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24 Oct 2021 08:55:51
According to the might of The Sun " Wolves skipper Conor Coady is on Newcastle's wanted list for the January transfer window with the 28-year-old England defender likely to cost in the region of £20m. ".

Debbie McGee

1.) 24 Oct 2021 11:35:37
Can't see this happening as Coady under contract unitl 2025 and Wolves desparately need to strengthen the defence in January as Saiss and Boly are likely to be away at the African nations cup. Probably another Journalist short of bread and butter.


2.) 24 Oct 2021 20:15:36
Well no Manager in place and looking to recruit a sporting director, they need to get those positions filled first so I'll take it with a cellar of salt.


3.) 24 Oct 2021 20:37:17
Clickbait nothing else!


 

 

27 Aug 2021 07:20:54
Tottenham's Hotspur's bid to sign Adama Traoré has suffered a blow with Wolverhampton Wanderers standing firm in their desire to keep the winger.
Spurs have targeted Traoré after accelerating talks this week and had hoped to structure a loan deal with a view to a permanent move.

I think it's safe to say Bruno is being backed by the board, as some seem to be questioning Fosun's intentions.

Debbie McGee

1.) 27 Aug 2021 09:15:20
The plot thickens. Sports Witness claim "Tottenham Hotspur are said to have agreed a fee with Wolverhampton Wanderers for their talisman Adama Traore, but the clubs are at an impasse over their preferred approach to the deal"


2.) 27 Aug 2021 11:15:16
They may agree a a fee but Traore will be going nowhere unless Daniel Levy stumps up the full amount up-front! None of this hire-purchase stuff. With Kane staying at Spurs I fully expect Traore to stay with us, and for Bruno to get the best out of him.


3.) 27 Aug 2021 15:08:20
Agreed Deepthroat right to the point. A lot of froth with little substance in the tranfer market this year.


 

 

11 Aug 2021 19:27:02
Hot off the press:

Newly-promoted Empoli have purchased Liam Henderson from Lecce and reportedly have Wolves striker Patrick Cutrone arriving on loan. (according to Football Italia)

Debbie McGee

1.) 11 Aug 2021 20:43:08
Hate that he has turned into a Journeyman loanee. This really will make or break him.
Said that before though

I said this with Mir deal.
We surely to God have someone coming in imminently. Not joining the pant wetter crew but sooner the players are integrated the better. All our business in the last week isn't the way forward for me.


2.) 11 Aug 2021 21:14:34
I'd much rather we take our time and get the right player rather than panic and just buy anyone who's available. Agree that the business should have been finalised sooner so they could be integrated into the squad.


3.) 11 Aug 2021 22:12:58
Yet not 5 days ago Bruno said to cutrone go and show me what you can do and he will stay and fight for his place and yet today he goes out on loan shows how far off some reports were last week and some fans after 3 years still doubt FOSUN trust they have everything covered and our squad will have some coming in but as usual fosun keep it under wraps until it signed sealed delivered Bruno the players the staff have all said there needs to be fresh faces and fosun need to keep spend down that's fine they have known this for 6 months no doubt behind scenes are frantically happening and all fears will be soon over keep the faith.


4.) 11 Aug 2021 22:33:06
I have just sent for my incontinence pants but I might not need them with Fosun taking the piss.


5.) 12 Aug 2021 00:57:25
Everyones worrying about Mir and Cutrone when they've shown very little promise to be honest. In fact the only one that worries me is Otawosie, this kid will be good somewhere! If the offer is £4m then turn it down and actually play him! He has something to offer and I fear this one could actually be worse than Goncalves. The kid is one of the few I've seen that could have REAL talent! Really hope they reject the easy option of selling cause of his contract and give Bruno a chance to make him feel wanted! He'll sign a contract once he believes he'll get a chance! 🤞.


6.) 12 Aug 2021 09:38:55
BullysBoy, I agree entirely. Otasowie did look promising and gives us something different in midfield, whilst Cutrone in his 'cameos' last season looked like a headless chicken with very little idea, albeit I wouldn't knock his effort.


7.) 12 Aug 2021 12:06:38
Jas M : How many “right players” have they signed so far? Fact is they’re much better at selling the wrong players and as for the academy’ they’ve managed to produce one fringe player in MGW since they started.


8.) 12 Aug 2021 13:26:50
Sa, Mosquera and Trincao, so 3 as opposed to the 1 we've moved on. Next question.


9.) 12 Aug 2021 14:20:21
Kilman would also be considered a fringe player.


