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Figuring It Out 

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

A Huge Gulf In Wolves Game Time

Identifying the most experienced side Wolverhampton Wanderers have ever fielded is a task we will put off for another day. But the rapidly changing face of teams in the modern age, not least at Molineux, prompted us to look at the 2017 Wolves and see how they compare statistically with their counterparts from 1957, 1977 and 1987. The results are quite astounding.

No Doubting Thomas

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Touching Show Of Support For Stricken Star

Tickets are selling fast for a fund-raising evening this autumn in support of former Wolves winger Dave Thomas. Many of the ex-England international's colleagues from his Molineux stay nearly 30 years ago are rallying to the cause by staging and turning out at a dinner at the Red Lion in Bobbington on Thursday, October 5 - the player's 67th birthday.

Leap Of Faith From ‘Train Not Stopping At This Station’

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Time To Bail For Worried Wolves Favourites

From the tales of the strictly unexpected comes this story of a missed pre-match rendezvous, a daring jump from a train and then starring roles in a precious away victory. Oh......and all followed by a hasty trip to the tailor's and a police visit.

Same Faces, Same Fun

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Bumper Turn-Out At Wergs

Wolves favourites, primarily from the 1970s, showed up in sizeable numbers to make their latest annual charity golf day a resounding success. We looked down the field at The Wergs in Tettenhall and came up with this useful line-up from those competing - in the 3-4-3 formation favoured by the present-day Wolves: Phil Parkes, Geoff Palmer, John McAlle, Phil Nicholls, Terry Wharton, Kenny Hibbitt, Willie Carr, Steve Daley, Steve Kindon, John Richards, Mel Eves. 

It’s A Hit!

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Chorus Of Approval For Our New Feature

We were both flattered and surprised by the feedback to the new Player of the Year section we introduced for our readers late last month. In using Facebook as well as our home in cyberspace to promote an area we thought should have a place in the annals of Wolves history, we were delighted to see and read such positive remarks from fans.

A Thumbs-Up From Budgie

Monday, August 7th, 2017

But It Was Roger, Over And Out, All Too Soon

"You are my tip for the top." So said John Burridge in 1983 to a young Shropshire lad who had caught his eye among a promising crop of hopefuls including Darren Wright, Stuart Watkiss, Graham Rodger, Derek Ryan, Martyn Bayly and Joe Jackson. The player singled out by Budgie laughs self-deprecatingly. “Well, that shows just how good a judge of a player John was!”

Ready For The Big Kick-Off

Friday, August 4th, 2017

True Legend Bully Waiting And Hoping

The word legend is overused in sport and life in general but there is no doubting that Steve Bull’s career at Wolves gives him legendary status. In an era where player loyalty is as rare as hens’ teeth, the Tipton-born striker refused all offers to depart Molineux once he had left his home town club and ended a short spell at West Brom to move to Molineux in 1986.

Dear Diary Entry 70

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Nice Day For A Brown Wedding

Monday, July 3: Re-read the text that arrived from Wolves fan Graham Large three weeks ago, telling me he was at the wedding of former Wolves youngster Scott Brown in Woolacombe Bay, Devon. Pat Mountain, the goalkeeper coach at the club for many years, was another of the guests.

He’s Back – And As Busy As Ever

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Stowell Checks In During Hectic Pre-Season

This has been a big weekend for Mike Stowell and family. Yesterday, he was back at the club for whom he played 448 League and cup games. Today, a major celebration in the garden, gazebos and all, to mark the fact his wife turned 40 a few days ago. All things considered, we think we did well to catch up with him and enjoy half an hour of his time at the Walsall hotel Leicester used for their 'pre-match' before heading to Molineux.

A New Addition To Our Line-Up

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Spotlighting 40 Years Of Wolves Winners

John Richards didn't make it on to the list; nor did several other worthy candidates from the 1970s and early 1980s, such as Derek Parkin, John McAlle and Geoff Palmer. Steve Stoutt did, though - he beat Steve Bull in the process - and Floyd Streete, Tom Bennett and Mark Rankine are among what might be regarded as the other surprise inclusions.

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