Grandfather shows Wolves support with first tattoo in half a century - at the age of 70

"I thought if David Dimbleby can have one, why can't I?" - these are the words of Don Price, who's proved you're never too old for a tattoo.

Grandfather shows Wolves support with first tattoo in half a century - at the age of 70

He may be 70 and a grandfather of seven but that wasn't enough to stop him from getting an inking, and showing his love for Wolves in the process.

The lifelong football fan, a self-confessed big kid at heart, was looking for a way to express his love for the team when friends suggested the artwork.

It features the club's gold and black logo and the words taken from the famous supporters' banner that states 'This is our love, And it knows no division'.

The businessman, of Cheslyn Hay, says: "There's a group of about 10 of us who go to watch the games together. We were sitting down having a chat about what we could do to celebrate the Wolves doing so well. One of the group Andy Till suggested we should get tattoos with the words on the banner.

Don Price admires the artwork

"I thought it was a brilliant idea. The last time I had a tattoo was about 50 years ago when I was 20. That was of an eagle because in those days people used to have birds tattooed on their arms.

"This time I thought if David Dimbleby can have one, why can't I and he's older than me."

He says he hopes the new Wolves tattoo will take off among other club fans after Mr Till and another friend Wayne Raybould also had it done.

"The reaction of my family has been amazing really. My wife Margaret says she likes it. The grandchildren think it's fantastic and the older ones want to copy it because they're all Wolves fans as well.

"I like to have a bit of a laugh and I'm a kid at heart really. They all know that."

He watched his first Wolves game in 1954 when they were beaten 2-0 at home by Bolton Wanderers. He was also at the iconic night match with Honved when the home side won 3-2 in the same year.

"Once the Wolves has got you, it's got you, It has been a rollercoaster ride ove the decades, but I'm loving it now. We're doing extremely well in the championship and everybody is buzzing about it," he adds.

Veteran broadcaster David Dimbleby, aged 75, raised eyebrows last year when he revealed his new scorpion tattoo.

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