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Widnes Wild’s Vlads Vulkanovs: “I thought I’d have to call it quits”

Widnes Wild star Vlads Vulkanovs has gone from playing university level ice hockey to Division One in just a few years. He’s had a career spanning across two continents, beginning in his home country of Latvia.

Widnes Wild GM: “I have been lucky to witness 3 trophies in my 12...

Widnes Wild's General Manager Wez Spurrett, has thanked fans for their support this season, after beating Billingham Stars on Easter Sunday. Spurrett praised fans on a statement released on the Widnes Wild website, for their loyal support and dedication to following the team, as the season concluded two days ago.

Widnes Wild’s Richard Haggar: “It’s going to be our extra man”

Widnes Wild Player/Coach Richard Haggar is in positive mood with three of his side's remaining four games being played at home. With points becoming a precious commodity as teams ready themselves for the play-offs in April, Haggar looks ahead at his side's remaining four games.

Widnes Wild boss Haggar: “Anybody can beat anybody”

Richard Haggar said Widnes Wild are full of determination heading into a double-header versus Blackburn Hawks. After back-to-back losses in the NIHL Division 1 North, Widnes Wild claimed an important 8-4 victory over Solihull and sit in third in Division One North with five games left to play.

Widnes Wild solidify third place hopes with eye on play offs

Widnes Wild are in top three of the league after one win and one loss from a tough weekend against two of the top four teams. With only a handful of games remaining, the race is on to claim the title and teams are looking towards the play-offs.
Widnes Wild celebrate their first Moralee Cup. Credit: Max Conyers

Ice cool Widnes Wild secure historic first Moralee Cup

Widnes Wild secured their first Moralee Cup ever in a 7-6 aggregate victory in dramatic style. The sides played twice across the weekend with the final leg in Widnes last night (February 20) after a 3-3 draw at Dundee on Saturday.

Richard Haggar: Roller hockey, 128-point seasons and a Cup Final

Widnes Wild’s player/coach Richard Haggar is in the midst of creating history with the Cheshire side. Since joining in 2021 he has seen the team progress to the NIHL Division One North.
Vlads Vulkonovs of the Widnes Wild. Photo by Ant Stonelake.

Widnes Wild tied heading into second leg of Moralee Cup final against Dundee Comets

Widnes Wild will go into the second leg of the Moralee Cup final on level-pegging after drawing the first leg 3-3 against the Dundee Comets.
Vlads Vulkanov scores for the Widnes Wild against Solihull Barons Credit: Widnes Wild

Widnes Wild face Dundee Comets in historic Moralee Cup Final

Widnes Wild will face the Dundee Comets across two legs in the Moralee Cup final this weekend. It is Widnes Wild's first appearance in the Moralee Cup final in their history and they will be hoping to mark it with a win.
YKK Widnes Wild's Vlads Vulkanov during their win against Solihull Barons in November. Photo by Ant Stonelake

“We’ve built a team to challenge”- Widnes Wild target playoff spot

Widnes Wild General Manager Wez Spurett is aiming for a playoff spot as his side moves into the business stage of their NIHL Division 1 North campaign.  Widnes are fifth in the league, level on points with fourth-placed Scimitars after 16 league games.