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August 5, 2019

Henry recalls ‘time of my life’ at Wolves after announcing retirement

Karl Henry insists he had the ‘time of my life’ captaining Wolves after retiring from football at the age of 36. The news was announced by Wolves’ official Twitter feed just hours after the former Molineux captain made his debut for Wolves All Stars in a charity game at Darlaston FC on Sunday. In a professional career that started in 1999 and spanned just under 20 years, the Wolverhampton-born midfielder played 528 League games, scoring 11 goals, with 574 appearances in total, for Stoke City, Cheltenham on loan, Wolves, QPR, Bolton and Bradford City. Ironically, Henry played his first and…

Out-of-favour Wolves man Bright drops hint on next move

Out-of-favour Wolves forward Bright Enobakhare has dropped a potential hint about his next move. The 21-year-old was reportedly in the crowd at St Andrew’s on Saturday to watch tenants Coventry City beat Southend 1-0 in their opening game of the season in League One. Enobakhare spent the second half of last season at the Sky Blues, who are understood to have lodged a £600,000 bid for him this summer. And the Wolves Academy graduate, who scored six goals in 18 games for Mark Robins’s side last spring, is understood to have bought a ticket to sit among the 6,534 crowd…

Wolves discover potential Europa League opponents

Wolves will face Italian side Torino or Shakhtyor Soligorsk of Belarus in the Europa League if they beat Armenian side FC Pyunik. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side were drawn against their next potential play-off opponents on Monday. First though they have to beat Pyunik over two legs, with the first tie away on Thursday, followed by the return at Molineux a week later. The first leg of the play-off ties are scheduled to take place away on Thursday, August 22, before the second legs seven days later at either Molineux or the Republican Stadium. Both teams were one of 26 ‘seeded’…

Wolves’ aim is to close the gap on the top six – Eves

Mel Eves believes Wolves’ aim this season should be to close the gap on the Premier League’s top six. Last season Wolves surprised many by finishing seventh in their first season back in the top flight to clinch the highest place of a promoted team since Ipswich were fifth in 2000-01. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side were nine points behind sixth-placed Manchester United, and 13 behind Arsenal, who finished fifth. They were three points ahead of Everton in eighth and five above Leicester in ninth. League Cup winner Eves, a regular summariser on Wolves games for BBC Radio WM, reckons Nuno’s…