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.
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!
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.
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.
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.