Archive for June, 2021

Settled At Last – And Contented

Friday, June 11th, 2021

Former Wolves Boss Is Done Roaming

Colin Lee turns 65 tomorrow and has retired. Or at least that status in life is how he has increasingly been seeing himself. "We've had 25 different places but this is us now," he said, from the home that offers a high and majestic look-out over the busiest stretch of Devon's holiday coast. "What we can say is that this is our retirement home.

Cornered! Faraway Heroics Of Former Wolves Lad

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

'Super Guy' Who Raised Morale In Boer War Territory

Peter Russell's name has featured in our columns more than once over the years and we are happy to pay further tribute to the Gornal-born wing-half or centre-half who served Wolves from 1952 to 1956 and still lives in South Africa at the age of 86. Our new information has been received in various emails from the retired John Williams, who is in his mid-70s and living in Roodepoort, Johannesburg. We are happy to quote him at length on how the paths of the two men crossed.....and the impressions formed as a result.

Dear Diary Entry 116

Saturday, June 5th, 2021

Final Turns On A Long Road

Friday, May 9: Had some fun texting Rob Kelly as our paths crossed on the M5 this afternoon. We were driving north of Exeter after a break in Devon and wished him all the best for Barrow's final game of the season tomorrow at the 'other' St James's Park. Among his messages was a remark about how long the journey to the south-west was feeling.

Conor’s Big Week Marked By Matt Finish

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Molineux History-Maker Calls Time

Confirmation of Conor Coady's selection for the European Championships came in timely fashion. Barely 24 hours earlier, another model pro requiring the lowest of maintenance - and the last Wolves player before the Liverpudlian to represent England at the top level - announced his retirement.

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