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.


Wolves Appoint New Manager

Dean Saunders has been appointed as Wolverhampton Wanderers manager after leaving his role at Doncaster Rovers.