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Who are Wolves rivals?

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The most one sided rivalry out there is the immense hate that the clay heads have for Manchester United. Who don’t even notice the stupid fucks.

I have Albion rivalry and detest Blues. Before the Bruce and co nonsense I always thought there was a bit of mutual respect between Wolves and Villa as we both disliked the same two rivals.
 

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In Stafford West Brom fans are very thin on the ground so not much rivalry. Plenty of gobby Stoke fans so that is the main rivalry. Long may the Clayheads stay in the Championship or lower, after years of watching them a league above us playing Pulis ball it is great to have the boot on the other foot.
 

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This thread is great, the OPs aren't going to understand any of this, if they're keeping an eye on it, no idea about the stripy lot, port vale, clayheads, Staffordshire or anything
 

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Here's a good one - Sunderland hate Coventry. Because it was one of the two to go down in 1977, Cov played silly buggers with delaying their kick off, heard Sunderland had lost with 15 minutes left to play and then played out a convenient draw.

That's some mighty fine grudge holding.
 

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I remember that one, Covenry were playing Bristol City, and the Sunderland result came through, so both sides just passed the ball to each other on the halfway line till the ref blew the final whistle. Going back a it further, Leeds hated us in the 70s because we beat them and stopped them winning the League Title on the last game of the season.(Happy days).
 

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Im in Cofton Hackett, but use the name Northfield Wolf because its the name i used when i used to contribute to the Fanzine A.L.O.B. Youre so right about those Blues wankers though.
when I moved here, in trying to explain where it was to a friend from university, i said we lived next to northfield. he was ex-forces, and did some prison warder employment befire I met him. I mentioned WC/BG and he had no idea,but he knew northfield because " a lot of the inmates came from there!"
 

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I remember that one, Covenry were playing Bristol City, and the Sunderland result came through, so both sides just passed the ball to each other on the halfway line till the ref blew the final whistle. Going back a it further, Leeds hated us in the 70s because we beat them and stopped them winning the League Title on the last game of the season.(Happy days).
And we hated Leeds for trying to bribe us into throwing the match (allegedly).
 

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when I moved here, in trying to explain where it was to a friend from university, i said we lived next to northfield. he was ex-forces, and did some prison warder employment befire I met him. I mentioned WC/BG and he had no idea,but he knew northfield because " a lot of the inmates came from there!"
Sunnds about right Lemonjelly. I also remember that bribery scandal. Apparently a betting syndicate phoned our full back Bernard Shaw (no not the fucking poet) and asked him to throw the game. Our manager at the time, Bill McGarry found out and hit the roof, and told the players, any mistakes and they would never pull on a Wolves shirt again. Hence a brilliant result for us, and as they say, the rest is history.
 

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Here's a good one - Sunderland hate Coventry. Because it was one of the two to go down in 1977, Cov played silly buggers with delaying their kick off, heard Sunderland had lost with 15 minutes left to play and then played out a convenient draw.

That's some mighty fine grudge holding.
Yes, i read about this recently. Jimmy Hill had a significant part to play in this.
 

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Sunnds about right Lemonjelly. I also remember that bribery scandal. Apparently a betting syndicate phoned our full back Bernard Shaw (no not the fucking poet) and asked him to throw the game. Our manager at the time, Bill McGarry found out and hit the roof, and told the players, any mistakes and they would never pull on a Wolves shirt again. Hence a brilliant result for us, and as they say, the rest is history.
I always thought Billy Bremner allegedly offered Frank Munro cash to give away a penalty? That match is one of my favourite nights at Molineux
 

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I always thought Billy Bremner allegedly offered Frank Munro cash to give away a penalty? That match is one of my favourite nights at Molineux
Heard Johnny Giles on about this recently, he reckoned the ref was also rumoured to have been offered a few quid for a Leeds win. Seems to prove he wasnt crooked he denied Leeds a stone wall penalty when Shaw blatently handled it.
 

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Sunnds about right Lemonjelly. I also remember that bribery scandal. Apparently a betting syndicate phoned our full back Bernard Shaw (no not the fucking poet) and asked him to throw the game. Our manager at the time, Bill McGarry found out and hit the roof, and told the players, any mistakes and they would never pull on a Wolves shirt again. Hence a brilliant result for us, and as they say, the rest is history.
Although, during the game Shaw blatantly handled the ball in our penalty area and the referee played on.
 

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Although, during the game Shaw blatantly handled the ball in our penalty area and the referee played on.
He picked it up, I think, though you could tell from the look on his face he was mortified, thinking the ref had blown. I seem to recall Peter Osgood doing something similar on one occasion.
 

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He picked it up, I think, though you could tell from the look on his face he was mortified, thinking the ref had blown. I seem to recall Peter Osgood doing something similar on one occasion.
Got no recollection of that.....mind you I was a 4'10" 14 year old and as there were 97,000 there, I found it quite difficult to see anything
 
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