PREVIEW: Grimsby Town v Wrexham AFC

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. Gary Mills’ men head east in search of history tomorrow. If they can keep another clean sheet, their seventh in a row, they would equal the club … Continue reading PREVIEW: Grimsby Town v Wrexham AFC

Hankering for Gateshead

Everyone eagerly awaits the publication of the fixture list in the Summer. It marks the symbolic start of the season, the point where you discover when the derby will be played, who you’ll face on Boxing Day and when you can start planning for those exotic away trips to your favourite destinations. Mmmm, Welling. However, the fixture list can be a cruel mistress. Sometimes it … Continue reading Hankering for Gateshead

The Perfect Goal

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. What I’m about to write will make absolutely no sense to anyone involved in the professional game of football. I accept that, accept my naïveté, and admit … Continue reading The Perfect Goal

PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Gateshead FC

It’s a big day for Gary Mills tomorrow as he faces his old side. Mills spent two seasons at Gateshead, taking charge of 103 games, and he had a variable record in this fixture. Two seasons ago his encounters with Wrexham turned out to be a wash out. When we met at the Gateshead International Stadium in September 2013 the visitors took a decisive grip … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Gateshead FC

It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay

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. So how is the team shaping up after pre-season? In the words of Whitney Houston: it’s not right, but it’s okay. Of course, drawing conclusions from pre-season … Continue reading It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay