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ON THIS DAY

April 2nd

1932

A 4-0 win over Bristol City at Ashton Gate saw Wolves total 100 League goals in a season for the first time. Wilf Lowton, Mark Crook and Walter Bottril with two were the scorers as Major Frank Buckley's rampant side maintained their two-point lead over Leeds at the top of the Second Division. Buckley's side went on to score another 12 goals that season to clinch the title and finish on 115 goals, still a club record.

1955

Dennis Wilshaw became the only man to score four goals in an England v Scotland full international as the Three Lions triumphed 7-2 at Wembley. Wilshaw's team-mates Bert Williams and Billy Wright were also on England duty against the Scots. Without them, Wolves battled to a 1-1 draw against Preston North End at Molineux, with Nigel Sims, Eddie Clamp and Norman Deeley deputising for Williams, Wright and Wilshaw.

1988

Burnley were no match for Fourth Division Wolves as Graham Turner's side cruised to a 3-0 win at Turf Moor. Two thousand Wolves fans travelled up to the M6 to Lancashire to see a dominant Wolves performance with Micky Holmes – against his former club – Steve Bull and Andy Mutch the scorers in a 3-0 victory. Bull's goal saw him get within one of the club record in all competitions of 43 for a season, set by Dennis Westcott in 1938-39. He surpassed that with a brace in the next game, against Colchester.

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