My heart says Billy Barr isn’t really in the running for the permanent post at The Racecourse, and is in for a rough ride as he looks to turn things around and make his case.But my head is trying to put a counter argument. If the task he faces is challenging, that means he has a unique opportunity to defy logic and grasp the opportunity. … Continue reading The Passion of Billy Barr
After the Dartford frustration, this is more like it. A first away clean sheet since the Gateshead win in September (and scarily only our second away clean sheet of the season!) and a first away goalless draw in over a year, since we visited Forest Green 27 away games ago last February, are positive outcomes when you’re visiting a side challenging for the title. Defensive … Continue reading Cambridge United 0 Wrexham 0
January, a new start for Wrexham as they aimed to change their poor season which began a whole six months ago. A disappointing mid-table position with some saying relegation was a possibility which, though I couldn’t see it myself, looked like a plausible opinion. But surely not? Surely the Wrexham that won the FA Trophy and were in the Play-Off final no longer than 10 … Continue reading Things Are Looking Up For The Reds
On reflection this was an odd game: we had to dig in and earn a point after playing with ten men for the whole second half, yet created pretty much all the chances, such as they were. The defence, widely recognised as our weak point, stood firm admirably despite the disadvantage, and despite the fact that our midfield failed badly in the task of protecting … Continue reading Wrexham 0 Halifax Town 0
Lisa Simpson: “Look on the bright side, Dad. Did you know that the Chinese use the same word for ‘crisis’ as they do for ‘opportunity?’” Homer Simpson: “Yes. ‘Crisitunity!’” Homer has it right. The fact that our options are limited this week might just turn out to be a good thing after all. Why bother rotating your squad for the “congested Christmas fixture list” (© Sky … Continue reading Crisitunity Knocks!
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. There were a lot of questions arising from the Luton match, many of them unpalatable ones. I’m not one to leap to harsh judgement as I think … Continue reading Luton Loss Shows Importance of Artell to Wrexham FC