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December 16, 2019

Otasowie own goal sends Wolves U23s to defeat against Everton in five-goal thriller

Everton U23s 3 Wolves U23s 2 A late own goal from Owen Otasowie sentenced Wolves Under-23s to a 3-2 defeat away to Everton at Southport’s Pure Stadium. Wolves early on through striker Benny Ashley-Seal, before a double from Everton striker Ellis Simms turned the game on its head. Dion Sanderson levelled for Wolves before half-time but Otasowie’s own goal nine minutes from time made it nine games without a win in all competitions for Wolves in head of academy Scott Sellars’s first game in charge after the departure of caretaker coach Mark Kennedy and prior to the arrival of James…

Adama Traore’s targeting is ‘relentless’ and refs can’t stop it – Wolves skipper Coady

Adama Traore’s targeting by Premier League defenders is relentless according to Wolves captain Conor Coady – who claims referees can’t stop it. Three Tottenham players – Toby Alderweireld, Eric Dier and Harry Kane – were booked for fouling Traore in Sunday’s 2-1 defeat at Molineux, making it 24 players booked for fouls on him in 26 games this season. The statistics confirm the 23-year-old flier is being deliberately pinpointed by opposition players, but Cpady wants more protection for the speedy winger. “We were a bit gutted with the amount of fouls they put in on him,” said the skipper. “They’re…

Wolves ‘have the best crowd in the Premier League – Coady

Captain Conor Coady says Wolves have the best crowd in the Premier League. Supporters responded to a superb spectacle against Tottenham on Sunday by raising the roof at Molineux with their backing, despite the last-gasp 2-1 defeat. The attendance of 31,674 was a new record at the rebuilt stadium and the biggest at Molineux since March 10, 1981 when 40,524 packed into the ground to see the FA Cup quarter final win against Middlesbrough. The Spurs gate overtook the 31,642 for the visit of Sheffield United on December 1 and was the highest in the league at the ground since…

Wolves cubs at Molineux for Youth Cup test against Forest

Wolves fans get the chance to see the club’s potential stars of the future at Molineux this week with an FA Youth Cup clash against Nottingham Forest. Steve Davis’s team begin their quest for glory in the third round of the prestigious youth competition this Wednesday, from 7pm. The winners will host either Reading or Crystal Palace in the fourth round before Saturday, January 18 2020. From the Wolves side who faced Wigan in the competition last season, several of the Under-18 squad have gone on to make their first-team debuts this season. Midfielders Taylor Perry, Terry Taylor and Luke…

Wolves paired with Espanyol in Europa League round of 32

Wolves have been paired with Spanish side Espanyol in the Europa League round of 32 draw. In what’s seen as a favourable draw, Nuno Espirito Santo’s side will meet the La Liga basement side over two legs in their first appearance in the knockout stages of major European competition in almost 40 years, following the 4-0 victory over Besiktas at Molineux on Thursday night. The first leg will take place on Thursday, February 20 at Molineux (8pm), before the return at the RCDE Stadium seven days later, at 5.55pm (UK time). Espanyol are currently sat bottom of La Liga, having…