10.) 12 Aug 2021 15:28:09
Doesn't having only a couple of players in the squad signed pre-Fosun, and going from a relegation battling Championship club to a fourth successive Premier League campaign whilst also taking in a European Cup run suggest the right players have been signed by the club on the whole? Or does that not fit with what appears to be an anti-Fosun agenda from one or two with short memories on where the club were not all that long ago?


11.) 12 Aug 2021 17:52:21
Absolutely spot on ALEXWOLF I'm disappointed we have not been able to get a few threw doors by now but so happy that fosun have it in hand but it's been a frantic year with C.V. and then euros so things will bound to take time and all tho last season didn't go to plan are some actually forgetting we have RAUL back that's like a new signing in its self a fully rested goal scoring king KEEP THE FAITH.


12.) 12 Aug 2021 22:45:56
Well said AlexWolf.


13.) 12 Aug 2021 23:05:42
Technically we've signed 5 players the 3 Jas mentions plus Ait Nouri and Bolla (who we sent straight out on loan) . Only sold 1 and technicallly lost 1 with not signing Vitinha but that still means we have 3 more players than last year plus some extra youngsters.

If as rumoured we sign Moleiro from LAS PALMAS then whilst he's only 17 he looks first team ready and they rate as highly as Pedri.


14.) 13 Aug 2021 10:47:31
I would include Kilman with MGW as fringe players who have broken through. MGW cost nothing. Kilman cost 35 grand from non-league. I think each player will come into his own under Bruno, whereas Nuno didn't rate them enough. Kilman at 6'4" also gives us the height we have badly lacked, in defending and attacking corners. He had a good goal ruled out against Leicester last season, which would be allowed under the new VAR rules this season.


15.) 13 Aug 2021 15:50:37
Bullysboy I would disagree with Otawosie.
I think every young player had a chance to show there talent last season.
And you have those players where you think did they do enough. Otawosie, Hoever, Vitinha and Morgan gibbs white?
Then you have the youngesters that I feel contributed to holding there own in the prem under difficult circumstances Fabio silva, Ait Nouri, Neto and kilman.
All interesting for me. I think fabio silva would be aiming for over 10 goals and 5 assists this season coming.
Ait nouri and the defence in gernearl need to tighten up and try and concede less than 45 goals this season.
If raul is scoring again we could finish 8th and above.
But loads to consider we could have the next academy graduates coming through.


16.) 14 Aug 2021 08:35:35
I think in competitive matches we'll only see Ait Nouri as a wingback or winger rather than a full back in a 4 (when/ if Lage switches to a 4) unless there's an injury to Marcal (likely though, thinking about it) because the lad cannot defend.

The defence is a concern with Mosquera and Boly injured as they seem to me at present to be first choice starters. This is where I hoped Sanderson would have got a run out for us rather than sending him out on loan because we lack balance on the right side of a 3 with all the left footers we have.


17.) 14 Aug 2021 13:56:37
Mad- I love that you still want to give Cutrone ANOTHER chance despite the fact he's never shown any promise since the day he left AC. Yet Otasowie who is a product of our own academy, is three years younger than Cutrone yet you seem to have written him off after just 185 mins of play for us?! Not to mention that most those minutes were as cameos! Weather you rate him or not the lad has the right attitude and remains outwardly professional, obvs I mean Otasowie as Cutrone is quite the opposite! 🤣.


 

 

10 Jul 2021 08:07:57
Looks like Kurt Zouma has turned down an approach from Wolves. The good news is Lage is addressing the problems with defence.

Debbie McGee

1.) 10 Jul 2021 09:51:00
Shame as he is a good defender and a real goal threat at set pieces. Loads of premier league experience and only 26. If others are only looking at loans we might be able to get a change of heart by looking at a permanent deal. Showing faith in a player can make that all important difference.
May well be one of these deals that goes right to the wire. Not ideal but would rather Zouma than Tarkowski, who I thought showed some vulnerabilities in his game last year. Wear and tear taking its toll!


2.) 10 Jul 2021 11:23:21
For sure Wolfthistle.
I'd go for dunk and Zouma all day long. i'd also monitor Laporte at Man City. He had a great euros and Man city want to offload according to reports.
I don't rate Tarkowski. I think he has had good seasons but they have been near the bottom half for a few years now.
Id also keep an eye on Ben White. If its 50m for one of the most outstanding cb in english football he may be worth a massive punt. Not sure if Arsenal are serious. As I think we might find they just offer the lowest fee and then back out when its not accepted.


3.) 10 Jul 2021 13:17:42
Zouma? His loss not ours. We only want players who want to be at Wolves. End of conversation we can do better!


4.) 10 Jul 2021 13:30:59
If we were after Zouma, that shows sense and ambition. If he doesn't want to come its probably because he wants to stay in London. Any London team could do with him. He will have options.

