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October 21, 2019

Raul targeting more goals for Wolves after ending scoreless streak

Raul Jimenez has set his sights on more goals for Wolves after ending his mini drought in Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Southampton. The Mexico international made it third time lucky to end a six-game barren spell when he tucked away the equalising penalty against the Saints after having two efforts ruled out by VAR in the first half. Jimenez looked sharp after finally getting some much-needed rest during the international break. The 28-year-old was delighted to score his ninth of the season and get back on track in front of goal as Wolves prepare for four successive away games, starting…

Wolves U23s edged out in seven-goal thriller against Liverpool

Wolves Under-23s played a full part in a seven-goal thriller away to Liverpool only to go down 4-3. In-form striker Benny Ashley-Seal continued his hot streak by grabbing a brace to make it eight goals in his last five outings and Boubacar Hanne netted late on as Wolves clawed their way back from 4-1 down at Liverpool Academy in Kirkby. Mark Kennedy’s side – against one of his former clubs as a player – couldn’t find another goal to claim a point and dropped to ninth in the Premier League 2 Division 1 table. Wolves goalkeeper Andreas Sondergaard had to…

Wolves captain Coady insists it’s good to talk over VAR communication

Conor Coady insists it’s good to talk to improve communication over VAR after Wolves had two efforts disallowed in Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Southampton. The Wolves captain spoke to referee Peter Bankes about the second incident, when the new ruling system disallowed Raul Jimenez’s strike because Patrick Cutrone’s right leg was offside, but the official didn’t ‘want to speak to us’. Also, there is currently no method of communicating why a ‘goal’ has been disallowed to the crowd, only the decision (goal or no goal) displayed on the stadium screens. Asked if better communication was needed with the fans, the…