Wrexham got back to winning ways last Saturday, which was absolutely essential if we are to build some momentum as we challenge for promotion. However, it was how we went about our business which, ultimately, might prove to be as important as the result. I’m in danger of coming down with a Repetitive Strain Injury from typing the phrase “we need to address our lack … Continue reading Has Hughes Solved Wrexham’s Attacking Puzzle?
Shaun Pearson is now Wrexham’s top scorer with 6 goals. Pearson’s first assist since 27/1/18 Tranmere 2-2 (a) Braintree are the first team to equalise against Wrexham since 27/10/18 Chesterfield (a) 1-1. Braintree are the first team to equalise against Wrexham at The Racecourse since 25/8/18 Bromley (h) 2-2. Luke Young is the first Wrexham player to achieve two assists in a game since Luke … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 3 Braintree Town 1
Relive some memorable clashes between Wrexham and Braintree: Andy Morrell’s team prepare for the play-offs with a thumping win; a controversial Steve Tomassen own goal gives the visitors a win; and Louis Moult is at his predatory best. Continue reading Wrexham AFC v Braintree Town Memories
Feeling down after last weekend? Worried that history’s repeating itself? Fear not! You’ll feel better when you learn to embrace the flaky nature of all the other promotion contenders. Welcome to the League of Bottlers! Last Tuesday’s results illustrated just how incapable any of the sides at the top of the table are of striking out and winning this darned league. Someone will do it, … Continue reading Hope Springs Eternal In The League of Bottlers!
Despite their status as a yo-yo club, bouncing between the National League and the National League South, Braintree Town have an impressive record at The Racecourse. In fact, they arrive today looking to secure a third consecutive win in North Wales, and have an impressive record of three wins in six games in our back yard. They beat us 1-0 at home in November 2016, … Continue reading Wrexham AFC Must End Braintree’s Racecourse Run
Dean Keates takes his side to Braintree looking to follow up his first away win as manager, at Solihull Moors last Saturday. If he can repeat the feat it’ll be the first time we won back-to-back away games since December 2015 when the 4-2 win at Tranmere was actually our fourth in succession on the road. After a decent start, our record at Braintree has … Continue reading PREVIEW: Braintree Town 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. Want a reason to be optimistic? Look no further. I declare that we’re heading in the right direction, and if you don’t want to rely on my … Continue reading Stats Don’t Lie: Wrexham are on the way up!
Last season saw us stop the rot against Braintree, as our home results against them had got gradually worse after a promising start. Their first trip to The Racecourse certainly went according to plan. Andy Morrell, Adrian Cieslewicz, Mathias Pogba, Danny Wright and Neil Ashton all scored in a spectacular 5-1 win, Ashton’s injury time penalty being his first goal for Wrexham. The Iron next … Continue reading PREVIEW Wrexham AFC v Braintree Town
“An experiment is a failure only when it also fails adequately to test the hypothesis in question, when the data it produces don’t prove anything one way or another.” ― Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values Gary Mills has been experimenting, he’s been forced to. His actions have been logical, measured and not lead by the jerking … Continue reading Mills Makes Sense