{Ed002's Note - That is not the reason he is not interested in Wolves.}


5.) 10 Jul 2021 13:51:32
Intriguing Ed. Do tell.

{Ed002's Note - He has better options.}


6.) 10 Jul 2021 14:52:04
Deep whilst you should note Ed 002 is not a Wolves fan and therefore may not rate Wolves as a destination as highly a you do it is also fair to say that after last year we aren't as attractive as we were. A year ago we were the next cab off the rank euro 1/ 4s fa cup semis and 2 7ths but sadly not only did we move sharply backwards last year others WH, Leeds, Everton and even Villa moved sharply forward.
Add our v low wage structure and let's be honest the somewhat limited charms of living in Wolverhampton cf London, the south coast or indeed many other places not in England and it is not surprising that he may have better options.
This does present us with a serious issue. I know many won't want to hear it and will claim there are still weeks to go in the transfer window and we don't have to stress but the cold reality is that we do need to sign several "oven ready players" and getting the first one in is the hardest. Doing it early sends out a marker of our ambition and status as an "established" premier league team that a player can safely and happily join. It will therefore obviously make it far easier to attract the others.
Our problem is that the squad was not good enough last year - without the v impressive and unlikely to be repeated 17 points from the first 10 games before Jimenez was injured, [we have no real idea if he will ever return to the level he was physically or mentally], we would have been in serious difficulties.
Since then the squad has got markedly weaker - Otto re injured, Neto injured, Moutinho and Patricio one year further beyond their prime, Boly and Saiss AFN bound to name but some of our issues.
So signing a few unproven kids, which is all we have done so far this summer, is not going to persuade many that we have solved all of our problems and it is safe to sign for Wolves.
Ironically if we can just get a couple of genuine solid pros in we will be fine as there is still the skeleton of a strong squad there particulalry once/ if Jimenez, Otto and Neto return but at the moment this board seems to prefer to sell the remaining handful of stars we have Neves, Traore, Podence etc.
Just don't get it?


7.) 10 Jul 2021 15:40:00
Are you classing Trincao as an unproven kid?


8.) 10 Jul 2021 16:45:58
Jas M

I think what he meant by unproven kids is they aren't signings that will attract a experienced ready player, but we all know silva, trincao, vitinha, all are very talented.

The future
Yes I agree, we did have a lot of problems last season with injuries which made us finish past the mid table, and main reason players aren't tempted to join Wolves like Zouma is because this team has no UCL or UEL this year. Still time to get more signings on the team. I think we will be okay with another CB/ CM/ ST.


9.) 10 Jul 2021 16:50:12
Yes I am.
He has played a couple of half seasons at Braga and then was a squad player at Barcelona - he made 28 appearances in La Liga but his minutes played are equivalent to handful of full matches.
He is a v young player who has had injuries and is joining a totally different league - much more physical and faster whilst playing for a very different side - not all conquering favourites - but, let's be honest, a small unfavoured mid table or lower side.
He won't be getting the protection from the refs that he got in Barcelona or the benefits of having world class players all around him creating space and opportunities.
It is completely unfair to burden him with any sort of expectations as many did with Silva.
I am hopeful he will be great and will contribute over the year but it is madness to place that sort of pressure on him or to rely on him. He may stand up but he may fail - we don't know as he hasn't done it before here or in reality anywhere on a consistent basis. He may have potential and look great in highlight clips, (6 caps for Portugal are also a massive positive), but he is not an experienced and proven Prem league player.
The you can't win anything with kids mantra is not wrong just because 4 or 5 super stars of the UK game (Beckham, Neville, Giggs and Scholes) playing with some all time great like Schmiechel, Cantona, Keane and Irwin were so succesful.
If we had a v strong side he is potentially the cream on the cake but at the moment we don't need cream we need cake.
Absolutely nothing wrong with taking him on a sensibly structured loan deal but its not the final piece in our jigsaw or frankly even a major one. We need to be signing the oven ready players to ensure their is a base from which our young players can develop without crippling pressure - look what happended to Silva. Even Jose - who didn't pull up trees - helped deflect pressure from Silva and he looked much better in those later games!


10.) 10 Jul 2021 17:20:55
So what signing are fans looking for?
If we had a squad like this at the end of the summer I would say it is a step in thw right direction.
Sa
Dunk/ Tarkowski Coady Zouma/ another
Semedo Palinha Diawara Marcal
Podence
Trincao Raul
Bench
Ruddy
Boly
Vinicius
Silva
Donk
Ait nouri

To return Neto and Jonny.


