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September 24, 2019

Ashley-Seal bags treble as Wolves U21s beat Carlisle in six-goal thriller

Carlisle United 2 (Hope 35, Loft 45) Wolves U21s 4 (Ashley-Seal 20, 47 & 64, Tsun Dai 40) Benny Ashley-Seal was Wolves’ Under-21s’ hero as he fired a hat-trick in their 4-2 win at Carlisle as they kicked off their Leasing.com Trophy Group G campaign in style at Brunton Park. The 20-year-old striker produced clinical strikes sandwiching a penalty while Tsun Dai netted his first goal in gold and black as Rob Edwards’s side were twice pegged back before half-time. Carlisle started well and captain for the night Hallam Hope saw a 20-yard drive deflected wide after a surging run…

Familar face lying in wait for Wolves at Carlisle

Wolves could be set to lock horns with a familiar face at Carlisle in the Leasing.com Trophy on Tuesday night. Aaron Hayden spent four years with Wolves until being released this summer, when the defender joined League Two Carlisle. Now 22, the Croydon-born stopper, who joined Wolves from Chelsea’s academy in 2015, is awaiting his debut for the Cumbrians but is one of several youngsters who is in the frame to step up as manager Steven Pressley looks to utilise his full squad in the opening match of the tournament, for which Wolves, like all clubs from the top two…

No formal talks on Wolves deal for Moutinho – yet

Wolves have yet to enter into formal contract talks with Joao Moutinho. The 33-year-old midfielder is into the final year of his current two-year deal, which expires at the end of June. Informal discussions have taken place with the Portugal international and the club are aware Moutinho’s future is a priority, given his form, profile and likely interest in him. But no meeting with the player’s agent has been arranged as yet to discuss a deal. Reports last week suggested an agreement could be as close as 10 days away, but www.wolvesbite.com understands that is premature. Wolves have been hugely…

Molineux’s 130th anniversary – Wolves fans share their memories

WolvesBite asked you for your Molineux memories as the club celebrated its 130th anniversary of playing at the famous old ground. Thanks for all the responses; here are a selection of what we have received. Supporter since 1974. 45 years – my God! 1980 night game, I was at the top of the old South Bank. Emlyn Hughes had recently switched from Liverpool to us and we smashed one of the best teams in the world. Nicked a glass of me dad’s brew that night when I got in even though I weren’t 18. Great night. Stuart Hathaway. Age 53…