Archive for April, 2009

Not At Any Price!

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Something Worth Putting Your Shirt On

John McAlle has reacted with shock and horror to suggestions he had sold his 1974 Wembley shirt - and has dusted off the valuable keepsake as proof. An item on e-bay revealed recently that a no 6 Wolves shirt from that year had been bought by a fan based in Dudley.

How Braddy Was Tracked Down

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Harder Times For One-Time Record Buy

Virtually all of his Wolves colleagues had lost contact with him and not even George Berry at the PFA was able to help beyond pointing us towards South Manchester. Then a call to the police - or his former Molineux colleague Geoff Palmer, to be precise - led Wolves Heroes to the doorstep of the man frequently described as the club's best goalkeeper since the 1950s glory years of Williams and Finlayson.

Sad News About Barry

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Wolves All Stars In Action

Ex-Wolves players are to turn out later this month to help Barry Stobart, the latest former Molineux man stricken by Alzheimer's. A match between Wolves All Stars and Willenhall Town's former players takes place at Noose Lane, Willenhall, on Sunday, April 26 (2pm kick-off).

Jaundiced View For Channel Islander

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Illness Blighted Molineux Stay

As if coming from the Channel Islands didn't already mark him out as being different in professional football, Dick Le Flem then suffered a lengthy absence that had nothing to do with groin strains or tweaked hamstrings. Like Jimmy Greaves, the mid-1960s Wolves left-winger contracted jaundice - a setback that took a big slice out of a Molineux stay that failed to leave him with many happy memories.

This Month’s Molineux Milestones

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Landmarks in April

2nd - George Showell made his Wolves debut (1955). 3rd - Johnny Hancocks played his last Wolves game (1956). 5th - Dave Wagstaffe was born (1943). 6th - Mark Venus was born (1967).

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