Archive for April, 2019
Hibby Thrilled By Wolves' Broadening AppealKenny Hibbitt has used one of Molineux's newer amenities to add to the positive messages Wolves' current players are sending across the globe. The record-breaking midfielder was at this week's stunning victory over Arsenal, not only helping give a group of fans a pre-match guided tour of the stadium but also making an appearance among users of the flourishing Worldwide Lounge in the Steve Bull Stand.
Landmark Week In Wolves' Proud HistoryAs our own acknowledgement of the fact it is 60 years ago this week since Wolves won the League Championship for the third and latest time, we offer these quirky and/or statistical recollections from the 1958-59 season.
Evocative Book Shows How Times Have AlteredHand in hand with the huge changes the game has witnessed over the decades, it seems the reporting of it has undergone quite a revolution, too. Time was when the Charlie Buchan Football Monthly was one of sport's foremost publications - it must have been to run from 1951 to 1974 and, for the most part, with massive success.
Doog Delight - But With A Nasty AftermathApril has already contained one high-profile London trip for Wolves. Another outing to the fringes of the capital awaits with their Premier League game against Watford in ten days' time. Heading to the south-east in this month of the year might have brought Derek Dougan out in a cold sweat several decades ago as a result of an unfortunate altercation that forms a painful part of Molineux history.
Looking Forward To A Change Of SportsIt's a big golf Sunday with the US Masters drawing to a conclusion, so now is a good time to cast our minds forward to when some of the Molineux favourites will be pacing the fairways this summer. Steve Daley has today informed us that the main date on the calendar is Friday, September 6 - the day of the Wolves Former Players Association's annual tournament.
Final Day Regret Is Still To ComeJohn Richards fears Wolves' players will have to steel themselves against more heartache when the FA Cup final comes round next month. Richards was a semi-final loser a staggering four times with the club, once as managing director in 1998, and sympathises now with the squad who he believes are still destined to bring happier days to Molineux.
But Cup Comeback Must Act As A Spur
As a beaten FA Cup semi-finalist and a twice Wembley winner, Barry Powell knows something about the emotions Wolves and their supporters are going through right now. The former midfielder was among the gold and black masses left heartbroken by yesterday's big turn-around - and can remember the contrasting feelings he experienced when in the club colours more than 40 years ago.