PREVIEW: Guiseley FC v Wrexham AFC

Here’s my column from last week’s Leader. It forms part of the paper’s comprehensive pre-match coverage every Friday, featuring interviews, an in-depth look at the opposition and lots of statistical analysis. All content in the column (c) http://www.leaderlive.co.uk. With our defence hitting fine form, we could establish our longest run without conceding a goal in the Conference tomorrow. If we get to the 49th minute … Continue reading PREVIEW: Guiseley FC v Wrexham AFC

Gary Mills and the Spirit of Brian Clough

Here’s my column from last week’s Leader. It forms part of the paper’s comprehensive pre-match coverage every Friday, featuring interviews, an in-depth look at the opposition and lots of statistical analysis. All content in the column (c) http://www.leaderlive.co.uk. I suggested at the start of the season that watching the team building process this season would be fascinating. Little did I know just how interesting it … Continue reading Gary Mills and the Spirit of Brian Clough

That Whole James Gray – Zinedine Zidane Thing

It looks like James Gray has unwittingly sparked one of the more unexpected debates at the start of this season. I can’t say it occurred to me to question his role in the current side until it was publicly doubted, and to be honest I can’t see why a perceived lack of goals is an issue. After all, he has a strike rate of a … Continue reading That Whole James Gray – Zinedine Zidane Thing

>Wrexham Reserves Part Two!

>I wrote a few months ago about how Rhyl has become a refuge for ex-Wrexham players, and now another colony of former Dragons has appeared! Just as the North Wales coast became a welcoming home for Brian Little’s cast-offs, so York is a safe haven for those surplus to Dean Saunders’ requirements.Martin Foyle has loaned Kyle Critchell, Simon Brown and Levi Mackin, while Shaun Pejic … Continue reading >Wrexham Reserves Part Two!

>Are We A Smith Light?

> So did we miss out on a bargain in Adam Smith? He arrived on trial, virtually out of nowhere according to Brian Little, alongside Christian Smith in pre-season, and frankly didn’t make all that much of an impression. He did little to suggest he’d earn a contract in the friendly I saw him play in, his performance being rather inispid and anonymous. That didn’t … Continue reading >Are We A Smith Light?