Woodfield On Saudi Experience

Monday, August 13th, 2018

McGarry, Allen Also Took Trail To Desert Riches

Early in the summer, we acted as go-betweens when the i newspaper wished to contact Dave Woodfield for an article as part of its build-up to the World Cup. The piece was duly published and the writer, Midlands-based Simon Hart, kindly sent us the left-over comments the former Wolves central defender gave him during his interview.

Whoosh! The Curtain Goes Up

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Recollections Of Opening Days In History

Anticipation and excitement are at fever pitch as Wolves prepare to return to the Premier League stage tomorrow. We profile six matches here in which the club made their re-entry to the big time in the past. August 27, 1932: Liverpool 5 Wolves 1 This was a reality check for the young side who had won Division Two under Major Frank Buckley a few months earlier. In front of a 45,000 crowd, they were well beaten despite a consolation effort from right-winger Charlie Phillips.

Precious Listening

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Adding A Voice To The Mystique Of Our Heroes

Before the coming of a glossy Molineux match-day programme for the first time in 1968-69, Wolves supporters did not know that much about the players. They were physically more approachable, not cloistered behind all manner of shields as they are nowadays, and we knew plenty about their abilities on the field and where they had come from. But we really did not know them as personalities. There was no wall-to-wall television coverage and the Internet wasn’t even a twinkle in somebody’s imagination.

Dear Diary Entry 82

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Big Turn-Out For Much-Loved Forward

Thursday, July 5: Caught up on some details about the turn-out at the funeral of Ernie Hunt at Gloucester Crematorium yesterday. Chris Cattlin, a Coventry team-mate of his, gave what by all accounts was an excellent and amusing eulogy - enjoyed by former Swindon team-mates Mike Summerbee, Rod Thomas and Don Rogers and three ex-Wolves men, Willie Carr, Terry Wharton and Bobby Woodruff.

Hitting Lofty Heights Once More

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

A Read From Phil That's A Wolves Must

Wolves fans have become used to being brilliantly served by Backpass. Even by these high standards, though, the newly-published issue 60 is one not to be missed at Molineux. Of particular interest to the gold and black fraternity will be the in-depth interview conducted with Phil Parkes by long-time former Daily Express sportswriter John Wragg.

Goodbye And Good Luck To True Champion

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Top Guy Keeper Who Has Left A Favourable Mark On Us All

We couldn't let Carl Ikeme's announcement of his retirement pass without due appreciation. Paul Berry knew the popular keeper well, both during his time as Wolves correspondent of the Birmingham Mail and then during their nine and a half years together at the club. Here is his personal tribute.

Adding The Gloss To Some Cherished Memories

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Detailed Look At Molineux Life Beneath The Surface

He is responsible for probably the most exclusive book ever produced about Wolverhampton Wanderers - a title that has only two copies - and was a close personal friend of its subject, Bert Williams. Down the years, he has also dined and holidayed with Derek Parkin, included various other Wolves favourites among his good pals and even spent two seasons in the mid-1960s playing in the club's junior sides.

Back In The Swing

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Wolves Golf Dates For The Diary

What better day than the one straight after Francesco Molinari's famous Open Championship triumph than to look ahead to when Molineux favourites will again be gracing the area's fairways en bloc early in the new season? Golf has always been a favoured second sport for footballers and Kenny Hibbitt, Phil Parkes and many others ensure that the trend is very much reflected in these parts.

Keane’s New Molineux Link

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Evans Flies To Aid Of Star He Helped Shape

More than 20 years ago, Chris Evans sat next to Robbie Keane at Molineux as the precocious teenager put pen to paper on the contract he used to propel himself on the road to fame and fortune. Now comes the intriguing possibility that the two might work side by side in the technical area after they linked up for several weeks on Indian Super League duty.

Hibby Relishing Promotional Hard Work

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Book Tour Dates Mounting Up For Kenny

Across the small matter of 574 first-team matches, Wolverhampton Wanderers fans grew accustomed to Kenny Hibbitt putting in one heck of a shift. Not for nothing did this legendary midfielder became synonymous with a sweat-soaked gold shirt. He was one of the game's true workaholics.

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