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September 14, 2019

Wolves boss Nuno: ‘Lamps’ will be a success if he is given time

Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo believes Chelsea counterpart Frank Lampard will prove himself to be a successful manager if he is given the time. The two clash on Saturday when Nuno’s team takes on Lampard’s side at Molineux. Lampard, 41, is taking his early steps as a manager after returning to Stamford Bridge to replace Mauricio Sarri after a year in charge of Championship Derby. So far this season Chelsea have picked up five points from their first four games in the Premier League. The more experienced Nuno is still waiting for his first league win after three draws…

Wolves 7 Chelsea 1: McGarry was raging at us for not scoring 10 – Kindo

The Sun run a weekly feature where they pick a fixture from that weekend and look at a corresponding one from yesteryear. Today, as Wolves entertain Chelsea, Russell Lanning interviewed then Wolves record signing Steve Kindon on the 7-1 win against the Stamford Bridge side on March 15, 1975. ‘Kindo’ played for Burnley in two spells (1968-72/1977-79), Wolves (1972-77) and Huddersfield (1979-82). Here, he reflects on the match and a surprising verbal blast from the manager at the end…for not scoring more! The brilliant raconteur – now 68 – is on the after-dinner circuit and it’s easy to see why…

Line-up of Wolves greats parade revealed for big Molineux anniversary

Wolves will parade 10 of their highest appearance makers at the Chelsea game – and it’s a line-up to make fans’ mouths water. The club are planning a series of events to mark the 130th anniversary of Molineux for their return to Premier League action – and while Nuno Espirito Santo’s current side will wear special commemorative shirts to honour the occasion, it also promises to be a nostalgic trip down Memory Lane for supporters. Phil Parkes, Geoff Palmer, Derek Parkin, Mike Bailey, John McAlle and Kenny Hibbitt from the much-loved 1970s team and Andy Thompson, Steve Bull, Andy Mutch…

Nuno signals welcome break for Wolves star Raul

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has welcomed an international break for Raul Jimenez – and said his remarkable record is all down to the striker. Mexico coach Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino says all European-based players involved in the Gold Cup will be rested for the friendly at home to Trinidad and Tobago on October 2 and the four CONCACAF qualifiers against Bermuda twice and Panama twice next month and November. It means Jimenez will not be playing international football until next March. The 28-year-old £32.6m club record signing has just returned from Texas against the USA – where he didn’t feature…