Portugal’s most capped goalkeeper of all time, overtaking Vitor Baia to win his 81st cap. Midfielders Moutinho and Neves also appeared in the final, with the former introduced after 81 minutes after Goncalo Guedes had scored, while Neves came on…