11.) 10 Jul 2021 17:59:03
I can see everyone's point of view but the first thing we need to sort is the spine of the team. That's what got us up to 7th place, with that the rest will come together. Two or three first team regulars to follow who I assume will be Sa if Patricio goes and it will fall into place. I'm my opinion obviously.


12.) 10 Jul 2021 18:08:08
Madman - can I keep Neves and Traore instead of Diawara and Trincao/ Podence in first 11.
Strongly suspect though that the 2 news cbs will be v expensive as will Palinha so money might dictate that you have to sell them to fund the acquisitions. (Assume you have sold Saiss, Moutinho and Patricio as well as the aforementioned 2 plus some fringe players like Cutrone, Mir and Vinagre)
Would sacrifice Vinicius and Diawara if that helped keep Adama and Reuben.
Your team will be fine though and won't go down but might be a bit light on goals unless Trincao really is as good as his hype and Jimenez comes back flying.


13.) 10 Jul 2021 18:53:22
Yeah the future is old gold sell the players mentioned.
Can see us changing the dynamic of our midfield. Out of all the players we may lose I'd keep Neves. Maybe deals can still be done for a Sissoko or Kessie?
Traore is to hot and cold and not consistent enough. His deliveries can be poor. Unless he wants to stay as an impact sub.
He probably got us 10 points and lost us 10 points last season.
Id also argue we probably still need another lwb. Someone like Telles on loan would be good.
And an attacking midfielder like Goncalves or Olmo who we've had or been linked to under Nuno. Maybe Coutinho? 😉
I don't trust Podence consistently either. And see him as a squad player.


14.) 10 Jul 2021 19:36:24
Dont need to tell you my views on Traore.
If Marcal is fit he is solid defensively but seemingly gives you little going forwards so unless we can pick up a free - like Van Anholt - or as you say a loan - like Telles - I wouldn't prioritise LB over a better CM/ AM - maybe your Coutinho (fear that might be a break too far)!


15.) 10 Jul 2021 20:31:04
Madman,

Telles would be a good option loan, but other players also worthy to look at are Dembele (Barca), and Perisic (Inter) . Both clubs are in some financial situations so I wouldn't see inquiring about a loan. Coutinho, last I heard about rumours is Barcelona is negotiating him at 21m taking a huge loss in profit.

I don't know what his demands on weekly wages would be, but worth a try in asking. And last I like your option of Goncalves at attackinf mf, but another option I really like is Kang-in Lee from Valencia. Such a phenomenal player and he's declined a contract extension that's up in 2022 so maybe cash and players like mir/ cutrone their way would open a nice trade?


16.) 10 Jul 2021 21:41:50
I mentioned Kang-in a few weeks ago, I think we should get him as a straight swap with Mir. He was valued then at 7-10m so should be possible. He has what we are looking for and is a good age.


17.) 11 Jul 2021 04:02:58
Ken68

Missed your post, but it’s a nice suggestion. I think his value might be around 20m now that a couple teams are interested but no serious bids have been launched. I would give up Mir and possibly cash if it were to bring Kang-in to the molineux.


18.) 11 Jul 2021 09:26:25
Siisenor

I agree I like all thw players mention. But as I've said before it maybe loans before we sign.

I do think the club really has to sell a project to some experienced players. The prohect shoukd be winning a domestic troohy and getting european football.

The obstacle around Coutinho is his salary and whether it is so much more than other players at the club. that's not forgettingn if everything went to plan with Coutinho and Raul wolves really would be looking up the table. Especially if some of the big teams falter.


19.) 11 Jul 2021 10:23:11
Madman - From the various websites I have seen his salary ranges from a modest (? ) £165k pa upwards to something crazy like £20m a year. That is 4 times what Moutinho and Patricio, who may be gone anyway earn - leaving Silva and Semedo as top earners at circa £4.5m pa.
Assuming the worst and he earns just over £400k a week a deal where we pay Barcelona £21m and him say £21m up front for a 3 year contract might mean he (if he accepts his salary has to plummet - which surely it must as no one will pay him £400k a week now will they? ) might be willing to play for similar money ie £5m a year. This means that over a 3 year contract he earns £15m + £21m = £36m or £12m pa, but as he has 2 years left on his Barcelona contract not sure he would as seemingly he makes £40m just by sitting still over next two years?
However if the worst case scenario is wrong and we take a midddle case this might well work
But can Wolves stump up just over £40m for a fee.
It would be a massive statement and if we just kept the rest of the side together and Jimenez comes back flying adding Coutinho alone may well mean we would be challenging to be a top 4 side. Ironically thise would mean that the money would rapidly flow back in.
If ony we hadn't wasted £70m on 2 over priced players last year.
Neves and Traore are too important to lose and Saiss, Patricio, Moutinho and the fringe playrs don't move the dial but perhaps we could sell Semedo - who isn't bad - for mid to high £20s and replace him with a cheap option even Hoever looked ok?
Really like the idea but strongly suspect he will, as Ed 002 will undoubtedly point out, sadly have much better options.


