WATCH: Dream day at Molineux for 92-year-old Wolves fan Archie

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It has always been Wolves fan Archie Kettle's dream to complete his own lap of honour around Molineux.

Archie Kettle, 92, was invited to visit Molineux by Wolves

So when the 92-year-old was offered the opportunity, he seized it.

Mr Kettle, a resident at the Abbeyfield Parkdale care home in Tettenhall, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012.

He recently made a wish at the home to visit Molineux and placed it on the wish tree.

WATCH: Archie enjoys Molineux visit

Wolves fan, 92, given tour of Molineux

And he was overjoyed when Wolves gifted him a stadium experience.

The former graphic designer, who said he had "never missed a Wolves game" went on the tour with his carer Laura Wright, who said it was a "special day" for the elderly gentleman.


"He was made up by the whole day, he really enjoyed it," she said.

Archie enjoys sitting in the dugout

"The club were just so amazing. He got a bit emotional as he enjoyed it so much."


Archie's visit to the stadium saw him take a tour of the players' dressing room as well as a private visit to the ground's museum which was organised by the club.

This museum experience led Archie on a trip down memory lane as he reminisced about the club's heroes he had seen while going to watch games with his brother Lawrence, who is now 82.

He said his favourite player will always be legend Steve Bull, and joked that in the past whenever Wolves lost a match he would have to take a walk round the block to “cool off”.

By Sam Morris.

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