Latest Wolves Heroes News and Articles

Pikers: Proud And Always Professional

Fitting Send-Off For Master Craftsman

It seemed there were almost as many present as at some of those Wolves games John Pike reported on in the mid-1980s. Wombourne Methodist Church was packed for his funeral and the platitudes just kept coming.

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Musical Roots Set In Colliery Shadow

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.

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Hall Of Fame: Big Reveal On Way

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.

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Chance To Catch Our Breath!

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.

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A Class Act In His Own Right

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.

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Lost In A Blackpool Fog

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.

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