Archive for October, 2008

Success On A Plate

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Better Late Than Never For Bob

Bob Hatton has revealed how his part in Wolves' promotion triumph of 1966-67 was finally recognised - the small matter of a decade and a half late! The well-travelled striker played a key role in the season Ronnie Allen's side finished as Second Division runners-up to Coventry by scoring eight goals in only 13 appearances.

Fleet-footed And Cool On Camera

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Andy Still Flying High

Andy Sinton is now talking a good game on two fronts after showing for two decades that he could play a good one as well. The midfielder, who spent three years at Wolves towards the end of a career that brought him 12 England caps and almost 620 League appearances for his various clubs, has commitments these days on the touchline and on the television.

Welcome To The Boy Richards!

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

First-Class Male: A Safe Delivery

Baby-sitting comes a little easier these days to John Richards and his wife Pam. The arrival of tiny Oscar means they now have a UK-based grandson to go with the two grand-daughters they have on the other side of the world.

West Indies, 1964

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

Guns, 'Gay Hats' And Goals

Cricketers have been touring the Caribbean for decades but there was something unusual about the sweltering visit Wolves made to the region in the final months of Stan Cullis' reign. Trips by football clubs to the West Indies were even rarer then than they are now, so players the manager had taken to the United States, Canada and South Africa in previous summers were entering the unknown when they flew out of London some three weeks after the 1963-64 Molineux campaign had ended with successive 4-0 victories over Fulham and Bolton.

Derek Back In Full Swing

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Scare For Record-Breaker

Derek Parkin insists he is back to normal after spending almost a week and a half in hospital with a blood clot. Wolves' no 1 all-time appearance-maker was admitted in the summer when complaining of feeling unwell, the medics taking no chances because of his history of heart trouble.

This Month’s Molineux Milestones

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Landmarks In October

1st - Wolves played their last competitive European game (1980); Paul Bradshaw made his Wolves debut (1977)

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