Recruitment The Key for Wrexham AFC

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. Four defeats in a row, for only the second time since we dropped into the Conference? No wonder the mood dipped dramatically as the Woking match went … Continue reading Recruitment The Key for Wrexham AFC

It’s all in the timing for Wrexham FC’s new boss

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. Patience is a virtue, although Wrexham fans might be tempted to argue that it’s only worthwhile if you hurry up about it. Hold your horses though. We’ll … Continue reading It’s all in the timing for Wrexham FC’s new boss

PREVIEW: Grimsby 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. Matches against Grimsby seem to have taken on an increased significance since we both dropped down into non league football. Of course we defeated them at Wembley … Continue reading PREVIEW: Grimsby Town v Wrexham FC

An open letter to Wrexham FC’s players

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. An open letter to the Wrexham team: Be ready to seize the moment on Sunday. Obviously being a winner at Wembley will be something to tell the … Continue reading An open letter to Wrexham FC’s players

PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Lincoln City

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. How quickly things change! Two seasons ago we welcomed Lincoln City to The Racecourse knowing that a victory would be a fourth home win in a row … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Lincoln City

John Neal: One of Wrexham’s True Greats

All content in the column (c) http://www.leaderlive.co.uk. John Neal’s spell as manager of Wrexham between September 1968 and June 1977 marked a crucial era in the club’s history. Indeed, you could reasonably call him the father of the modern club, as it was he who established a reputation for developing youthful talent which would stand the club in good stead throughout the 1970s, while his … Continue reading John Neal: One of Wrexham’s True Greats

My Best Wrexham XI

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. Selecting my favourite Wrexham team from players I’ve seen play is a tricky process. I saw the great side of Arfon Griffiths, but only in the Second … Continue reading My Best Wrexham XI

Murakami-fuelled Commentary Madness

I’m looking forward to today’s match. Really looking forward to it. Really, really, really, really, really, really, REALLY looking forward to it. But I need to calm down first. The reason for my heightened state is simple. My wife caught an early train to London this morning to get to the front of the queue for a Haruki Murakami book signing. Murakami can best be described as a cult … Continue reading Murakami-fuelled Commentary Madness

Leader Preview: Grimsby 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. It seems strange to go to Grimsby without Andy Morrell tomorrow, as some his most memorable moments in management came against them. Of course, his first trophy … Continue reading Leader Preview: Grimsby Town v Wrexham FC

Reynolds’ Selection Tonight Opens Doors For Others

I’m not surprised to see Danny Reynolds enjoy some involvement in the first team at Braintree. In fact, after watching him play in Wrexham’s Youth Cup run earlier this season, I was anticipating it sooner or later. As you can see below, I was impressed with him when I wrote about the cup run earlier this season: The main scorer in our FA Youth Cup … Continue reading Reynolds’ Selection Tonight Opens Doors For Others