Derek Parkin


By Wolves
April 10 2020

Derek Parkin played at left back for Wolves during the 70's and 80's and was a member of the teams whichwon the League Cup in both 1974 and 1980

Derek attended one of the recent matches and was interviewed. This intersting article of one of our finest players can be seen here:

Derek Parkin

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Derek Parkin
Posted by: Wolves (IP Logged)
Date: 10/04/2020 12:08

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2020:07:06:12:31:31 by Cheshire wolf.

Re: Derek Parkin
Posted by: Ivybridge Wolf (IP Logged)
Date: 18/04/2020 15:46

Good article Chesh, one of a few in similar style that the official site has been producing, all good reads.

Parkin was brilliant and exemplified all that was good about our 1970s side. Fond memories for me of that era, and he is one of a dozen plus names that trip off the tongue. But none of them played more times for our club ..... a true Wolves legend in every sense.



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Re: Derek Parkin
Posted by: Andy Fincher (IP Logged)
Date: 18/04/2020 21:35

609 appearances and would have been a load more if not for that heart condition. Along with Kenny Hibbitt, the most consistent player we've had in the last 50 years. Will never understand how Nish, Pejic, Lindsay all played left-back for England and he didn't.

Re: Derek Parkin
Posted by: Bergmars (IP Logged)
Date: 03/05/2020 11:28

He like KH and Mike Bailey were consummate professionals



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