Archive for November, 2017
Managerial Master Is Now A Mastermind SubjectI've started, so I will finish.......the story, that is, of the lifelong Wolves fan who succeeded in being given permission to have questions about Stan Cullis as his specialist subject on Mastermind. First things first. David Love is no stranger to the long-running BBC programme which had Magnus Magnusson as its host for the first 25 years.
Wolves Star Knew Showbiz Legend In A Totally Different RoleEven among what might be called the surprise disclosures Wolves Heroes has come up with over the years, this one might appear a little ‘left-field’. Ken Dodd used to be John McAlle’s coalman. We have to confess that this isn’t an exclusive story but fans might need a long memory to realise how and when we were scooped on this tale.
Crucial Easter Strikes From Man Who Found Wolves Goals Elusive We at Wolves Heroes are always happy to assist in football's reconnection game - and to pick up some of the pieces that might come our way as a result. Earlier this season, we responded to the Brighton Argus after they asked for help in reaching Bertie Lutton and have since learned that he is due back in this country on a visit next summer.
An Anniversary And Bold Plans For The FutureBackpass, the wonderful football nostalgia magazine we are always happy to promote, has reached its tenth birthday. We consider that any enthusiastic reader of this site would also find much to devour in the pages of a publication that has gained a new lease of life following some uncertainty and is now looking forward to the next couple of years.
Passing-Away Of Post-War Wolves First-Teamer Eddie Russell, a late 1940s Wolves wing-half partner and occasional stand-in for Billy Wright, has died in a care home in Cornwall. We have been contacted with the sad news by one of the sons of the 89-year-old, who also played for Middlesbrough, Leicester and Notts County.