PREVIEW | Chesterfield v Wrexham AFC

Chesterfield are ancient as well as recent foes. We’ve faced them 116 times, and of course a certain clash in the FA Cup is the most famous of all those encounters. Our defeat at Saltergate in 1997 was a bitter blow. We were so close to reaching the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time, but a second half mix-up between Andy Marriott and Deryn … Continue reading PREVIEW | Chesterfield v Wrexham AFC

Wrexham’s Greatest FA Cup XI

It’s wonderful to see Wrexham rediscovering our FA Cup form and reminding us all of the remarkable pedigree we’ve enjoyed in this competition. When we drew at Harrogate in this season’s qualifying round, we set a club record for the most games without a win in the FA Cup. Since then we’ve rediscovered our winning ways, and now approach an opportunity to add a cup … Continue reading Wrexham’s Greatest FA Cup XI

I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles

The fast-moving, noisy trailers on TV will tell you that football is an exciting, sexy sport, full of triumph, glory, joy and tame indy rock. It isn’t. Football is suffering, anger, disappointment and the occasional fleeting moment of hope, which dissolves when you think it’s actually going to turn into something real. Nothing encapsulates football better than Chesterfield v Wrexham, March 9th, 1997. I can’t … Continue reading I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles