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Joey Barton challenges Kevin Foley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Kevin Foley.
Foul by Joey Barton on Kevin Foley, free kick awarded. Kevin Foley takes the free kick. Joey Barton is cautioned.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake is ruled offside. Steve Harper restarts play with the free kick.
Adlene Guedioura fouled by Jonas Gutierrez, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Adlene Guedioura from right wing, Mike Williamson makes a clearance.
Kevin Nolan concedes a free kick for a foul on Jody Craddock. Free kick taken by Marcus Hahnemann.
Foul by James Perch on Matthew Jarvis, free kick awarded. James Perch is booked. Matthew Jarvis crosses the ball in from the free kick. Adlene Guedioura has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.
The referee blows for offside. Marcus Hahnemann restarts play with the free kick.
Kevin Foley fouled by Shola Ameobi, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Ward restarts play with the free kick. Shola Ameobi is booked.
The ball is swung over by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake.
Wayne Routledge gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Jarvis. Free kick taken by Marcus Hahnemann.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Karl Henry on Joey Barton. Free kick taken by Steve Harper. The referee cautions Karl Henry for unsporting behaviour.
Christophe Berra concedes a free kick for a foul on Wayne Routledge. Christophe Berra receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Shot on goal comes in from Joey Barton from the free kick. The referee blows for offside against Kevin Nolan. Marcus Hahnemann takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joey Barton by Adlene Guedioura. Adlene Guedioura goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Shola Ameobi on for Andrew Carroll. Centre by Joey Barton, Shola Ameobi takes a shot. Marcus Hahnemann manages to make a clearance. Short corner taken by Joey Barton.
Centre by Wayne Routledge.
Foul by Adlene Guedioura on Sanchez Jose Enrique, free kick awarded. Steve Harper takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Mike Williamson by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake results in a free kick. Steve Harper takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Joey Barton misses to the right of the goal.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Marcus Hahnemann.
Kevin Nolan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christophe Berra. Stephen Ward takes the direct free kick. Kevin Doyle goes off and Steven Fletcher comes on. David Jones goes off and Adlene Guedioura comes on.
Foul by Alan Smith on Kevin Doyle, free kick awarded. Ronald Zubar restarts play with the free kick.
Wayne Routledge produces a cross, Shot by Kevin Nolan. Save by Marcus Hahnemann. Corner taken by Joey Barton, save made by Marcus Hahnemann.
Unfair challenge on Joey Barton by Karl Henry results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steve Harper.
Kevin Nolan challenges Christophe Berra unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marcus Hahnemann takes the direct free kick. Kevin Nolan goes into the book.
Jonas Gutierrez fouled by Ronald Zubar, the ref awards a free kick. Ronald Zubar shown a yellow card. Centre by Joey Barton, Andrew Carroll finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Wolverhampton 1-1 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Joey Barton.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christophe Berra by Wayne Routledge. Christophe Berra takes the direct free kick.
Kevin Foley fouled by Joey Barton, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin Foley takes the free kick.
Foul by Kevin Nolan on Christophe Berra, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Marcus Hahnemann. Ronald Zubar is brought on as a substitute for Jelle Van Damme.
A cross is delivered by Wayne Routledge.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Perch on Matthew Jarvis. Direct free kick taken by David Jones.
Matthew Jarvis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joey Barton. Joey Barton restarts play with the free kick. Caution for Matthew Jarvis.
Effort from deep inside the area by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jody Craddock by Andrew Carroll. Marcus Hahnemann restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Jelle Van Damme on Sanchez Jose Enrique, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Sanchez Jose Enrique.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Kevin Nolan. Free kick taken by Christophe Berra.
Corner from right by-line taken by David Jones.
Effort from the edge of the area by Andrew Carroll goes wide of the left-hand post.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Wolverhampton 1-0 Newcastle.Jelle Van Damme provided the assist for the goal.
Shot on goal by Andrew Carroll from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target. Andrew Carroll receives a caution.
The offside flag is raised against Jelle Van Damme. Steve Harper takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is sent over by Wayne Routledge, Effort from deep inside the area by Kevin Nolan clears the bar.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake challenges Alan Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mike Williamson restarts play with the free kick.
Jelle Van Damme is booked.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Carroll on Jody Craddock. Marcus Hahnemann takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by David Jones from the right by-line to the near post, Alan Smith manages to make a clearance. David Jones takes a inswinging corner. Corner from left by-line taken by Matthew Jarvis. Kevin Doyle takes a shot. Blocked by Joey Barton.
