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February 11, 2020

Mourinho: Wolves in mix for top four after Podence boost

Jose Mourinho has re-iterated his claim that Wolves are contenders for a Champions League spot this season – because of the signing of Daniel Podence. Tottenham manager Mourinho believes Portuguese compatriot Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are rivals for a top-four spot in the Premier League, along with surprise packet Sheffield United. The newly-promoted Blades are fifth, two points below fourth-placed Chelsea and two clear of Mourinho’s Spurs. Wolves have dropped to ninth, on goal difference behind Manchester United, but six points off the top four, after Everton went seventh with a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace at the weekend. Nuno…

ICYMI: Wolves star Raul Jimenez to become a father – and wants to get wed

Wolves hotshot Raul Jimenez is to become a father, after he and his actress girlfriend Daniela Basso announced they are expecting their first child. The 28-year-old club record signing’s new arrival will be born this summer, and the pair, who are settled in Wolverhampton, are understandably delighted. The Mexico international, who has scored 20 goals in all competitions this season, said news that the couple are to become parents has given him an unexpected boost on the pitch. “Since I found out the good news in November, I’ve been scoring more goals,” said Jimenez, who has over 3.33m followers on…

Former Wolves defender McNamara ‘awake and talking’ after collapse

Former Wolves and Celtic defender Jackie McNamara is ‘awake and talking’ after collapsing near his home in York with a suspected bleed to the brain on Saturday night. The 46-year-old ex-full back is being treated at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, who say he’s in a ‘critical but stable condition’ in intensive care. A statement from the hospital read: “We can confirm Jackie McNamara was admitted to Hull Royal Infirmary on Sunday night and is currently being cared for in our intensive care Unit. He remains in a critical but stable condition. “We are supporting both Jackie and his…