5 Questions Before Wrexham AFC v Chesterfield (again)

Will Keates start with Saturday’s subs? Dean Keates’ bold triple substitution certainly made a difference on Saturday, injecting threat and directness into our play. But how many of the trio have earned a start for the replay? Akil Wright and Devonte Redmond certainly made a difference in the middle of the pitch, but will Keates be willing to drop Luke Young and Luke Summerfield, both … Continue reading 5 Questions Before Wrexham AFC v Chesterfield (again)

PODCAST | Chesterfield 1 Wrexham AFC 1

Mark Griffiths looks back on an improved performance in the second part of the Spireite Trilogy. Download the Final Whistle podcast after each game to hear the most in-detail analysis of Wrexham’s games. It’s available from all the usual podcast sources, including Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher and Acast. Continue reading PODCAST | Chesterfield 1 Wrexham AFC 1

#WxmAnorak | Chesterfield 1 Wrexham AFC 1

It’s seven seasons since Wrexham won an FA Cup Qualifying Round game at the first attempt. (26/10/2013 Hyde United (h) 2-0) Last time Wrexham equalised away from home – 19/8/19 Notts County 1-1 Bobby Grant has scored more goals his season (7) than any Wrexham player scored in the whole of last season. Bobby Grant scored his first goal in the FA Cup since 8/12/09 … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Chesterfield 1 Wrexham AFC 1

The Delegation Game

In his first spell in charge, Dean Keates showed he’s very good at getting the best out of the people around him. He was secure enough to listen carefully to a range of opinions, while being definitively the boss. Just a couple of weeks after being appointed, this aspect of the club is already coming together. In giving youth a chance last Saturday, Keates also … Continue reading The Delegation Game

Half Time Show | Two Evenings With Lee Fowler

We were lucky enough to be joined by Lee Fowler twice this week to commentate on the Chesterfield match and then the FA Youth Cup game. He was brilliant to listen to, so we thought we’d put together the two half time chats as a bumper podcast. The first part is Tuesday’s half time, where Lee answers #askwxm questions, many of which are about the … Continue reading Half Time Show | Two Evenings With Lee Fowler

PREVIEW | Chesterfield v Wrexham AFC

Chesterfield are ancient as well as recent foes. We’ve faced them 116 times, and of course a certain clash in the FA Cup is the most famous of all those encounters. Our defeat at Saltergate in 1997 was a bitter blow. We were so close to reaching the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time, but a second half mix-up between Andy Marriott and Deryn … Continue reading PREVIEW | Chesterfield v Wrexham AFC