Archive for January, 2010
David Overworked On Final StretchLife is even busier than usual at present for 1960s Wolves winger David Thompson. His job entails keeping an eye on the gritting of roads near his home in West Yorkshire. "I have worked for the last five years for Leeds City Highways," he says. "I am an inspector on the roads, looking after the various contractors - especially those who do repairs.
Time For Another Honour At Molineux?Surprise has been expressed on what used to be known as Fleet Street that one of Wolverhampton Wanderers' finest has missed out on a New Year honour. Bert Williams is 90 on the last day of this month and has been the subject in recent months of a concerted behind-the-scenes campaign for recognition.
200 (Nearly) Up For Popular DefenderJody Craddock is poised to become only the sixth Wolves player this century to chalk up a 200th League and cup appearance for the club. The popular central defender - the first present-day player we have featured on Wolves Heroes - is due to reach the landmark with his next outing.
Jimmy's Memories Of Merseyside EpicsThree trips to Merseyside in 2009-10 have brought Mick McCarthy's Wolves the even record of one victory, one draw and one defeat. And that passionate area of the country also featured strongly in the career of the oldest player so far interviewed by Wolves Heroes.
JR's View On Strike ColleagueYesterday, we posted a lengthy piece in our Features area on Micky Bradbury, one of the hot early 1970s Molineux prospects. Unfortunately, the Black Country starlet did not make it but left the following impressions on Wolves Heroes' John Richards:
Where Opportunity Refused To Knock
Micky Bradbury seemed to have the football world at his feet as a teenage goal machine at Molineux. He scored five goals on his debut for England Schoolboys, attracted scouts from big clubs far and wide and even shared digs with Graeme Souness during a trial at Tottenham.