I’m sure you don’t need me to convince you that tomorrow’s game is massive. However, the way the maths stacks up, it could be pivotal to the rest of our season. Chesterfield are our reference point in the table at the moment. Our first priority has to be to pull away from the threat of relegation, and currently that means putting distance between us and … Continue reading The Mathematics of Survival
I’m looking forward to today’s match. Really looking forward to it. Really, really, really, really, really, really, REALLY looking forward to it. But I need to calm down first. The reason for my heightened state is simple. My wife caught an early train to London this morning to get to the front of the queue for a Haruki Murakami book signing. Murakami can best be described as a cult … Continue reading Murakami-fuelled Commentary Madness
Going into the new 2014/2015 season, there are many questions to be answered, but for many the biggest wonder is how will Andy Bishop get on? The one time Conference goal machine for York in 2006, is now back and in all honesty, struggling for goals. In November 2012 he joined on loan, under Andy Morrell and his two goals in four games meant his … Continue reading AB10
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. So Wrexham have a new man in situe in the manager’s office. It’ll be interesting to see how Kevin Wilkin fares in his first match. Wilkin will … Continue reading Who Kevin Wilkin Needs To Follow To Get Off To A Good Start
>Now here (and here !) is an interesting tale! Irregular betting patterns involving two of our old League Two chums? Well well! A month ago the outside possibility of us surviving because Rotherham might go out of business horrified me, but I could live with this! It’ll never happen, of course; if only it was being investigated by those strict chaps at The Conference, who … Continue reading Hello hello hello!
> As we prepare to meet Bury there seems to be a certain symmetry in our fortunes, as our trip to Gigg Lane last December was a watershed in this miserable season. In scoring the winner in that match, Eifion Williams’ last act in a Wrexham shirt seems symbolic somehow. I hope the game at Bury doesn’t end up being seen as a false dawn; … Continue reading >The Good Old Days
> Managers are paid to make big decisions, and the choices Brian Little makes over the next couple of weeks are certainly not lacking in gravity; they will decide whether we relinquish our place in the Football League.Little has correctly identified a need for a more cutting edge to add to the organisation he has instilled in the squad, and with a string of huge … Continue reading >Is a Change as Good as a Rest?
Bury 19th August 2000: Nationwide League Division Two Bury 1 Wrexham 4 (Crowe 59) (Faulconbridge 5, 53, Sam 17, Williams 78) Caribbean Magic Ignites Wrexham’s Season After the disappointment of last week’s opening match, the season began here for Wrexham fans with a victory Brian Flynn rightly descibed as “emphatic”, inspired by a dazzling debut performance by Carlos Edwards. It was at Gigg … Continue reading bury