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August 14, 2019

Nuno warns Wolves ‘It’s not over’ ahead of Pyunik tie

Nuno Espirito Santo insists Wolves’ Europa League tie against FC Pyunik ‘is not over’ despite their commanding lead. Wolves go into Thursday night’s third qualifying round, second leg with a 4-0 lead from Armenia. Some fans are sufficiently confident of the club’s passage to the final qualifying round that they have booked flights to Turin. Potential opponents Torino lead FC Shakhtyor 5-0 before their concluding tie in Belarus on the same night. But head coach Nuno insists it would be wrong to think that way. “It’s not over,” he said. “It will be over at 10pm. It’s not over. If…

RIP Sammy Chapman – the man who made a family from ‘broken’ Wolves

A lovely man who treated his Wolves players like his adopted sons. So said Campbell Chapman, in a touching tribute to his father Sammy. The former Wolves manager was laid to rest today at a rain-soaked All Saints Church in the village of Trysull, south Staffordshire, and the atmosphere and company would have impressed the genial Northern Irishman. Just as impressive, and reflecting the popularity and respect which this lovable football man was held in, were the distances some of his former charges travelled to pay their final respects – Vince Bartram from Southampton, Andy Mutch from Southport, Dean Edwards…