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July 23, 2019

Barney swept away by Wolves fans’ response

John Barnwell admits the overwhelming response he received from Wolves fans took him by surprise. The 80-year-old former Wolves manager – still the last man to win a major trophy for the club, the League Cup back in 1980 – was given a standing ovation when he appeared in front of a 150-strong crowd at The Cleveland Arms in Wolverhampton last week. Barnwell was joined by three of that team – ever popular trio Kenny Hibbitt, Willie Carr and John Richards – but it was the response to Barnwell’s introduction that was one of the highlights of the night. The…