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December 3, 2019

Wolves U21s no match for Class of ’92’s Salford City – report

Salford City 3 (Armstrong 43, 47, Towell 87) Wolves U21s 0 Wolves Under-21s were a distant second best as they crashed out of the Leasing.com Trophy to League Two new boys Salford City. Caretaker coach Mark Kennedy’s side had little chance to shine in the second round tie against the dominant hosts, whose supremacy was underlined with two goals from Luke Armstrong in four minutes either side of the break. Richie Towell sealed a comfortable victory for Graham Alexander’s side three minutes from time at the Peninsula Stadium. Wolves could have few complaints at the outcome. They failed to seriously…

Wolves boss Nuno demands meeting with the FA over ‘crazy’ scheduling

Nuno Espirito Santo has demanded a meeting with the FA to discuss the ‘crazy’ and ‘absurd’ scheduling that has left Wolves with two games in 45 hours after Christmas. The Molineux head coach is angry at how his team are left facing matches at home to champions Manchester City and away to runaway leaders Liverpool on December 27 and 29 respectively. Wolves host West Ham on Wednesday night in their 28th game of the season, six more matches than any other team in the Premier League because of their success in qualifying for the group stages then the knockout stages…

Moutinho deal is a statement of Wolves’ intent – Thelwell

Wolves sporting director Kevin Thelwell believe the contract extension of Joao Moutinho is a statement of the club’s intent. The 33-year-old midfielder recently signed a two-year deal to stay at the club until 2022. Moutinho, whose existing contract was due to expire next June, celebrated the deal by underlining his importance to the club with a superb goal and an assist in the 2-1 win at AFC Bournemouth. Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has recently been linked with the vacant manager’s job at Arsenal after the sacking of Unai Emery. But it seems unlikely the Portuguese was ever likely to…

Eves: Wolves flier Traore can learn from Doc – and Sheffield United

Mel Eves believes Wolves flier Adama Traore needs to become more of a goal threat – and learn from Sheffield United in the process. Traore wasn’t as effective as he has been in recent games as United boss Chris Wilder revealed after the 1-1 they had a plan to try to nullify the electric winger. But former Wolves forward and League Cup winner Eves reckons Traore can develop further by getting into scoring positions more. “They can learn a little bit from Sheffield United in being brave enough to get that extra man in the box,” Eves told Radio BBC…