Wolves vs Newcastle United LIVE

Hello and welcome to our live blog coverage of Wolves v Newcastle United of Molineux.

The Magpies return to the Premier League following their midweek Carabao Cup success at Tranmere Rovers. Eddie Howe has made nine changes for the Merseyside clash and will likely reshuffle his squad once more.

Alexander Isak could make his black-and-white debut after his club-record move from Real Sociedad was confirmed on Friday. Newcastle have lodged the required entry before the Premier League deadline to allow the Sweden international to feature this weekend.

Victory would temporarily put United in fourth place ahead of Tottenham, with Antonio Conte’s side in action at Nottingham Forest later in the day. Wolves are still looking for their first top-flight win of the season, having picked up just one point so far.

Lee Ryder, Ciaran Kelly and Chris Knight are here to bring you all the action as it happens.

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Opening goal

Pope couldn’t do anything against this one…



Howe side trail at the break.

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Extra time

One minute added.

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Clash of heads

Jonny and Willock down after going up for a header. Both seem to be doing well.

Saint-Maximin looked set for a good shot chance, but Longstaff’s pass was overshot.

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Newcastle behind

An unannounced goal, Newcastle looked comfortable so far.

The visitors controlled possession as Wolves looked to play through the break. Saint-Maximin has a shot but it’s straight on Sa.

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wolves lead

Willock comes out to try and close up the midfield, but it’s absolute love at first sight from Neves in the bottom corner.



Neves pulls Wolves ahead

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willow cross

A teasing cross from Willock is claimed by Sa, who flattens Joelinton in the process.

Back on her feet now.

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The free kick goes nowhere, and a minute or so later Pope has to make an easy save.

A cross from the right finds Jimenez on the run as he approaches the box. The striker tries to take his first time, but it’s comfortable for Pope.

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Newcastle FK

Good possession spell again for Newcastle, and Willock gets the foul from Guedes. Chance for Trippier to put one in the box…

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Semedo reserved

Cynical yellow for the full-back after Saint-Maximin fell back well and looked to move forward.

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Jimenez takes the ball away from Trippier, and it’s a great cross for Nunes.

Botman can’t clear it, but the midfielder can’t guide the header to the target.

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Possession of magpies

After a quick start, Newcastle settled into a good rhythm.

Controlled possession and the hosts largely played against.

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corner of the magpies

A threatening ball from Trippier is pushed back for a corner, and the set-piece finds Joelinton at the far post.

However, on the stretch it is a tough chance and it translates to a moderate effort at Sa.

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VAR check


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Important block from Longstaff, as he closes a threatening Wolves counter.

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A loose touch from Collins gives Newcatle a big chance.

A few passes later, Longstaff rushes but the ball is blocked and goes behind for a corner.

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Miss Willock

A glorious chance for Newcastle to score.

Longstaff gets his shirt pulled in the buildup, and it breaks for Willock. However, he drags his shot harmlessly.

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Willock knocks?

The midfielder appears to have rolled his ankle and looks a bit uncomfortable.

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jonny cross

Wolves again find room behind as Jonny finds himself behind Trippier.

He shoots a low cross but Pope wants to choke him.

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Wolves are close to scoring!

An exquisite cross pass from Neves finds Guedes, and he slides the ball for Neto.

The striker beats Pope to the ball, but he loops just above the bar.

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foul burn

The full-back knocks Semedo down and gives Wolves the chance to swing a ball into the box.

Easy claim for Pope.



Joelinton manages to send a ball to Wood and he tries to get around Sa.

Keeper does well to close the angle and it’s a corner for Newcastle.

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Opening Exchange

Not much in the opening exchanges so far.

Newcastle are yet to leave their own half as the hosts look to get off to a quick start.

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To start up

We are on our way to Molineux!

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Kick-off imminent

Matt Ritchie encouraging everyone #nufc starter and shaking their hands as they complete their warm-up and leave the field one by one.

Alexander Isak watched from the mouth of the tunnel alongside one of the club’s player liaison officers.

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Redknapp’s prediction

The Sky Sports pundit believes the absences of Guimaraes, Isak and Wilson make Wolves the favorites this afternoon.

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Confident Age

The Wolves boss told Sky Sports: “We start the season with good performances like the other season. If you look at all three games it’s just one point but all the right signals are there.”

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The Ryder Update

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Bruno “neglects”

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