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October 1, 2019

Wolves U21s hold their nerve to edge shootout at Morecambe – report

Morecambe 2 (Brewitt 25, Howard 81) Wolves 2 (Watt 24, Samuels 29) Wolves Under-21s continued their unbeaten start to their Leasing.com Trophy campaign after beating Morecambe away on penalties following a 2-2 draw at the Globe Arena. The shootout victory meant Rob Edwards’ youngsters earned an extra bonus point from their draw in the competition, to add to the 4-2 win at Carlisle last Tuesday, when Benny Ashley-Seal grabbed a hat-trick. They now top Group G on five points. Wolves led at the break after goals from captain and impressive midfielder Elliot Watt and striker Austin Samuels sandwiching Tom Brewitt’s…

Wolves boss Nuno in new pledge of faith in MGW

Nuno Espirito Santo has again pledged his faith in Wolves prospect Morgan Gibbs-White. Gibbs-White made his fifth start of the season in last week’s Carabao Cup third round tie against Reading but was replaced by Meritan Shabani, who then suffered a cruel injury to end his season. The 19-year-old midfielder came off the bench for the lively Pedro Neto in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Watford, the latest of 62 appearances in all competitions for Wolves’ first team, but only 13 of them have been from the start. More recognition has come with promotion to the England Under-21 team. But like…

Wolves cub signs first pro deal and keeps it in the family

Wolves Academy defender Jack Scott has signed his first professional contract with the club – witnessed by his family! The 17-year-old right wing back has penned a deal with the club until 2022. Scott was one of 13 who signed for Wolves this summer as a first-year scholar, and has established himself in Steve Davis’ Under-18 side, playing six of the seven games so far this season. Scott is already making his mark at international as well as club level, having become the second youngest player to play for Northern Ireland Under-21s when he played against Finland last month, “We’re…

Wolves to receive 7,000 tickets for Villa Cup tie

Wolves look set for one of their biggest away followings for five years after being handed 7,000 tickets for the Carabao Cup derby at Villa. Under EFL rules, visiting clubs are allowed to claim 10 per cent of a stadium’s capacity, and Wolves have taken their full allocation, which is the upper and lower tiers of the North Stand normally reserved for home fans. That means those supporters will be moved for the fourth round tie on Wednesday, October 30 – just 11 days before the West Midlands rivals clash in the Premier League at Molineux, on Sunday, November 10…