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August 9, 2019

Traore missed Wolves game after forgetting passport

Adama Traore missing Wolves’ Europa League clash at Pyunik because he forgot his passport. The 23-year-old forward – an £18m club record signing a year ago – was due to be part of the squad that travelled to Armenia for the 6,370-mile round trip for the third qualifying round tie in Eastern Europe. But he was prevented from travelling because he only had his ID card – which was acceptable to travel within the UK, to Belfast for the Crusaders game the previous week – but not to leave Britain. “Traore had a problem with his passport, so he couldn’t…

Wolves Armen business with historic win – report

FC Pyunik 0 Wolves 4 (Doherty 29, Jimenez 42, 46, Neves pen 90+1 mins) Raul Jimenez bagged his second successive brace as Wolves completed a historic Europa League win and put one foot into the play-off. Their 4-0 victory at Armenian side FC Pyunik in the third qualifying round was their equal biggest away success in European competition, overtaking last week’s 4-1 victory at Belfast side Crusaders and the UEFA Cup results against Academica Coimbra in 1971-72 and Lokomotiv Leipzig in 1973-74 by the same scoreline. The margin of victory surely makes next Thursday’s return at Molineux a formality for…