Rooney’s Big Gamble

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 John Rooney got that move of a lifetime. He might get a sudden, inexplicable urge to find a new agent soon, too. Guiseley earned plenty of … Continue reading Rooney’s Big Gamble

Rumours Raining on Racecourse Part Two

Written by Gruffudd ab Owain Back in the summer, I wrote an article concerning the transfer rumours at the time called ‘Rumours Raining on Racecourse’. Welcome to volume 2! At the time Gary Mills was in charge of the club and three attackers were linked with Wrexham. John Rooney, Matt Rhead and Jordan Lussey were the ones amid speculation back in the close-season. Rooney has … Continue reading Rumours Raining on Racecourse Part Two

PREVIEW: Aldershot Town v Wrexham AFC

Gary Mills’ loan signings tend to be like Donald Trump’s sense of humility: seldom seen, to the point where you begin to wonder if they ever existed in the first place. Gerry McDonagh might be the man to buck that trend. Certainly, his crucial intervention on Tuesday offered hope that he might be the man to spearhead our attack in the absence of the unfortunate … Continue reading PREVIEW: Aldershot Town v Wrexham AFC

Stats Don’t Lie: Wrexham are on the way up!

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. Want a reason to be optimistic? Look no further. I declare that we’re heading in the right direction, and if you don’t want to rely on my … Continue reading Stats Don’t Lie: Wrexham are on the way up!

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

Testing The Wrexham AFC Old Wives Tales

Ever since I’ve been a kid there have been certain clichés which people trot out about Wrexham. One of my personal favourites is that they don’t want to get promoted, a gripe against a perceived lack of ambition which has always been a load of nonsense (apart, perhaps, for a certain period in our history when it’s quite conceivable that there were people in the … Continue reading Testing The Wrexham AFC Old Wives Tales

PREVIEW: Boreham Wood FC v Wrexham FC

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. The trip to Boreham Wood is a journey into the unknown as we’ve never faced the Meadow Park side. Let’s hope we do better than the last … Continue reading PREVIEW: Boreham Wood FC v Wrexham FC