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December 8, 2019

Wolves to depart for Marbella training camp after Brighton

Wolves will depart for a mini break to Marbella straight after Sunday’s clash at Brighton. Nuno Espirito Santo’s squad will be in southern Spain for a three-day training camp before returning for Thursday’s final Europa League group game at home to Besiktas. Wolves used the venue twice last season, in April after the 2-0 defeat at Southampton and following their FA Cup fourth round replay with Shrewsbury Town in February. After losing to Saints, Wolves returned refreshed from their break to draw at home to Brighton before beating Arsenal, Watford and Fulham. They also went to the same Spain camp…

Brighton boss Potter is a fan of Wolves

Brighton manager Graham Potter believes Sunday’s opponents Wolves are a solid team who he has been really impressed with. Wolves go to the AMEX seeking to extend their unbeaten run to 11 games, a feat they have not achieved in the top flight since September 1962. Solihull-born Potter, 44, also believes head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has done an excellent job after leading Wolves to seventh in their first season back in the Premier League and to fifth in the table before the weekend. “They are really, really good and really effective,” said the former Albion, Birmingham and Stoke left…

Wolves great Mike Bailey sure to get a warm welcome at the AMEX

All being well, a man who deserves to be revered by fans of both Brighton and Hove Albion and Wolves will attend the teams’ Premier League clash at the Amex this Sunday, courtesy of the Brighton matchday programme. By Nick Szczepanik Mike Bailey was a dynamic midfield player who played for England and captained Wolves for over a decade, hoisting the League Cup in 1974. As a manager, he led Brighton to the best league finish in their history, 13th in 1981-82. And on September 22 1981 the team reached fifth place, their highest-ever league placing – ironically after a…