As for Sunday it is somehow ironic that on this occasion it will be Liverpool rather than Wolves who not only must win, but need a result elsewhere to go in their favour. Sat 27 Apr 1974 LENNON – The New York Years (documentary review): ‘CUP GLORY’ – The FA Cup of 1972 (film review): FEVER IN THE FUNK HOUSE – Twenty Great Albums of 1972………. The Wanderers silenced the travelling masses inside the opening 15 minutes thanks to a goal from Steve Kindon, and with news filtering through that Birmingham were also losing, Molineux was electric. They did it, winning 3-1. Ahead 2-0 against Leicester City in the final home match of March, two precious points were squandered as they were pegged back to draw, but early April brought a point at West Ham that was followed by a 5-0 drubbing of visiting Newcastle, results to suggest a climb away from the danger zone was underway – only for successive defeats at Arsenal and Coventry, both of whom were firmly anchored in mid-table, to put the skids under their survival chances. 1976 - WOLVES V LIVERPOOL PROGRAMME - 1st Division Championship Decider, 1975/76 FIRST DIV - WOLVES V LIVERPOOL *TITLE DECIDER*, 1975/76 1st. The defeat meant Wolves were relegated. From this vantage point they witnessed, depending on their respective ages, a second Wolves relegation in eleven years – and through these much younger eyes, something akin to the end of the world. In this photo, we see the dressing room. Click below to begin your paid subscription. 1975/76 1st. The Wanderers however were relegated as Birmingham emerged winners, preserving their top flight status for another season. FLASHBACK to May 4 1976: Liverpool win the League with a win at Wolves. Shortly afterwards manager Bill McGarry, who had guided Wolves to two top six league finishes, the UEFA Cup Final, two domestic cup semi-finals and their League Cup triumph of 1974, was dispensed with and replaced by his assistant Sammy Chung. Wolves on the other hand went into their most crucial league fixture of the decade on the back of a six match run indicative of their precarious position. Liverpool needed a win or low-scoring draw to pip QPR to the title. The tear-stained programme, however, belongs to the author……………, SEASON FINALE: Liverpool and Wolves meet May 1947, 1976 & 2019………, YOU TALKIN’ TO ME? had a trophyless first season under the guidance of Bob Paisley, who took over as manager following the retirement of Bill Shankly after nearly 15 years at the helm. Liverpool V Wolves 2/2/52 (FAC) 29/12/10 Liverpool V Wolves. We have got all the match results from 1892 to today along with great player profiles Matchdetails from Wolves - Liverpool played on Tuesday 10 April 1979 - LFChistory - Stats galore for Liverpool FC! Div League WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS WOLVES V LIVERPOOL. Without them, we wouldn’t be a club, so I’ll finish by thanking them on behalf of all the players.”. It was also disconcerting to hear my Dad say, ‘I’ve been through all this before you know,’ which I took as reference to the increasing likelihood of us being among thousands who looked destined to miss the match, a consequence of the gates being closed long before kick-off. Far sooner than expected at the time I came to terms with Wolves suffering relegation, my disappointment dissipated on the last day of May 1976 when I saw The Who deliver a stunning set at The Valley, home of Charlton Athletic FC. Liverpool meanwhile just needed a point to beat Queens Park Rangers to the first division title, and tens of thousands of there fans made the journey down as a member of Wolves forum ‘Molineux Mix’ recalled. Click here to view the full league table after the match. Victory for the home side at Molineux would also ensure Queens Park Rangers were League Champions for the first time – QPR having finished their league programme nine days before, sitting atop of the table since finishing their fixtures with a 2-0 home win over Leeds United on Saturday 24 April, the final Saturday of the 1975-76 season. Memory Match: Wolves v Liverpool, May 4, 1976. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'samtimonious_com-banner-1','ezslot_15',115,'0','0'])); On Easter Monday afternoon they scraped to a 1-0 home win over Norwich that at least carried the fight into the last game, even if they were facing the side for whom consistency was becoming a watchword – seven wins and a draw from their previous eight league outings making Liverpool an unrelenting force with only QPR (eight wins and one defeat on the run-in) moving in the same circle. Liverpool F.C. - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.23 - Average age of the Leeds United starting lineup: 26.86 - Liverpool league position after match: 2 - Leeds United league position after match: 1 - Click here to view the full league table after the match. An estimated 35,000 Liverpool supporters converged on Wolverhampton in the hope of seeing their side become champions for the second time in four seasons – victory also giving manager Bob Paisley his first honour since taking the reins from Bill Shankly two years before. More Items From … Bob Paisley, having won his first trophy as manager at Anfield, reflected on a wonderful season. Wolves: Pierce, Sunderland, Palmer, Daley, Bailey, Parkin, Hibbitt, Carr, Kindon, Richards, Kelly (Gould 67). But by now their reward for playing the most attractive football around that season was second place and qualification for the UEFA Cup. So literally and metaphorically speaking all roads led to Molineux on that Tuesday early in May. Div League WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS WOLVES V LIVERPOOL. On a day when the rain fell in torrents on South London, those among the vast crowd who had clambered up perilously wet floodlight pylons for a better view of Daltrey, Entwistle, Moon and Townshend (hearing them was not a problem for anyone in the Home Counties that night) were unceremoniously told The Who would not take the stage until they came down. Tommy Smith whipped a ball over from the right side that John Tosack glanced to the far post, where Keegan crept in to bundle home and put them back on course for the title. 15:00, All rights reserved - © - [email protected] - This is an independent website not owned by Liverpool Football Club, - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.35, - Average age of the West Ham United starting lineup: 24.02, - Liverpool league position after match: 2, - West Ham United league position after match: 18.

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