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

You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet – I Hope!

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. Do things feel different to you? They do to me. I don’t want to go too far down that old clichéd road which ends with platitudes about … Continue reading You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet – I Hope!

PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Welling United

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 a certain monotony about our home fixtures against Welling United. We’ve welcomed them to The Racecourse twice. Both times were early in the season, both times … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Welling United

PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Aldershot Town

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. We face Aldershot tomorrow eagerly chasing early season points, but at least we can take comfort in the knowledge that our visitors from Hampshire have never relished … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Aldershot Town

Wrexham Must Beware The Bear

Two home games in a week, two very different experiences. Against Altrincham there was a failure to respond to the unusual circumstances of the match. This is, to an extent, understandable of course. We know how to react to every day problems but an unexpected crisis will throw you: that’s why I know what to do when the fuse blows in my front room but … Continue reading Wrexham Must Beware The Bear

Wrexham v Aldershot Preview

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. Last season saw us face Aldershot again after a gap of twenty two years in which The Shots had gone out of business and had to claw … Continue reading Wrexham v Aldershot Preview

It’s a competitive field for Wrexham’s Young Player of the Year

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. You can still vote for the Player of the Year through The Leader’s website, and at the same time nominate your Young Player of the Year. There’s … Continue reading It’s a competitive field for Wrexham’s Young Player of the Year

The Forgotten Man

In a season where disappointing signings has been a key factors to a some what disappointing campaign, I take a look at a player who’s seemed to have faded out of the team, after having so much promise.  Theo Bailey-Jones joined Wrexham after a successful trial with the reds last term and some good performances with the reserves. The young ex-Manchester City trainee looked to … Continue reading The Forgotten Man