Archive for March, 2018

A Claim To A Place In History

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Ross On His Unique Twin Careers

Stewart Ross has shared more details with Wolves Heroes about the extraordinary split career he had in two different parts of Waterloo Road - and asked whether he was the last part-timer to play in English top-flight football. Ross famously made his debut in front of a near-54,000 crowd against Manchester United 50 seasons ago while working as an accountant.

Bully For Him!

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Birthday Boy And His Fortunes On The Big Day

So on how many occasions did Steve Bull score for Wolves on his birthday? The temptation, given his colossal record at Molineux, is to say he must have achieved the feat several times but the reality is somewhat different.

A Question Of Comparison

Sunday, March 25th, 2018

So How Does Nuno Measure Up?

This time last year, Wolves were languishing towards the wrong end of the Sky Bet Championship. Now, they are a club transformed, thanks in no small measure to the efforts of Nuno Espírito Santo. Victory at Norwich on the last day of October regained the leadership they had first tasted by beating Aston Villa a few weeks earlier and there they have remained by setting a red-hot pace in a notoriously competitive division.

Let’s Do It All Again Much Sooner

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Duo's Pledge To Reconvene In The Autumn

Bobby Gould and Les Wilson are planning a quick meet-up again after getting together earlier this month for the first time in around 35 years. As he has in the past with so many of his football friends, Wilson played the role of perfect host when the Goulds dropped in on Vancouver on their way home from a winter spent in New Zealand.

In The Book!

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Rushing To Meet Our New Deadline

We sincerely thank the Wolves Heroes readers who used this site to order copies of David Instone's forthcoming book - and are pleased to confirm to them that it should be out before the end of the season. 'Between the Golden Lines' is described as a reporter's memoir - in this case, one that has more than three decades in the Molineux press box at its heart.

Paper Trail Gave Away Andy’s Molineux Exit

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Gray Day Was Read About In Black And White

In the week that we have raised a glass to the 38th anniversary of Andy Gray's tap-in League Cup final winner against Nottingham Forest, how about this for a little insight on how his Molineux stay came to a close? Wolves were famously on the slippery slope when the brave-heart striker was sold to Everton in the late autumn of 1983.

Goodbye To The American Dream

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Vic As Positive As Ever Through Setbacks

“I was cycling with a doctor friend and he said he didn’t like the look of a swelling on my neck and he would get me in for a biopsy that evening. It was another cycling friend, a surgeon, who called me in soon afterwards to say he had a bit of bad news: I had throat cancer.” The news was devastating – but, as older supporters will remember, Vic Povey is nothing if not determined and chirpy to boot. This was not going to beat him.

In Celebration Of Jimmy Mac

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

National Boss's Rich Praise For Molineux Favourite

Jim McCalliog has been lauded in print - by one of the high-profile football figures who would love to have had him in his team. Craig Brown kicked off his stint in senior international management more than two decades after the popular forward won the last of his five Scotland caps.

A Race Magnificently Run

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Poignant Memories Of The Great Sir Roger

Les Wilson has used the week of his fond reunion with Bobby Gould to talk of his sadness at the death of Sir Roger Bannister. Wilson was not only a spectator in Vancouver's Empire Stadium when the legendary doctor competed there in the 'Miracle Mile' at the 1954 Commonwealth Games but helped host him in the same city nearly 30 years later.

Dear Diary Entry 77

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

More Match-Day Meetings

Thursday, February 1: Have been seeing plenty of Nathan Blake recently, especially on TV around Cardiff's home FA Cup tie against Manchester City, and we also welcomed him to Molineux in his radio summarising role a month ago when Swansea were here on third-round day.

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