Archive for September, 2009

Out Now – God’s Footballer

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Knowles Tribute Book On Sale

Steve Gordos' affectionate biography of the player who quit Molineux for religious reasons has hit the book shelves. Peter Knowles, God's Footballer tells the remarkable story of how one of the most talented players from the post-1950s Wolverhampton Wanderers turned his back on fame and fortune in 1969 to become a Jehovah's Witness.

Ireland The Photographer – Our Proof!

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Chairman's Exclusive Tour Pictures

For more than 20 years, he loyally followed Wolves overseas as well as across the length and breadth of Great Britain. And on more trips than he cared to remember, he clicked away at his camera to bring his loved ones an insight into the various points on the globe that the club visited.

Curtain Call On Camera For Cup Winners

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Sky's VIP Treatment For Star Trio

John Richards and Kenny Hibbitt are due for another date with Sky TV viewers after their appearance in front of the cameras in the build-up to Wolves' game at Manchester United on Wednesday. The duo will be appearing alongside their former skipper Mike Bailey in the screening of a Wolves version of the excellent Time Of Our Lives programme on Sky Sports on Monday.

Great Scott – Keeper With Scoring Knack

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Barrett's Home In Football Folklore

Despite his spectacular injury-time volley at Morecambe last weekend, Notts County's Kasper Schmeichel didn't quite emulate the feat of his more famous father as a goal-scoring goalkeeper. The youngster grazed the bar with an acrobatic effort and is still waiting for his first senior goal - something his Dad, Peter, didn't say for long as he netted for Aston Villa in the Premier League and Manchester United in Europe, as well as ten times in total for his Danish clubs Brondby and Hvidovre.

Surprise, Surprise For John

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Farrington Family Ties Re-Established

John Farrington has expressed his thanks to Wolves Heroes - for reuniting him with long-lost relatives he knew largely through his footballer father. Our article on the 1960s Molineux winger from September of last year popped up when his Northumberland-based half cousin Gillian Saunders 'googled' him recently in an effort to establish his whereabouts.

Heart-warming Tale Of Returning Cup Winner

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Horne 'Home' - And Catching Up On Lost Years

Wolves FA Cup winner Des Horne makes an emotional return to Molineux tomorrow - as part of his first visit 'home' in 40-odd years. The speedy South African-born left-winger, who is 70 later this year, laid on one of the goals in the 3-0 Wembley victory over Blackburn in 1960 and has already linked up in the West Midlands with Barry Stobart.

Billy & Bully – A Chance To Join The Tribute

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Have Your Name Listed In Book About Star Duo

Wolves fans have the chance to see their names listed in a forthcoming book celebrating the lives and careers of two of the club's greatest all-time figures. 'Billy & Bully' is due to go on sale in mid-November and pays homage to a duo who emerged as huge heroes and torch-bearers of their respective Molineux eras.

Mick’s Magical Memories

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Good Times Recalled In An 'E-Card' From Sydney

First things first: Mick Hollifield is alive and well and living in Australia. There was a nasty rumour a year or two back that the first part of that statement was deeply flawed as a result of a road accident but the photograph that has stood in the welcome area of this website for the last few days is proof that he's still very much around.

Way Back When

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

Major On The Prowl

As the first part of our promised new series focusing on Wolverhampton Wanderers events in more distant times, we look back at the disciplinary ways of the man recognised as the club's first great manager....... From the family of Alex McIntosh, a member of Wolves' 1939 FA Cup final team, comes a story exposing a drink culture with a difference.

Bell Goes! Norman’s Big Day At Ewood

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Kiwi Call Spells A Fond Reunion

Norman Bell will be reintroducing an exiled Wulfrunian to the gold and black cause tomorrow after securing a 'pass out' for the Premier League meeting of his two former clubs. The 53-year-old had been concerned that family visitors from New Zealand would scupper his plans to catch up with the fortunes of Blackburn and Wolves at Ewood Park.

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