The 85th Anniversary of the Gresford Mining Disaster

Today is the 85th Anniversary of the Gresford Mining Disaster, a catastrophe tied inextricably to the modern history of the town of Wrexham, and in which Wrexham AFC unwittingly played a tragic hand, as miners swapped shifts to be able to watch the derby with Tranmere the following day and found themselves caught up in the horror. A beautiful ceremony at the Gresford Disaster Memorial … Continue reading The 85th Anniversary of the Gresford Mining Disaster

The Wrexham AFC Bring Your Son To Work XI

With the signing of Devonte Redmond, Paul Edwards’ son, today, I thought it might be interesting to compile an XI of Wrexham players whose fathers also represented the club. It wasn’t easy – Redmond is joining a very select band – and frankly this side wouldn’t function very well if it could somehow be put on the pitch: Wrexham players don’t seem to pass attacking … Continue reading The Wrexham AFC Bring Your Son To Work XI