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Forman’s Return Visit To His Old Work Site

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Ground Has Changed, Son, But This Is Where Your Dad Used To Play

Matt Forman has used an epic televised meeting of his two former League clubs to make a first match-day visit to Molineux for well over two decades. The former midfielder had been intent on attending a Wolves home game ever since contacting us out of the blue by email a couple of years ago and explaining that there was still plenty of gold and black running through his veins.

Welcome Aboard

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Danny Boy Proudly Takes His Place

Danny Batth has joined the exclusive Legends area of Wolves Heroes by going past the 200-game mark with his local club. The Molineux skipper has reached the landmark during his recent return to the Championship starting 11 and takes his place at no 83 in the list. 

Gould Award!

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Choked Bobby Says Thanks For Honour

Bobby Gould rounded off an emotional return to his home city of Coventry by collecting a lifetime achievement award in front of an appreciative audience. The former striker had two successful spells at Wolves in the 1970s but was back on even more familiar territory to be honoured at the Coventry and North Warwickshire Sports Awards night at the Sky Blues' Ricoh Arena.

Buckley ‘A Man With The Midas Touch’

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Genial Figure Who Prepared Wolves For Greatness

It has often been lamented by veteran Wolves supporters that Stan Cullis was denied the full extent of the praise he deserved for winning three League titles and two FA Cups at Molineux. Here, though, we can present evidence that one of his predecessors, Major Frank Buckley, was very much lauded - in an obscure and long-forgotten publication at least.

Candid And Emotional

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Dave Retraces His Unhappy Wolves Steps In The Best Of Causes

Charity fund-raising dinner in his honour or not, Dave Thomas was piercingly honest. "I hated my time at Wolves," he said. "It was a horrible period for me." It wasn't the usual opening gambit from a VIP guest at a function through which giant waves of gold and black nostalgia washed, even if this gathering was at the lovely Red Lion Hotel at Bobbington, half an hour from Molineux.

The Star And The Wolves – An Enduring ‘Marriage’

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

In-Depth Spotlight On The Men Behind The Printed Word

5.25pm every other Saturday. I would stand at the entrance to Wolverhampton railway station. Alternately, I would peer anxiously across to the platform where the train to Crewe would appear any minute and then search eagerly for the van I knew was about to scream up to the kerbside and deposit a fat bundle of pink papers. Would the Sporting Star make it in time?

Dear Diary Entry 72

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

A Good Deed Done

Wednesday, September 6: Wolves Heroes co-owner John Richards turned good Samaritan after reading in the Express & Star about a Wolves fan who had lost many of his personal possessions in the floods in Texas that followed Hurricane Harvey.

Child’s Play

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Famous Names For Famous Books

Several Wolves favourites have been celebrated in the work of one of Britain's best known thriller writers. Andy Gray, Peter Withe, Mark Burke and even managers Graham Taylor and Tommy Docherty are given name checks as characters or places in novels penned by West Midlander Lee Child.

Wolves And Quiz Ball – A Brief Relationship

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Popular TV Show That Lit Up Our Living Rooms

John Holsgrove has delved into his old scrapbooks to remind us of the part he played in a long-running 1960s TV panel show that was loved by football fans the country over. Quiz Ball was on our screens for six years from around the time of England's World Cup triumph, although Wolves' part in it was modest in the extreme.

Cup Draw That’s Nostalgia-Packed

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

City Challenge Conjures Up Golden Memories

It's not all about 1974 so far as League Cup meetings between Wolves and Manchester City are concerned, easy though it is to fall into that sentimental trap. Beyond the heroics of the flying Gary Pierce, the arms-aloft John Richards, the shirt-swapping Frank Munro and many other Molineux heroes at Wembley 43 years ago, there have been notable occasions of a less spectacular kind in earlier and subsequent clashes of the two clubs in a competition that threw them together again last night.

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