Archive for August, 2010

Nigel: Once A Wolf, Always A Wolf

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Full-Back Who Clings To His Molineux Roots

It was in 1976 that Nigel Williams played the last of his 11 Wolves first-team games - but the 'Wolverhampton' sector of his life by no means ended there. Although he was born and bred in Kent, where he still lives and works, part of him will be forever Wulfrunian.

Molineux Memories Of The Other Phil Parkes

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Hammers Legend Might Have Signed Too

What are the chances of two goalkeepers of the same name and from the same neck of the woods each playing hundreds of games in League football? A darned sight less than the likelihood that someone, somewhere would get them mixed up!

KC And His Sunshine Vision

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Tycoon Who Might Have Made Wolves Trail Blazers

Tired of reading about yet another foreign oligarch trying to buy into English football? Worried where the trend of overseas ownership of our clubs will end? Read on and reflect how Wolves might, just might, have set a trend and been snaffled from distant shores as far back as 43 years ago.

Garvey: Giant-Killer Of Some Renown

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

70s Molineux Coach's Memory-Ridden Past

Brian Garvey knew plenty about giant-killing, so he wouldn't have been totally surprised when Wolves unexpectedly slayed Nottingham Forest in his presence at Wembley 30 years ago. As a centre-half with Watford, he had been to the semi-final of the 1970 FA Cup and then played in the Colchester side who brought Leeds down in one of the competition's most famous ever ties.

Willie’s Cameo In Dark Days

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Raynes' Reign A Brief Affair

December 12, 1985, was a big day for at least two people at Molineux. For me, it was the afternoon that my first article (Sidelines) appeared in the Wolves programme - and, poignantly, the visitors were my home town team, Wigan Athletic.

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