News

Horton – I Nearly Joined Wolves

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Doc Era Opened Door For Boyhood Fan

Brian Horton has opened up on his Wolves past and revealed how close he came to serving the club of his boyhood dreams. The Hednesford-born miner's son had a wonderful career as a player with Brighton, Luton and others, then flourished over many years as a manager with the likes of Oxford, Huddersfield and Manchester City.

Home And Away

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Holsy Back As Grandson Aims High In Spain

John Holsgrove has returned permanently to England after almost a decade and a half of living in Spain. The former Wolves defender and his wife Jan are back in the south-east and glad to be home and closer to other family members.

Farewell To Fred

Friday, September 18th, 2020

Upbeat Send-Off For Popular Wolves Keeper

'It's the celebration of a life, NOT a funeral - it's nothing as sombre as that.' And so the tone for the farewell to Fred Davies today was set by the unrelated Philip Davies, the official conducting the proceedings.

Bully Off – And Running!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

First-Day Impact Of Record-Breaker

Talk of fast-starting strikers brings to mind another remarkable feature of Steve Bull's mind-boggling Wolves career. We may, in due course, have reason to include Raul Jimenez more prominently in such articles but among the plethora of weekend stats was the revelation that Teddy Sheringham and Mo Salah are the only two men ever to have netted in their sides' first game of four different Premier League seasons.

Screen Stars

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Hibby Among Grateful Admirers Of Gentleman Jack

It is a proud Stan Cullis sitting front and centre of the young Wolves squad that had clinched the FA Youth Cup in 1958. On the Iron Man’s left after that sensational 6-1 second leg Molineux victory over Chelsea are three players who would do much good work in the Wolves first team in years to come - Cliff Durandt, Des Horne and Ted Farmer.

Hats Off To Capped Coady

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Skipper's Successful Start Bridges A Wide Gap

It says much for football's changing landscape that Wolves should currently have so many internationals - yet so few who might play for England. At a time when we add our warmest congratulations to Conor Coady on the winning of his first cap, consider these oddities:

RIP Fred Davies

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Death Of Stalwart Keeper Announced

More bad news has reached us, with the passing-away of the popular Fred Davies at the age of 81. We have written at length on here in recent weeks about Gerry Harris and Harry Hooper and now we must come to terms with the loss of a man who is widely known and respected across Midlands football and beyond.

Dear Diary Entry 107

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

When (Son Of) Barry Met Harry

Wednesday, August 5: It was bound to happen some time......one-time Molineux youngster Loy Stobart has had a meeting with Harry Redknapp on the Dorset coast. The two live close together and, for many months, we had been suggesting that he readied himself to say he was the son of a 1960 FA Cup finalist - something we just knew Harry would be interested in.

Another Sad Loss

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

Harry Hooper: 1933-2020

Harry Hooper, one of the oldest of Wolves' surviving former players, has passed away at the age of 87. The north-easterner had a fine career in the game, although his stay at Molineux was restricted to around 18 months - including one season of high achievement.

Raising A Glass To Late Youth Cup Finalist

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Remembering Wolf Cub Who Died Far Too Early

Our more observant readers will have spotted the recent reference we made to our role in a birthday surprise for the son of a former Wolves player. And now the big day has passed, we can say much more about it, in particular concerning a name we have fleetingly mentioned on here from time to time.

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