Archive for May, 2011

Way Back When

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

How The Title Was Blown

It's one of the sadder parts of Molineux folklore that Wolves spurned the chance to get their hands on the League Championship for the first time when beaten by Liverpool in a thrilling conclusion to the 1946-47 race. What is less well known, though, is the extent to which they crumbled generally over the closing stretch.

Pierce A Star On The Tyne

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Happy Geordie Memories Twice Over For Gary

Goalkeeper Gary Pierce never faced Albion while in Wolves colours. But another team in stripes played a big part in his career at two clubs. It will be remembered by certain Wanderers fans that his debut after moving to Molineux in June, 1973, was in a First Division game at Newcastle some three months later.

Wolves v Albion: Reasons To Be Cheerful

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Happy Memories Ahead Of Derby Crunch

By way of a scene setter for Sunday's crucial Black Country derby, we look back at some inspiring Wolves conquests in the fixture. If these recollections don't raise Molineux hopes, nothing will!

Clocking Up The Miles

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Old Friends In Transit

They would love to have been gracing Molineux. Instead, they live largely within earshot of the stadium roar but play their football elsewhere. Three or four times a week these past few seasons, Chapel Ash at breakfast time has been the meeting point for a small group of former Wolves youngsters who now earn a living in the lower divisions.

Curle In Party Spirit

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

All Systems Go For Top Flight

Keith Curle has emerged from QPR's Championship-winning celebrations to speak up for the 'managerial mentoring' that one of his former Wolves team-mates is currently benefitting from. The former Molineux captain is a long-time assistant to serial promotion winner Neil Warnock and, FA enquiries permitting, is relishing the prospect of pitting his wits on Premier League touchlines next season.

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