Manny Smith, Defender of the Faith

The cold, hard stats are remarkable. And yet they don’t begin to do justice to the contribution Manny Smith made to Wrexham over his five seasons at the club, or express the magnitude of our loss as we search for players to improve our position. Player of the season in his first season, Smith established himself immediately as a byword for consistency and reliability in … Continue reading Manny Smith, Defender of the Faith

VOTE | Wrexham AFC’s Best National League Centre Backs

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 were Wrexham’s best National League Centre Backs? As we’ve played 4-3-3 for most of our time in the division, the side will stick … Continue reading VOTE | Wrexham AFC’s Best National League Centre Backs

PREVIEW: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham AFC

Dean Keates’ 25th game in charge sees us going in search of a third consecutive away win for the first time since December 2015. Having re-discovered the ability to win away from home, we now need to remember how to keep clean sheets on the road. Last March we emerged from The New Lawn with a 0-0 draw despite having both Blaine Hudson and Connor … Continue reading PREVIEW: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Chester FC v Wrexham AFC

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. I like the idea of clawing our way above Chester in the table because in my mind it would restore the natural scheme of things. The last … Continue reading PREVIEW: Chester FC v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Barrow AFC v Wrexham AFC

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. A final day trip to Barrow takes us to a venue where we’ve enjoyed a fair amount of success. We’ve won nine times and lost eighteen at … Continue reading PREVIEW: Barrow AFC v Wrexham AFC

Who is Wrexham AFC’s 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. VOTE HERE FOR THE PLAYER OF THE SEASON AWARDS Voting for the Supporters Association’s player of the year awards closes in six days, and like the American … Continue reading Who is Wrexham AFC’s Player of the Year?

PREVIEW: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham AFC

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 travel to title-chasing Forest Green tomorrow hopeful that we can maintain our new-found habit of beating the strongest sides in the league! The victory over Cheltenham … Continue reading PREVIEW: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Borehamwood

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. It’s back to action after an unwanted break for Gary Mills’ side as we face Borehamwood at The Racecourse for the first time. Our only previous meeting … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Borehamwood

Diamonds Are a Fan’s Best Friend

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. Could it be that the great tactical philosopher Marilyn Monroe had Wrexham’s 2015-16 season in mind when she declared “a passing approach can be quite continental, but … Continue reading Diamonds Are a Fan’s Best Friend

Half Season Review

Wrexham FC the flat track bullies of 2015! That’s my double edged accolade for the first half of this season. Giving us a dry pitch, a tactically inept opposition manager and a team low on confidence and we provided the stuffing for the turkeys before Christmas. Bad weather, a pressing team with determination, and some nous equalled an entirely different destination for the Saxo. Progress … Continue reading Half Season Review