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James Collins picks out Sondergaard and Perry for praise after Wolves U23s win

Wolves U23s boss James Collins picked out goalkeeper Andreas Sondergaard and midfielder Taylor Perry for praise on Monday night.

The Wanderers youth team were 2-0 winners in their game against Birmingham City at Aggborough.

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It was a well-rounded team performance, that included goals from Harvey Griffiths and 16-year-old Nathan Fraser.

The result means Wolves remain unbeaten in 2022, and they are now up to seventh in the Division 2 table, just a point outside the play-off positions.

On Monday night, Collins felt Sondergaard and Perry were particularly outstanding.

Sondergaard had sealed a loan move to Hereford on deadline day. But he was involved for the U23s on Monday.

He said (via Wolves official): “I thought Andreas and TP were excellent with how they helped the team and how they played in the structure. They’re really good examples to those younger players of how you approach these matches.

“It was great credit to the. And it was also good learning for the young boys to see and play with more senior players. It was a nice balance tonight.”

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Perry started the 2021/22 season on loan at League One Cheltenham Town. But he suffered an injury back in October that prompted Wolves to recall the youngster last month.

Monday night was his first game back, and he is looking to enjoy a productive second half of the season. Presumably, he will then have discussion about potentially going out on loan somewhere again.

The player – whom Collins has previously likened to the Frank Lampard of yesteryear play style-wise – himself has said that he was hoping to head back out last month (via Wolves official).

But due to the timing of his recovery, it wasn’t possible.

A chance for Taylor Perry to catch the eye after his injury

Perry’s injury was really unfortunate.

He was enjoying a great spell at Cheltenham and had won the club’s Player of the Month award for September.

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Sadly he had to end his time there. But he’s back fit again now and hopefully he can use the coming months to build some momentum back up.

Reading his interview, he sounds determined to make up for lost time.