Who’s our Number 9? The answer to this depends on injuries to a large extent, of course. Working on the assumption that this is too early for JJ Hooper, Jason Oswell is surely first in line. If he’s not fit, and Leighton McIntosh isn’t either, it boils down to Bobby Grant or Mark Harris. Harris played through the middle for the Wales Under-21s last week, … Continue reading 5 Questions Before Wrexham AFC v Sutton United
I misled everyone before the game on Tuesday, but my enthusiasm in announcing the wrong thing was indicative of how much I wanted it to happen. Upon seeing the team sheet, I noted that Akil Wright had replaced Devonte Redmond and leapt to the incorrect conclusion that we’d switched from 4-2-3-1 to 4-3-3, with Wright anchoring the midfield. It was about five minutes into the … Continue reading Withdrawn Roles
A significant milestone is brought up against Maidenhead, as Shaun Pearson plays his hundredth Wrexham game. The skipper has embodied all that is good about the team over the last couple of years, and fully deserves to be recognised for his commitment to the club in a time when so many players have come and gone swiftly. Two other players also enjoy a landmark tomorrow: … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Maidenhead United
I was feeling more positive about this season than I’d expected to until Monday. That certainly gave me cause to reassess things The performance at Hartlepool was poor. Frankly, the clearest indication of that was the low quality of the home side’s performance. The excellent Liam Noble aside, they didn’t look too clever. Okay, so Gime Toure scored two as well but the striker, who … Continue reading Wrexham AFC Mustn’t Panic, Just Play To Their Strengths
We’ve enjoyed the upper hand over Barnet in recent years. Indeed, we come into today’s match on the best running streak we’ve managed against The Bees. We did the double over them last season, repeating our achievement from 2014-15, when we managed to put one over the eventual champions twice. We’ve never strung together four consecutive wins over Barnet before. Robbie Evans scored spectacularly in … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Barnet
We saw a few outgoings last week, with Mike Fondop finding a new forever home (until the Summer) and both Matt Sargent and Jack Thorn going on loan to gain experience, following Doug Tharme. So where does that leave our squad in terms of depth? I’ve tried to represent our current squad’s coverage of each position we’re likely to deploy below. Is there anywhere that … Continue reading How Did Last Week Affect Our Options?
Third time in a year that Wrexham have taken over 1,500 fans to an away game (Solihull Moors August 2018: 1,501; Chesterfield October 2018 1,520 Biggest away attendance since 9/3/19 at Leyton Orient (6, 645) First time since joining the National League that Wrexham haven’t scored from a set piece in the first five games. Wrexham have scored in 6 consecutive away games for the … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Notts County 1 Wrexham AFC 1
Wrexham will be looking to defend a remarkable record at Borehamwood tonight. Our record against them stands in stark contrast to how we’ve done against next Saturday’s opponents, Dover. In eight clashes we’ve won seven, the only time we’ve failed to beat them being when we lost to a highly dubious penalty at The Racecourse two seasons ago. Last season we enjoyed our best season … Continue reading Preview | Borehamwood v Wrexham AFC
Last season our top scorers managed the lowest total in Wrexham AFC’s history, sharing 6 goals each. Here’s a look at all our top scorers in the National League. Continue reading Wrexham’s Top Scorers in the National League
It was only yesterday that it occurred to me to check out just how difficult we found it to score goals last season. The answer, you might not be surprised to discover, is historically bad! Our top scorer in the league overall was Shaun Pearson, with 6 goals. Obviously that’s a remarkably low total, but it turns out that’s just half the story. 6 is … Continue reading Where Have All The Scorers Gone?
Over the next few days, you can pick the best XI to have represented Wrexham in the National League. Each day there’ll be a poll for a different position – after you’ve voted for each position your XI will be revealed. Who will you pick in Wrexham’s best National League Midfield? As we’ve played 4-3-3 for most of our time in the division, the side … Continue reading VOTE | Wrexham AFC’s Best National League Midfield
Awards season is upon us, and it’s appropriate to look back at the players who have made the greatest contribution to our promotion challenge, and are therefore in contention for the Player of the Season award. For me, it’s hard to look beyond Shaun Pearson. Last year he rightly won the award as a consequence of his leadership and fierce defending, and this season he … Continue reading Who Will Be Wrexham AFC’s Player of the Season?