Corner taken by David Jones from the right by-line, Header from close range by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake strikes the post.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Joey Barton, Karl Henry manages to make a clearance.
James Perch fouled by Kevin Doyle, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Fabricio Coloccini. Kevin Doyle goes into the book.
A cross is delivered by Jonas Gutierrez, Jelle Van Damme manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joey Barton by Karl Henry. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Joey Barton. The ball is sent over by Andrew Carroll, clearance made by Stephen Ward.
Centre by James Perch.
Kevin Nolan takes a shot. Save by Marcus Hahnemann.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Jones on Joey Barton. Mike Williamson takes the direct free kick.
James Perch concedes a free kick for a foul on Sylvan Ebanks-Blake. Direct free kick taken by Marcus Hahnemann.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake challenges Joey Barton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Fabricio Coloccini restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Jonas Gutierrez, Andrew Carroll has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.
James Perch fouled by Jelle Van Damme, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Harper takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Carroll on Jelle Van Damme. Marcus Hahnemann restarts play with the free kick.
Kevin Doyle concedes a free kick for a foul on Sanchez Jose Enrique. Direct free kick taken by Steve Harper.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Smith by Kevin Doyle. Direct free kick taken by Steve Harper.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Carroll on Christophe Berra. Marcus Hahnemann restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Kevin Nolan, save by Marcus Hahnemann.
Christophe Berra challenges Andrew Carroll unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joey Barton takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Andrew Carroll, save made by Marcus Hahnemann.
The referee blows for offside. Steve Harper takes the free kick.
Centre by Wayne Routledge, Andrew Carroll takes a shot. Save made by Marcus Hahnemann.
Kevin Nolan is adjudged to have handled the ball. Marcus Hahnemann takes the free kick.
Sanchez Jose Enrique produces a cross, Jody Craddock manages to make a clearance.
Mike Williamson fouled by Kevin Doyle, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Harper takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wayne Routledge by Stephen Ward. Direct free kick taken by Steve Harper.
The match begins.
The whistle is blown to end the first half.
The second half kicks off.
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
McCarthy to keep faith with bright starters
Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is set to revert to the side which has made an impressive start to the Barclays Premier League campaign for Saturday's home clash with Newcastle.
McCarthy made 10 changes for the mid-week Carling Cup success over Southend at Molineux.
But he said: "All the players from the Southend game are in the squad but, if you are asking my line-up, they won't be starting. The team that beat Stoke and drew at Everton warrant starting - certainly most of them."
It means Michael Mancienne, signed for a third loan spell from Chelsea, is likely to be amongst the substitutes. Defender Ronald Zubar is pushing for a recall after recovering from injury.
Kevin Foley insists Wolves will not be overawed by Newcastle after their six-goal hammering of Aston Villa.
The right-back is optimistic the Wolves defence is up to the task of stopping the threat of Andy Carroll after his hat-trick stunned managerless Villa at St James' Park and he believes McCarthy's side can take heart from their own unbeaten start to the Premier League campaign.
Foley told Wolves' official website: "Of course you notice a result like the 6-0.
"I remember last season Tottenham beat Wigan 9-1 at home and we went there for their next home match and ended up winning 1-0.
"I don't think it will be in our heads that Newcastle have won 6-0, it's just another game.
"Nobody is under any illusions that Newcastle is going to be anything but a very tough game.
"They have got players who have been there and done it in this league.
"They will be on a high after their last league result against Villa. They took them on at St James' Park and stuck six goals past them.
"But we were never going to be taking them lightly even after they lost to Manchester United.
"Every game is different, and every game in this division is tough.
"But in the league we're very happy with our start so far.
"Getting good results in the first two games has been important and it's been very solid and given us something to build on."
Newcastle boss Chris Hughton will turn to his big guns once again as he looks for a second successive Premier League victory.
Hughton rested the entire starting XI from last Sunday's clash with Villa for the Carling Cup trip to Accrington Stanley in midweek, but is likely to restore them all for the game at Molineux.
Xisco (groin) and Danny Guthrie (knee) will miss out and Sol Campbell is still working his way towards match fitness, while Danny Simpson, Leon Best (both ankle), Steven Taylor (shoulder) and Dan Gosling (knee) remain on the sidelines.
Hughton will concentrate on his reunion with Wolves boss McCarthy at Molineux with both clubs looking to continue promising starts to the campaign.
The two men were Republic of Ireland team-mates and the former full-back has immense respect for his one-time defensive colleague.
He said: "The two things that very much come to mind are that Mick was always a leader, and his honesty.
