- Address: Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 32,000
- Opened: 1889
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Wolverhampton Wanderers (football)
Extra stadium info – Molineux Stadium
The national football team of England played home games at the Molineux Stadium. The venue named Molineux Stadium became one of the first English stadiums with floodlights. The stadium’s record attendance was set in February 1939, when 61,000 people showed up for a match between Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club and Liverpool Football Club. The Wolverhampton Wanderers football club, nicknamed Wolves, was founded in 1877 under a different name. It became the first sports club from the city of Wolverhampton with a value of at least $100 million.
The results of the Wolverhamton Wanderers
The Wolves played their first-ever FA Cup final in 1889. They lost the game against Preston North End Football Club. In 1893, the Wolverhampton Wanderers played their second FA Cup final. They won the match against Everton Football Club 1-0. The Wolverhampton Wanderers were crowned English football champions three times in the 1950s. They won their first domestic league title in 1954. The Wolves drew an average attendance of 36,000 in 21 home games during that league season.
The first-ever UEFA Cup final
In 1972, the Wolverhampton Wanderers played in the first-ever UEFA Cup final. They lost the two-legged final against Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. The Wolverhampton Wanderers reached the final after beating Ferencváros from Hungary and Tottenham Hotspur reached the final after defeating AC Milan from the Italian Republic. The first leg of the UEFA Cup final took place at the Molineux Stadium. 38,000 fans showed up for the match. Jim McCalliog scored the only goal for the Wolverhampton Wanderers in the game. Martin Harcourt Chivers scored twice for Tottenham Hotspur in the game. The second leg ended in a 1-1 draw. The match took place in the city of London in front of 54,000 spectators.