Archive for January, 2011

Memory Match: Man Utd 1 Wolves 3

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

How McGarry's Men Silenced Old Trafford

With Wolves fans still basking in the glory of Wednesday's thrilling conquest of Chelsea, we look back to when the club brought down another of the game's giants. Thirty-nine years ago this weekend, it was a 3-1 triumph over Manchester United that made the football world stop and stare, especally as it was achieved at Old Trafford.

Hibby Thrilled By ‘Hall’ Honour

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Ken's Pride At Joining Elite Group

Kenny Hibbitt was one of Wolverhampton Wanderers' finest ever midfielders and was at Molineux for Wednesday's memorable win over Chelsea. He will be back at the stadium tonight for a special honour, so we have chosen this time to catch up with him and quiz him at length, with part one of our feature focusing on his big evening.

Barron Run Was A Fleeting Affair

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Big-time Taste For Lad Lured South

It says something about Wolves' magnetism that Jim Barron was ever attracted to Molineux from his native north-east. Newcastle, who he supported as a boy, were on his trail; so were Sheffield United. But there was just a special pull about the club who had won the League three times in the keeper's formative years and the FA Cup soon after.

Sims’ Hectic Bank Holiday Dashes

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Double Header Introduction For Keeper

Bank Holiday football played a big part in the young life of goalkeeper Nigel Sims. His League debut came for Wolves at the age of 17 at Sheffield United on Easter Monday in 1949 and his second game was against the Blades the very next day.

Mike’s Support Role Amid Ward Heroics

Saturday, January 1st, 2011

1960s Wolves Kid Bursting With Pride

A Wolves youngster from the 1960s has been revealed as the missing link in Stephen Ward's perfect night at Anfield on Wednesday. The popular utility man returned to the ground at which he was sent off last season to score the winner against Liverpool and boost the club's hopes of Premier League survival.

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