Well, the records just keep tumbling, don’t they? Graham Barrow has gone, a mere 64 days after his first game as manager of Wrexham. Twenty days longer than Brian Clough lasted at Leeds, I suppose. It’s the shortest length of time anyone has lasted in the Racecourse hot seat though, and although we remain within spitting distance of the top spot, you have to ask … Continue reading Déjà Vu All Over Again For Wrexham And Graham Barrow
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 suggested at the start of the season that watching the team building process this season would be fascinating. Little did I know just how interesting it … Continue reading Gary Mills and the Spirit of Brian Clough
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 look at how we’ve fared in the third round of the FA Cup will gladden the heart of any Wrexham fan. It’s a clear affirmation of … Continue reading Wrexham FC in the FA Cup 3rd Round
With the Stoke game upon us it’s natural to look back at great giant-killings in our long history, and we’ve seen plenty of coverage of our 1992 victory over Arsenal as a consequence. A remarkable FA Cup third round victory from ten years earlier seems to have been neglected though. Have we really forgotten the day we beat Brian Clough’s greatest side on their own … Continue reading The Forgotten Miracle
“Ohhhhh what a goal Mickey Thomas!” The immortal words etched into every Wrexham fan’s memory as Mickey Thomas scored THAT free kick against Arsenal in the FA Cup Third Round at The Racecourse back in 1992. The commentator was Tony Gubba who sadly passed away at the weekend after a career that lasted over 40 years. A sad day for all those who followed sport … Continue reading Glorious Gubba!