DRAGONHEART64 | Russell Penn, Giant-Killer

Mark Griffiths and Bill Long chat about the FA Trophy, transfer priorities and Dior Angus’ contract extension. They also chat to man of the moment Russell Penn, manager of giant-killers Kidderminster Harriers, about his time at The Racecourse, managing Mark Carrington and his cup exploits. 00:00:12 Dior Angus and the transfer window 00:11:32 Russell Penn interview 00:36:24 Folkestone Invicta and Chester As always, DragonHeart is … Continue reading DRAGONHEART64 | Russell Penn, Giant-Killer

The Unsolved Case of Nicky Deverdics

The departure of Nicky Deverdics this week came as no surprise to anybody, However, there’s a nagging doubt in the back of my mind that his time at The Racecourse could have panned out very differently. When Dean Keates brought him in, there was a sense of excitement. That process of injecting creativity into a side built around a strong defence had apparently found its … Continue reading The Unsolved Case of Nicky Deverdics

The Indispensable Rooney

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 seems that being a footballer with the surname Rooney is enough in itself to attract criticism. Well, I think it’s about time for a little Rooney … Continue reading The Indispensable Rooney

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

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

Rumours Raining on Racecourse Part Two

Written by Gruffudd ab Owain Back in the summer, I wrote an article concerning the transfer rumours at the time called ‘Rumours Raining on Racecourse’. Welcome to volume 2! At the time Gary Mills was in charge of the club and three attackers were linked with Wrexham. John Rooney, Matt Rhead and Jordan Lussey were the ones amid speculation back in the close-season. Rooney has … Continue reading Rumours Raining on Racecourse Part Two