PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Woking

We’re currently on a good run of results against Woking. We’re unbeaten in our last four games against The Cards, winning our last two home games, both of which are our best runs in this fixture. Our best result against Woking came in an FA Cup first round tie in November 2014. The game was over by half time, as Neil Ashton, Wes York and … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Woking

#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

Wrexham’s Win Over Bromley Was Much Better Than It Looked

The consensus after the Bromley game was it was an excellent victory but a poor match. The number of misplaced passes and errors was the main reason for drawing that conclusion, and I must admit that, for much of my commentary, I was making exactly that point. But I was wrong, and I realized it as the game wore on. We’re naturally attracted to creative … Continue reading Wrexham’s Win Over Bromley Was Much Better Than It Looked

5 Questions Before Wrexham AFC v Chesterfield (again)

Will Keates start with Saturday’s subs? Dean Keates’ bold triple substitution certainly made a difference on Saturday, injecting threat and directness into our play. But how many of the trio have earned a start for the replay? Akil Wright and Devonte Redmond certainly made a difference in the middle of the pitch, but will Keates be willing to drop Luke Young and Luke Summerfield, both … Continue reading 5 Questions Before Wrexham AFC v Chesterfield (again)

#WxmAnorak | Chesterfield 1 Wrexham AFC 1

It’s seven seasons since Wrexham won an FA Cup Qualifying Round game at the first attempt. (26/10/2013 Hyde United (h) 2-0) Last time Wrexham equalised away from home – 19/8/19 Notts County 1-1 Bobby Grant has scored more goals his season (7) than any Wrexham player scored in the whole of last season. Bobby Grant scored his first goal in the FA Cup since 8/12/09 … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Chesterfield 1 Wrexham AFC 1

5 Questions Before Wrexham AFC v Sutton United

Who’s our Number 9? The answer to this depends on injuries to a large extent, of course. Working on the assumption that this is too early for JJ Hooper, Jason Oswell is surely first in line. If he’s not fit, and Leighton McIntosh isn’t either, it boils down to Bobby Grant or Mark Harris. Harris played through the middle for the Wales Under-21s last week, … Continue reading 5 Questions Before Wrexham AFC v Sutton United

Withdrawn Roles

I misled everyone before the game on Tuesday, but my enthusiasm in announcing the wrong thing was indicative of how much I wanted it to happen. Upon seeing the team sheet, I noted that Akil Wright had replaced Devonte Redmond and leapt to the incorrect conclusion that we’d switched from 4-2-3-1 to 4-3-3, with Wright anchoring the midfield. It was about five minutes into the … Continue reading Withdrawn Roles

Wrexham AFC’s Season Is In Devonté Redmond’s Hands

I can’t tell you how happy I was to see Devonté Redmond nail that superb goal at Meadow Lane last Sunday. I was happy to see the amazing army of travelling fans rewarded for their efforts (after all, we got one point out of eighteen from the occasions last season when we took over 900 fans away, scoring just 2 goals in 6 games in the … Continue reading Wrexham AFC’s Season Is In Devonté Redmond’s Hands

Tollitt Could Unlock Wrexham’s Potential

Well, I’m happy! I suspect JJ Hooper and Devonte Redmond are too! The return of Ben Tollitt can only be a good thing. The addition of pace to our front three can’t hurt, and I like the idea of Hooper having a wide player who’ll be able to deliver the ball into the box for him, having stretched the game and made some space in … Continue reading Tollitt Could Unlock Wrexham’s Potential

How Did Last Week Affect Our Options?

We saw a few outgoings last week, with Mike Fondop finding a new forever home (until the Summer) and both Matt Sargent and Jack Thorn going on loan to gain experience, following Doug Tharme. So where does that leave our squad in terms of depth? I’ve tried to represent our current squad’s coverage of each position we’re likely to deploy below. Is there anywhere that … Continue reading How Did Last Week Affect Our Options?