UK time is: 15:01:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Wolves in hunt for new chief scout

Following Wolverhampton Wanderers announcement that we had promoted Kevin Thelwell from his position as academy boss to the clubs new position of Head of Football Development and Recruitment Wolves gaffer Ståle Solbakken has stated that he intends to add a new chief scout to the backroom staff.

Former Chief Scout Dave Bowman and European Scout Ian Evans have now both been re-united with Mick McCarthy at Ipswich, which leaves at least one place to fill in Wolves new management/scouting structure.

"I think in the near future there will be another role beneath Kevin which will probably be chief scout," said manager Ståle Solbakken to Wolves Official Website.

He continued: "So we`re on the way towards building a club that can stand on its own two feet and be more effective in the market, not only for my transfers but to the youngsters as well.

"We`re in the market for the right people and now the first appointment is 'in the box`, maybe the second and the third will come along."

Any new scout would report to Kevin Thelwell, who in turn reports to Chief Executive Jez Moxey, it appears that there will be some independence between these roles and Solbakken's coaching staff, however Solbakken will still have the final say in transfer deals involving the first team.

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.





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Akela Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 20 2012

Time: 10:00AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wolves Articles

Jackett to approach Leicester (Monday November 24 2014)

Wolves slump continues (Monday November 24 2014)

Wolves second best to Forest (Saturday November 22 2014)

Jackett's iron fist unclenching (Thursday November 20 2014)

Forest to receive Wolves backlash (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Wolves suffer Dicko injury blow (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Jackett to take close look at Boukari (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Archived Wolves Articles

List All Vital Wolves Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Southbank60 7
2. kiawolves 5
3. johnwolf 3
4. hyett5 1
5. 2648anil 0

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Reading 3 - 3 Wolves
Millwall 3 - 3 Wolves
Leeds Utd 1 - 2 Wolves
Ipswich 2 - 1 Wolves
Derby County 5 - 0 Wolves
Fulham 0 - 1 Wolves

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Forest 18 7 7 4 6 28
9. Charlton 18 6 10 2 2 28
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27
11. Wolves 18 7 6 5 -3 27
12. Cardiff 18 7 5 6 1 26
13. Sheff Wed 18 4 10 4 -2 22
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21

Breaking League News

Gunter backs the manager
» Reading : 24/11/2014 14:17:00
BWFC Literature
» Bolton : 24/11/2014 14:00:00
RUFC - Bournemouth Tickets On Sale
» Rotherham : 24/11/2014 13:16:00
Video: Brighton Highlights
» Norwich : 24/11/2014 12:00:00
Norwich 3 Brighton 3 (Report)
» Brighton : 24/11/2014 11:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Wolves pull off back-to-back promotions?
Suggested By:  
Yes 47%
No 53%