Archive for September, 2019
Europa Rush - The Side EffectsNever have Wolves played more competitive first-team matches by the end of September than the 15 they will have completed after this weekend's home clash with Watford. Even with the reduced top flight we have had in the Premier League era and with the advent of international breaks, the workload at Molineux has been intense this summer and autumn - thanks, of course, to the club's involvement in the Europa League.
Debut Day - A Fresh InsightAt last.....a chink has appeared in the armoury of the peerless idol that was Billy Wright. It has taken eight whole decades and, even now, we are not suggesting that Wolves' and England's finest had a weakness to his game.
Great To See Robbie Again - LampardRobbie Dennison is still buzzing after a meet-up with one of the most famous ‘roomies’ it is possible to have in English football. The Ulsterman turned the walk-on role he had at Saturday’s home game against Chelsea as part of Molineux’s 130-year celebrations into a chance for a quick reunion with visiting boss Frank Lampard.
And A Welcome Away Win For BrazierFormer Wolves players have continued to help local and national charities through their efforts on the golf course over the past fortnight. After the huge success of the charity day at Oxley Park the Friday before last, eight of them appeared at the annual autumn event staged at Wrottesley Park.
VIP View Of 130th Birthday CelebrationsDave Woodfield has expressed his gratitude after meeting up with old pals on what he thinks might be his last visit to Molineux. The experienced former centre-half was at yesterday's Premier League game against Chelsea and was delighted to cross paths again with some of the players there to help celebrate the iconic stadium's 130th birthday.
Fresh Insight On Departed Manager
Tommy Docherty has preceded Saturday's Molineux meeting of two of his former clubs by paying belated further respect to the friend who died this summer. The 91-year-old Scot's name cropped up at last month's service in honour of Sammy Chapman, to whom we were delighted to add our own full account of the day.