5 Questions Before the Wrexham AFC – Barrow AFC Match

Will 3 at the back work? We might not see it today, but the three-man defence we’ve unveiled in our pre-season friendlies is a departure for Bryan Hughes. Clearly it’s intended to address our lack of attacking verve in recent seasons, allowing us to get more men forwards, and he’s recruited players to suit that system. But we looked very open when we switched to … Continue reading 5 Questions Before the Wrexham AFC – Barrow AFC Match

Season Preview: Barrow

Signings Morgan Penfold- Striker from Peterborough United Dior Angus- Striker from Port Vale Oliver Greaves- Midfielder from Sheffield United Scott Quigley- Striker from Blackpool (above) Mark Waddington- Midfielder from Stoke City Bradley Barry- Midfielder from Chesterfield Patrick Brough- Left Back from Falkirk Olly Dyson- Striker from Huddersfield Byron Harrison- Striker from Barnet Departures Raul Correira- Striker Dan Jones- Left Back (above) Steve Jennings- Midfielder Jacob … Continue reading Season Preview: Barrow

RESULTS | Wrexham AFC’s National League XI

So who did you vote into Wrexham’s National League XI? You’ve had your say, and after over 1,500 votes, here is your decision. GOALKEEPER Chris Maxwell  48% Rob Lainton     42% Joslain Mayebi   4% A two-horse race, but Chris Maxwell’s two successful seasons edged out last season’s player of the season. Considering the level of support Joslain Mayebi received when he was competing for the … Continue reading RESULTS | Wrexham AFC’s National League XI

Wrexham AFC’s Easter Record

The Easter Weekend fixtures are traditionally seen as the point which can make or break a season, and that feels particularly true for Wrexham this year. With Easter falling unusually late, there will only be one match left in the campaign after the Easter Monday trip to Halifax, so our chances of a top three finish could be decided by our weekend double header. Only … Continue reading Wrexham AFC’s Easter Record

Adventures in National League Commentary

I’d like to open with a promise. I will genuinely do my best to make no mention in this column of Chester conceding eight goals last Saturday. I have to admit that I’m not confident I’ll manage it. We return to Eastleigh today, the scene of one of my most enjoyable commentating experiences. It came on the last day of the 2016-17 season, a grim … Continue reading Adventures in National League Commentary

PREVIEW Eastleigh v Wrexham AFC

Each of the four games we’ve played at Eastleigh has ended in a draw, although we’ve constantly come closer and closer to emerging with all three points, and never came as close as we did last season. Our first visit, in March 2015, saw us take the lead twice through fine strikes from Louis Moult and Neil Ashton, only to see The Spitfires manage two … Continue reading PREVIEW Eastleigh v Wrexham AFC