Wolves Europa league draw!

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Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Real ale 2 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:41 pm

Crusaders from Belfast or B36 Torshavn from the Faroe Islands ..2nd leg of this tie 18th July then Molyneux home first leg looking back on our draw against Aberdeen would say a much easier draw.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Quickenthetempo » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:51 pm

I'm glad we played 3 decent sides.
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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby jrgbfc » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:52 pm

Gonna be pretty galling when Wolves get 3 really good draws and sail through to the group stage! We had just about as tough a draw as we could get at every stage, starting with Aberdeen.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby burnmark » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:54 pm

jrgbfc wrote:Gonna be pretty galling when Wolves get 3 really good draws and sail through to the group stage! We had just about as tough a draw as we could get at every stage, starting with Aberdeen.


Correct- don’t think we could have asked for a much tougher run in the competition.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Burnleyareback2 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:59 pm

Fantastic news, looks like they will qualify.

Let's see how they find next season !
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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby KRBFC » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:09 pm

Most fans on here were delighted we drew the 3 toughest ties possible

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Lord Beamish » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:11 pm

KRBFC wrote:Most fans on here were delighted we drew the 3 toughest ties possible

I know I was.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby MACCA » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:11 pm

KRBFC wrote:Most fans on here were delighted we drew the 3 toughest ties possible


Some will even have you believe the chairman and manager wanted us out of the competition at the earliest opportunity...

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby claretblue » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:27 pm

at least they didn't draw Trelbourg! :?

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby nil_desperandum » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:31 pm

Losing to Crusaders or a team from the Faroes would have been another cup embarrassment for us I'm afraid.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby ashtonlongsider » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:28 pm

On the surface it looks like Wolves have got a couple of easy games. Good luck to them, I’m just glad we’re not involved.
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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Quicknick » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:43 am

I wish we were.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Stalbansclaret » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:31 am

I would seriously love to watch Burnley in the Faroe Islands !! If I were a Wolves fan I would be praying for a Faroese win.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Burnley1989 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:58 am

MACCA wrote:Some will even have you believe the chairman and manager wanted us out of the competition at the earliest opportunity...


One of the chairman openly said this in front of a few people apparently

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby claretblue » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:01 am

Quicknick wrote:I wish we were.


it would have meant for a less nervous time last season! :D

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:01 am

Burnley1989 wrote:One of the chairman openly said this in front of a few people apparently


That must mean that we have more than one Chairman then.
I didn't know this.
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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Colburn_Claret » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:23 am

Real ale 2 wrote:Crusaders from Belfast or B36 Torshavn from the Faroe Islands ..2nd leg of this tie 18th July then Molyneux home first leg looking back on our draw against Aberdeen would say a much easier draw.

We basically got the worse draw possible in every round. That said they leave better memories than getting it easy.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby PWBFC » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:41 am

Glorified pre season friendlies playing either of those two but they surely won’t slip up.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby MACCA » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:47 am

Burnley1989 wrote:One of the chairman openly said this in front of a few people apparently


Watch the "interview with Sam Vokes" video.
Think he puts to bed that myth.

I'm not saying we didnt rotate the squad and/or not play our strongest team every game, but the manager makes it crystal clear at every opportunity that the league is always the main priority. But for some to suggest he wanted us to ( or got advised to ) lose and get knocked out as early as possible is laughable.

Which manager or player wouldn't want the chance to walk out at the San Siro or Mestella and play the big European teams?

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Claretforever » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:56 am

I really wanted us to get to the group stages last year, but I’m glad that we went out to a big European team in Olympiacos than a minnow club like Trelleborgs, Genclerbirligi or Larissa. All 3 tiny clubs our neighbours embarrassingly lost to in Europe.

We had a tough draw each round and, truth be told, we murdered Olympiacos at the Turf despite the away loss and still should have gone through.

We are unbeaten at the Turf in Europe since April 1967. :P
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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Targetman » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:59 am

Aberdeen have to play in the 1st qualifying round and have been drawn against a team from Finland.
Their stadium capacity is just 2000 and so Aberdeen only have 200 tickets for the aeay leg.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Targetman » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:01 am

Aberdeen have to play in the 1st qualifying round and have been drawn against a team from Finland.
Their stadium capacity is just 2000 and so Aberdeen only have 200 tickets for the away leg.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby houseboy » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:40 am

ashtonlongsider wrote:On the surface it looks like Wolves have got a couple of easy games. Good luck to them, I’m just glad we’re not involved.

I seriously wish we were. I can't understand anyone not wanting us to be in Europe, it's better than the day to day survival of the PL. It's different and exciting and I don't give a fig if it 'endangers our PL status', which I don't think it did or ever would, there were other factors involved in our bad start to last season and I don't believe any of it was to do with our involvement in Europe. I just hope we don't have to wait another 40-odd years for another try.
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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Longside4evr » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:14 am

I love to be in it every season like the top six in our league
Its a privilege to grace your football against sides that have that pedigree
You can't beat a European night they are something' completely different from our domestic slog
Sampling the culture and taking an away European game is like nothing else its just that good
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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby JTClaret » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:02 pm

100% I wish we were in it.
Yes it's good we got decent teams in the qualifying rounds, but I wanted strange teams from small places in Europe and get to the group stage and have a night to remember against possibly one of the bigger clubs in Europe.

I pray we get that chance again.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Quickenthetempo » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:05 pm

In all honesty we would probably of got mullered in the group stages with the way we played before Xmas. Whoever we played.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Foshiznik » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:11 pm

2 Bee Holed wrote:That must mean that we have more than one Chairman then.
I didn't know this.


Yeah the fake one.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Foshiznik » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:12 pm

Seeing as we made Aberdeen look like a half decent side, just shows you how poor we were playing at the time.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby ClaretLoup » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:06 pm

The season went tits up the moment Pope got injured.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby jrgbfc » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:19 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:In all honesty we would probably of got mullered in the group stages with the way we played before Xmas. Whoever we played.


Maybe so but another 3 away trips would've been brilliant!
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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:05 pm

Reading about the draw this week takes me back to the excitement of this time last season.

Unfortunately the whole Europa League experience was a complete let down for me.

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Re: Wolves Europa league draw!

Postby mybloodisclaret » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:36 pm

jrgbfc wrote:Maybe so but another 3 away trips would've been brilliant!


Speak for yourself, owing to other commitments could only make Olympiacos away and as took Mrs and both boys was still paying it off at the end of January :lol:


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