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

Things Are Looking Up For The Reds

January, a new start for Wrexham as they aimed to change their poor season which began a whole six months ago. A disappointing mid-table position with some saying relegation was a possibility which, though I couldn’t see it myself, looked like a plausible opinion. But surely not? Surely the Wrexham that won the FA Trophy and were in the Play-Off final no longer than 10 … Continue reading Things Are Looking Up For The Reds

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: Wrexham FC v Aldershot Town FC

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. Let’s hope Wrexham can keep up their home record against Aldershot, because it’s extremely impressive. Aldershot have never won at The Racecourse, having lost thirteen and drawn … Continue reading Leader Preview: Wrexham FC v Aldershot Town FC

What to Expect From Alfreton

Short answer: trouble! Alfreton are decent, stand two points off the play-offs and always seem to get results at The Racecourse, so we’re in for a rough ride if we’re to avoid a repeat of last season’s first round fiasco. Have a look at Alfreton’s squad list and you’ll see why they’re on the verge of the play-offs. They’ve got plenty of options with wide … Continue reading What to Expect From Alfreton

Tactical Analysis: How Wrexham Concede

As our league campaign takes a natural break for our first cup match of the season, this seems a natural juncture to have a look at how things have gone so far. Our defence has already had lots of attention, not least because of our well documented problems fielding a settled back four. In particular, the way Wrexham concede, and how that has changed as … Continue reading Tactical Analysis: How Wrexham Concede

Leader Column: It’s The Height Difference That Gets You In The End

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) www.leaderlive.co.uk. My dad’s always worried when the opposition are bigger than us. This season, I reckon he’s got a point. But the facts don’t really seem to bear me out, … Continue reading Leader Column: It’s The Height Difference That Gets You In The End