Most legendary goalscorers usually have a partner in crime, and that turned out to be Andy Mutch’s role for Steve Bull at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Andy Mutch began his career in non-league with Southport, but he would end it by being recognised as a Wolverhampton Wanderers legend after playing his part in a double act alongside Steve Bull.
His strike partner is idolised at Molineux but for over seven years, Mutch regularly got his name on the scoresheet as Wolves bounced back from dropping down to the fourth tier to quickly find their way back to Division Two. Between 1987 and 1989, back-to-back promotions were achieved with Bull and Mutch scoring 111 of the 178 goals that were registered.
It was a phenomenal return that continued to some extent at a higher level and while Wolves established themselves in Division Two, which later became Division One in 1992, they couldn’t quite make the leap to the Premier League with Bull and Mutch in attack.
Mutch would end his time at Wolves with 106 goals from 338 appearances in all competitions, with arguably his greatest moment coming in the Football League Trophy triumph against Burnley where Mutch netted the club’s opener at Wembley in a 2-0 win. He would be sold to Swindon Town for £250,000 but he could not match the heights of his time in the Black Country.