Preview | Dover Athletic v Wrexham AFC

Last season saw us finally end our misery against Dover, beating them at the 9th attempt. The game fell on the opening day of the season, and Mike Fondop’s improvised overhead kick was the only goal at The Crabble. Normal service was resumed in January when they beat us 1-0 at The Racecourse! Don’t let me put you off a late decision to undertake the … Continue reading Preview | Dover Athletic v Wrexham AFC

Preview | Borehamwood v Wrexham AFC

Wrexham will be looking to defend a remarkable record at Borehamwood tonight. Our record against them stands in stark contrast to how we’ve done against next Saturday’s opponents, Dover. In eight clashes we’ve won seven, the only time we’ve failed to beat them being when we lost to a highly dubious penalty at The Racecourse two seasons ago. Last season we enjoyed our best season … Continue reading Preview | Borehamwood v Wrexham AFC

STATS | Wrexham AFC v Barrow AFC

We have a point to prove against Barrow today, as their visit to The Racecourse last March saw us turn in our worst performance of the season. We went into the game in third place on a bleak, stormy night, looking to bounce back from a defeat at Leyton Orient, but got off to a horrible start, conceding after three minutes. A new formation failed … Continue reading STATS | Wrexham AFC v Barrow AFC

Wrexham’s National League XI | Did We Pick The Right Side?

So this is the Wrexham side you voted for as our best eleven from the National League years.  I was planning to write about the side I picked and why it’s different from the one which the polls returned, but actually, I only disagree over one position, and even then I’m a little reluctant about it! The one difference I voted for was in attack. … Continue reading Wrexham’s National League XI | Did We Pick The Right Side?

RESULTS | Wrexham AFC’s National League XI

So who did you vote into Wrexham’s National League XI? You’ve had your say, and after over 1,500 votes, here is your decision. GOALKEEPER Chris Maxwell  48% Rob Lainton     42% Joslain Mayebi   4% A two-horse race, but Chris Maxwell’s two successful seasons edged out last season’s player of the season. Considering the level of support Joslain Mayebi received when he was competing for the … Continue reading RESULTS | Wrexham AFC’s National League XI

VOTE | Wrexham AFC’s Best National League Midfield

Over the next few days, you can pick the best XI to have represented Wrexham in the National League. Each day there’ll be a poll for a different position – after you’ve voted for each position your XI will be revealed. Who will you pick in Wrexham’s best National League Midfield? As we’ve played 4-3-3 for most of our time in the division, the side … Continue reading VOTE | Wrexham AFC’s Best National League Midfield

Wrexham AFC Seek To Break Through at Gateshead

Since we dropped into the National League, our record against Gateshead has been incredibly even. In fact, until we beat them at The Racecourse last November it was symmetrical, as we’d won 4, drawn 2 and lost 3 of our home games to them, and they had an identical home record against us! We haven’t lost at Gateshead since September 2015, when we were defeated … Continue reading Wrexham AFC Seek To Break Through at Gateshead

1-0 at Borehamwood Again Please

Luke Young’s goal last Saturday brought some relief as we ended our goalless run at five matches, although that is the third longest barren streak in the club’s history. However, we go into today’s match having already equalled an unwanted club record. Our last away goal was back in November, when Brad Walker’s massively deflected shot at Maidstone earned us a point. Since then we’ve … Continue reading 1-0 at Borehamwood Again Please

PREVIEW Wrexham AFC v Bromley

If we win today we’ll have won four consecutive matches for the first time since August 2015, and we have a perfect home record against Bromley, although we’ll also lack our secret weapon against them, as we can no longer call upon the services of Ntumba Massanka! Massanka’s scoring record against Bromley is remarkable, with four goals in two substitute appearances. That record is made … Continue reading PREVIEW Wrexham AFC v Bromley

PREVIEW Eastleigh v Wrexham AFC

Each of the four games we’ve played at Eastleigh has ended in a draw, although we’ve constantly come closer and closer to emerging with all three points, and never came as close as we did last season. Our first visit, in March 2015, saw us take the lead twice through fine strikes from Louis Moult and Neil Ashton, only to see The Spitfires manage two … Continue reading PREVIEW Eastleigh v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW Wrexham AFC v Borehamwood

Until last season, our record against Borehamwood had a very pleasing symmetry to it. We’d played them five times, and won each encounter. Furthermore, they’d only managed one goal against us, and that was a penalty, as we racked up four 1-0 wins. Last April that all changed in a bad tempered and controversial match. Manny Smith was harshly judged to have pushed his man … Continue reading PREVIEW Wrexham AFC v Borehamwood