Archive for June, 2010

Disaster Movie!

Friday, June 11th, 2010

USA Defeat Still A Nightmare, Sixty Years On

When England step out tomorrow to take on the USA in their World Cup opener in Rustenberg, there will be more than a whiff of history hanging in the air. It was, of course, in 1950 that one of the first and biggest ever World Cup shocks took place when the USA inflicted a 1-0 defeat on the three lions after we had kicked off our group games by beating Chile.

Wolves Kid’s Seasons In The Sun

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Les Recalls Trend-Setting Travels Around SA

How's this for an apparent fall from grace? On February 4, 1961, Les Cocker underpinned his status as an FA Youth Cup winner and an England age-group international by making his Wolves first-team debut. Five weeks later, he signed permanently for Wellington Town. It sounds a nightmare descent, but the move was quite palatable to the 21-year-old, who was to have his best days in senior football when he headed for South Africa several years later.

Wolves Heroes Goes Patriotic

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Also Coming Soon: Tales Out Of Africa

With England's World Cup hopefuls having touched down in South Africa, we at Wolves Heroes are adopting a topical theme. Over the next two or three weeks, we plan to publish several articles linking either Wolves to the republic or their players to football's premier tournament.

Waggy Touched By Kind Gesture

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Received - One Signed Copy Of Keeper's Autobiography

Dave Wagstaffe has taken delivery of a surprise gift - thanks to one of the giants of his pre-Wolves career. The legendary Molineux winger, who has hand-written a worthy autobiography of his own, has recently become the grateful recipient of the life story penned by his former Manchester City team-mate Bert Trautmann.

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