Archive for July, 2019

Major Milestone Approaching

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Nuno On Brink Of Stepping Up

We will have great delight later this week in making a new addition to one of the unique areas of this website. That's because Thursday's Europa League return against Crusaders in Belfast marks Nuno's 100th league or cup match in charge of Wolves.

Eves Hands Over The Baton

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Four Decades On.....A New Name On Our Lips

One by one, the claims to fame are falling. It was in April that Mel Eves lost his tag of being the last man to hit a Molineux winner for Wolves against Arsenal. Last night, he was gently chided for no longer being the last man to score a goal for the club in major European competition.

No Regrets – Arnold

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Slow Start, Then Rod Became A Record-Breaker

History is littered with goalkeepers who have struggled to break through at one club before moving to another and becoming hugely popular. Wolves benefitted when Everton decided it was unfair to hang on any longer to Mike Stowell as back-up to Neville Southall and transferred him to Molineux in 1990.

A Lovely Piece Of China

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Trophy Win Justifies Tiring Travels

It's not only in points on the board that Wolves' massive progress has been measured in the last couple of years. Another sure sign of their advancement is the growing carbon footprint they are planting in the earth's soil as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of man first making his mark on the moon.

All Right In White

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Summer Stars, Too, But Will It Happen Again?

Of all the hopes and intentions voiced since England's memorable World Cup victory at Lord's on Sunday, a revival of cricket matches involving major football clubs has not registered on the radar. But that will not stop us from reflecting on the days when such fixtures were commonplace for various Wolves teams.

Rise And Rise Of Mr Dependable

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

How Leeds Missed Out Big Time With Defender

Thanks to Sir Alex Ferguson, we already knew Denis Irwin as 'Eight out of Ten'. From Oldham, in retrospect, comes an alternative insight into Denis Irwin, the full-back who squeezed in a promotion-winning Wolves season at the end of a career highlighted by his magnificent work at various points an hour or two north.

The Weightiest Of Volumes

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Lifelong Fan Enjoying Healthy Sales

There are niche books and niche books - and then there's the one written by David Dungar. The fact that it homes in on the period from 1888 to 1939 in detailing more than 50 years in the history of both Wolves and the industrial landscape of Wolverhampton tells us we will be reading and learning plenty that's new.

Insight Into A Journey To The Unknown

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Faroes Recollections Of Wolves And Canada Favourite

Les Wilson has been reflecting on his own football experience in the Faroe Islands as Wolves prepare to discover whether they will be heading for one of the game's European outposts in three weeks' time. Nuno’s squad will learn a week on Thursday whether they head north to take on B36 Torshavn or across the Irish Sea to face Crusaders in their first Europa Cup assignment.

Winging In…..A Class Act

Friday, July 5th, 2019

Super Tales Of Molineux Duo

One departed with only the fondest of words for the manager who brought him to Molineux. The other, more than three decades earlier, just couldn't hit it off with the man who had initially shown such faith as to sign him for a club record fee.

Diary Diary Entry 93

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Flowers Well And Truly Blooming

Wednesday, June 5: Amazing to those of us who saw him emerge at Wolves at the start of his terrific playing career to think that Tim Flowers is now 52 - and might well have been approaching the 2019-20 season as a Football League manager.

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