Archive for October, 2009

Fame Of The Fleeting Variety

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Four Minutes That Filled Ian With Pride

We at Wolves Heroes aren't concerned only with the players who made a major first-team impact at Molineux. There's also room on this site for those who played bit-part roles - especially if they have an unusual tale to tell.

Gerry’s Fraught Missions

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Willie And George - Special Cases

Gerry Taylor wasn't surprised when Wolves waited patiently for the signature of Willie Carr - and eventually splashed out on the Coventry midfielder in March, 1975. He remembers the Scottish midfielder, whose Molineux arrival was held up by worries over his medical, as a man who commanded the highest level of attention from manager Bill McGarry.

When Danny Meets Sammy

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Hegan Hoping For Chat With Chung

Danny Hegan is hoping for a reunion with his former coach Sammy Chung on a visit to Devon early next month. The enigmatic former midfielder, who was tracked down by Wolves Heroes in Birmingham last autumn after disappearing completely off the Molineux radar, is heading to the south west for a nostalgic get-together of a different kind.

Mutchy Just A Click Away

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Striker's Alternative View Of Big Wembley Nights

Andy Mutch has revealed the other life he led while Steve Bull was trying to crack it as an England player - he was often sprawled out on the Wembley touchline getting a close-up view! The two strikers, best known for their rampaging days at the head of Graham Turner's Wolves attack, had sharply contrasting roles on some of Wembley's big nights two decades ago.

There’s No Substitute For Class

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Slater's Vision From Half A Century Ago

Bill Slater always exudes an air of quiet authority that makes him well worth listening to. But it isn't only in a post-playing career in sports administration that the former Wolves skipper has offered compelling thoughts.

JR Golf Day A Big Hit

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Fun Time On Fairways For Charity

John Richards is already looking ahead to his tenth year as organiser of a golf tournament in aid of kidney disease sufferers after a successful ninth staging of the event recently. The Molineux legend hosts the day at Patshull Park, the club where he and his wife Pam are members, in his role as patron of the New Cross Hospital Kidney Patients Association.

Horne’s Hint Of Sadness

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Home With A Host Of Happy Memories

Des Horne admits he will be sorry when he packs his bags and says farewell to Wolverhampton by returning to his native South Africa early next week. The 1960 FA Cup winner has spent around three weeks in the UK, not only meeting the 13-year-old granddaughter he had never seen but also catching up with old team-mates on whom he hadn't clapped eyes in decades.

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