Wolverhampton news and latest news about Wolverhampton Wanderers!Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club commonly referred to as The Wanderers or simply Wolves is a English football club. Founded in 1877 as St. Luke's FC. Wolves are currently competing in the Championship, the second tier of English football. And the team has been playing its home matches at the Molineux Stadium since 1889, having previously played at John Harper's Field since the club was founded in 1877.
Wolverhampton titlesThe club's traditional colours of gold and black allude to the motto "out of darkness cometh light" with the two colours representing light and darkness respectively. Although the team's original colours upon formation were red and white, adopted from the school colours of St Lukes, for much of their history their home colours have been their distinctive old gold shirts with black shorts. Wolves has been highly influential, most notably as one of the founder members of the Football League in 1888, and for playing an instrumental role in the establishment of the European Cup.
3 First Division titles 3 Championship/Second Division title 1 Second Division Play-offs 3 Third Division Play-offs 1 Fourth Division title 4 FA Cup 4 FA Community Shield 2 League Cups In international club football, Wolverhampton Wanderers was: UEFA Cup Runners-up in 1972.
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Wolverhampton Wanderers transfer newsWanderers players transfer news The club is on the verge of securing Premier League football in 2018 after spending 3 years without top-flight football. Despite the financial backing of then-owner Sir Jack Hayward during the 1990s, Wolves were unable to regain a place in the top flight of English football until 2003. When manager Dave James ended their nineteen-year exile, although only for a solitary Premier League season. The club returned to Premier League level when manager Mick McCarthy led them back as Championship winners. But McCarthy's dismissal in 2012 preceded relegation back to the Championship after three seasons. The following season, 2012-13 saw two further managers dismissed as the club then suffered a second successive relegation, ending up in League Cup. The Wolves have now been boosted financially due to Chinese based ownership of Fosun International. Hence, Wolves will be actively busy in transfer window in the Summer to bulk up their squad for Premier League return.