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September 5, 2019

Great Dane steps up to Wolves first-team squad

Wolves have promoted Andreas Sondergaard to their first-team squad for training. The 18-year-old, who is the club’s regular Under-23s goalkeeper, has stepped up after Will Norris joined Ipswich on a season-long loan and has been named in Nuno Espirito Santo’s squad for the Europa League group stages with first choice Rui Patricio, experienced John Ruddy and Harry Burgoyne, 22. The news means the Denmark Under-18 international, who joined the first team in the 2018 pre-season trip to Switzerland, is training on a daily basis under the guidance of goalkeeping coach Rui Barbosa, but will continue to play for Rob Edwards’s…

Wolves midfielder Gibbs-White wants to captain England U21s

Wolves midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White wants to captain England Under-21s – and has been told he is in the frame. At 19, Gibbs-White is one of the youngest players in Aidy Boothroyd’s squad for the Euro U21s qualifiers away to Turkey on Friday night at against Kosovo at Hull City on Monday. But despite his tender years, he is one of the most experienced players, with 58 senior appearances and an Under-17s World Cup winning medal under his belt. Chelsea defender Jake Clarke-Salter captained the Young Lions as they flopped in the Euro finals this summer in Italy and San Marino,…

Wolves defender Willy Boly wins first full international call-up

Wolves defender Willy Boly has received his first international call-up for the Ivory Coast. The 28-year-old centre back has been included in coach Ibrahim Kamara’s 26-man squad for the forthcoming friendlies against Benin and Tunisia, both matches taking place in northern France. Born to Ivorian parents in Melun, around 26 miles south east of Paris, Boly represented France at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-19 levels, winning six caps. But his pathway to the France senior squad has been blocked by World Cup winners Raphael Varane and Samuel Umtiti and it was reported that he had received an approach to represent the…