Preview: Alfreton Town 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. We’ve been to Alfreton three times, and in general have enjoyed playing them on their own patch more than when they’ve come to Wrexham. Our first visit … Continue reading Preview: Alfreton Town v Wrexham FC

What If?

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 fine margins which determine a team’s fate fascinate me. No matter how you detailed your plans the smallest factor can have a decisive effect on the … Continue reading What If?

Morrell’s critics failed to convince me

This is the extended twelve inch remix of 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 I guess it’s time to get on with the rest of our lives. I can’t do it without regret … Continue reading Morrell’s critics failed to convince me

Changelings, Hair Triggers and Joe Clarke

Here’s another storming guest blog from Congy Red. We need to make this loan deal permanent! Prepare yourself for the finest opening paragraph in the history of literature…. The aim of this article is simple; to convince you, the reader that Joe Clarke is not what he appears to be. So, come inside my Cloak of Infallibility, don your underpants of gullibility (worn on the … Continue reading Changelings, Hair Triggers and Joe Clarke

The Surprising Truth About Where Wrexham’s Goals Come From

Sometimes you set out to prove something and you find you’re gratifyingly accurate. Sometimes you find you’re devastatingly wrong. And sometimes you discover something surprising. I thought I’d have a look at where Wrexham’s goals are coming from and ended up drawing some a surprising conclusions. My theory was simple. Plenty of attention has been focussed on Andy Bishop this season. His struggle to find … Continue reading The Surprising Truth About Where Wrexham’s Goals Come From

Walker Flourishes on S4C

I find the rough treatment meted out to ex-players tiresome when they return to their old clubs (except for those special circumstances where they made a mess before departing, of course!) I’d rather look at how an old boy is doing and feel pride that they’re doing okay without us. Carlos Edwards set up a goal last week; John Ruddy continues to carve out a … Continue reading Walker Flourishes on S4C

Alfreton Town FC v Wrexham FC Preview

Who will step up to the plate and make themselves a hero tomorrow? If the previous pattern is followed, then somebody will, as both our games at The Impact Arena have ended in victory and been memorable for some notable individual feats. Our first visit there came back in August 2011 and Alfreton, newly promoted to the fifth tier of English football for the first … Continue reading Alfreton Town FC v Wrexham FC Preview

Leader Preview: Wrexham FC V Forest Green Rovers

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 circumstances of Danny Wright’s departure in the Summer, not to mention the arrival at the New Lawn of another former Wrexham striker in Andy Mangan, has … Continue reading Leader Preview: Wrexham FC V Forest Green Rovers

What to Expect From Alfreton

Short answer: trouble! Alfreton are decent, stand two points off the play-offs and always seem to get results at The Racecourse, so we’re in for a rough ride if we’re to avoid a repeat of last season’s first round fiasco. Have a look at Alfreton’s squad list and you’ll see why they’re on the verge of the play-offs. They’ve got plenty of options with wide … Continue reading What to Expect From Alfreton

Are We Working Hard Enough?

The start to this season has been really disappointing for all concerned at Wrexham Football Club, whether you are a supporter, staff, player, board member or manager there has been no hiding away from the fact that something isn’t right. Ultimately the buck stops with manager Andy Morrell but there has been an undercurrent after the past three or four games when the management or … Continue reading Are We Working Hard Enough?

Leader Preview: Tamworth (a)

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 good news as we travel to Tamworth is that our record there has improved lately. The bad news is that we’ve yet to go there and … Continue reading Leader Preview: Tamworth (a)