Moxey blames local pubs for lower Wolves attendances

Wolves chief Jez Moxey feels pubs are hurting their attendances.

Wolves chief Jez Moxey feels pubs are hurting their attendances.

Average home gates are 2,500 down on last season, and Wolves bosses believe 3pm matches being screened illegally in and around Wolverhampton are enticing fans to go to their locals to watch matches rather than Molineux, says the Express & Star.

They have spoken out in the wake of Portsmouth pub landlady Karen Murphy arguing that broadcasters couldn’t stop pubs and other TV viewers watching Premier League football via foreign subscriptions available in other European countries, because that would breach EU laws.

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