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Wolves v Villa - five things we learned

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa

It was about as interesting a pre-season game as you'll find.

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Sedgley Slayer

Good article Tim. Despite a bit of guess work regarding transfers (although in fairness there has been very little action to talk about), you seem to reflect the fans opinions (or at least mine) very ...


Trying to let a little time go by before commenting. First, yes we were lucky not to be at least two down early on. I don't think that was because Villa are a good side, but we were uncertain and all ...


A wingless 4-4-2 will not ses us far this season. We could not work it effectively last season. I was a bit shocked KJ went with it. No width and it reduced us as an attacking threat. I agree with bei...

Wolves 2 Aston Villa 2 - Report and pictures

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa

Benik Afobe struck late to earn Wolves a deserved draw in an end-to-end West Midlands derby against Aston Villa at Molineux.

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I think that we all should get down on our knees and thank Kenny Jackett.He has found gems in the lower divisions that our previous managers did not.He has assembled at least six players who could pla...


Nothing about last nights game hinted at a halt in progression. We were very competitive against a Premier league team.... and should have won it!


It was a good match to wet the appetite for the forthcoming season! Crowd were fantastic too.

A guy I play footy with asked me about Bright Enobakchare because he recently played with him and said ...

West Brom beating Foxes to James Chester

SOCCER - pre-season friendly - Walsall v West Bromwich Albion

West Brom are poised to make Hull City defender James Chester their second signing of the summer - after a late attempt by Leicester City to hijack the move.

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Amidst my moments of dourness there shines a sparkle of humour, quality kidda very funny.

Take a bow.

Walsall Baggie

Adebyhor and Berbatov - there was more effort in a British Leyland night shift !!!


I thought Dawson gave it 100% last season as a right back. But long term I would like to see a proper right back come in and allow Dawson to get his chance at cb.

My choice at the moment would be Da...

Save our pub: Community fighting plans to turn local into Morrisons supermarket

Craig Winyard, Phil Wimlett, Lorraine Chew, Martin Day and Bill Etheridge, who are furious about plans to turn the Seven Stars pub

A community has vowed to fight on in its bid to protect a popular pub after Morrisons was given permission to turn it into a supermarket.

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Phil Smith

There's not a Morrison's around the corner. Its called competition.

And why does the picture above consist of all UKIP members (Google them) and not any of the local community?


I can see their point though!

There is a supermarket just round the corner. Why open another one?


The other unwanted travesty and further unwanted development contrary to the local people which will be going ahead is easy the super mosque which will be "another dark day for democracy" councillor E...

Video: Jackett and Benik Afobe on Wolves

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa

Boss Kenny Jackett praised the character of his Wolves side after they twice came from behind to claim a derby draw against Villa.

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Can't speak for last nights performance as I wasn't there but Henry for me is certainly Championship quality. Baring in mind how little he played last season I think him and Rajiv are enough to occupy...


Agreed, Connor Coady was one of the stand out players for both teams. Looking forward to seeing him play throughout the season! Henry was terrible, his corners were very poor. One thing that stood ou...

Walthamstow Wolf

Nice to have a manager who doesn't say stupid things, and even nicer to have a sensible, articulate young striker who doesn't feel the need to start every other sentence with 'obviously'.

Iceland and Poundstretcher could be on the move in Walsall

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Big firms such as Iceland, Gala Bingo and Poundstretcher could be forced to leave a Walsall retail park if plans go ahead to expand a town centre bus station.

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Martacus Redd

Why don't they open up again the Pedestrianized section from Bradford Place to St Pauls Bus Station for Buses only. To Police it they could put camera's to fine cars, Taxi's & privite hire cars ...


I agree entirely, this idea should be scrapped. I may be being cynical but is it the Council's plan to remove all free parking in Walsall so shoppers have to pay and use the council's own car parks?



Can we also at this time look at the bus bays on the roads going to the West and South of the borough. With buses stopping directly on the road rather than just off it the speed of traffic is reduced ...

Wolverhampton council workers fluff their lines outside bulldozed school

The recently repainted lines

Wolverhampton council workers painted markings on a busy main road warning ‘School - Keep Clear’ - outside a school that was bulldozed three months ago.

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Wolverhampton Clowncil strikes again!

Another example of pure incompetence from the Big Top.

Keep voting them in Wolverhampton.

Stylish cabins to breathe new life into Wolverhampton markets

Revealed: First look at city's market makeover

These pictures show the first glimpse of what Wolverhampton Market could look like in the near future.

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What's needed is quality city centre parking at a decent price - within the Ring Road or alongside it with footbridges running over. Maybe replace the indoor market building with a new, green multisto...


Moi, negative? If being realistic is being negative then I am not a realist.

The style cabins are secondhand containers.They are square,functional and safe but style they are not.

As I said previo...

Leonado DaVinci

what we need in the Town Centre is high quality shops seven days of the week, not a market two or three days of the week for Fruit and Veg, Pots and Pans, rolls of cloth and under ware.

We need big s...

Hotel planned for Walsall town centre to boost tourism

The Walsall Waterfront development

A four star hotel, more homes and road improvements have been earmarked for Walsall town centre as part of a plan to boost tourism and attract more residents.

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This is a very misleading article.

Your headline 'Hotel planned for Walsall town centre to boost tourism' makes it sound as though the council has got plans to build a hotel, which is not what is goi...

Martacus Redd

I'm not sure how occupied it currently is, but how about converting Townend House into a Hotel?

I think it's come to a stage where we have to think why build a new building, lets refurb what we have...


I think we may be getting caught up in some council type definitions here. I don't think Walsall has much of a "tourist trade". But there is potentially a need for people coming in for meetings etc st...

Calls for park to be shut at night after vandals strike

Councillor Steve Jones, and Princes End Caretaker Paul Leslie Green and Bernard Acquah, Council Neighbourhood Assistant

A councillor has called for a Black Country park to be locked up at night after vandals damaged fitness equipment just days after it was installed.

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Middley i have to agree sadly

Then they all moan they are bored....

Endless cycle..

Btw this the park just off st marks road? if so i am sure this was re furbished before and got destroyed th...


I'm surprised there is anything left and not all knicked as tat ! These things in parks were always going to be a waste of tax payers money in sadwel, people in thus area don't want anything nice, the...

the dog

Those arms look like they have used a grinder to cut them off, and I suppose it's the same group of youths that vandalise other parks and amenities close by when they are not nicking bikes or breaking...