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December 1, 2019

Wolves scorer Doherty to spend time with Afobe after tragedy

Wolves goalscorer Matt Doherty is to spend time with his close friend Benik Afobe. Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo revealed after the 1-1 draw against Sheffield United that the wing back, who equalised after 64 minutes to cancel out Lys Mousset’s 63-second opener, will see his former team-mate, whose daughter Amora has tragically died at the age of two. Amora suffered a severe infection then developed complications before passing away, leaving his former colleagues at Molineux distressed. Afobe had two spells at Wolves, initially joining in a £2m deal from Arsenal in January 2015 for a year before being sold…

Doc earns Wolves a point to blunt Blades on bitter-sweet day – report

Wolves 1 (Doherty 64) Sheffield United 1 (Mousset 2). Wolves salvaged a point to draw with Sheffield United in the battle for sixth place on a bitter-sweet day for Matt Doherty. The club’s longest-serving player equalised for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side then appeared to dedicate his 64th-minute goal to close friend and former team-mate Benik Afobe, whose daughter Amora tragically died at the age of two on Friday. French striker Lys Mousset scored his fifth goal in as many starts for Sheffield United after just 63 seconds as the visitors gave Wolves a fright at the start of both halves.…