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Dear Diary Entry 139

Happy Day For Long-Haul Visitors

Saturday, April 8: Had a busy time of it making new acquaintances at this afternoon’s welcome home victory against Chelsea. Having played a small part in securing tickets for some visitors from afar, it was lovely to meet Glenn Gibbons, the son of early 1950s Wolves defender Len Gibbons, and members of his circle of family and friends.

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The Ultimate Accolade

More Favourites Welcomed To Molineux Elite

John Richards called it the highest honour a club can bestow upon a player – which helps explain why there was a collective sense of pride in Molineux’s Hayward Suite last night. Not only among the individuals whose deeds on the pitch or sidelines have earned them places in Wolves’ hall of fame but also among their families and the paying supporters who are as pleased as punch to have had them as heroes.

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Spotlight On ‘True Inspiration’

No Doubting Thomas

A four-page article on Geoff Thomas appears in the latest issue of the football nostalgia magazine Backpass. Wolves Heroes’ David Instone travelled to Droitwich to meet up for the second time in a few months with the man whose life became about much more than football.

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Hitting A Golden Landmark

Path To High Prominence Comes In 39 Steps

It’s a prestigious roll of honour that begins with goalkeeper Tom Baddeley way back in 1907 and concludes, for the present, with Conor Coady. Wonderful players and England internationals both – and they share a notable bond with some illustrious and talented Wolves colleagues.

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Completing The Big Reveal

Hall Of Fame Places For Palmer And Wilshaw

Geoff Palmer and Dennis Wilshaw are the worthy final two members of the bumper crop of 2023 inductees to Wolves’ hall of fame. The duo from opposite ends of the Molineux pitch are today named as recipients of this position of high honour, six days before the celebration dinner.

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Jackie’s Fleeting Impact

In and Out Quickly – But At A Profit

Stan Cullis was a legend. His record as Wolves manager was second to none. He created two great sides – one in the late 1940s and early 1950s who brought his first FA Cup and Division One championship. And then one in the late 1950s who lifted the Championship twice more and recorded another Wembley win. For the most part, his squads featured home-grown players or the likes of Bert Williams, Johnny Hancocks and Peter Broadbent, who had barely played for other clubs and were recruited as raw talent.

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