Braintree v Wrexham FC Preview

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. Taking a moment to consider Wrexham’s record against Braintree Town is a sobering indication of how far the club has fallen in recent years. Braintree’s progress in … Continue reading Braintree v Wrexham FC Preview

It’s a competitive field for Wrexham’s Young Player of the Year

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. You can still vote for the Player of the Year through The Leader’s website, and at the same time nominate your Young Player of the Year. There’s … Continue reading It’s a competitive field for Wrexham’s Young Player of the Year

Leader Preview: Wrexham FC v Salisbury City

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. We welcome Salisbury to The Racecourse tomorrow still seeking our first home win over them. They’ve come up to North Wales twice, and both times they’ve recorded … Continue reading Leader Preview: Wrexham FC v Salisbury City

Reynolds’ Selection Tonight Opens Doors For Others

I’m not surprised to see Danny Reynolds enjoy some involvement in the first team at Braintree. In fact, after watching him play in Wrexham’s Youth Cup run earlier this season, I was anticipating it sooner or later. As you can see below, I was impressed with him when I wrote about the cup run earlier this season: The main scorer in our FA Youth Cup … Continue reading Reynolds’ Selection Tonight Opens Doors For Others

Arrested Development

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. Last Tuesday I watched Wrexham go out of the FA Youth Cup at Altrincham and it was a huge disappointment to see their run end. I’ve really … Continue reading Arrested Development

Altrincham 2 Wrexham 1 – FA Youth Cup

Well, the FA Youth Cup run is over, but it was fun while it lasted. Naturally the focus is always on the first team, but a club like Wrexham desperately needs to keep producing young talent, both to maintain a flow of players for our squad and to create a revenue stream. It’s always poignant to see a young player leave us for bigger things … Continue reading Altrincham 2 Wrexham 1 – FA Youth Cup

Wrexham 3 Selby Town 0

Wrexham’s youth  team continues to cruise through the early stages of the FA Youth Cup, looking for all the world like a side filtering through the competition until they get to a stage where they will actually be extended. Their opponents have been progressively more testing, but not to the extent where one suspected they might actually put Joey Jones and Andy Davies’ side out of … Continue reading Wrexham 3 Selby Town 0

Wrexham 3 Hyde 0 – FA Youth Cup

A comfortable passage to the next round, more than the result suggested, and Andy Davies and Joey Jones’ lads should be pleased with the professional way they went about getting through this match. They looked a level above a Hyde side which struggled to get hold of the ball in areas of the pitch where they could hurt them. Their energy was terrific, smothering the … Continue reading Wrexham 3 Hyde 0 – FA Youth Cup