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September 23, 2019

Wolves Under-18s 4 Albion Under-18s 2 – report

Wolves Under-18s left it late but it didn’t matter as they secured the Black Country bragging rights with a 4-2 win over Albion Under-18s at Compton. Theo Corbeanu’s second-half brace inspired Steve Davis’s side to victory with all their goals coming following the hour mark after they trailed 1-0 at the break, then 2-1. Jack Hodnett and Conor Carty struck for Wolves in the last three minutes, following Corbeanu’s impact. Wolves fell behind in the 12th minute when Jovan Malcolm crossed for Finley Thorndike to head Albion ahead. But the hosts showed a big improvement after the break which sparked…

Wolves have 9,000 seats still available for Reading tie

Wolves have around 9,000 tickets left in the home areas for the Carabao Cup clash against Reading at Molineux on Wednesday. Seats have been reduced to £15 for adults, £10 for over-65s and under-21s and £5 for under-17s, but with two days before the third round tie, there are still plenty of places left for fans to snap up their tickets. The stand where most seats are available is the Steve Bull Stand, with almost 2,800 places currently unsold, although the bottom tier is virtually sold out. There are around 2,300 seats left in the Billy Wright Stand, just under…

Young Wolves defender linked with Premier League clubs

Wolves defender Cameron John is attracting rave reviews on loan at League One Doncaster, including interest from Premier League clubs, according to reports. Leicester City and Crystal Palace, as well as Championship side Middlesbrough are all monitoring the centre back’s progress, according to reports in the national media over the weekend. The 20-year-old, who was a regular as Wolves Under-23s won the Premier League 2 Division 2 title last season, has become an instant fans’ favourite at the Keepmoat Stadium after a string of fine defensive displays. John has been quick to make his mark in South Yorkshire, making eight…

Wolves owners Fosun ‘disappointed’ over Thomas Cook collapse

Wolves owner Fosun said it was ‘disappointed’ about the collapse of Thomas Cook after they led a last-ditch bid to rescue the travel agent from bankruptcy. Chinese conglomerate Fosun, which was Thomas Cook’s biggest shareholder, was to have injected £450m into the business, according to an announcement from the travel agent earlier this month. For that, Fosun was to acquire a 75 per cent stake in Thomas Cook’s tour operating division and 25 per cent of its airline unit. Creditors and banks were to match that amount, converting their debt into a 75 per cent stake in the airline and…

80 years since Wolves and England legend Billy Wright’s debut – the match he forgot!

By Steve Gordos Today marks the 80th anniversary of the first senior Wolves appearance by a 15-year-old who would become a football legend. William Ambrose Wright was on the left wing in the side who played Albion at The Hawthorns in a wartime friendly on Saturday, September 23, 1939. The match came just three weeks after war had been declared and the Football League programme abandoned. The match was an eight-goal thriller, Wolves coming from 2-0 down at half-time to win 5-3. Yet, amazingly, it seems not to have stuck in Billy Wright’s memory. According to books written by Billy,…