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September 30, 2019

Coady: Wolves were always confident winless run would end

Conor Coady says Wolves remained cool about waiting for that elusive first Premier League win of the season. Saturday’s 2-0 victory over basement side Watford was the first three points for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side this term after they had taken four from 18. But captain Coady, who made his 80th successive league appearance at the weekend on his recall to the side after missing the Carabao Cup penalty shootout win against Reading, insists they didn’t fret about losing the winning habit. “There’s been no tension and no panic,” said the skipper. “We’ve not been happy at all – you’re…

Peter Knowles at 74 – a tale that endures as a triumph

Peter Knowles, who quit Wolves and football for a life as a Jehovah’s Witness, turns 74 today. JOHN LALLEY trawls the memory bank to recall the man behind the headlines. The life of Peter Knowles is not a single story with a simple pattern; it’s a paradox, unusual to say the least, contradictory in parts and still splitting opinion to this day. For the best part of 50 years, Wolves fans of my generation have speculated endlessly about his decision to leave the game and about the unfulfilled potential of Peter Knowles as a football player. Peter’s departure from the…