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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 16, 1982: Liverpool 2 Wolves 1
There was a choice of dozens but our attention was grabbed by this piece of film and, in particular, by the man at the microphone. Some may think John Motson was a slave to statistics and with a tendency to overload the viewer with facts. For the most part, though, he had an effortless turn of phrase that made him very easy listening.