Archive for March, 2010

Marking The Big Anniversary

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

League Cup Nostalgia In The Air

Come Monday, it's exactly 30 years since Wolves lifted the League Cup for the second time. And Wolves Heroes are heralding the impending landmark day with an extended look back at the unlikely triumph pulled off by John Barnwell's side.

Wembley Glory Thirty Years On

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Lalley On Barney's League Cup Triumph

When John Barnwell became Wolves’ manager in 1978, he joined a club facing a relegation battle. Immediately, though, he turned fortune on its head, kept them in the top division and gave us an unlikely FA Cup semi-final appearance against Arsenal, a club he had served with distinction as a player.

A Laurie Load Of Posts!

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Long-running Career Of Black Country Lad

"I was a Baggies fan. I wanted to be a professional footballer but I vowed I would never play for the Wolves!" What else would you expect from the son of a man who played and then scouted for West Bromwich Albion?

Bull And Mutch Together Again

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

'Pure Gold' Nostalgia Night Features Goal Legends

Steve Bull and Andy Mutch are to link up once more - almost 17 years on from when they last wreaked havoc in Wolves' attack. The phenomenal strike duo totalled more than 410 goals for the club between them and now feature in a 'Pure Gold' evening at The Raven pub, Quarry Bank, next month to regale supporters with tales of their exploits for Graham Turner's side and various England teams.

Hinton And Wolves Part Two

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Heartfelt Thanks From Exiled Star

On Wednesday of last week (February 24), we were delighted to publish an email from Alan Hinton, written and sent by the Seattle-based former Wolves and England winger. It covered his formative years in the Black Country and his emergence as a first-team player at Molineux but broke off at the point where his career took a surprise twist. We promised readers an imminent part two - and here it is, again in the player's own words:

In Memory Of Billy

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Harrison Family Members Tracked Down

Relatives of new Wolves Hall of Fame inductee Billy Harrison have been traced – thanks to some local newspaper publicity and prolific author Steve Gordos. Efforts to track down surviving family members of the early 20th century winger in time for the recent gala dinner at Molineux proved unsuccessful.

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