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September 20, 2019

Perry leaves it late as Wolves U23s earn a point against Arsenal – report

Wolves U23s 2 Arsenal U23s 2 Wolves Under-23s’ improvement continued as Taylor Perry rescued a point with a last-gasp equaliser against Arsenal in Premier League 2 Division 1 at AFC Telford. Folarin Balogun twice gave the Gunners the lead in a visitors’ side featuring senior players Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney, but Wolves hit back through Bruno Jordao and Perry late on to earn a point to follow their fine 2-1 win at Manchester City on Saturday. Wolves however had to recover from the worst possible start, as Balogun broke the deadlock after just 40 seconds. The hosts soon began…

Back to the future is Nuno’s call to arms for Wolves

Nuno Espirito Santo has urged Wolves to go back to the future as he tries to arrest their slump. The Molineux head coach wants his players, who are crestfallen after three defeats, to remember what got them from mid-table in the Championship to seventh place in the Premier League and into the Europa League group stages in little over two years as he tries to restore them to winning ways at Crystal Palace on Sunday. “They (players) cannot have any doubts – the way we worked and the way we played is what got us here,” stressed Nuno. “This is…

Nuno insists he will not ‘abandon’ any Wolves player in search for improvement

  Nuno Espirito Santo insists he will not abandon any Wolves player as he vowed to help his struggling stars return to winning ways. Wolves go to Crystal Palace on Sunday after three successive defeats in all competitions including a first setback in the Europa League after Thursday’s 1-0 loss to Braga. The performance against the Portuguese side was an improvement on Saturday’s 5-2 reverse at home to Chelsea and Wolves did more than enough to earn something from the game, but it was still below par. Individual errors have begun to punctuate Wolves’ performances. Conor Coady was blamed for…

Boss hails ‘historic, unforgettable win for Braga and for Portuguese football’ against Wolves

Braga boss Ricardo Sa Pinto hailed an unforgettable historic night for his team and for Portuguese football after their 1-0 win at Wolves. Sa Pinto believes the victory, which consigned Nuno Espirito Santo’s side to a third straight loss and first setback in the Europa League after six straight wins, was hugely significant for his club and country. Ricardo Horta scored the only goal in the 71st minute after a mistake by Ryan Bennett let in Galeno to cross and find him unmarked for his fifth goal in four ties after plenty of Wolves pressure and missed chances. “We need…