Wolves only meetings with Irish opposition in competitive competition came against Derry City in the Texaco Cup in 1970/71 and Crusaders in 2019-20. All other meetings have come in friendlies in Ireland accept for meetings against Glentoran and Shamrock Rovers in the summer of 1967 when Wolves faced these clubs in the United States Tournament. Glentoran were beaten 4-1 and a 1-1 draw took place against Shamrock Rovers, with both matches taking place in Los Angeles. Wolves first ever meeting against Irish opposition came in May 1890. Wolves beat Linfield Athletic 3-2 before losing to Ulsterville 4-2. Wolves have met other Irish in many friendlies, they are Ards 1960/61, Athlone Town 1983/84, Bohemians 1936/37, 1948/49, 1983/84, 2007/08, 2014/15, Bray Wanderers 2007/08, Cork City 2000/01, Drogheda United 1983/83, Dundalk 1983/84, Dundella 1947/48, Glenavon 1936/37, 1990/91, Glentoran 1924/25, 1982/83, Kilkenny 2000/01, Linfield 1981/82, Munster XI 1948/49, Shamrock Rovers 2014/15 , Waterford 2000/01.
Irishmen born in Gold & Black
Bobby Allen, Jackie Brown, Rory Brown, William Burns, Dave Clements, Sammy Clingan, Mark Clyde, Robbie Dennison, Derek Dougan, Tommy Forde, Ray Gaston, Darron Gibson, Archie Goodall, Danny Hegan, A.Kerr, Bertie Lutton, Peter McParland, Dave ‘Boy’ Martin, Neil Masters, Hugh Meek, Gordon Simms, Sammy Smyth, Mark Todd and Sammy Troughton.
Keith Andrews, Hugh Atkinson, Martin Bayly, Gary Breen, Anto Breslin, David Connolly, Glen Crowe, Maurice Daly, Matt Doherty, Kevin Doyle, John Dunleavy, Noel Dwyer, Stephen Elliott, Dominic Foley, Kevin Foley, Anthony Forde, Stephen Gleeson, Darron Gibson, C.Greene, Billy Halligan, Stephen Hunt, Dennis Irwin, David Jordan, Robbie Keane, Mick Kearns, James Kelly, Phil Kelly, Mark Kennedy, Andy Keogh, Colin Larkin, Conor Levington, Liam McAlinden, Aaron McCarey, Brian McGroary, Daniel McKenna, J.J.Melligan, Gary Mulligan, Kevin O’Connor, Matthew O’Mahoney, Darren Potter, T.Mulholland, Ryan Rainey, Paddy Ratcliffe, Connor Roman, Derek Ryan, Mark Salmon, Graham Stack, Graham Ward and Stephen Ward.
John Brown, Dave Clement, Sammy Clingan, Mark Clyde, Robbie Dennison, Derek Dougan, Ray Gaston, John Gorman, Terry Harkin, Danny Hegan, Robert Lutton, Peter McParland, Dave Martin, Matthew O’Mahoney, Sammy Smyth
Keith Andrews, Gary Breen, John Brown, Paul Butler, David Connolly, Glen Crowe, Maurice Daly, Matt Doherty, Kevin Doyle, Noel Dwyer, Stephen Elliott, Dominic Foley, Kevin Foley, Stephen Gleeson, Billy Halligan, Stephen Hunt, Dennis Irwin, David Jordan, Robbie Keane, Mick Kearns, David Kelly, James Kelly, Mark Kennedy, Andy Keogh, Mick McCarthy, Mick Martin, Matthew O’Mahoney, Darren Potter, Stephen Ward.