How To Quiz JR

Fire Away With Your Questions

Wolves Heroes are giving supporters the chance to fire questions at one of the biggest Molineux heroes of all time. We have linked up with our friends at to offer fans a platform for finding out more about the life and times of John Richards.

Early Memories Of TV Star Lee

Bob’s Insight Into Gunners Great

Bob Coy has offered a team-mate’s view of one of the emerging voices on the BBC Match of the Day pundit’s sofa. Immediately after his 47-game Molineux career, the Edgbaston-born defender found himself lining up in the same Chester side as Lee Dixon, the right-back who went on to win 22 England caps as well as a host of honours with Arsenal.

Where Christmases Aren’t White!

No Need For Studs On This Pitch

Last year, by way of a festive diversion, we profiled how Les Wilson and Bobby Gould were spending Christmas and New Year in distant parts of the world. This time, in extending best Christmas wishes to our readers, we provide a teaser from a far-flung beach.

Misfortune Of Another Jimmy Mac

Full-back’s Career Might Have Been So Different

Football, we’re told, is all about fine margins. And maybe the story of Jimmy McVeigh underlines the point. At the end of 1968-69, with a couple of first-team outings added to his impressive appearance record in the Central League, the young full-back appeared to have a promising future.

Way Back When

Call This A Fixture Rush?

In bygone days, Christmases weren’t only white – they were busier and more eventful, in the football sense, than they now are…….as part four of our Way Back When series outlines. This isn’t a clumsy attempt to stir up the hornet’s nest surrounding Mick McCarthy’s team selection at Manchester United last week. We’ll leave that to others.

Gentleman Joe A Guiding Light

Penman Tribute To ‘Mr Wolves’

To the many accolades made by players over the decades to Joe Gardiner, we at Wolves Heroes are happy to publish a tribute with a difference from a talent-spotter who worked closely with him for more than a decade. Tony Penman didn’t play a single game for the club nor work for them in anything more than a part-time capacity but was proud to become friends with a man who shared his north-east roots.

Gould Doing It By The Book

Colourful Striker Going Into Print

Former Wolves forward Bobby Gould is writing his autobiography. The 63-year-old, who had two prolific spells at Molineux, is busy penning the story of his long and varied career in the game ready for publication in 2010.

Richards In The Hot Seat

Former Striker’s Heroes Role

John Richards is to mark his increased involvement with Wolves Heroes by kicking off a new feature in the New Year. The legendary former Molineux striker, a committed supporter of this website since its launch more than 16 months ago, has joined us this month as an active partner.

Knighton Day A Happy Omen

Thirteen A Lucky Number For Ken

Ken Knighton had to double-check he had heard us right when told of the date he had made his Wolverhampton Wanderers debut. “Did you say the 13th of February?” he asked. “That’s my lucky number.

In Memoriam – The Thoughts Of Burnside

Sparks Flew Between Head-Strong Inside-Forwards

This should have been the weekend David Burnside celebrated his 70th birthday by watching Wolves on the star-studded Premier League stage. Instead, we at Wolves Heroes mark the occasion by giving a further airing to the colourful ways of a man who died suddenly in mid-October. And we concentrate, in particular, on his relationship with Peter Knowles.