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The 2018/19 Premier League fixtures have been released and we’ve listed all 380 games that will be played by Arsenal, Bournemouth, Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Cardiff City, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Huddersfield Town, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford, West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Bournemouth v Cardiff
Arsenal v Man City
Fulham v Crystal Palace
Huddersfield v Chelsea
Liverpool v West Ham
Man United v Leicester
Newcastle v Tottenham
Southampton v Burnley
Watford v Brighton
Wolves v Everton

Saturday, August 18

Brighton v Man United
Burnley v Watford
Cardiff v …

WOLVES AND BRENTFORD DOMINATE THE PFA LEAGUE ONE TEAM OF THE YEAR!
League One Champions Wolves and Runners Up Brentford dominated the PFA League One Team of the Year at the annual PFA Awards tonight with seven of the team coming from the already promoted clubs.
Wolves led the way with five players selected as Carl Ikeme, Sam Ricketts, Danny Batth, Bakary Sako and Kevin McDonald whilst Brentford’s former Everton duo Adam Forshaw and Jake Bidwell were also named.
Peterborough United’s top goalscorer Britt Assombalonga led the strike force along with Coventry City’s …

Having suffered relegation from the Championship, the club’s second relegation in as many seasons, Wolves need to think long and hard about what life in League One will bring. The departure of our prize assets isn’t nearly enough. Wolves’ oversized squad needs to be decimated rather than stripped down. Put a big skip outside the stadium, throw out all the old rubbish and start again.
It’s kind of heart ripping to think that a club with an Under 21 team that has beaten Man United and Chelsea’s youth teams this season …

Since goal ace Bakary Sako limped off in Wolves home victory against Bristol, Wolves have scored five times in 120 minutes for the first time this season since back-to-back victories against Bristol City and Birmingham in December.
The previously maligned Stephen Hunt has laid on three of those goals, but more importantly his dogged, determined approach has proved contagious and Wolves are finally doing the very thing that wins you games – working hard for each other.
Between Hunt, Ebanks-Blake and the two goal scorers yesterday, Sigurdasson and Doyle, Wolves have a …

It’s been an emotional week at Molineux. A passionate plea from chairman Steve Morgan to the fans, around fifty of whom protested ahead of last night’s home game against Watford, and a dramatic Bacary Sako equaliser that earned Wolves a vital point at the last.
I, for one, think that we’ve seen a hint of progress. I disagree with claims that Morgan and Moxey manage the club without its best interests at heart.
Fundamentally, they’ve just made some really rubbish calls – sacking McCarthy, appointing inexperienced managers to fulfil a challenging brief, …

Perhaps, considering the second half performance of Dean Saunders’ men, the defeatist chant was slightly harsh. However, particularly poignant was the new favourite ‘you’re nothing special. We lose every week chant today, as Wolves succumbed to yet another home defeat at the hands of top dog Cardiff.
Top dog they may be, but Cardiff’s success is a damning indictment of the strength it this Championship. As usual, it took nothing particularly special to undo Wolves defensive barrier. A hopeful long throw and a routine set piece gave the league leaders’ a …

In May 2009, the jubilant army of Wolves fans poured onto the pitch in ecstasy having watched their side clinch the Championship title having secured promotion to the Premier League a week before at Molineux.
Almost four years on, a very different scenario came to fruition. Furious fans berated their beaten side, who succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against fellow Championship strugglers Barnsley, in a game they controlled and led in the early stages. A result that sees them slide into the red zone, once again, and closer to a disastrous …

Blackpool avenged the 2-1 defeat suffered at the hands of Wolves before Christmas, two goals from Tom Ince flipping the scoreline on this occasion. While the losing home side were nowhere near as dominant in this encounter, Wolves fans will have certainly left the game wondering how their side contrived to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
It all started so well. On paper Peszko and O’Hara added strength to the midfield and the absence of Ward gave some hope that Ince wouldn’t run riot as he had done at …

Dean Saunders recently filled the vacancy left by Ståle Solbakken as the Norwegian left Molineux after one of the less merry Christmas’s in recent history. Saunders hasn’t got the experience some Wolves fans may have hoped for, so how well is he equipped to make a go of it in Wolverhampton?
On paper, he’s actually got it all. He knows the lower leagues inside out, a trait that has paid off handsomely for managers such as Paul Lambert and Nigel Adkins who have both achieved back to back promotions with teams …

CAPITAL ONE CUP
 
Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: 19:45, Tuesday 25 September
Team News:
Cesar Azpilicueta, Marko Marin, Lucas Piazon and Victor Moses could all make their first starts for Chelsea while Oriol Romeu is expected to make his first start of the season.

Wayne Hennessy is unavailable for Wolves with a knee injury which is likely to keep him out until the end of October/ beginning of November.
Match Preview:
Last season Chelsea faced Wolves on two occasions with the now Championship club of course in the Premier League. Chelsea emerged with victory on both occasions against a considerably …