Wandering to Titles – The Calm Before The Storm (November) Episode 30

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Season 3, Episode 30

I’m eager to get back on track after suffering two straight defeats, albeit one via penalties.

We’ve got a short month of fixtures and I may potentially schedule a friendly in between to keep morale and fitness high.

LASK Linz (4th) vs Wolves (2nd)
4/11/2021 Europa League Group C

There’re 17 days in-between this and our next game so a strong team will be played to keep up their fitness.

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Wandering to Titles – End of Month Pains (October) Episode 29

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Season 3, Episode 29

We head into this month joint 1st in the Premier League, albeit joint with 4 other teams. Surprisingly, every team has lost at least once so far in these early stages.

Liverpool are looking for their third successive title have already seen themselves defeated twice.

Do we sacrifice cup tournaments to give the title a real go? I think it’s far too soon to be thinking about that, but we have a good balanced squad, enough to compete on a lot of fronts.

I’m hoping for a tighter defence this month. We only managed one clean sheet in September in games where we should have done better.

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Wandering to Titles – Neves, Leader Like No Other (September) Episode 28

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Season 3, Episode 28

I’m eager to continue our blistering run to the season. While we didn’t play the best in the league last month, we still showed what we’re capable of by dispatching teams comfortably.

Liverpool provides our toughest test, and they’re up next. We all know how good they’ve been over the past two years.

Wolves (2nd) vs Liverpool (5th)
11/9/2021 Premier League

To combat Liverpool’s incredible attack, I will drop a striker back to a DM role. Hopefully we can catch Liverpool on the break.

Salah misses out due injury, which is of course good news for us.

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Wandering to Titles – We Are Off to a Flyer! (August) Episode 27

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Season 3, Episode 27

Our first set of fixtures is very favourable. We entertain two of the three promoted sides while also coming up against an improved Leicester side and mid-table predicted Norwich.

On the injury front, we’re in good shape. Only Fernandes and Longstaff are out, so Horta will have the chance to prove himself in the upcoming games.

Conor Coady, our club captain, continues to be our 4th choice centre back in the 3 man defence. I’ve opted to switch the arm band to someone else.

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Wandering to Titles – Third Summer Transfers (Pre-Season) Episode 26

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Season 3, Episode 26

This summer’s transfer window will undoubtedly be long and arduous. We have a fair few players with release clauses in their contracts, (Neves £140m, Jota £89m, van de Beek £75m) and should any teams come in for them close to the end of the window, we may have a hard time trying to replace them.

As mentioned in the previous episode, Brexit has come and gone. We are now limited to 17 foreign players in our league registration.

This change does not apply to current foreigners in the squad, however we must be cautious of this going forward. A strong youth academy will be needed.

This Brexit rule changes also comes with a 2nd change. A foreign player without a wage of £8,000 p/w cannot be registered. While this is more limiting to those further down the table and divisions, this prevents us from grabbing young talent who are yet to develop, unless we loan them straight out.

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Wandering to Titles – Season 2 Review, Episode 25

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Season 2, Episode 25

We’ve come a long way in two years. While we didn’t achieve silverware this season, progression has been made.

This season marked our first adventure in the Champions League as a club. We fought valiantly in a group that consisted of Champions League regulars Dortmund, Ajax and Celtic. We topped the group in magnificent fashion – zero dropped points.

It was at the quarter-final where we bowed out to the mighty Liverpool. But no matter, I’m proud of the boys and how well they did. They were not scared of the occasion and played with pride.

While we came 5th in the league for the 2nd time in a row, we did amass 3 more points this season. Small progress there, but progress nonetheless.

Liverpool knocked us out of two cups, while it was Manchester United for the 3rd. Teams expected to beat us so nothing we can be overly distraught about.

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Wandering to Titles – Wrapping up the Season (May) Episode 24

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Season 2, Episode 24

The final month of the season. There’s not much to play for other than chasing down our point total from last season (67).

I aim to give a few of the fringe players and youth players a few minutes, but not as the expense of losing games.

The core of the team will still play – but the pressure is off right now and the likes of Chem Campbell have earn’t a few minutes in the first team.

Wolves (5th) vs Newcastle (17th)
1/5/2021 Premier League

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Wandering to Titles – Liverpool Triple Header (April) Episode 23

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Season 2, Episode 23

An historic month for us as we enter the Quarter Finals of the Champions League for the first time.

We’re playing Liverpool, arguably the best team in the world right now, three times in a week.

I’m apprehensive, but we are capable of doing the unthinkable.

Wolves (5th) vs Fulham (20th)
3/4/2021 Premier League

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Wandering to Titles – Are We a 'Big Team' Now? (March) Episode 22

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Season 2, Episode 22

A short month for fixtures as we head closer and closer to the business end of the season.

This could be an historic month for Wolves as we try to progress further into the Champions League Knockout stages.

But first, we face a local rival in the form of Birmingham City.

Wolves vs Birmingham City
2/3/2021 FA Cup 5th Round

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Wandering to Titles – Formation Change & Clean Sheets (February) Episode 21

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Season 2, Episode 21

I’m so glad we got the January winter window out of the way. With a couple of our players holding release clauses in their contracts and another couple on the cusp of becoming world-class, I dread to look every time I opened my emails.

Thankfully no bids came in. No players were disgruntled, and we continued as if there were no window.

We see the return of the Champions League this month with our tie versus Valencia. I’m so eager to get back into the swing of things after a month and a half break from the competition.

But first, Brentford away in the FA Cup.

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