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2020

Happy birthday Bully – why he was a special goalscorer and what made him a Wolves great

Crew cut hair, elbows jutting out, that aeroplane celebration…this description could only belong to one man if you’re a Wolves fan. Steve Bull turns 55 today, a fact hard to believe if you watched him in his pomp well over two decades ago. With all the weirdness and uncertainty in our lives at the moment, I thought I’d try to give us some light relief and relive some memories of one of the biggest heroes to have pulled on a Wolves shirt. The main thing that made Bully special was obvious – goals, and bags full of them. But the…

Win a Wolves League Cup print to raise funds for Claire Elliott’s cancer treatment

Wolvesbite.com is hoping to raise funds for Wolves fanatic Claire Elliott’s cancer treatment. We’re offering a framed limited edition print of the 1980 League Cup final celebrations at Wembley, signed by eight of the Wolves team, to the highest bidder. All the money from the winning offer will go to Claire’s GoFundMe page set up to raise cash for her treatment. Wolvesbite.com editor Tim Nash decided to donate the print after winning the prize from a ‘true or false’ quiz at a charity lunch at The Mount Hotel in Tettenhall on March 15 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the…

Wolves join rivals in attempt to stop Man City appealing to stay in Europe

Wolves are understood to be one of the leading Premier League clubs trying to stop Manchester City from playing in the Champions League. City were handed a two-year ban from European competition by UEFA in February and fined £25m for breaching Financial Fair Play rules. The Premier League champions are currently awaiting the result of their appeal. City have denied any wrongdoing and have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), but their domestic rivals have now clubbed together to oppose them. Wolves are one of eight out of the current top 10 clubs in the Premier League table…

Wolves and Fosun donate vital supplies to Wolverhampton hospital

Wolves and owners Fosun have donated thousands of pieces of protective equipment to the city of Wolverhampton to help fight coronavirus. The charitable arm of Wolves’ owners Fosun International have bought 500 tape-sealed ‘red-zone’ coveralls (all in one white boiler suits), 800 medical coveralls and 1,000 N95 masks. Coordinated by Wolves Foundation at Molineux, the consignment was distributed to The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and Public Health teams to support and protect front-line services. This is the seventh delivery of medical supplies shipped out to overseas regions under Fosun’s ‘Global Covid-19 Relief Programme’. Wolves executive chairman Jeff Shi said: “Our…