Wrexham’s Euro Stars

If there’s a lesson to learn from watching the European Championships, it’s that you shouldn’t jump to conclusions. There are three ex-Wrexham players appearing in the tournament, and they all started their nation’s first match, yet none of them got a sustained chance to show their class for us. Danny Ward was a bold selection as Wales’ goalkeeper by Rob Page, if only because Wayne … Continue reading Wrexham’s Euro Stars

Silvio’s Lesson From History

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. There’s the beginnings of a buzz around The Racecourse at the moment. Isn’t it funny what a couple of new signings will do? Elliott Durrell’s arrival has … Continue reading Silvio’s Lesson From History

Walker Flourishes on S4C

I find the rough treatment meted out to ex-players tiresome when they return to their old clubs (except for those special circumstances where they made a mess before departing, of course!) I’d rather look at how an old boy is doing and feel pride that they’re doing okay without us. Carlos Edwards set up a goal last week; John Ruddy continues to carve out a … Continue reading Walker Flourishes on S4C

The Quiet Promise of Kyle Parle

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. Our homegrown talent has been attracting plenty of interest lately, but it’s an unassuming young man sneaking up on the blind side who has caught my eye. … Continue reading The Quiet Promise of Kyle Parle

Leader Preview: Hyde (h)

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. Andy Morrell goes into tomorrow’s FA Cup tie looking to build on a terrifically impressive record in cup matches. The last time he lost a cup tie … Continue reading Leader Preview: Hyde (h)

Nick Rushton Makes The Step Up

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 strikers picking up injuries and Andy Bishop having only the briefest of loan spells with us, questions are naturally being asked of our strength in depth … Continue reading Nick Rushton Makes The Step Up