#WxmAnorak | Rochdale 1 Wrexham AFC 0

Paul Rutherford’s first yellow card since 20/10/18 (Harrogate (a) 0-0 FA Cup Qualifying Round.) His last league booking was on 8/9/18 (Braintree (a) 1-0) Wrexham’s first loss at Rochdale in 7 games (Last away defeat 22/4/92 1-2). Wrexham lose an FA Cup tie to Rochdale for the first time: we had won the previous six ties. Wrexham haven’t scored past Rochdale in 395 minutes – … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Rochdale 1 Wrexham AFC 0

PREVIEW | Rochdale v Wrexham AFC

Wrexham AFC’s name is built on beating sides from higher divisions. It’s eight years since we last managed that feat, when we defeated Brentford in the second round of the FA Cup. To be fair, since then we’ve not had many chances to cause a shock, and we’ve acquitted ourselves well on the four subsequent occasions we’ve faced Football League opposition. The win at Brentford … Continue reading PREVIEW | Rochdale v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Rochdale

There’s good news and bad news. Our recent record against Rochdale is poor, but we’ve been remarkably successful against them in the FA Cup. We’ve a 100% record against Dale in the FA Cup, having beaten them on all six occasions we’ve drawn them to date. We played them in both 1997 and 1999, with Neil Roberts scoring on both occasions, and also eliminated them … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Rochdale

#WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 1 Chesterfield 0

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) Dean Keates’ first win in the FA Cup as Wrexham manager. P5 W1 D2 L2 Last time Wrexham went two games without a booking: the first three games of last season. Wrexham’s first clean sheet in 7 games, and second in 17. All 3 … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 1 Chesterfield 0

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

PREVIEW | Chesterfield v Wrexham AFC

Chesterfield are ancient as well as recent foes. We’ve faced them 116 times, and of course a certain clash in the FA Cup is the most famous of all those encounters. Our defeat at Saltergate in 1997 was a bitter blow. We were so close to reaching the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time, but a second half mix-up between Andy Marriott and Deryn … Continue reading PREVIEW | Chesterfield v Wrexham AFC