Arrested Development

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. Last Tuesday I watched Wrexham go out of the FA Youth Cup at Altrincham and it was a huge disappointment to see their run end. I’ve really … Continue reading Arrested Development

Altrincham 2 Wrexham 1 – FA Youth Cup

Well, the FA Youth Cup run is over, but it was fun while it lasted. Naturally the focus is always on the first team, but a club like Wrexham desperately needs to keep producing young talent, both to maintain a flow of players for our squad and to create a revenue stream. It’s always poignant to see a young player leave us for bigger things … Continue reading Altrincham 2 Wrexham 1 – FA Youth Cup

Wrexham 3 Selby Town 0

Wrexham’s youth  team continues to cruise through the early stages of the FA Youth Cup, looking for all the world like a side filtering through the competition until they get to a stage where they will actually be extended. Their opponents have been progressively more testing, but not to the extent where one suspected they might actually put Joey Jones and Andy Davies’ side out of … Continue reading Wrexham 3 Selby Town 0

Wrexham 3 Hyde 0 – FA Youth Cup

A comfortable passage to the next round, more than the result suggested, and Andy Davies and Joey Jones’ lads should be pleased with the professional way they went about getting through this match. They looked a level above a Hyde side which struggled to get hold of the ball in areas of the pitch where they could hurt them. Their energy was terrific, smothering the … Continue reading Wrexham 3 Hyde 0 – FA Youth Cup