Archive for April, 2021

Victories With A Majestic Hue

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Games That Were Fit To Be Played Before Royalty

It's a sad fact related to the passage of time that only one FA Cup winner from Wolves is still alive. Yet, as we continue to doff our cap to Ron Flowers for his part at Wembley that day and so much more besides, the thoughts of the nation are concentrated on one of the dignitaries introduced to the Wolves and Leicester teams at the showpiece a full 11 years earlier.

Breaching The ‘Thames Barrier’

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Nostalgic Look Back At Craven Cottage Conquest

From an era long before VAR reared its very ugly head and while football footage was largely shown in black and white, we look back at the last time - before Friday - that Wolves had won a top-flight match away to Fulham. We are indebted to lifelong fan and author-publisher Clive Corbett for inspiring this in-depth look at the 2-1 victory registered by Ronnie Allen's newly-promoted team at Craven Cottage on the opening day of 1967-68.

Did He Really Do That?

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Legendary Striker's Least Remembered Molineux Goal

You needn't check the date - April Fool's Day has safely passed. And what we are about to write isn't a mistake. Steve Bull's first Molineux goal wasn't the one he scored from close range in a Freight Rover Trophy win over Bournemouth in Graham Turner's early months in charge.

Let’s Do It For Bryn

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

Honour Due In Memory Of Star Forward

Following our success in tracking down Ron Stockin, we are now playing a part in trying to have a medal struck in honour of another League Championship winner with Wolves connections. Bryn Jones narrowly missed out on title glory when at Molineux, his final season in the West Midlands ending with Major Frank Buckley's side being pipped by Arsenal by a single point at the end of 1937-38.

Dear Diary Entry 114

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Of Wolves And England

Wednesday March 3: Am looking forward to the forthcoming book by lifelong Wolves fan Bob Bannister about all the England internationals who have played for the club. This has been a major project for a man whose presence at Molineux dates back to just after the war.

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