Team News: Sam Ricketts, Leigh Griffiths make Wolverhampton Wanderers debuts

Team News: Ricketts, Griffiths make Wolves debuts
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Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett hands Leigh Griffiths and Sam Ricketts full debuts this afternoon against Preston North End at Deepdale.

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Kenny Jackett has handed Sam Ricketts and Leigh Griffiths full debuts in this afternoon's League One opener at Preston North End.

Ricketts will captain the side in his maiden appearance, while Griffiths will lead the line in his long awaited first start for the club.

Bakary Sako continues in midfield despite being linked with a move away from Molineux, alongside Dave Edwards and Bjorn Sigurdarson.

Preston boss Simon Grayson hands Kevin Davies a home debut in attack, but Iain Hume has to settle for a place on the bench.

Wolves: Ikeme, Doherty, Batth, Stearman, Ricketts, Evans, Davis, Sigurdarson, Sako, Edwards, Griffiths

Preston: Rudd, Keane, Huntington, Clarke, Wright, Humphrey, Buchanan, Welsh, Holmes, Wroe, Davies

Millwall boss Kenny Jackett prior to kick off in the FA Cup semi final match against Wigan on April 13, 2013
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