Update In Print On Promotion Triumph
Breedon Books are giving a major post-promotion makeover to what already stands as the most comprehensive publication ever produced on Wolves. The Derby-based publishers are including a new front cover in their updating of Wolverhampton Wanderers: The Complete Record.
Champions Wolves In Masters Search
A goalkeeper headache is threatening Wolves’ hopes of further success when they begin their defence of the Masters Cup at Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena at the weekend. From the nine-man squad who won the grand finals at the NEC in September, David Kelly was already known to be an absentee because of family commitments.
Knighthood Campaign Gathering Pace
David Beckham is being lined up to add his support to the campaign to secure a posthumous knighthood for Billy Wright, the biggest Molineux legend of all. Approaching 2,000 admirers of the heroic former Wolves and England captain have now backed the move to have the prefix ‘Sir’ alongside his name in addition to the letters CBE.
Farley’s Frustration At Molineux Drought
It still embarrasses John Farley now to think he played 43 games in Wolves’ attack and didn’t score a single goal. “I hoped you wouldn’t mention that,” he says when we meet at his Humberside home more than 30 years on. “Mind you, in my home debut against Leicester in 1974, I swear my free-kick went in off the crossbar before John Richards knocked it in and claimed it as his. Strikers are greedy like that, aren’t they!”
Landmarks In June
2nd – Steve Bull and Andy Mutch played in England under-21s’ win over Poland at Plymouth (1989). 3rd – Auckland 2 Wolves 3 in Auckland (1972). 6th – Barry Stobart was born (1938). 7th – Billy Crook was born (1926).