Archive for January, 2009

Meeting Time – 35 Years On

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Terry Planning Fond Reunion

Terry Wharton is planning a 2009 get-together with a former coach of his who he hasn't seen in three and a half decades. The long-time Wolves right-winger spent several of his twilight playing years in South Africa after moving from Molineux to Crystal Palace.

Tributes Gathered To Hall Of Fame Six

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Wolves Preparing For Big Night

Eulogies from more than half a dozen former Wolverhampton Wanderers players are currently being collated ready for the dinner next Thursday that honours the early inductees to the club's Hall of Fame. The cameras have been rolling in a makeshift studio at Molineux this week in preparation for the function that celebrates the magnificent Wolves careers of, in chronological order, Jackery Jones, Stan Cullis, Billy Wright, Ron Flowers, Derek Parkin and Steve Bull.

Where Christmas Really Was White

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Les's Life In Picture Postcardland

As the second and concluding part of our New Year mini series about how former Wolves favourites have been spending the festive season in distant parts of the world, we now profile Les Wilson. Following the piece at the weekend about Bobby Gould and his family spending their winter in sun-kissed New Zealand, the temperature gage plummets as we this time go west.

Ian Greaves Dies At 76

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

Sorrow At News Of Former Manager

Ex-Wolves manager Ian Greaves has died at his home in Ainsworth, Lancashire. The 76-year-old had only half a season - and most of a close season - in charge at Molineux in 1982 before being sacrificed in the Derek Dougan-fronted takeover.

You’ll Wish You Were Here

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

Gould Getting By In NZ

Bobby Gould is gritting his teeth and getting through his latest 'posting' as best he can. But these are certainly testing months for the 62-year-old, who had two prolific spells at Molineux in approaching two decades as a player, and is currently holed up on the other side of the world.

This Month’s Molineux Milestones

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Landmarks in January

1st - Newcastle 1 Wolves 4 (Steve Bull 4) (1990) 2nd - Derek Parkin was born (1948)

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