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October 26, 2019

Wolves hand on proud record – but who can match Jimmy Mullen’s amazing contribution?

Wolves handed a proud record on that has lasted for more than 64 years after Leicester’s amazing 9-0 win at Southampton – but it exposed a giant contribution from Molineux legend Jimmy Mullen. Up until Friday night, no team had overtaken the milestone that Stan Cullis’s side achieved on September 3, 1955 when they beat Cardiff City 9-1 to register the joint biggest away win in top flight history. Wolves were already in excellent scoring form prior to their record achievements in south Wales. At Ninian Park, Wolves equalled Sunderland’s victory against Newcastle at St James’s Park from 1908 after…

Prolific Wolves U23s striker earns reward with trip to Newcastle

Wolves have rewarded prolific striker Benny Ashley-Seal for his outstanding scoring run with a place in the travelling squad for the Premier League game at Newcastle on Sunday. The 20-year-old Londoner, who signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract in January, has won a place in Nuno Espirito Santo’s travelling party for the long televised trip to the North East after bagging eight goals in his last five games. Ashley-Seal scored doubles in both the 4-3 Under-23s defeat against Liverpool last Sunday and in the 2-1 Premier League Cup success at Derby, netted one in the 2-1 home reverse against Southampton Under-23s…

Wolves confirm Boly’s suspected lower leg break in massive blow

Wolves have confirmed key defender Willy Boly has suffered a suspected break to his lower leg. The 28-year-old centre back sustained the injury in training on Saturday as the squad prepared for Sunday’s Premier League game at Newcastle. It is not known exactly how the Frenchman broke his leg, but he is undergoing further tests after initial tests indicated a fracture. Wolves head of medical Phil Hayward said: “Unfortunately, Willy Boly sustained a serious injury to his left ankle in training earlier today. “Initial tests show a fracture to his fibula (smaller bone of the two in the lower leg),…

Wolves U23s edged out by Spurs despite late consolation

Wolves U23s 1 (Hanne 90+5) Tottenham U23s 2 (Shashoua 24, 35) Wolves Under-23s have now suffered successive defeats after Mark Kennedy’s side were edged out by a young Tottenham at Compton Park. A first-half brace from Armando Shashoua split the teams, with Boubacar Hanne’s late reply a consolation for Wolves. Ed Francis for Wolves had the best opportunity of the early play when his shot was blocked by Spurs keeper Jonathan De Bie after Taylor Perry beat the offside trap to release the defender, who was making his comeback after missing eight games with injury. Tottenham recovered to assert themselves…

Massive blow for Wolves as Boly suffers serious injury

Wolves have been hit by a huge blow after Willy Boly suffered a suspected broken leg. It is not yet known how the 28-year-old centre back sustained the serious injury, but it happened in training on Saturday as Nuno Espirito Santo’s squad prepared for Sunday’s Premier League game at Newcastle. The Frenchman is still being assessed by the club’s medical team but he will definitely miss the Newcastle game. Wolves are expected to confirm details of the severity of the defender’s injury before the game at St James’s Park. It is a massive blow to Wolves, who have seen on-loan…

Kenny Hibbitt exclusive: Brother Terry could have been a Wolves player

Kenny Hibbitt has revealed there could have been a Hibbitt at Wolves five years before he signed – his late brother Terry. The 68-year-old Molineux legend says a Wolves scout came calling at their house in Bradford in 1963, leaving them ‘gobsmacked’ when he offered the youngster a pair of boots to entice him to Wolverhampton. But it clearly wasn’t enough to persuade the teenager to move to the Midlands and sign for Stan Cullis’s side, as Terry joined Leeds shortly afterwards and went on to have a fine career, becoming a hero in two spells at Newcastle – where…