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Wolverhampton Wanders held their end of season awards banquet to celebrate their Premier League status. Robert Plant attended in his role of Vice President of the team. A short video from Express and Star outlines the event. Robert Plant can be seen at the :40 mark.
Robert Plant attended the 90th birthday party for former Wolves goalkeeper Bert Williams on January 31, 2010. There were 250 guests present at Molineux to celebrate the event.
Robert, who sat in the back with with Steve Bull, donated a signed guitar for a charity auction. The guitar brought £851 to benefit the Alzheimer’s Society. Robert commented: “I can get tickets for most gigs but there are some events where the tickets are priceless and this is one of them.”
The Wolverhampton Wanderers website reports that Robert Plant has been made a Vice-President of the club he has ardently supported for many years. Plant was officially inducted prior to kickoff on Saturday, August 15, 2009.
Robert commented: “No matter where I travel, performing around the globe, there are invariably references to my obsession with the gold and black.
“I must say that despite following innumerable players and team members around the world over the last 50 years, I feel no more a Vice President, in truth, than every other deranged punter who trundles through the turnstiles week in, week out, with fingers crossed.
“I’ll be delighted to be at Molineux tomorrow on this monumental day and I must take this opportunity of saluting the work of Mick, his backroom staff and of course the players along with Steve and Jez, and all of us that want to make this a season of positive support and great excitement.”
Tamworth artist Sue Verity is auctioning off a portrait of Robert Plant to be auctioned for Children in Need. The artist, a long time fan, tried to get in touch with Plant to have the artwork signed but was unsuccessful until she turned to the Wolverhampton Wanderers FC for help. They arranged a meeting with Robert, a long time Wolves supporter.
See Robert signing the portrait at Sue Verity’s website.
According to NME, Robert was lined up for Mr. Sizzle during half time at a Wolves game on Saturday, August 16 at Molineux. Wolverhampton took on Sheffield Wednesday, winning 4-1. No report on what Robert ordered.
Robert is a long-time supporter of the Wolverhampton football team and attends games. On August 2, 2008, at a pre-season match between Blackburn Rovers and Wolves, Robert was spotted in line at the concession stand buying a Yorkie Bar.