Archive for September, 2008

Bobby On The Airwaves Again

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Gould Goes Radio Ga Ga!

Bobby Gould is set for another appearance on 5 Live next weekend before getting ready to pack his bags for a winter Down Under. The former Wolves striker, who is currently covering games for Talk Sport and reported on Arsenal's crushing win at Blackburn yesterday, switches to the Beeb when he makes his latest outing on their Fighting Talk radio show on Saturday morning.

By JR

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Les A Model Pro

John Richards kicks off his series of occasional articles on this site with an insight into the character of a man who has achieved magnificent deeds in the game since returning to his home country. An extended feature about Canadian-based Wilson is due to appear on these pages over the next day or two but here, by way of a taster, is what JR has to say about him:

Bill Shorthouse: 1922 – 2008

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Goodbye To An Unsung Hero

Bill Shorthouse isn't often mentioned in the very top echelons of Wolverhampton Wanderers greats because he wasn't hugely gifted, nor possessing of the charisma of some around him. He was a defender who did, quite brilliantly as it happens, what he was paid to do.

Richards Writes

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

A View From Within

Wolves legend John Richards makes his debut on this website tomorrow when he pens a personal piece about one of his former Molineux team-mates. Richards, who used to write a weekly Sporting Star column during his playing career, will be providing a concise insight into one of the players who was very much part of the first-team scene at the time that he himself made his first appearance in Bill McGarry's attack away to Albion in February, 1970.

Jon Opts For A Change Of System!

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Purdie's Profitable Switch

Jon Purdie admits he's full of regrets that his football career didn't prove more fulfilling - but reveals that he's earning ten times more now than he ever did from the game. With a wife and two sons, a 17th century house and a flourishing business, the 41-year-old gives every impression now of a man who is being dealt a good hand in life.

Force Is Still With Gerry

Monday, September 8th, 2008

A Taylor-made Post

Gerry Taylor is enjoying kitting himself out in a different uniform after calling time on his 26 years in the police force. Working life these days takes him to the busy museum at RAF Cosford, where he undertakes a variety of different roles.

Champions Wolves

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

Masters Success At Last

Wolves are champagne-soaked and celebrating after winning the Screwfix Masters Cup for the first time. Following last year's defeat on penalties against Leicester in the final, a largely unchanged side went one better at the NEC tonight in front of their gold and black hordes.

Double Call For Don

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Masters Success The Target

Don Goodman is hoping to miss out on a Sky summariser stint tomorrow - in favour of Wolves going all the way in the Screwfix Masters Cup's grand finals night. The striker is on stand-by to co-commentate on some of the games in the live TV event but only if the side carrying Molineux hopes are eliminated early.

Safety-first John

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Farrington Taking No Chances

John Farrington has revealed how a heart scare has prompted him to take early retirement. The speedy Molineux winger, a Wolves fan all his life despite being from the north-east, is now a man of leisure and living near Hinckley, Leicestershire.

This Month’s Molineux Milestones

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Landmarks In September

3rd - Tim Flowers born (1967). 6th - Peter Knowles played his last Wolves game (1969). 7th - Norman Deeley died (2007). 8th - Andy Gray joined Wolves for British record fee (1979).

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