Bobby Grant’s Daft Lunge Was One Of The Moments of 2019

One of my favourite moments of the season so far came in the second half of the Chorley match on Boxing Day. An excellent move released Devonte Redmond on the right flank, and he drilled a great cross into the goalmouth. JJ Hooper, hunting for a hat trick, attacked it at the near post, knowing that all it would take to beat the keeper from … Continue reading Bobby Grant’s Daft Lunge Was One Of The Moments of 2019

#WxmAnorak | Chorley 0 Wrexham AFC 2

Wrexham’s first double of the season. Wrexham’s first win on New Year’s Day since 2013 (Telford (a) 2-0). Wrexham have won 4 of their last 6 games by a 2-goal margin, having not won by more than one goal in their last 35 league games, between February and December. Wrexham have kept 3 clean sheets in their last 6 league games, having kept 3 in … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Chorley 0 Wrexham AFC 2

#WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 3 Chorley 1

This is the first competitive match between Wrexham and Chorley. Wrexham’s 100th game on Boxing Day. Wrexham have won 3 out of 4 league games in December: the most wins managed in any month this season in all competitions. Wrexham have won 3 of their last 4 league games by two goals, having previously not won a league match by more than 1 goal all … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 3 Chorley 1

The League is Upside-Down (At Least When We’re Playing)

Today is a chance to make a new start, and it’s imperative that we take the opportunity, because the arithmetic of this season is absolutely incredible. You might have noticed that this season we’ve been fulfilling the clichéd idea that Wrexham always do better against the stronger teams in our division. I’ve heard this repeated ever since I was a kid, and I’m inclined to … Continue reading The League is Upside-Down (At Least When We’re Playing)

Making Up For Past Mistakes

We’re entering the decisive point of our season already. If Dean Keates can refurbish his squad quickly enough, we can set our sights on climbing the table; if the process takes longer, we’ll have to dig in for a long scrap against relegation. I’ve no doubt Keates is the man to haul is out of this mess. His credentials for removing passengers and recruiting players … Continue reading Making Up For Past Mistakes