Archive for May, 2019

Filling In Some Gaps

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

New Insight For JR Into His Nervous Beginnings

John Richards has engaged the help of trusted allies to help him quietly acknowledge the 50th anniversary of a significant landmark in his life. Wolves' long-time former record goalscorer knew it was in the spring of 1969 that he played in the Central League game that effectively served as his Molineux trial.

Anniversary Day For Goal Machine

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Slaying Of Scots Crowned Unmatchable Seasons

What would the sports scientists make of such a workload now? In hindsight, it's a wonder Steve Bull was able to drag himself north of the border at all to wreak havoc on Scotland's defenders. Just look at the facts....Wolves' record goalscorer (as he was to become a few years later) played 59 club games in 1987-88 and a mere 55 in 1988-89.

‘Getting’ This Nostalgia Lark

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Brazier On The Buzz Of Old Boys' Network

When we launched Wolves Heroes almost ten years ago, we saw it as a way of informing and even entertaining supporters on the subject of what their old Molineux favourites are now up to. Reminiscences, plenty of them, would inevitably creep in and we also looked forward to occasionally comparing the deeds of former players with those of the modern breed.

A Euro Trip With A Difference

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Invites Issued To Join Viking Invasion

Colin Brazier and Steve Daley have adopted the spirit of Wolves' forthcoming season of jet-setting by accepting invitations to a major supporters event in Norway. The best part of 40 years on from leaving Molineux, the duo are on the guest list for Viking Wolves' 30th anniversary celebrations early in 2019-20.

Next Stop Europe

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Gateway To The Continent Is Open

Having suffered FA Cup semi-final heartbreak at Watford's hands a month and a half ago, Wolves have had their slice of Wembley happiness after all. The latest victory in Manchester City's quite astonishing end to a treble-winning season means Nuno's men will follow up their outstanding first year back in the Premier League by playing in the Europa League in 2019-20.

Not Afraid To Mention The War

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Stirring Memories Of Writer Trained In Wolverhampton

Continuing our occasional series on media personnel with interesting stories to tell, we home in on a man who part-learned his trade in Wolverhampton and went on to travel the world for decades as a Fleet Street reporter and then a prolific author.

True Red Longing For Big Finish

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Tempting Final Course For Cook

He has twice travelled abroad to watch Liverpool become kings of Europe and even organised coaches to their away games in this country. So we will forgive Paul Cook praying for a home victory at Anfield tomorrow. I have frequently said that the possessor of arguably the finest left foot Molineux has witnessed in the last 30 years was the most passionate talker of the hundreds of players I have ever interviewed.

How Nervous Are THEY?

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Wolves' Part In Others' Last-Day Nail-Biters

Last-afternoon dramas have come thick and fast in Wolves' history - and Sunday's trip to Liverpool could provide another. We have come up with 11 final-day cliff-hangers here but, by way of a change, chosen ones that have been much more important to the opposition than to Wolves, like the clash at Anfield in four days' time.

JR To The Rescue

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Wembley Winner On Mercy Mission

John Richards has carried out his promise to help replace a valued keepsake lost by a Texas-based Wolves fan in flooding at his house. Clive Hill, who is originally from Penn, suffered the loss as a result of Hurricane Harvey more than 18 months ago, his plight being reported by the Express & Star.

Dear Diary Entry 91

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Getting Better And Better

Tuesday, April 2: Another epic Molineux night, with Manchester United brought down for the second time here in a few weeks. These are happy, happy Wolves days - witnessed once more by Old Trafford European Cup hero Pat Crerand, who no doubt remembers a very different ground.

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