UEFA Cup Final hero to make Molineux return

Fans are invited to meet Wolves’ UEFA Cup Final hero Jim McCalliog this Saturday as he returns to Molineux to watch two of his former sides face off.

‘Jimmy Mac’ made 210 appearances and scored almost 50 goals for Wolves during his five seasons at the club, including playing in 77 consecutive league games from his debut. He also picked up five international caps for Scotland during his 16-year career.

The popular midfielder was captain of the Wolves side which reached the first ever UEFA Cup Final in 1972, scoring a vital goal away at Juventus en-route, as well as netting against Tottenham at Molineux in the 2-1 first leg final defeat.

McCalliog also appeared more than 70 times for Wolves’ opponents on Saturday – Southampton, where he his fondly remembered for setting up the only goal in Saints’ victorious 1976 FA Cup Final against Manchester United.

Fans who would like to have the chance to meet McCalliog should make their way to the Wolves Museum from 11.45am.