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November 21, 2019

Sparky wants Wolves U23s job for keeps – and says decision will be soon

Mark Kennedy wants to become Wolves Under-23s coach for keeps – and believes there will be a decision on the job within two weeks. The 43-year-old has taken charge of the Molineux youngsters for two months since old Molineux teammate Rob Edwards left for a coaching job with England. Former Wolves, Liverpool, Manchester City, Cardiff and Ipswich winger Kennedy says he has relished coaching the youngsters and provided the update after Wednesday’s 1-1 draw against Paris Saint Germain in the Premier League International Cup at Molineux. Asked if he wants the job on a permanent basis, the wideman, who was…

ICYMI: Highlights galore from Wolves’ 11 on international duty

Wolves’ international stars have returned to the UK following their exploits – with scores of highlights as they prepare to gear up for Premier League action at AFC Bournemouth on Saturday. Diogo Jota became the club’s fourth full Portugal international after finally making his debut as a substitute as one of 11 players to have represented their countries. Matt Doherty scored his first goal for Ireland in a European Championship qualifier against Denmark, but they will need a play-off next spring to decide if they reach the finals. Raul Jimenez grabbed a brace as Mexico beat Panama 3-0 in their…

Wolves outcast Jordan Graham omitted for PSG test in favour of younger generation

Jordan Graham was overlooked for Wolves’ clash against Paris Saint Germain in favour of the ‘younger generation’. The 24-year-old winger could have played at Molineux for the first time since September 2017 in Wednesday night’s Premier League International Cup 1-1 draw against the French giants’ Under-23s side, but coaching staff felt younger players deserved a chance. Graham has returned to the fold recently after a loan move to Bulgarian club Lokomotiv Plovdiv fell through over an issue with FIFA clearance. The former Aston Villa youngster played the previous two Under-23s games, coming on in the 1-0 Leasing.com Trophy defeat a…

Wolves coach Sparky says he felt like a fan against PSG

Caretaker Wolves Under-23s coach Mark Kennedy admitted he almost felt like a fan watching the 1-1 draw against Paris Saint Germain because the quality of the football was so good. Wolves battled back from conceding after 27 seconds to Alexandre Fressange’s header take a point from their first group game in the Premier League International Cup courtesy of Dan Csoka’s 57th-minute header. A crowd of 5,448 watched the game on a freezing night at Molineux to create an atmosphere for the youngsters, and Kennedy was among those impressed. “I loved it. I almost fell into a bit of a fan…