Musical Roots Set In Colliery Shadow

Sunday, March 26th, 2023

A Mix With A Difference

Lonnie Donegan, Elvis and even Susan Boyle are all on there. So, too, Tony Christie and Frank Sinatra. It's an eclectic mix but Peter Knowles is no ordinary character, as listeners to Wolverhampton-based WCR will have been reminded.

Hall Of Fame: Big Reveal On Way

Friday, March 24th, 2023

New Inductees Chosen And Soon To Be Announced

Wolves supporters will start to learn over the next week or two of the latest inductees to Molineux's impressive hall of fame. The names of the chosen men will initially be revealed in the Express & Star and on this website ahead of the induction dinner at the end of next month.

Chance To Catch Our Breath!

Monday, March 20th, 2023

Observation Time Before Tense Run-In

Molineux regulars picking themselves up after Saturday's defeat against Leeds will have their own thoughts on the relegation scrap but here are three for starters - and we are not talking VAR for now! Everton are reviving without Conor Coady in their side, Wayne Hennessey seems as close to starting duty with Wales as at Nottingham Forest and Wolves probably look more dangerous on the road in the eyes of their rivals in the Premier League's lower reaches.

A Class Act In His Own Right

Friday, March 17th, 2023

Intriguing Story Of Understudy Winger

Time-travel to the early 1950s and ask a knowledgeable football supporter who Leslie Smith is. They would probably nominate the London-born left-winger Aston Villa signed from Brentford in 1945 and who played more than 180 games in claret and blue before returning to Griffin Park. This was a player who was given a solitary cap for England - against Rumania in 1939 alongside Wolves duo Bill Morris and Stan Cullis.

Lost In A Blackpool Fog

Tuesday, March 14th, 2023

Pea-Souper That Erased Match From Records

Weather-delayed games used to be a much bigger blight on football than they now are but here's the story of an abandonment that could be as relevant today as ever. Under-soil heating ensures that grounds can generally cope with heavy frost and even a major snowfall, as long as it doesn't come in the final hours up to kick-off.

Strange Occurences Afoot!

Saturday, March 11th, 2023

Newcastle v Wolves: Quirks Of The Fixture List And Results Column

Are a new wave of strange patterns developing between Wolves and Newcastle? We have written before about how results and even the dates of head-to-head games involving the two clubs took on unusual characteristics.

Wembley Glory That Came With A Golden Tinge

Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

Familiar Trio In Final Spotlight

It's time for a question from left field: Who are the three former Wolves players who lined up elsewhere as team-mates and played together in a winning cup final team at Wembley? We are happy to offer this as a clue: One of them was skipper and even scored the opening goal.

Dear Diary Entry 137

Sunday, March 5th, 2023

Happy Memories Of Waggy

Friday, February 3: How topical at the end of a week in which we held a meeting to discuss the next batch of hall of fame inductees at Molineux that Dave Wagstaffe's partner, Val, informed us on Facebook that it had been ten years since the much-loved left-winger was inducted.

A Night With Cooky

Thursday, March 2nd, 2023

Precious Catch-Up In The Border Country

There are some football friends you don't see for years but with whom you quickly pick up from the last meeting. It was in November, 2016, that our path had last crossed that of Paul Cook - on the occasion of the Friday-night Molineux dinner to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Steve Bull's arrival at Wolves.

Help From The Bench

Monday, February 27th, 2023

New Trend Had A Slow Start

A look in the record books confirms Freddie Goodwin as the first Wolves player ever to be sent on as a substitute in a League game. But who was the first man selected to fulfill the 12th man duties for the club in a competitive fixture?Goodwin entered the fray from the bench in the home win over Middlesbrough on October 16, 1965, a couple of months after the authorities had approved the use of a replacement if a player was injured.

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