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July 10, 2019

Wolves MD’s exit blamed on relationship breakdown with board

Wolves managing director Laurie Dalrymple has left the club after a breakdown in the relationship with the board. Dalrymple has left with immediate effect and been placed on gardening leave. He had been with the club for four-and-a-half years, initially as head of commercial affairs but in his current role for the last three years. The suddenness of his departure was reflected by the fact his Twitter account still said he was Wolves managing director many hours after the announcement of his exit. It’s understood there was friction between Chinese owners Fosun and Dalrymple, who oversaw the commercial and non-football…

Nuno: Coming season will be tougher for Wolves

Nuno Espirito Santo insists the coming season will be harder for Wolves than last time. Wolves are in Europe for the first time in 39 years which means they start their campaign on July 25, 16 days before their Premier League counterparts. Head coach Nuno guided the team to seventh place last season, the highest a promoted team has finished since Ipswich were fifth in 2000-01, while it was the club’s highest position since 1979-80. But the Molineux chief is expecting a more difficult challenge this time around. A year on from maing their return to the top flight, the…

Jimenez to miss China and early Europa games to prevent Wolves burnout

Raul Jimenez will miss Wolves’ trip to China after being given an extended break to try to prevent any burnout from his long season. The £32m record signing has just finished a season lasting a gruelling 331 days, from his Premier League debut for Wolves against Everton last August to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final for Mexico against the United States in the early hours of Monday morning. Jimenez, and Morocco international Romain Saiss, who played until last week because of the African Cup of Nations, will not report back until July 22 – three days before Wolves start their…

Surprise name in Wolves’ China tour squad

Forgotten man Roderick Miranda is the shock inclusion in the Wolves squad to travel to China for the Premier League Asia Trophy. The 28-year-old centre back is included in the 26-man playing party who will travel to Asia on Saturday for the week-long trip. Miranda, who signed for Wolves for £3m from Rui Alves in June 2017, spent last season on loan at Greek side Olympiakos, playing 11 games. Three of those were in the Europa League, which Wolves are to play in later this month. The Portuguese centre back is still expected to move on this summer, with head…