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July 30, 2019

Wolves U23s to play home games at AFC Telford again

Wolves Under-23s are due to play all of their home games at AFC Telford United for the coming season in Premier League 2 Division 1. Following their promotion as Division 2 champions last season, Rob Edwards’s side will compete in Division 1 for 2019-20, against the best young teams in the country. They will begin their league campaign on Monday August 12 with a trip to Brighton before returning to the New Bucks Head seven days later to face Everton. Under-23 head coach Edwards told wolves.co.uk: “We are really looking forward to getting our first season in Premier League 2…

Wolves’ Mir excited at joining Forest and can’t wait for debut chance against Albion

Wolves striker Rafa Mir has revealed his delight at joining ‘ambitious’ Nottingham Forest on a season-long loan. The 22-year-old forward will get his first taste of the Championship since January 2018 after his switch across the Midlands to secure first-team football after falling down the pecking order at Molineux. Mir could be line to make his Forest debut against Wolves’ arch rivals Albion on Saturday tea-time for their Championship opener. He tweeted: “I’m very happy to sign with @NFFC and defend the colors (sic) of a historic club in England! An ambitious project to continue growing as a footballer. I…

Doherty out until Premier League opener for Wolves

Matt Doherty has ruled himself out of a return for Wolves until the start of the Premier League season. The Ireland international missed the trip to China and the opening game against Crusaders in the Europa League second qualifying round after sustaining a knee injury in the first few days of pre-season training. Now Doherty has revealed he will miss the return against the Northern Irish outfit on Thursday night, but is planning on being available for the Premier League kick-off against Leicester on Sunday, August 11. Doherty’s place was taken by Adama Traore for the first leg against Crusaders,…

Connolly: Cutrone a ‘good gamble’ for Wolves

Former Wolves striker David Connolly believes Patrick Cutrone is a ‘gamble’ for the club but a good deal. Cutrone was announced as Wolves’ second new summer signing on Tuesday in a potential £20m deal on a four-year contract from AC Milan, coming days after Real Madrid central defender Jesus Vallejo arrived on a season-long loan. One-capped Italy international Cutrone leaves AC Milan where he scored 27 goals in 90 games, including 16 in 42 in his first full season, 2017-18. Described as a ‘classic number nine’, Cutrone is said to possess physical presence and an aerial threat as well as…

£16m Cutrone: Wolves’ desire swung it for me; message from AC Milan

Wolves’ latest signing Patrick Cutrone highlighted the club’s desire to want him after joining in a potential £20m deal from AC Milan. The 21-year-old striker has signed a four-year deal after passing medical earlier on Tuesday. The fee is £16m with the rest in add-ons. Described as a ‘classic number nine’ and compared to Italian great Filippo Inzaghi, Cutrone becomes the first Italian to join Wolves and currently the fourth most expensive recruit in the club’s history after Raul Jimenez (£32m), Adama Traore (£18m) and Jonny Castro Otto (£18m). The one-capped Italy international had been told by new Milan coach…