20.) 11 Jul 2021 10:43:58
Love all this banter about what the club should do and who they should buy and at what price.

I've just finished watching the Spurs documentary and in it, Daniel Levy who a lot of Spurs fans don't like gives an insight on how the transfer market works. Also the Sunderland doc is good as it looks at a club at a different end of the spectrum.

Well worth a watch.


21.) 11 Jul 2021 11:14:55
I understand what your saying the future is old gold. However I doubt the club want to keep all the team as it was last season anyway. a lot of players let us down.
For example if they keep Moutinho, they then have 3 players that can play that position (with Neves and Vitinha as it seems that will be finalised) that have cost the club 40m. Does Bruno want to play with a midfielder like those three?
I can see a lot of change in midfield. It was to predictable last season. No driving runs from midfield and fire from the midfielders. We missed Jonny and Jota on the fire front.
I don't think the club would be able to offload Semedo as he has a long contract. Plus its almost admitting we got it wrong trying to play possession based football.
Although we finished 12th with raul we would have finished higher. So don't look at Semedo and Silva as bad deals. They were deals that could be done during a C.V. Most top clubs held onto top players last season. Even last summer I didn't expect Silva, Vitinha, Hoever or Ait Nouri to play many games. I think they did okay for first season in the circumstances I didn't expect Silva to play 20 games let alone score 20 goals.
I also can't see bruno playing silva and Raul as they are similar. Silva is a young inexperienced raul. So that leaves the strike force to be sorted out.

Jas- your damn right mate. There so many different factors that turn players heads. From the missus knows her favourite shop isn't in the city. To the dog has no where to play. 😂 I just hope the club are selling a project that is achievable within 2 years. A trophy would entice players in more than europe maybe? Winning the prem and fa cup over the last 6 years has definitely helped Leicester attract young talent from across the world.


22.) 11 Jul 2021 12:53:58
Madman - I had assumed that Moutinho had gone and we didn't sign Vitnha. We obviously won't sign Coutinho ( I really don't think we have much if any chance of doing so even if we wanted to! ) and Vitnha.
Puts the putative cost of Vitnha and for that matter the actual cost of Silva into context though doesn't it. Silva doesn't cost that much less than the scenario above and whilst I don't know what wages we might offer Vitnha the suggested £20m fee is insane!
Agree we won't sell Semedo (as he is one of our better players and pefectly competent in his role) but he is probably the only major player we can afford to sell. I accept his contract, where he is overpaid on a multi year deal, will limit how much you'd get anyway.
Of course if Jimenez had remained fit we would have come much higher up but not sure your next statement follows though?
Indeed your next 2 paras pretty much confirm that the Silva deal at least was v v bad. You don't pay £35m and top top wages for a player you don't expect to contribute for 2 years if you are Wolves. That is well over 25% of our latest annual turnover. Look up what City, United, Chelsea etc etc would have to pay to represent 25% of their latest reported annual turnover (its well over £100m) and see if that sort of player would be expected to contribute?


23.) 11 Jul 2021 14:24:26
Your right as a fan it looks odd thefutureisoldgold. But remember no club has really took on the top 6 like Wolves have planned to under Fosun.

Fans need to differentiate between investing in players for the future and players ready for next season.

The first team squad of last season under performed regardless of injuries. Our forwards included Neto, Podence, Traore and Jose.
Vetween them they scored 10 goals. that's rubbish for Portugese and Spanish internationals.
Same goes for midfield not enough goals. Neves was the top scorer.

I'd class Trincao as experienced he has more games under his belt than Neto did when he arrived.

The non purchase of Vitinha and the possible sale of Neves and Moutinho would show Bruno wants a very different midfield. Although I would keep Neves.

There is no comparison between the purchase of Vitinha and Silva and a loan for Coutinho. Also throw in the mix Coutinho may have thought he had a better chance under Koeman last summer or did he go on loan to Bayern again. Emotions feelings and attitudes towards options move with times.


 

 

18 Jun 2021 08:58:29
According to Portuguese outfit UOL "Wolves are evaluating the possibility of signing former Chelsea and Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, with the 32-year-old Spain forward available on a free transfer. "

And so it begins. being continually linked with the same players.

