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Dean Saunders appointment: background

Dean Saunders quickly became the preferred candidate for Wolves after they sacked Stale Solbakken on Saturday night (January 5) following a poor run of form, which culminated in an FA Cup third-round defeat to non-league Luton.

  • Saunders is Wolves' fourth boss in less than a year after the departure last February of Mick McCarthy and Terry Connor's brief time with the club.
  • Wolves have achieved just three wins in 16 games and currently sit in 18th place in the npower Championship.
  • A former Liverpool and Aston Villa player, Saunders got the Doncaster job after Sean O'Driscoll was sacked last season.

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Wolves fans say 'the time is right for change'

Wolves have made an approach for Dean Saunders about their vacant managerial position.

The club sacked Stale Solbakken after just six months in charge following their shock one-nil defeat to non league Luton Town in the FA Cup.

With the team near the Championship relegation zone, fans say the time is right for change.

Doncaster Rovers confirm Wolves approach for Dean Saunders

Dean Saunders has revived the fortunes of Doncaster. Credit: PA

Wolverhampton Wanderers have made an approach for Doncaster Rovers manager Dean Saunders, the South Yorkshire club have announced.

The Championship outfit sacked Stale Solbakken on Saturday after they were dumped out of the FA Cup by Conference side Luton.

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