Wolverhampton Wanderers in History

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1920-01-31 Bert Williams MBE, English soccer goalkeeper (24 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 381 games), born in Bradley, Staffordshire (d. 2014)
  • 1923-06-14 Jack Hayward, British financier (Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club), born in Wolverhampton, England (d. 2015)
  • 1924-02-06 Billy Wright, English soccer defender (105 caps, captain x 90; Wolverhampton Wanderers 490 games) and manager (Arsenal 1962-66), born in Ironbridge, England (d. 1994)
  • 1934-07-28 Ron Flowers, English soccer midfielder (49 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 467 games), born in Doncaster, England (d. 2021)
  • 1959-09-18 Ian Arkwright, English footballer (Wolverhampton Wanderers), born in Shafton, Barnsley, England
  • 1986-02-03 David Edwards, Welsh soccer midfielder (43 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 284 games), born in Pontesbury, England
  • 1986-03-29 Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, English footballer (Wolverhampton Wanderers), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1986-05-16 Andy Keogh, Irish footballer (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
  • 1986-10-24 John Ruddy, English footballer (Wolverhampton Wanderers), born in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England

Deaths in Sport

  • 1994-09-03 Billy Wright, English soccer defender (105 caps, captain x 90; Wolverhampton Wanderers 490 games) and manager (Arsenal 1962-66), dies at 70
  • 2014-01-19 Bert Williams MBE, English soccer goalkeeper (24 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 381 games), dies at 93
  • 2015-01-13 Jack Hayward, British financier (Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club), dies at 91
  • 2021-11-12 Ron Flowers, English soccer midfielder (49 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 467 games), dies at 87