Wrexham AFC’s Women Are Ready To Soar

While the men’s team continues to draw international acclaim, Wrexham’s women’s team is achieving equally remarkable growth. Two stories which recently featured on the club website feed into this. One told of the incredible interest in the club, measured by our mushrooming social media statistics. The other was the announcement that the women’s team is going semi-professional. It’s a massive step, on a par with … Continue reading Wrexham AFC’s Women Are Ready To Soar

Wrexham AFC’s Top 10 FA Cup Ties

Cup upsets are in Wrexham’s DNA. It’s such a shame that younger and newer fans haven’t had a chance to sample the delights of a decent giant-killing, but the win at Coventry meant they’d a chance to feel the joy of knock-out glory. Here’s my top ten Wrexham FA Cup ties. 10. 1957 4th Round Manchester United A momentous yet poignant day as we welcomed … Continue reading Wrexham AFC’s Top 10 FA Cup Ties

Quality Photography: Wrexham’s Secret Weapon

Wrexham has many public weapons in our pursuit of promotion (and world domination!) However, it’s worth acknowledging a rather potent secret weapon in our arsenal. The quality of photography available to the club is remarkable, and it might not be immediately apparent, this is an immense benefit as we try to push forwards. Great photography and Wrexham AFC are no strangers, of course.. As a … Continue reading Quality Photography: Wrexham’s Secret Weapon

Tunnicliffe Takes His Opportunity

Phil Parkinson spent the Summer accumulating strength in depth so his side wouldn’t fold under the effects of an injury crisis as we did last season. It’s an appropriate moment to take stock of Parkinson’s squad replenishment as we’ve finally seen what Jordan Tunnicliffe has to offer. Tunnicliffe was an eye-catching capture. He enjoyed an impressive season with Crawley Town in League Two last season, … Continue reading Tunnicliffe Takes His Opportunity

Final Whistle: The Oldest Football Podcast in the World!

I’m delighted to say that the Final Whistle podcast, which I started off at the LDV Vans Trophy final in 2005, is the longest-running football podcast in the world. I’ve been researching this for over a year, and no podcast which began before Final Whistle is still running. An American podcast began before us, but no longer features football, while The Guardian and The Times … Continue reading Final Whistle: The Oldest Football Podcast in the World!

Time For Wrexham Council To Step Up To The Plate

The good times continue to roll, and the remarkable crowds continue to roll in at The Racecourse. Now we just need to ensure that Wrexham Council do their duty next month and ensure that we can include even more local people in this uplifting experience. We enjoyed our biggest crowd of the season on Tuesday, as we broke the 10,000 barrier for the first time … Continue reading Time For Wrexham Council To Step Up To The Plate

I hear you’re a Chester fan now

History was made on Tuesday night. For the first time, Wrexham fans cheered a Chester goal! What could make such a remarkable thing come to pass? The short answer is that if both cross-border rivals won their FA Cup replays we’d clash in a barn-storming first round tie. The long answer is considerably more nuanced. When you get what you desire, it can mean you … Continue reading I hear you’re a Chester fan now

In Case of Emergency

It felt like a bit of a surprise on Tuesday when we changed our formation. The surprise was that it didn’t work. We didn’t earn ourselves an equaliser, and we failed to mount late pressure on Notts County’s wobbly defence, despite having carved a number of good opportunities out throughout the match. That was disappointing, because we’ve regularly fought back successfully after switching shape. There’s … Continue reading In Case of Emergency

Parkinson’s Wrexham Take Wing

The only bad news to come out of last Saturday’s joyous spanking of Torquay United was the injury to Jacob Mendy. The left back went off half way through the first half with what looked like an unpleasant muscular injury. It was a terrible shame, as he has started to illustrate with a flourish why Phil Parkinson thought he would improve his already impressive squad. … Continue reading Parkinson’s Wrexham Take Wing

“Welcome to Wrexham”‘s Here! Read the Reviews

The long-awaited “Welcome to Wrexham” premiered in the USA yesterday: here’s a selection of the rave reviews it got: ‘Welcome to Wrexham’ Review: Two Actors and Soccer Lovers, One Goal – Wall Street Journal How two Hollywood stars plan to save a team, and a town, ‘desperate for a lifeline’ – LA Times Welcome to Wrexham: How Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney plan to revive … Continue reading “Welcome to Wrexham”‘s Here! Read the Reviews