During the first four years of Bert’s career with Wolves they were never out of the top 6 places in the league as well as winning the FA Cup in 1949 by beating Leicester City 3-1. Bert was clearly playing with players who were of a standard that almost guaranteed that future honours would follow. The club was full of good young players who were queueing up for places. Numerous players came to Wolves from Wath Wanderers and were destined to be future stars like Ron Flowers and Roy Swinbourne. There were many exciting games to be played and some were very high scoring.
The quality of the games reflected in the attendances both at home and away as can be seen from this list after 30 matches in season 1946-47. The grand total was nearly a million and a quarter and it was anticipated that the remaining 16 fixtures would push the total towards the 2 million mark.