Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club
You, a family member, or an ancestor in one of the 100 of pictures?
Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club (known all
over the world as ‘Wolves’) is one of the greatest names in
soccer history and much has been written about the club
over the years.
This collection of over 200 items of memorabilia takes a
new look from a variety of angles at a club that twice won
the FA Cup before the First World War, and climbed out
of the Second Division to become the country’s top club
at the outbreak of the Second World War. The team, at
times, had an average age of well below twenty, but they
kept going during hostilities and even captured the League
War Cup in 1942.
Yet the greatest days were still to come — not least the
fabulous Fifties, when the club won three League
Championships and pioneered European floodlit football.
Incredibly, less than thirty years later, the club almost
went out of existence in the dark days of the mid-l98Os,
only to rise again during the glorious years of Steve Bull.
He followed in the footsteps of other great Wolves names
such as Major Frank Buckley, Stan Cullis and Billy
Wright Local lad and experienced soccer writer Geoff Allman
provides the captions for this evocative stroll down
memory lane that will provide fans of Wolves with
welcome memories and perhaps even the odd snippet of
Publisher : Tempus Publishing Limited (2002) Paperback : 128 pages
The Book is in very good condition will enhance any collection
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