Debbie McGee

1.) 18 Jun 2021 11:38:26
Debbie I think this one is a mis-quote. Jeff Shi actually said I'm going to buy everyone a coffee not I'm going to buy Costa.
Seriously if you've got money to burn and you want to upset your opponents he's as good as anyone!


2.) 19 Jun 2021 13:47:03
ROLF I'm in stitches laughing that much Ken your a legend mate would absolutely love to be sat with you at a game I can imagine how much I would be laughing keep it up mate your posts at least makes me happy and I'm sure more feel the same.


3.) 19 Jun 2021 15:11:11
Gag I wasn't trying to be funny really. It was just to highlight the absurdity of press speculation it's the same every year. If they have nothing or they half hear something they fill a column with utter tripe. Anything to fill space in a newspaper to show how well or ill informed they actually are. We know from experience that Fosun do the business quietly and you find out when it's done.


 

 

 

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17 Oct 2021 13:54:39
Has anyone checked in on AVillaFan, is he okay? ???
That win should keep him quiet for awhile.

Debbie McGee

1.) 17 Oct 2021 21:51:52
He's probablly lying low under his bridge.


2.) 18 Oct 2021 00:18:05
He was otherwise engaged buying a house in Aston.2 up 3 down was his preference.


3.) 18 Oct 2021 09:10:33
Ha Ha that was a cracker Lex.


 

 

16 Oct 2021 16:34:59
It's going to be a long season. I think the objective should be to stay in the league. That's about it.

Debbie McGee

1.) 16 Oct 2021 17:28:52
Pardon?


 

 

10 Oct 2021 09:10:24
RE: The recent purchase of Newcastle United. I'm just wondering on people's thoughts on the matter?

Whilst I would have no qualms in general of a club being bought by a big financier (s) (just look at Wolves) however my issue is with "sports washing" where the Saudi Arabia will uses Newcastle Utd and other events to make themselves look good or try to paint over their human rights abuses.

I watched a documentary on YouTube about how they used the WWE to come over and stage an event, where all the wrestlers came out and praised the Crown Prince and his cohorts for being great hosts etc.

Debbie McGee

1.) 10 Oct 2021 10:06:22
In this money orientated world nothing should surprise us, yes you’re right on human right issues they haven’t changed and are appauling but our own government trades with them ( money money) Until there is a level playing field and this means level, when every one has a maximum budget to spend not a % of their turnover then football might get back to the people and any team can win the premier. No I’m not naive just an old dreamer of days gone by. Something strange! Has spiked this change of heart by the premier and I don’t believe it’s just TV rights.


2.) 10 Oct 2021 12:11:47
Debbie regarding that WWE I recommend have a look around the web there are stories about stars and promoters being held in their hotel rooms.


3.) 10 Oct 2021 13:01:36
When they started selling our Clubs to foreign owners the Premier League thought they could regulate who bought them, hasn’t quite worked out that way.


4.) 10 Oct 2021 16:43:33
To be fair Ron 'dodgy' owners so far have tended to be financially 'dodgy'. This takes it down to a whole new level and it will surely impact on the reputation of The Premier League.


5.) 10 Oct 2021 22:36:31
I'm not sure it does Long, Roman Abramovics pay master Green lit the use of a biological weapon in the heart of Salisbury?! Did that impact the Prems rep?!


6.) 11 Oct 2021 09:49:58
So Newcastle’s new owners have also invested heavily in Facebook, Starbucks, Uber and Disney amongst others. But we don’t hear about that.


7.) 11 Oct 2021 22:49:11
In answer to your question Debbie my own personal view is why should sport be treated any different to anything else. We have educated most of the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and former leaders of Iran. You can probably add Iraq, Syria and Jordan to that! So we have taken that money, plus sold war planes, tanks, weapons training for all of that plus all sorts of other things! We have allowed Russian ownership of Chelsea, Abu Dhabi of Man City. Dubai ownership of endless race horses and stables and access to our Royal family, plus a former Prime Minister who stops an investigation into a case of kidnapping! Why should Newcastle miss out? That stable door has been open for a very long time! I should add to that the fuel that gets our cars and trucks around probably comes from Saudi.
I don't personally have time for any of them I find them abhorent how they treat people. Back in the 80's I was head hunted for a job which turned out to be in Saudi. Villa on a compound, pool, servants, education for our one child at that time plus a vast salary. Told them where to go. My moral compass doesn't go that far. Ditto i'd never holiday in any of the gulf states. I have no time for any of them and I would add Isreal to that, the treatment of Palestinians has been awful. Anyway that's my ten pennath!


