#WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 2 Solihull Moors 0

Last time Wrexham kept back-to-back league clean sheets: 9/2/18 Last time Wrexham won back-to-back matches: 19/4/19 Last time Wrexham received 6 yellow cards in a match: 13/8/13 Halifax (a) 2-3. (We also received one red card.) Last time a side received 5 yellow cards against Wrexham: 08/10/2019 Harrogate (h) 1-1 Wrexham have won all 5 home games against Solihull Moors. Wrexham have kept a clean … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 2 Solihull Moors 0

PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Solihull Moors

There’s a promising pattern forming against Solihull Moors at The Racecourse. We beat them 1-0 at the end of 2018 thanks to a 48th minute Paul Rutherford goal, and we beat them 1-0 at the end of 2017 thanks to a 40th minute Paul Rutherford goal. If Rutherford makes it a hat trick, not only will he have scored more times than in any of … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Solihull Moors

Making The Smart Move

Last Tuesday felt reassuring. We might not have closed out the win, but Dean Keates’ first match back as boss didn’t just have a sense of familiarity because he was on the touchline. We looked comfortingly compact again. There was a sense of organisation about the side, a solid shape and good distances between players. We weren’t open to the break as we have been … Continue reading Making The Smart Move

#WxmAnorak | Woking 1 Wrexham AFC 1

Wrexham’s first away point since 18/8/19 Notts Co (a) 1-1 Wrexham end a run of four consecutive away defeats, our worst run since January 2016. Jake Lawlor’s 50th game for Wrexham. Jake Lawlor scored the 3rd own goal Wrexham have conceded this season. James Jennings’ first goal since 16/2/19 Havant & Waterlooville (a) 3-2 James Jennings is now Wrexham’s equal top scorer against Woking with … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Woking 1 Wrexham AFC 1

#WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 1 Sutton United 1

Craig Eastmond is the first opposition player to be sent off at The Racecourse since January (Myles Judd Leyton Orient 0-1), and the first to be sent off in a home league game since December 2018 (Tom Walker Salford 5-1) Wrexham were awarded a penalty at The Racecourse for the first time since Chris Holroyd scored against Tranmere in January 2018. The latest in a … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 1 Sutton United 1

Let’s Drop Three At The Back And Move On

Last Saturday’s game against Ayr United was, inevitably, an odd affair, but surprisingly enjoyable nonetheless. It might turn out to be much more significant than you’d expect, too, if it leads to the definitive ditching of our three-at-the-back experiment. In my first column of the season I admitted that I wasn’t keen on the 3-4-2-1 formation we trialed extensively throughout pre-season, and watching us start … Continue reading Let’s Drop Three At The Back And Move On

PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Sutton United

We welcome Sutton United to The Racecourse for the fourth time today, and we ought to have won all our previous encounters in North Wales 1-0. That was the score last season, when Kieran Kennedy scored the only goal from a 78th minute corner to maintain our push for the play-offs, and it was also the case in September 2016, when Sutton dominated Gary Mills’ … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Sutton United

PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Maidenhead United

A significant milestone is brought up against Maidenhead, as Shaun Pearson plays his hundredth Wrexham game. The skipper has embodied all that is good about the team over the last couple of years, and fully deserves to be recognised for his commitment to the club in a time when so many players have come and gone swiftly. Two other players also enjoy a landmark tomorrow: … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Maidenhead United

#WxmAnorak | Notts County 1 Wrexham AFC 1

Third time in a year that Wrexham have taken over 1,500 fans to an away game (Solihull Moors August 2018: 1,501; Chesterfield October 2018 1,520 Biggest away attendance since 9/3/19 at Leyton Orient (6, 645) First time since joining the National League that Wrexham haven’t scored from a set piece in the first five games. Wrexham have scored in 6 consecutive away games for the … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Notts County 1 Wrexham AFC 1

#WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 2 Barrow AFC 1

James Jennings made his 400th career appearance. James Jennings got his first assist since 11/8/08 v Borehamwood Paul Rutherford played his 125th league game for Wrexham. JJ Hooper is the 1st Wrexham player to score on debut since Ben Tollitt against Salford, 26/12/18 Wrexham’s first home win on the opening day of the season since beating Welling in 2013. Last time Wrexham won their first … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 2 Barrow AFC 1