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July 26, 2019

Vallejo to undergo medical at Wolves today

Real Madrid defender Jesus Vallejo is set to undergo a medical today with a view to joining Wolves. The clubs have agreed a season-long loan for the 22-year-old. If all goes well, he is expected to be announced as Wolves’ first new summer signing tomorrow. The Spain Under-21 captain will then be in line to make his debut in next Thursday’s Europa League second qualifying round second leg tie at Crusaders in Belfast. Vallejo arrived yesterday for talks over a move to Molineux and was in the stands for the 2-0 first leg win over Crusaders, meeting his prospective team-mates…

Mutch: Sammy was like a father figure to Wolves players

  Andy Mutch has paid tribute to Sammy Chapman, calling him a ‘father figure’ to Wolves players at the time.   Chapman died peacefully at his home in Wombourne on Wednesday at the age of 81. Mutch, 55, was the stand-out signing made by Chapman in the darkest days in Wolves’ long and proud history. The Liverpudlian striker was playing for non-league Southport when the then manager of Wolves signed him for £5,000 in February 1986.   Mutch quickly set about repaying the modest fee, scoring seven goals in his first 15 games to the end of that season to…

Tributes paid to former Wolves manager Sammy Chapman

Tributes are being paid to former Wolves manager Sammy Chapman, who has sadly died. The Northern Irishman passed away peacefully at his home in Wombourne, near Wolverhampton, on Wednesday, aged 81. Mr Chapman had suffered ill health in the last few years, but remained in good spirits. He and his family have a unique connection with Wolves in that he managed the club twice, after being promoted from chief scout, and both his sons, Campbell and Cavan, played for the club. Mr Chapman is survived by wife Jeannie and sons Campbell, 56, who is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and Cavan,…