Michael Kightly set to miss start of season

25 06 2010

Winger Michael Kightly is set to miss the start of the new Premier League season.

Kites told Wolves’ Official Website that he hopes to play some part in a pre-season game but won’t be fit to start pre-season when the rest of the squad do.

He last played for Wolves in the November defeat to Blues at Molineux.





Andrew Surman joins Norwich City

22 06 2010

Andrew Surman has completed a move to Championship new boys Norwich for an undisclosed fee. Versatile midfielder signs three-year deal at Carrow Road.





RUMOURS: Wolves tracking Mana Dembele

22 06 2010

Dembele has scored two goals in ten games for the French club.

The Daily Mail claims that both Wolves and Watford are interested in Chateauroux striker Mana Dembele.

The 21-year-old Frenchman is relatively unknown and would be a fairly big gamble for Mick McCarthy to take considering he can only name 25 players this season.

 

Nationality:

 

French 

Place of birth: Ivry-Sur-Seine (94) ,France 
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Positions: Forward




TRANSFER NEWS: Guirane N’Daw next through the Molineux door?

20 06 2010

N'Daw has 31 caps for Senegal, scoring two goals.

According to The People Wolves have agreed a £1.75m fee for Senegalese midfielder Guirane N’Daw.

I reported at the end of May that Wolves had registered a interest and at the time St. Etienne’s Sporting Director Damien Comolli told the Sunday Mercury: 

“We’ve had an approach from Wolves for Guirane. We are only at the beginning of discussions.”

N’Daw had been on loan at St. Etienne and a permanent move had been expected from Nantes but Wolves look to have hijacked the deal.

Here are a couple of N’Daw’s goals:





Guedioura misses out once again

18 06 2010

Guedioura made his debut in Algeria's warm-up game against Ireland.

Despite Algeria losing their first group game to Slovenia, Adlene Guedioura has failed to grab a starting position for the game against England tonight.

Guedioura was a late sub in the first game and Algeria have copied England in dropping their keeper for the game.

Here are tonight’s teams:

England: James, Johnson, Carragher, Terry, Ashley Cole, Lennon, Barry, Lampard, Gerrard, Rooney, Heskey.
Subs: Green, Dawson, Crouch, Joe Cole, Warnock, Upson, Milner, Wright-Phillips, Defoe, King, Carrick, Hart.

Algeria: M’Bohli, Bougherra, Belhadj, Yahia, Kadir, Yebda, Lacen, Halliche, Boudebouz, Ziani, Matmour.
Subs: Gaouaoui, Mansouri, Ghezzal, Saifi, Djebbour, Bellaid, Laifaoui, Guedioura, Medjani, Mesbah, Abdoun, Chaouchi.

Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)

*Nenad Milijas was an unused substitute in Serbia’s suprising 1-0 win over Germany earlier.





HIGHLIGHTS: Mouyokolo goal videos

18 06 2010

Here’s Mouyokolo’s goal against Chelsea this season. A towering header from a corner.

Here’s Mouyokolo scoring for Boulogne in the French cup.





BREAKING NEWS: Mouyokolo signs four-year-deal

18 06 2010

Mouyokolo moved to Hull in 2009's January transfer window.

Wolves have now confirmed the signing of Hull City defender Steven Mouyokolo.

The 23-year-old Frenchman has signed a four-year-deal with the option of a fifth and as per club policy, he mvoes for an undisclosed fee.

Let’s hope his old club-mate Stephen Hunt will be following him before too long.





Nenad Milijas loses his place for Serbia’s crucial game

18 06 2010

Nenad Milijas was today dropped to the bench for Serbia’s second Group D match against Germany.

He was less than impressive in the opening game against Ghana and Kuzmanovic has replaced him in the centre of midfield.

At the time of writing the game is ten minutes old and Wolves manager Mick McCarthy is the co-commentator on BBC 1 & HD.





RUMOURS: Double signing of Stephen Hunt and Steven Mouyokolo to be confirmed tomorrow

17 06 2010

Wolves had bids rejected for Hunt in January.

Rumours are rife on internet message boards that Wolves will tomorrow announce the signings of Stephen Hunt and Steven Mouyokolo from Hull.

As I reported yesterday, sources in France claim a deal is in place for Mouyokolo and Mick McCarthy has always been a long-term admirer of Hunt.

One poster claims that there has been a press conference called for midday. Sporthull.co.uk always seems certain that Mouyokolo in particular will join.

To view both discussion threads click on the links below.

Molineux Mix The Wolf

Mouyokolo made 21 appearances for Hull last season.





BREAKING NEWS: Wolves kick off the new season at home to Stoke

17 06 2010

The Premier league finishes on May 22 this year.

Wolves start the new Barclay’s Premier League season at home to Stoke City before travelling to Goodison Park to play Everton.

The end-of-season run-in looks okay although high profile games against WBA and Blues within a week may be tricky.

Other key dates include…

West Brom: Dec 18  – Away, May 7 – Home

Blues: Dec 11 – Home, April 30 – Away

Villa: Sep 25 – Home, Mar 19 – Away

Click here to go to Wolves Official Website to see the fixtures in full.