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December 6, 2019

Nuno has a positive update on Wolves defender Willy Boly

Wolves defender Willy Boly is improving but Nuno Espirito Santo says there is no timeframe for his return. The 28-year-old centre back underwent a successful operation to repair his broken ankle in the days after suffering the injury in training before the Newcastle game on October 27. Boly is continuing in his rehabilitation at Compton every day and head coach Nuno says his break is healing. He is expected to be out until some time in the new year. “He’s here every day. He’s improving and he’s already walking with only one crutch to support himself,” said Nuno. “It’s a…

EXCLUSIVE: Wolves legend Mike Bailey’s son hit by riot police in Braga

Exclusive The son of Wolves legend Mike Bailey says he was hit by riot police at the game in Braga. Father of two and lifelong Wolves fan Andy Bailey, 50, claims he was one of dozens of supporters hit by baton-wielding riot police for no reason as they queued up to gain entry to the Europa League tie in Portugal. Wolves have launched a formal complaint to UEFA over the treatment of their fans in Braga after receiving scores of messages from angry fans. Some had phone chargers, flags and even tickets removed at various checkpoints close to the ground…

Wolves complain to UEFA about fans’ treatment – and Braga respond

Wolves have issued a formal complaint to UEFA over the treatment of their fans in Braga. Many supporters have complained about the excessive force used by police and/or security as they queued to gain entry to the Estadio Municipal last week. Around 6,000 Wolves fans travelled to Portugal for the Europa League group K game. Fans saw fellow supporters – including a pensioner in his 70s – being hit by baton-wielding riot police, and umbrellas, flags and even tickets removed from supporters. Prior to this, on Wednesday, there were reports of Wolves fans being attacked by hooligans attached to Belgian…

Kennedy happy to continue as Wolves U23s coach

Mark Kennedy insists he is happy to carry on as Wolves caretaker Under-23s coach. The 43-year-old former Wolves winger has been in the temporary role for 10 weeks now after replacing FA-bound Rob Edwards and is keen to make the position permanent – if the club want him. Kennedy has been interviewed by academy director Scott Sellars and sporting director Kevin Thelwell and said a fortnight ago that he expected a decision within two weeks. But the former Manchester City and Ipswich academy coach now says the club are going through a full process of interviewing other candidates before making…

In-demand Otasowie sets the standard for Wolves – Nuno

Nuno Espirito Santo believes youngsters such as in-demand Owen Otasowie set the standard for Wolves recruits with their versatility. The 18-year-old defender or midfielder is said to be attracting a host of clubs eager to make a move with his contract up at the end of the season, including Paris Saint Germain, Liverpool, Arsenal and Schalke. PSG were impressed when the towering American played against them at centre back at Molineux recently in the Premier League International Cup. Boss Nuno has since put Otasowie on the bench for last Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Sheffield United, with Ryan Bennett out injured.…