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A Notable Throw Of The Dice

Gift Of Goals Guaranteed ‘Fans Favourite’ Status

“I didn’t like taking throw-ins at Highbury. There was so little room between the touchline and the step down to the terraces. I liked a few steps before my throw. It was okay for Malcom Macdonald, who threw from a standing start.” Bobby Woodruff was talking of the battle for who could take the longest throw-in. Older Wolves supporters will recall the thrill on the Molineux terraces from 1964 to 1965-66 when the Wiltshire man hurled missiles into the penalty area, often with devastating effect on the opposition defence.

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Dear Diary Entry 133

A Mark In Favour Of The Other Lot!

Wednesday, October 5: Emailed Mark Burke to make sure he had seen the super photo of him in issue 78 of Backpass. I wasn’t sure he was old enough to be a reader of a nostalgia magazine, even one as outstanding as this, but he had seen it. The picture left no-one in any doubts that his main allegiances lie with his boyhood heroes Villa!

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Frequent Visitors

Familiar Away Days – But A Capital Return At Last

Has there ever been a run like this? Have Wolves ever had to make so many successive trips to London for away games? West Ham on October 1, Chelsea on the 8th, Crystal Palace on the 18th and, today, Brentford on the 29th mean the squad and their supporters have become very familiar with the M40 or M1.

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In-coming….That’s One To Get Rid Of!

Keeper’s Reaction To Penalty Area Raid With A Difference

More information has come to light about the misfortune of a keeper who played one first-team match for Wolves – and around 225 for their next opponents. Chic Brodie’s full-time playing career was ended by a dog – but that was not the only unusual way in which he found himself endangered.

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Jimmy Mac – He’s Back!

Fans’ Chance To Book ‘An Evening With…..’

Jim McCalliog has scheduled another Molineux visit as part of the latest tour he has lined up of his former clubs. This one-time golden boy of Scottish football was at Wolves’ home win over Southampton in early September and was planning to travel to the Saints’ clash with Arsenal this afternoon.

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In Defence Of The Owls

Side By Side In Stripes

They missed each other by a few months at Wolves and by several years prior to that at Charlton but, in between, Lawrie Madden and Peter Shirtliff became extremely familiar as team-mates. In well over 100 Sheffield Wednesday games, they lined up as joint centre-halves, with cup finals, semi-finals and victories at Manchester United and Liverpool among them.

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