8.) 12 Oct 2021 06:42:22
I understand all the moral issues but now that it has happened the good what has come out of it is the Newcastle fans have something back for their loyal massive support.

Us wolves fans have suffered the most part of 40 years before fosun and is why I have compassion for the geordies.

With their take over the competition has got stronger which for me I would like to think will make us stronger.
The ante is upped to stay in the game you must do the same.

On the whole we are heading in the right direction it may not please all wolves fans the way the club is being run but that want be an issue if we keep winning imo.

Ps I have a chance albeit a small one of obtaining a ticket for the villa match.
Only issue it's in the villa end but that no problem for me.
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29 Sep 2021 08:31:19
So Bruno is now looking to the free-agent market for players.
Just for conversation, what free players would you like to see sign for Wolves? I'll stat with Gastón Ramírez on a pay-as-you-play deal.

Debbie McGee

1.) 29 Sep 2021 09:21:01
Wilshire on a pay as you play deal and Mangala.


2.) 29 Sep 2021 11:19:03
The problem with pay as you play is someone uprooting or facing a long daily commute (petrol issues at the moment), with no guarantee of a salary. It may work for someone who is locally based. Wilshire probably would be my pick but being London based we would have to offer a one year deal with incentives I suspect.


3.) 29 Sep 2021 13:22:39
Could always cover fuel costs if they don't play?


4.) 29 Sep 2021 14:38:40
Certainly something along those lines Rated.


5.) 29 Sep 2021 15:57:14
Needs must as the saying goes.
Better to get one or two in now to give a bit more competition and in case more injuries leave us desperate. Surely they an afford some short term deals.


6.) 29 Sep 2021 15:58:19
Sako is available!


7.) 29 Sep 2021 20:48:55
No-ones mentioned this player for a while so I'm going to throw his name back into the mix. Frimpong.


 

 

30 Aug 2021 08:22:16
Still a bit raw over yesterday's result. We all know Mike Dean is not a very good referee (and I'm being polite here) . We were all over Utd from the off. The difference between Utd and us was Utd took their chances. Two clear cut opportunities and two goals (one was clearly offside) . With that said De Gea made a great double-save to deny Saiis. But are forwards are simply not scoring.

I was extremely impressed by Wolves performance yesterday and they made Utd look like a bang average side. When the match was over OGS didn't look happy even when clapping the away fans. He knew they got away with one.

The next three fixtures are Watford, Brentford and Southampton - we really ought to be taking nine points from these teams. Just need the elusive goal to come.

Rant over,

Debs xx.

Debbie McGee

1.) 30 Aug 2021 08:56:04
I agree Debbie, Good performance, But can someone tell me WHAT IS the point of bringing on Fabio with 6 minutes to go should have replaced Jimenez at 60 mins.
Jimenez seems to be struggling at present for what ever reason 60 mins is enough for him at present give Fabio more pitch time.
I can understand doing last min subs if your winning.
I like Brun's style we must put these chances away or struggle.


2.) 30 Aug 2021 09:33:40
Like many on here I was impressed with our open play, I like what Bruno is putting together. Raul needs more time, so as has been said reduce his play time and give Fabio more. We should have put one chance away, I don't know the answer to missing chances, but we need to be more clinical. A bit obvious I know. But it must come soon with the chances being created.


3.) 30 Aug 2021 10:32:29
Leicester, spurs, man u. What were the predicted scores for this start before we kicked a ball? I think we have excelled ourselves and truly we should have won each game. Yesterday in particular was hard to take especially in the way they scored, but we xan look forward to a cracking season. Bruno has got us playing again, the passions here again and the results will come. We made man u look average Yesterday and like it or not we know they're not. The transfer window still worries me but if traore neves stay and we can secure what we need then we'll be a team nobody and I mean nobody will relish taking on. The goals will come, its a bit of a confidence thing and were swiping in desperation sometimes at mo, so come on let's lift our moods and I'll repeat myself who'd have predicted the scores and performances so far? COYW.


4.) 30 Aug 2021 11:00:01
As I asked before the season started “Who’s going to supply the assists for Raul to score the goals”, for all our dominance he was still having to drop back into his own half and none of the clear cut chances are falling for him, as for missing chances, there’s only one finisher in the team and the opposition know that as well as we do, with two wing backs pushing into midfield, two wingers picking the ball up in midfield plus two midfield midfielders we should dominate most games, desperately need to have someone alongside Raul who can finish, all other Clubs in the Prem have two strikers or one out and out striker with a gialscorig number ten (as they like to call “em) we must be the only team in World football that thinks you don’t need anyone in the most important position on the field, perhaps we’re leaving that space on the pitch vacant as something to remember the lad who used to play there by, when are we going to replace Diogo Jota?


