Latest Wolves Heroes News and Articles

Tears Of Sadness, Tears Of Disbelief

Tragic News Of Fomer Wolves Striker

We were half-expecting to read the weekend news about Ruben Neves’ exit from Wolves, even if his chosen destination was a major surprise. The appalling announcement about Cedric Roussel was something else totally, though, and utterly disproves that famous old ‘life and death’ saying coined by Bill Shankly.

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Near-Lee But Not Quite

Unusual Reason For Why Frannie Deal Fell Down

How the course of football history revolves around certain decisions….it is frequently said that Wolves would have become a team with a genuine chance of winning the First Division had Peter Knowles not chosen to retire at 23. He may well, in turn, have gone to the Mexico World Cup in 1970 but where would the full flowering of his career have left Alan Sunderland and even Kenny Hibbitt?

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‘Team-Mates To Look Up To’

Blades On Wolves Stars Who Also Served Derby

Archie Gemmill, Peter Shilton, Mark Wright and John Robertson were among Paul Blades’s blue-chip team-mates at Derby on a trail that might well have led him into European football. During his roller-coaster of a ride at the Baseball Ground, the defender helped win back-to-back promotions and later became a club record signing at both Norwich and Rotherham.

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Why Scottish Stardust Didn’t Reach Molineux

Spotlight On Cullis’s Would-Be Successor

Kilmarnock is an East Ayrshire town with a population close to 50,000 and with Jim McCalliog living only a few miles away. Its football club is eight years older than our beloved Wolves. In a country where the game is dominated by two clubs in Glasgow and, to a lesser extent, two in Edinburgh – with a notable stand from Aberdeen back in the days of Ferguson – opportunities for success at Rugby Park have been few and far between.

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One Hundred Years On….And Celebrated In Shoes

Jonathan Happy To Foot Quirky Bill

What do you get to celebrate the life of someone who had everything? A pair of his favourite shoes, of course.
Sir Jack Hayward was famous for his hush-puppies and went nowhere in anything else. Correction: He once confided in me that when he attended black-tie events, he took the distinctive, more comfortable footwear along for when he could safely change out of his formal pair under the table.

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A Walk In The Park

Lofty And The Lads On An Outing With A Difference

Phil Parkes is taking part in tomorrow’s Race For Life in Wolverhampton – but will be paying no attention to the clock! The much-loved keeper will be striding out among the crowds in West Park, barely a couple of hefty goal-kicks from where he earned his living for a decade and a half with Wolves.

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