Wrexham’s Euro Stars

If there’s a lesson to learn from watching the European Championships, it’s that you shouldn’t jump to conclusions. There are three ex-Wrexham players appearing in the tournament, and they all started their nation’s first match, yet none of them got a sustained chance to show their class for us. Danny Ward was a bold selection as Wales’ goalkeeper by Rob Page, if only because Wayne … Continue reading Wrexham’s Euro Stars

Conservative Accounting Is Costing Us Dear

At Christmas last year we were handily placed. A terrible Christmas period yes, but the playoffs were in reach. The squad needed freshening, rejuvenating or shooting, take your pick. What is indisputable is that Mills needed funds. Did we have the funds to give him? Well that is an interesting question. Mills did an amazing job in turning our form round. Simon Heslop was an … Continue reading Conservative Accounting Is Costing Us Dear

Wrexham AFC Must Spend Liverpool FC’s Danny Ward Windfall Carefully

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’s natural to get excited over new signings, and the Danny Ward windfall has got fans pondering the potential for a Summer splurge by Gary Mills, but … Continue reading Wrexham AFC Must Spend Liverpool FC’s Danny Ward Windfall Carefully

The goalkeeping merry-go-round

After a busy pre-season, with Kevin Wilkin and his staff preparing for the new season, there’s been one subject that has failed to go unresolved, the goalkeeper. Our initial thoughts before going into pre-season was that Joslain Mayebi and Andy Coughlin will battle it out for the number one shirt but since then Mayebi has failed to return to training, his contract expired and he is … Continue reading The goalkeeping merry-go-round