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Laurie Dalrymple 'thrilled' about Wolverhampton Wanderers promotion

Dalrymple 'thrilled' by Wolves promotion
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Wolverhampton Wanderers managing director Laurie Dalrymple revels in the club's promotion to the Premier League.

Wolverhampton Wanderers managing director Laurie Dalrymple has admitted that he is "thrilled" and "elated" about the club winning promotion to the Premier League.

Wolves' top-flight status was confirmed at the weekend when Fulham were held to a 1-1 draw by Brentford.

One day later, Nuno Espirito Santo's side defeated Birmingham City 2-0 to move within touching distance of the Championship title.

"This is the culmination of a huge amount of hard work from everyone within the club...from the players, the coaching team, the management team and the fans, I can't say enough about the fans this year they've just been absolutely amazing," Dalrymple told Sky Sports News.

"We're thrilled. Everyone's hugely elated.

He added: "We've just been focusing as much as possible in the short term but clearly in some of the areas you have to be a bit more forward thinking. We've done some planning but we've been largely focused on getting the job done this season.

"Planning for next season is a nice problem to have."

Wolves are one point away from clinching the title ahead of this weekend's trip to struggling Bolton Wanderers.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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