Archive for May, 2010

Frank Celebrates A Win Double

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Title Outcome A Happy One As Well

Frank Munro has raised a glass to what he sees as a highly pleasing end to the Premier League season - at both ends of the table. The imperious former defender was naturally delighted with Wolves' rise to a position of considerable comfort above the scramble for survival and was also thrilled that his first English club Chelsea held off Manchester United to lift the title.

Wembley Wizards Celebrated Again

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Chronicling The Cup Kings

Wolves' FA Cup final triumph of half a century ago has been chronicled in a new book. Author Mark Metcalf details the tournament's trail in 1959-60, from the clashes of the first-round hopefuls to the entry of the big boys in round three and right through to Wembley.

More Wolves Stars In Print

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Quality Magazine With A Strong Molineux Flavour

Issue 11 of the highly popular football nostalgia magazine Backpass has gone on sale and contains the usual generous helping of Wolverhampton Wanderers content. And readers are in for a bonus because the latest offering is a bumper 76 pages - for no extra cost - so as to include a substantial World Cup section.

Rover Alan Was Reluctant To Leave

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

New Insight Into Winger's Molineux Stop-Off

Various reference books have Alan Birch's early departure from Wolves down to the fact he never settled at Molineux. But that isn't how the player himself recalls the full story almost three decades on.

A Most Golden Anniversary

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

John Lalley Hails The FA Cup Winners

A wind of change was sweeping through Britain in 1960. The prim austerity of the 1950s was slowly but inexorably being engulfed by the outset of the ‘swinging sixties’ and 1960 was the year that Penguin Books were prosecuted under the Obscene Publications Act after their publication of the D H Lawrence classic ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover.’ Representing the Crown, Mervyn Griffith Jones QC asked the jury with a magnificent exposition of pomposity: "Is this the kind of book you would wish your wife or servants to read?"

Lalley On The Cup Winners

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Our Tribute To Wembley Heroes

It's 50 years this month since Wolves last lifted the FA Cup - and we will be celebrating the fact in style on Monday. John Lalley has penned a highly knowledgeable tribute to the Class of 1960, leaving us to post his insight for the enjoyment of Wolves Heroes readers.

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