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April 2020

Wolves players donate six-figure sum to city hospital to help fight

Wolves have donated a six-figure sum to the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust to assist the city’s efforts in fighting Covid-19. The donation to the Trust, which provides services at New Cross Hospital, West Park Hospital, Cannock Chase Hospital and several community and primary care sites, will aid the work being carried out by frontline services across the city and help part-fund and equip the additional capacity that is currently being built at New Cross. The first-team squad, staff and head coach Nuno Espirito Santo have all contributed to the donation. Wolves captain Conor Coady said: “All of us in the…

Jota insists Wolves players have all they need to cope through crisis

Diogo Jota insists Wolves players have all they need to cope during the lockdown caused by the coronavirus. Like all professional clubs, Wolves have shut down, with Molineux and the training ground closed for several weeks under the government’s guidelines. Players have been given individual training plans to keep fit while football worldwide remains on hold after FIFA’s announcement on Sunday that the suspension of the game is indefinite. Several Wolves players have posted pictures and videos of themselves working out at home, including Raul Jimenez, Joao Moutinho, Ruben Neves and Leonardo Campana, who is now recovered after suffering from…

Wolves star Doc admits training alone is proving tough

Wolves wing back Matt Doherty admits training on your own during the lockdown due to coronavirus is proving mentally tough. Players have been given their own workouts to do since the training ground was shut some two weeks ago under the government’s guidelines to beat the pandemic. Some Wolves players have posted videos and pictures on social media of themselves and their partners working out at home, including Raul Jimenez and Joao Moutinho, while others such as Ruben Vinagre and Leonardo Campana have put up footage of them doing the toilet roll ‘keepy-uppy’ challenge. All professional football has been put…

Wolves’ search for new sporting director put on hold

Wolves’ search for a sporting director has been put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The club are seeking a replacement for Kevin Thelwell, who joined Major League outfit New York Red Bulls in February. But it’s understood the process for Thelwell’s successor has been placed into cold storage because of the worldwide shutdown and will not re-commence until normality resumes. The club had started to speak to possible candidates, through a recruitment company, before the outbreak which has caused all elite football to be postponed until at least April 30. Wolves have also been working without a managing…