Sky Sports Forced To Cut Out Slur In Premier League Advert Claiming Wolves Spent Six Years ‘in The Wilderness’


SKY have had to cut out a slur against the Football League from a promo about the Premier League.

The TV channel claimed Wolves spent six years “in the wilderness” until their return to the top flight this weekend.

Wolves have roared back to the Premier League – but their fans also gave a quick blasting to Sky Sports over a ‘wilderness’ jibe

But that is a huge slap for the Football League who are also given mass coverage by the station.

So a new version is now being broadcast with the offending phrase cut out and an embarrassing edit in its place.

Wolves fans had noticed the original remark while fans of the ‘72’ – EFL clubs – were also irritated by the jibe at their status.

Molineaux went down in 2011-12 after a tough three years in the Prem.

The editied ad shows how Wolves are muscling their way back in among the big boys like champions Manchester City and Arsenal

Wolves stormed to the Championship title and open their Premier League account after a six-year absence at home to Everton on Saturday

This time, though, they are back as a big-spending, ambitious club, buoyed by winning the Championship by nine points last term.

Portuguese manager Nuno Espírito Santo has splashed out again in the current transfer window.

In have come experienced stars like fellow countrymen Rui Patricio and Joao Moutinho.

Former Sporting Lisbon keeper Patricio, 30, has 73 caps, while £5million ex-Monaco midfielder Moutinho, 31, has played 113 internationals.

Sky Sports Wolves fans have plenty took forward to – and this is how they appear in the more general Sky Sports ad promoting the TV station’s Premier League coverage

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PA:Press Association Nuno Espírito Santo guided Wolves to the Championship title by nine points  

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