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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.

Breaks? We All Need ’em

Sunday, May 30th, 2021

So Cloughie DID Return The Favour!

Wolves' major part in not one but both of Brian Clough's title conquests as a manager has been well documented. What is less known is the sort of favour the legendary boss did to those at Molineux by way of return.

Nuno: Some Final Thoughts

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Pressure On Board Following Parting Of Ways

Where next for Wolverhampton Wanderers? Replacing the man who did most to achieve successive finishes of first, seventh, seventh and 13th will be no easy task. Most clubs seek a new manager or head coach because the ways of the previous incumbent have become flawed or outdated. So that often comes with a change of direction.

Success! Contact Established With Long-Time Target

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Don Gardner Interview Coming Soon

Don Gardner, who became the first black player to appear in a senior competitive game for the club, has been tracked down at last by Wolves Heroes. It is now approaching four years since we published a story on here, asking whether any of our readers knew his whereabouts.

End Of A Glorious Era

Friday, May 21st, 2021

Moving On - With Head Held Very High

So it's adeus this weekend to those exaggerated fist pumps on the Molineux pitch in celebration of victories. Adeus to those group huddles in front of the technical area whenever Wolves score. And, most important of all, adeus to the exhilaration of watching Wolves rebuild, grow and prosper over the last four years. It has been quite a ride.

Did Wolves Miss Out On Something Big?

Monday, May 17th, 2021

Long-Serving Stowell Now An FA Cup Winner As Well

'Whoever coaches that Schmeichel geezer......get him a gong for God's sake'. So said one of the countless texts Mike Stowell had waiting for him when he switched on his phone in the victorious Wembley dressing room on Saturday night.

Longing For Some Bookings!

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Thoughts Of Cup Final Hero Jimmy Mac

FA Cup final day is special to Jim McCalliog. How can it not be? He played and scored in one final, then made the winning goal in another ten years later. And it feels opportune to be trying to do him a good favour on the 45th anniversary of his last but one Wembley appearance.

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