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A great night was had by all as the Hall of Fame dinner returned after a six-year absence at a nostalgia-packed Molineux.

Doubling up as the annual get-together of the Wolves Former Players Association, after delays due to Covid and then a fire at the stadium, finally another eight club legends were inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Regular FPA host Johnny Phillips led proceedings which included welcoming Phil Parkes, Geoff Palmer, Robbie Dennison and Mike Stowell to the stage, as well as chatting to family members of Alf Bishop, Jack Davies and Dennis Wilshaw.  With no family having been traced for Joe Gardiner, Wolves’ general manager for marketing and commercial growth Russell Jones received the award which will be kept for posterity by Wolves Museum.

Wolves FPA chairman John Richards started and finished the evening, which was attended by approximately 20 former players in total, as well as a contingent from Wolves including directors John Gough and John Bowater.

“So many players talk so warmly about this club,” said Richards, in his concluding speech on the night.

“Their hearts are here because you the supporters gave your hearts to him.”

Each inductee or family member received a special award and certificate to mark the honour, and a video tribute was played looking back at their careers.

Here are a few pictures from the night taken by Sam Bagnall:

Jeremy and James, grandson and great-grandson of Alf Bishop, receive the award from John Gough.

Merv Davies, grandson of Jack Davies, receives his award from John Bowater.

Wolves general manager Russell Jones receives the award for Joe Gardiner from Kenny Hibbitt and John Richards

Dennis Wilshaw’s daughter Dianne and grandson Tom receive his award from Wolves FPA Admin Manager Richard Green

This one’s a keeper! Phil Parkes – aka Lofty – collects his award from John Richards.

It’s a fair cop! Geoff Palmer with his Hall of Fame award presented by John Richards.

‘Oh Robbie Robbie’…Mercurial winger Dennison with former team-mate Steve Bull

‘We’ve got Mickey, Mickey Stowell in our goal’. Wolves most-used keeper receives his accolade from Bully.

Here is a picture taken just before the event of all the former players who managed to attend. Congratulations to all of the inductees who have now taken their place in Wolves’ illustrious Hall of Fame.