The Perils Of Taking The Lead

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. I’m happy. We’re in the top five, playing nice football and I stand by my pre-season assertion that we’ll keep improving as the season wears on and … Continue reading The Perils Of Taking The Lead

That Whole James Gray – Zinedine Zidane Thing

It looks like James Gray has unwittingly sparked one of the more unexpected debates at the start of this season. I can’t say it occurred to me to question his role in the current side until it was publicly doubted, and to be honest I can’t see why a perceived lack of goals is an issue. After all, he has a strike rate of a … Continue reading That Whole James Gray – Zinedine Zidane Thing

PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Halifax Town

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. Wrexham welcome Halifax tomorrow in fine form, having won four games on the trot for the first time since February 2013. A win against The Shaymen would … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Halifax Town

Welcome to the Sharp End!

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. Well, it looks like we’ve arrived at the sharp end of the season! A two legged semi-final with a Wembley final against lower division opposition, sandwiched in … Continue reading Welcome to the Sharp End!

THE WRAP: Halifax Town v Wrexham FC

Wrexham reach semi-finals of the FA Trophy for the second time. Wrexham’s first win in seven games. 22 games since Wrexham’s last goalless away draw. Neil Ashton’s third goal of the season – all in cup matches. Ashton’s last league goal: April 2014 (Nuneaton 3-0) Robbie Evans’ first assist of the season. Andy Coughlin hasn’t conceded in 243 minutes. First win in 5 games against … Continue reading THE WRAP: Halifax Town v Wrexham FC

Jennings Can Make A Difference

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. When you slash and burn your squad over the Summer, bringing in many new faces, most of whom you’ve never worked with before, it’s inevitable that you’ll … Continue reading Jennings Can Make A Difference