Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Wolves to build a "world-class" football academy

Wolves to build a

The council have given the green light for Wolves to go ahead with plans for our training ground expansion.

The £50 million development will see Wolves training ground expanded, which is the first step towards the planned "world-class" football academy.

The scheme received a few objections due to area being on green belt land in Compton Park, however he council's planning committee earlier this week opted to back the plans, as they thought the benefits to the city "outweighed" those concerns.

As part of the development, the indoor academy arena at Aldersley Leisure Village will be handed over to Wolves Community Trust.

St Edmund`s Catholic School will be relocated with part of the funding coming from Wolves, Wolverhampton University will also leave the site.

Around 400 jobs will be created by the construction.

Tell us what you think

As well as joining in on the forum and article comments below, you can also write an article to appear on our site!

This website is 100% by the fans and we are always looking for people to get involved. If this interests you please contact Vital Wolves.



Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Akela
Date:Thursday November 10 2011
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
I got home yesterday teatime and I was hoping to throw myself straight into a new debate but nothing has happened. As the guy in the next bed was a Crystal Palace fan and the one opposite supported Spurs, I did manage to engage in some lively banter. It's interesting to hear outside perceptions of our team and manager.
Southbank60
11/11/2011 09:52:00
0
Not going to share?
Akela
11/11/2011 11:33:00
0
Perhaps it was because the two fellow-patients were my age but they seemed to have a great deal of respect for WW. They remembered our glory days and thought it sad when we went into decline. The Spurs guy said he enjoyed watching his team playing Wolves, especially recently, because they have been exciting games. Indeed, he thought that this year's match could have gone the other way, had we scored first. Regarding our manager, both guys had taken MM's public persona at face value, believing him to be the bluff, straight-talking, no-nonsense Yorkshireman he purports to be. There are links with Crystal Palace of course as the guy in the next bed pointed out that their manager, Dougie Freedman, used to play for WW. He seems to be doing well there. We have promised to meet up to share a beer or two should our teams play in the same division, which at the moment is quite likely, one way or the other. I hope the match is a PL one! Oh, I should say that he works for the drug company that markets Viagra and that the person who recognised its specific properties was a little, weedy individual. He was so thin, he said, that if he turned sideways you wouldn't see him. I begged to differ, thinking that he was sure to stand out.
Southbank60
11/11/2011 13:33:00
0
Surely we don't need to spend that amount...Half that and the rest on the team would be better IMO
OLDGOLD
16/11/2011 21:46:00
0
I think its better to spend the money on infrastructure as that keeps the club in a good position for years to come. Half of that on the squad in January brings no guarantee of staying up and we could see no longer term benefits.
akela
17/11/2011 11:11:00
0
Spending insufficient money guarantees that we do not stay up and thereby waste money shelled out on infrastructure. Of course, there is a balance to be made but our management have not found it.
Southbank60
18/11/2011 10:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Swansea & Northampton Friendlies Confirmed

A visit from Premier League side Swansea and the trip to League 2 Champions Northampton have been added to the Wolves pre-season schedule. In fact these matches complete it!

No Wolves Move For Hibernian Striker?

Cummings helped Hibernian to a win over Rangers in the Scottish Cup, despite them not securing promotion they'll have Europa League football so he's set to stay at Easter Road.

Shrewsbury And Charlton Keepers Linked

Shrewsbury's Leutwiler, linked with Middlesbrough, Cardiff & Charlton in January, and funnily enough Charlton's Pope, who has had interest from Burnley & Celtic, could be looked at?

Wolves - FL Dates 2016/17 (23/5/16)

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

DJWolves
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sheff W MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ikeme11%
Iorfa2%
Batth2%
Hause0%
Doherty54%
Wallace5%
Price10%
Coady2%
Saville2%
Henry2%
Mason5%
Sub - Le Fondre5%
Sub - Edwards0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf1
2.Dave Pike1