"He was always very straight, and how he sees it is how he says it. He has good a lot of good qualities, Mick."
McCarthy achieved last season what Hughton hopes to this - by keeping his promoted side in the top flight, something he was unable to do with former club Sunderland in 2005-06 with even greater financial restrictions than those under which Hughton is currently working.
The Newcastle boss said: "It's always about the timing.
"It's also about the feel at a club and what we have been able to do is go through some very difficult times, some very tough times.
"We have managed to change things around slightly and at the moment, there's a reasonably good feelgood factor at the club.
"But that's where we are and we know how quickly things can change."
Carroll salvages Magpies a point
Andy Carroll took his goal tally to four in the last two games to rescue a deserved point for Newcastle in an incident-packed 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw with Wolves at Molineux.
Carroll followed up his hat-trick against Aston Villa by cancelling out Sylvan Ebanks-Blake's second goal of the campaign - as many as he managed in the whole of last season.
Newcastle had enough opportunities to secure a second win of the season, but Wolves maintained their unbeaten start.
This was an old-fashioned blood-and-thunder type of game, with the tackles flying in from both sides throughout the 90 minutes. Wolves had seven players booked and Newcastle five.
The Magpies demolished managerless Villa 6-0 last weekend and they created plenty of chances against Mick McCarthy's side.
Captain Kevin Nolan, in particular, will feel he should have been more clinical in front of goal on at least two occasions.
Carroll gave more glimpses of his potential and was a constant source of danger. But Wolves have developed a never-say-die attitude under McCarthy and this was typified by captain Karl Henry's driving display in midfield.
Newcastle looked the better side in the early stages. Jonas Gutierrez found Wayne Routledge in space after a fine run and he took the ball wide of Marcus Hahnemann, after he had come off his line, but no-one was able to get on the end of his low cross.
Hahnemann was upset at the challenge of Carroll when he headed over from a Gutierrez cross but it appeared to be perfectly legitimate and no free-kick was awarded.
Wolves defender Jody Craddock needed treatment after suffering a bloody head and resumed with it heavily bandaged.
The first clearcut chance fell after 18 minutes to Nolan after a misdirected header from Jelle Van Damme, but he failed to make full contact on his low shot. Hahnemann blocked and then held onto the rebound effort.
Wolves striker Kevin Doyle became the first player to be cautioned after 22 minutes for dissent.
Ebanks-Blake missed a great chance to put Wolves ahead after 26 minutes from their first corner of the game.
The former Plymouth striker was unmarked only a couple of yards out but headed David Jones' centre against the far post.
Van Damme could have no complaints for being yellow-carded after 38 minutes for a late challenge on Gutierrez as he burst down the line.
Nolan should have done better when he volleyed over from 10 yards from Routledge's cross.
Carroll was guilty of a glaring miss three minutes before the interval. Nolan teed him up eight yards out but he shot over the bar and was then booked for protesting after feeling he should have been awarded a corner.
It proved a costly miss as Wolves went ahead 60 seconds later through Ebanks-Blake's second goal in two games. Van Damme's floated centre was brought down by the striker and he then hammered a low drive past Harper.
In stoppage time, Jarvis became the third Wolves player to be booked for a rash challenge on Joey Barton.
Barton was fortunate to escape a booking in the early stages of the second half after leaving his foot in on Van Damme. The Belgian defender was clearly struggling for fitness after the tackle and had to be replaced in the 55th minute by Ronald Zubar.
Zubar was cautioned after a challenge on Gutierrez and, from the free-kick, Carroll brought Newcastle level. Barton's inswinging centre picked out Carroll, whose powerful header flew past Hahnemann for his fourth goal in the last two games.
The yellow cards continued to mount with Nolan booked after fouling Christophe Berra.
Hahnemann then did well to keep out a powerful effort from Nolan after he pounced on a Routledge cross.
McCarthy made a double change after 71 minutes with Steven Fletcher and Adlene Guedioura replacing Doyle and Jones.
Barton shot wide after being teed up by Nolan before the impressive Carroll made way for Shola Ameobi.
Ameobi almost made an instant impact as his header was cleared away from almost under his own bar by Ward with Nolan ready to pounce.
The bookings continued to come thick and fast with Guedioura, Berra and Henry taking Wolves' tally to seven.
Newcastle were looking the more likely to snatch a winner as the game entered the closing minutes.
Ameobi and James Perch became the third and fourth Newcastle players to be yellow-carded for challenges on Kevin Foley and Jarvis as the sides had to settle for a point apiece.
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