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Wolverhampton

(wo͝ol`vərhămp'tən), city and metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 263,501), W central England, in the Black CountryBlack Country,
highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipton, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton.
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. Wolverhampton is highly industrialized; products include automobiles, hardware, rayon, tires, and chemicals. St. Peter's Church in the city dates mostly from the 13th and 15th cent. Its grammar school was established in 1512. Teacher-training institutions and a technical school are also there.

Wolverhampton

1. a city in W central England, in Wolverhampton unitary authority, West Midlands: iron and steel foundries; university (1992). Pop.: 251 462 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in W central England, in the West Midlands. Pop.: 238 900 (2003 est.). Area: 69 sq. km (27 sq. miles)
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Wolvo eventually got a foothold in the game, with Curl, Shipman and Cook solid in defence.
Wolvo showed great determination and spent much of the second forty-five camped TJFA Under-12 Div 4 Wolviston Juniors.
A frenetic start saw Wolvo go two down after three minutes, but they were 3-2 up after 10 with goals from Rainsley, Bell and Appleton.
WOLVISTON and visitors Stockton Town were evenly matched in the early exchanges and Wolvo were unlucky to go 0-1 down.
Ptohopoulos, and Barker were as busy as ever in the centre of the park and with Bell and Appleton looking sharp, Wolvo were comfortable on the ball and went into the break only one down.
The game then turned scrappy with the away team scoring twice to set up a nail-biting finish, but Wolvo held firm to secure a 4-3 win.
Wolvo pressed for the equaliser but despite Cotterill's crosses, industrious work from Davis, Lowe going close and Vernon-Cook hitting the woodwork, the game ended 2-3.
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