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Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.
Full name Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club
Founded 1877
Ground Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton
Ground Capacity 31,700
Manager Nuno Espirito Santo
League Premier League
2019/20 Premier League, 7th
Third colours
Wolves Football League Championship 2008–09 030509
Wolves after winning the 2008-09 Championship trophy

Wolverhampton Wanderers are an English association football club. They are based in Wolverhampton, West Midlands. The club started in 1877 and play their home games at a stadium called Molineux Stadium. They have won the FA Cup four times.

According to Football365, Wolves are the fourth most successful team in the history of English football. They have only twice been in the lowest tier of the league system.

In 2009 they won the Football League Championship. This meant they were promoted into the Premier League for the following season. Also promoted were runners-up Birmingham City F.C., and Burnley F.C. from the play-offs.


  • 1877-? St. Luke's F.C.
  •  ?-present Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 First Division 12th
2001/02 First Division 3rd
2002/03 First Division 5th
2003/04 Premier League 20th
2004/05 League Championship 9th
2005/06 League Championship 7th
2006/07 League Championship 5th
2007/08 League Championship 7th
2008/09 League Championship Champions
2009/10 Premier League 15th

Former position

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