A quick podcast to announce our last few Tales from the Tape special edition books. The book has sold over 1200 copies and raised over £20,000 for charity. The few we have remaining are signed by 27 of the former players and managers on the chapter page and come in a presentation box with a certificate. A minimum £80 donation to either one of our charities …and they make a great Christmas present! Thank you for your continued support.
Bob Coy is the 90th speaker on the Wolf Whistle Podcast. Bob speaks about being a bluenose and being courted by Wolves, who stole his heart and gave him his debut in the old First Division. Bob speaks about the mood at the club at the time, his team-mates, managers and how he lived his dream becoming a professional footballer. Bob is ‘Coy of the Wanderers’.
Darren Wright is the 89th speaker on the Wolf Whistle podcast. Darren speaks of the honour it was to make his bow for his hometown club following his step up through the ranks from youth team to first team. Darren tells of how he made his debut …on what turned out to be his solitary game for the club and also speaks of the game that ended his career …and the one that nearly ended his life in ‘Home is where the heart is’.
Matt Hill is the 88th speaker on the Wolf Whistle podcast. Matt speaks about his infamous debut for his hometown club Bristol City …vs Wolves in a 6-1 defeat, more renowned for the massacre of the mascots. Matt speaks about his move to Wolves and gracing the Premier League following the 08-09 Championship winning campaign. Matt also speaks about his cousin who played for Wolves and his children hopefully following in his footsteps in …‘it’s a family affair’.
Neil Edwards is the 87th speaker on the Wolf Whistle Podcast. The locally born striker speaks about playing for his boyhood club and how we was spotted when Sammy Chapman was looking for local talent. After playing in a trial game on the Tuesday, he signed on the Thursday, made his debut on the Saturday …and scored. Neil tells of how it started so well and ended so so cruelly by injury after scoring … ‘7 in 11’
Chris Marsden is the 86th speaker on the Wolf Whistle podcast. Chris tells us of his move to Wolves under Graham Turner and why it didn’t quite work out. Chris talks at the honour of being named a Captain in an FA Cup Final, his nicknames and what he does now in sunny Cyprus. Chris also tells of the respect he had for Graham Taylor and how his time at Wolves came to an end in …’the one that got away’.
Johnny Gorman is the 85th speaker on the Wolf Whistle Podcast. Johnny talks of his youth career at Manchester City AND United, prior to joining Wolves. Johnny speaks of making his debut for his country Northern Ireland, winning nine caps before his Wolves debut. Johnny speaks proudly of his solitary Premier League Wolves game and how it all quickly faded away on his terms in ‘Football wasn’t my dream’.
John Richards is the 84th speaker on a special - extended edition of the Wolf Whistle podcast. John talks through his 14 year career at Wolves which encompassed 486 appearances, 194 goals, 2 League Cups and an England cap. John also speaks about his time at Wolves on the board, and subsequently working as Managing Director and speaks fondly about the club he has had a 50+ year association with in ....’King John’.
Willie Carr is the 83rd speaker on the Wolf Whistle podcast. Willie speaks about the infamous Ernie Hunt donkey kick goal for Coventry ... the joining the Wolves. Willie speaks about the ride on the Molineux rollercoaster and the pinnacle at Wembley winning the League Cup in 1980. Willie also speaks of the honour of representing his country and gives an impassioned interview in ‘League Cup Willie’.
Geoff Palmer is the 82nd speaker on the Wolf Whistle podcast. Affectionately known as Zico the former stopper, turned copper talks of playing for his boyhood club ...winning 2 League Cups ...and riding the rollercoaster that ensued. Geoff speaks about his life after football and his lifelong love for Wolves... Geoff Palmer is ZICO.