5.) 30 Aug 2021 11:05:32
Well I thought we would win one and draw one so I was wrong, but hard to do when pretty much all the wolves fans were expecting us to lose. Watched the game with my dad and first thing he said was we weren’t going to win, personally I think it’s harder to win when all your fans expects a loss. Also like a lot of older wolves fans he was criticising everything we did. Perhaps I’m wrong again but a bit of belief and support can improve a team no end and help get a win, Man Utd fans always believe they will win which is probably why they did. Plus it’s not fun watching a game when people around you expect the worst.


6.) 30 Aug 2021 11:08:21
What I can’t understand is why VAR didn’t review and intervene when the goal was scored?
As an ex official I understand fully that we all made mistakes at times just like players believe it or not referees are also human 😁
VAR is there to review and sort out obvious errors but it still appears the VAR officials are protecting their colleagues rather than looking at it in respect to the game overall?
Wolves were the better side but as others have posted finishing needs to improve. With regards to Raul he seems to be playing out wide more than as a centre forward . After his horrific injury it will no doubt take time for his confidence to return fully but hopefully this will be sooner rather than later. Exciting attacking play by Wolves so hope it all comes together and results give us what is deserved.


7.) 30 Aug 2021 11:24:06
I saw pretty much the same Oxley but Jimenez did have an amazing opportunity when Traore raced through half the length of the pitch.
I think it will come the goals the new manager hasn't been with the players long less than 2 months so I believe in time we will come good.


8.) 30 Aug 2021 11:39:16
Exref I still believe there is a bias and incentive (I don't mean back handers but commercial) to keep the big teams er 'big' for tv etc. They've got the wider fan base hence wider pockets. Had neves attacked pogba like that and trincao gone on to score I bet VAR would have ruled utds way. I know Southampton etc but that seems to generally be the way. Also this 'tactical' time wasting and braking up, and breaking up of play when the opposition are on the ascendancy seems obvious to all but the officials. Ferdinand sitting holding his foot in our box does not necessitate our stopping play at the other end. Pogbas cramp. Same with subs with seconds to go. Hard to prove hard to stop I guess but easy to get away with.


9.) 30 Aug 2021 11:41:24
The goals will come. Despite the result there were improvements in that we tested the keeper more yesterday than against Leicester and Spurs. Against 'weaker' defences we'll definitely come away with positive results.

There are a couple of things I'd like to see more of. One is more players getting into the box. For example when Marcal has the ball to cross, Trincao, Semedo, Traore and either Neves or Moutinho need to get in the box and occupy a defender. At the moment it's Raul verses at least 3 other bodies and the keeper. I'd challenge any forward to score with those odds. Doherty used to do this and got a few goals himself as a result. Semedo isn't as good in the air, but if a defender is on him it's one less on Raul.

The other is for the front 3 to vary things a bit more. Raul gave away the ball a lot yesterday because he had no one near him and was isolated for a lot of the play. Trincao and Traore need to come in the middle sometimes, play a bit narrower and give Raul an option when he holds up the ball. This was something Jota used to do and will help us when trying to break teams down.

It's all things I'm sure will be worked on in training whilst the manager gets his ideas across. All in all though I'm enjoying watching the football again and have full faith the results will come.


10.) 30 Aug 2021 14:19:24
Abbey
I don’t believe there is a conspiracy to favour the bigger teams. What has changed, however, is that the professional referees and the elite squad particularly referee the Premier week in week out and become more friendlier with players. How many times do you see players and officials calling each other by first names?
Now I appreciate that man management of players is important and that times have changed as far as self discipline is concerned within our society and in football but there is an old saying “familiarity breeds contempt “
In my time at football league level and before the Premier League even the top officials such as Keith Hackett, George Courtey, Clive Thomas etc would be officiating in Division One one week then Division 4 or even the Alliance League another. As a Linesman I was teamed with Kieth Hackett we could do Liverpool or Man Utd one week then be at Stafford Rangers or Wrexham or Torquay the next. It kept your feet grounded and made sure officials never became bigger than the game. Some of today’s elite referees become celebrities in their own minds etc
What I do believe is that VAR is sometimes protecting officials rather than working for the game overall.
I honestly dot believe officials are biased but when errors occur the safeguards are not being used correctly.
This game is all about opinions.


11.) 30 Aug 2021 15:38:26
All respect to Exref. There are inconsistencies tho and maybe it's my bias for the underdog but the bigger the team the more likely it seems to go their way.


12.) 30 Aug 2021 16:16:40
Too much incostinancy imo something isn't adding up, why aren't these officials investigated?


 

 

 

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