Performance record of Wolverhampton Wanderers football club

 Wolverhampton Wanderers football club

Wolverhampton Wanderers football club have a strong history of playing great football over the years. Well known as the Wolves are amongst the oldest league teams in English Football as well as the pioneers of UEFA Champions League.They have set countless records and won many titles in the history of clubs’ football.

The honors and achievements earned by the Wolves football club throughout in its football career are:

Club Records

  • Appearances: Most appearances (total) : Derek Parkin – 609 (1968-82)
  • Most appearances (league) : Derek Parkin – 501 (1968-82)
  • Most consecutive appearances : 171 (127 league) – September 1970 to September 1973

Individual Records

  • Most goals scored (career) : Steve Bull – 306 (1986-99)
  • Most league goals scored (career) : Steve Bull – 250 (1986-99)
  • Most goals scored (season) : Steve Bull – 52 (1987-8)
  • Most league goals scored (season) : Dennis Westcott – 38 (1946-7, First Division)
  • Most goals scored (FA Cup) : John Richards – 24 (1969-83)
  • Most goals scored (League Cup) :
  • John Richards – 18 (1969-83)
  • Steve Bull – 18 (1986-99)
  • Most hat-tricks scored : Steve Bill – 18 (1986-99) Most goals in european

Honours

League

First Division

  • Champions: 1953–54, 1957–58, 1958–59
  • Runners-up: 1937–38, 1938–39, 1949–50, 1954–55, 1959–60

Championship

  • Champions: 2008–09

Second Division

  • Champions: 1931–32, 1976–77,
  • Runners-up: 1966–67, 1982–83
  • Play-off winners: 2003

Third Division (North)/Third Division

  • Champions: 1923–24, 1988–89

Fourth Division

  • Champions: 1987–88

Cup

UEFA Cup

  • Runners-up: 1972

FA Cup

  • Winners: 1893, 1908, 1949, 1960
  • Runners-up: 1889, 1896, 1921, 1939
  • Third-place: 1973
  • Semi-finalists: 1890, 1951, 1979, 1981, 1998

Football League Cup

  • Winners: 1974, 1980
  • Semi-finalists: 1973

FA Charity Shield

  • Winners: 1949*, 1954*, 1959, 1960* (* joint holders)
  • Runners-up: 1958

Football League Trophy

  • Winners: 1988

Texaco Cup

  • Winners: 1971

Minor honours

Football League War Cup

  • Winners: 1942

FA Youth Cup

  • Winners: 1958
  • Runners-up: 1953, 1954, 1962, 1976

United Soccer Association

  • Champions 1967 — playing as Los Angeles Wolves

North American Soccer League International Cup

  • Winners 1969 — playing as Kansas City Spurs

The Central League

  • Winners 1931–32, 1950–51, 1951–52, 1952–53, 1957–58, 1958–59

Birmingham Senior Cup

  • Winners 1891-92, 1892-93, 1893-94, 1899-1900, 1901-02, 1923-24, 1986-87
  • Runners-up 1888-89, 1896-97, 1897-98, 1903-04, 1906-07, 1908-09, 1912-13, 1998-99, 2003-04

Birmingham Football Combination

  • Winners 1934-35

Birmingham and District League

  • Winners 1892-93, 1897-98, 1898-99, 1900-01, 1953-54, 1957-58, 1958-59

Worcestershire Football Combination

  • Winners 1957-58

Staffordshire Senior Cup

  • Winners 1887-88, 1893-94, 1966-67
  • Runners Up 1884-85

Walsall Senior Cup

  • Runners Up 1885-86

Wrekin Cup

  • Winners 1884 (First ever Trophy)

Gothia World Youth Cup

  • Winners 200

Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. football club profile

English football club Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolverhampton Wanderers football club is an English professional league football team located in the city of Wolverhampton, in West Milands region of England. The club was founded in 1877 as St. Luke’s, currently playing in the top-flight “English Premier League”. The club plays the home games at Molineux Stadiuam with the capacity of 30,000 spectators. Wolverhampton FC are the pioneers of football as well as played an important role in the establishment of the UEFA Champions League.

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, well known as the Wolves, are sponsored by internet gambling company Sportingbet branding on both home and away games’ kit. The club plays home games in Orange jersey with Black shorts while away games in Black jersey with Black shorts.

In 1888, the club became a founder members of the English Premier League and finished 3rd on the league table. In 1893, Wolves achieved the first milestone beating the Leicester City Football Club in the finals of FA Cup. And a year later, they won their first League title. 1950s is regarded as the most successful years in the history of clubs’ football, as Wolves finally won the league championship for the first time in 1954 under the captaincy of Billy Wright. And repeated twice in the 1957/58 season and 1958/59 season and ended the 1959/60 season as runners-up.

The club was performing brilliantly in the 70s until the time 80s brought real decline. Wolves slipped right from top-flight all the way to the lowly fourth division. The club became in severe debts and the Molineux stadium itself became in dangour of being condemned. After some ownership changes, the club was sold to businessman Sir jack kayward in 1990. He amazingly paid off the debts and rebuilt the stadium. However slowly but surely, in 2003 they return to the top-flight “English Premier League”.

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