Archive for July, 2009

Wolves Still A Pull For Scott

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Keeper's Long Wait For A Molineux Return

Much to his frustration, Scott Barrett has never come up against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 22 years since he was sold by Graham Turner. His playing career still had more than a decade and a half to run when he joined Stoke for £10,000 in 1987 but his path never crossed again with that of his first professional club, nor has it yet during his coaching career.

Life Still Sweet For Clements

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

American Dream Of Kid Wolves Discarded

In the list of players Wolverhampton Wanderers have allowed to get away over the years - and there have been a few, like Alan Ball, Bob Wilson and Charlie Nicholas - the name of Dave Clements figures high. The Ulsterman was an apprentice at Molineux in Stan Cullis' final season there and made it as far as Wolves' reserve team.

Flowers King Of The Links

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Ron's Delight Among World Cup Winners

Ron Flowers has been spared the task of organising England's 1966 World Cup winners on a visit to the Midlands - after leaving them in his wake in a golf tournament. The squad meet annually for a day's golf, an overnight stay and a couple of dinners with their partners, the winner then usually taking responsibility for hosting the following year's event.

Howay The Lad!

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Hero Worship A Black And White Issue For Squeak

Who do you think Derek Parkin's hero was as a youngster growing up on Tyneside? Jackie Milburn? No, too early. Malcolm MacDonald? No, too late. Wyn Davies or Pop Robson? No again. Try Len White.

Clements Misses Out On Wembley Return

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Life In The US Just Too Hectic

Wolves Heroes will next week post an extended feature on a long-forgotten former Molineux man now living on another continent - and it's all thanks to his good manners. David Clements, who didn't play a single first-team game for the club before embarking on a senior career that brought him far in excess of 400 games at his other stopping-off points, rang us to express his appreciation after hearing we'd suggested him for a ticket for this summer's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Everton.

This Month’s Molineux Milestones

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Landmarks In July

1st - Terry Wharton was born (1942); Alan Sunderland was born (1953). 2nd - Dennis Westcott was born (1917). 8th - Robbie Keane was born (1980). 10th - Les Wilson was born (1947).

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