Bored, Bearing Up And Still Full Of Banter

Lofty On Form Despite Lockdown

We considered it high time we checked up on another of the 70somethings favourites from Molineux history and were cheered this morning by Phil Parkes’s update on life under the restrictions of coronavirus. “I’m doing what I’m told and keeping well – but bored out of my skull,” he summed up. Which probably applies to a lot of us.

An Honour For Ranks

Pride At Recognition From Home-Town Club

Mark Rankine has become an indirect coronavirus victim – but in a way that is nothing like as serious. The former Wolves utility man was due to have been inducted into the Hall of Fame at his home-town club Doncaster, only for his big day to fall victim to the massive illness outbreak.

Staying Strong

No Let-Up For Us During Virus Shutdown

We at Wolves Heroes are committed to carrying on working in earnest through the current difficulties. Self-isolation and social distancing do cause us inconvenience of course – but not of the magnitude that would threaten a significant reduction in our output of stories.

A Golden Trail To The Brink Of Glory

Memories Of Fan’s Lengthy UEFA Odyssey

With Wolves well placed in their last-16 Europa League tie, we had planned to post this piece before the Molineux return against Olympiacos. But who knows when that game will now take place? In the meantime, we look back to the club’s last adventure of this magnitude through the eyes of a fan.

The Way Out Of The Misery

Season Must Resume – Whenever That May Be

Everything moved so fast – and now it will move depressingly slowly. Twelve days ago, I travelled back from the joint appearance by Carl Ikeme and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake at Telford Wolves Supporters Club with two fans excited about their impending trip to Athens.

Forty Years Ago Today…..League Cup Glory Part Two

More Recollections From A Big Wembley Day

As today is the 40th anniversary of Wolves’ second League Cup final triumph, we are keeping our promise to take a second look back at the big day. Enjoy our reminder of some of the stories you may have read and forgotten about……

So Long Ago, Yet Still So Special

Strange Things Happened On The Way To Wembley!

To commemorate the fact that it will be 40 years ago this Sunday since Wolves beat Nottingham Forest at Wembley to win the League Cup, we present a look back with a difference at the big date with Brian Clough’s seemingly impregnable side.

Table-Toppers Once More!

Carl Rocks Telford – With A Little Help From His Friend

Carl Ikeme went for Joao Moutinho. Sylvan Ebanks-Blake opted instead for his and the keeper’s former team-mate, Matt Doherty. Well, choosing Wolves’ best player is no easy task these days.

A Question Of Time

Will There Ever Be A Better Wolves Manager Than Cullis 

There is growing talk among the Molineux faithful about the best manager Wolves have ever had. Naturally, these discussions come up every time a Wolverhampton manager is blazing the trail, with the older generation sticking firmly to the heroes of yesteryear while younger supporters can’t look beyond the present incumbent.  

Dear Diary Entry 101

A Welcome Invite

Monday, February 10: Was delighted to be asked by Jacqui Oatley to appear on the Wolves podcast she does with Tim Spiers. My contribution lasted at least half an hour but the part of the show I was not involved in was very much worth listening to beforehand as well.

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