Back to 1992

Welcome to a new beginning, although oddly enough it’s strangely reminiscent of 1992! The parallels between that campaign and the current one are both interesting and encouraging. That year was the launch pad for Brian Flynn’s long spell of success in the Racecourse hot seat, so going back to that future is something to embrace. The 1992-3 season saw us emerge from the grim darkness … Continue reading Back to 1992

Building From The Back

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. We all know Dean Keates has done a terrific job turning things around. Now it’s time for fine tuning, beginning at the back. Last Saturday’s game showed … Continue reading Building From The Back

Dean Keates’ Enablers Lift Wrexham AFC’s Game

Would you agree that John Rooney and Anthony Barry had their best Wrexham games at Chester yesterday? If so, an examination of the reasons for that coincidence offer a clear indication of what Dean Keates is getting so right this month. There are a couple of possibilities. One, and it’s an alluring idea, is that they were motivated by a desire to perform against their … Continue reading Dean Keates’ Enablers Lift Wrexham AFC’s Game

Rooney Meets His Youthful Nemesis

I was left conflicted after Saturday’s game with North Ferriby. It was good that we dominated the game, but bad that we failed to score more than once against a side which looked weaker than any other we’ve faced this season. The cause of my internal conflict was a goalkeeper who looked like he’s seven years old but played with the swagger of a Schmeichel. … Continue reading Rooney Meets His Youthful Nemesis

Keates Gathers Pieces of the Jigsaw

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 know it was only one game, but last Saturday felt like it might have been the start of something. It’s natural to wonder if a manager … Continue reading Keates Gathers Pieces of the Jigsaw