Preview | Borehamwood v Wrexham AFC

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

1-0 at Borehamwood Again Please

Luke Young’s goal last Saturday brought some relief as we ended our goalless run at five matches, although that is the third longest barren streak in the club’s history. However, we go into today’s match having already equalled an unwanted club record. Our last away goal was back in November, when Brad Walker’s massively deflected shot at Maidstone earned us a point. Since then we’ve … Continue reading 1-0 at Borehamwood Again Please

PREVIEW: Bromley v Wrexham AFC

We’ve been to Bromley once before, and it was horrible! It was the opening day of last season, and Gary Mills’ newly assembled side went into the match against their newly-promoted opponents on a wave of optimism. In front of a considerable away following, basking in hope and August sunshine, they started superbly too. The possession football we’d been promised was evident as we dominated … Continue reading PREVIEW: Bromley v Wrexham AFC

The Departure of Curtis Tilt: Short Term Problem, Long Term Solution

It came out of nowhere, but Curtis Tilt’s move to Forest Green, or at least somewhere, soon, was inevitable. Its timing might not be ideal, but for a deal we could hardly stop, it’ll turn out to be a good one for Wrexham. First things first: there was little the club could logically do except accept the offer. A piece of brinkmanship by Forest Green, … Continue reading The Departure of Curtis Tilt: Short Term Problem, Long Term Solution

Dean Keates’ Enablers Lift Wrexham AFC’s Game

Would you agree that John Rooney and Anthony Barry had their best Wrexham games at Chester yesterday? If so, an examination of the reasons for that coincidence offer a clear indication of what Dean Keates is getting so right this month. There are a couple of possibilities. One, and it’s an alluring idea, is that they were motivated by a desire to perform against their … Continue reading Dean Keates’ Enablers Lift Wrexham AFC’s Game

A New 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. Ain’t football grand? A fortnight ago I was starting to get concerned about where we were heading this season, and was dreading going to Chester and getting … Continue reading A New Hope

January – a key month for Wrexham Football Club

Wrexham manager Dean Keates has noted there will be changes to the squad during the January transfer window. Some things I think he needs to do: Loan in fresh, talented players full of potential Loan out some fringe players eg. Anthony Barry, for more matches to be on top form at the business end of the season. If I’m being totally honest, I believe the … Continue reading January – a key month for Wrexham Football Club

The Contract, Still Intact

“The grabbing hands, grab all they can, all for themselves, after all it’s a competitive world” -Depeche Mode Contract Law has not been a friend of Wrexham FC in recent years, and I’m quaking in my boots after several previous significant setbacks.  I’m not made happier by news such as ‘Keates shakes hands on new deal’ or ‘player asks for more time to consider his options’. … Continue reading The Contract, Still Intact