Archive for August, 2009

Matthews An Inspiration To McCarthy’s Wolves

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Mick An Opening-Day Hero

Mick Matthews is sitting on a 28-year record as the last man to have given Wolves an opening-day top-flight victory. The former midfielder scored the only goal of the game against champions-to-be Liverpool at Molineux in August, 1981, but football has by no means been his only concern, though, in the decades since. A look at his CV confirms that.....

He Won’t Forget Ernie!

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Woodruff Pushed Out By Best Pal

You grow up together at your first club, you are always knocking around together socially and then he repays you by taking your place in the first team! That was the lot of Bobby Woodruff as a 1960s Wolves player at the hands of his best mate Ernie Hunt.

Wolves Trio In The Spotlight

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

Backpass Pays Homage

Features on three former Wolves men are among the offerings in the latest issue of the booming nostalgia football magazine Backpass. After Wolves Heroes tracked down long-time Aussie resident Alun Evans at the end of last season, Backpass cashed in on our detective work by asking us to provide an article on the striker for them as well.

Life Post-Bully Is Still Tough

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Chris's Uphill Task With Rangers

Chris Brindley's outstanding career in non-League football is no immunity against the difficulties now consuming him as Stafford Rangers manager. Following his departure from Wolves in 1988 after only nine first-team games, the likeable central defender embarked on a long and successful stay outside the big 92.

Robbie Revving Up For Fast Start

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Early Games Are The Key

Robbie Dennison believes a good start is vital if Wolves are to make a success of their eagerly-awaited return to the Premier League. The long-serving Molineux midfielder is counting off the days until the club's opening fixture at home to West Ham a week on Saturday and will be looking to the side he watches home and away to start on the front foot.

This Month’s Molineux Milestones

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Landmarks In August

5th - Mick McCarthy took charge of his first Wolves game (2006); 6th - Billy Wright retired (1959) 9th - Robbie Keane made his Wolves debut and scored twice at Norwich (1997)

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