PREVIEW: Barrow AFC v 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. A final day trip to Barrow takes us to a venue where we’ve enjoyed a fair amount of success. We’ve won nine times and lost eighteen at … Continue reading PREVIEW: Barrow AFC v Wrexham AFC

BALANCE SHEET: Wrexham FC v Torquay United

Positives First clean sheet since Boxing Day. After a shaky start we were very compact when we didn’t have the ball. Luke Waterfall and Manny Smith’s best game together yet. An impressive performance by Steve Tomassen, who is looking solid at right back. Promising debuts from Kyle Storer and Kieron Morris. The hard work Andy Bishop and Louis Moult put in when we didn’t have … Continue reading BALANCE SHEET: Wrexham FC v Torquay United

BALANCE SHEET: Wrexham FC v Gateshead FC

Positives: A disciplined performance against a side that protects the ball well – we were patient when out of possession and didn’t chase the ball reckless, but pressing judiciously. Dean Keates in midfield pulled the strings with authority. The energy of Joe Clarke in an unfamiliar position. Some elements of the diamond worked, not least the security given by the extra body in the centre … Continue reading BALANCE SHEET: Wrexham FC v Gateshead FC

THE WRAP: Wrexham FC v AFC Telford United

Wrexham’s first defeat to Telford – we won our previous five matches. First home defeat by four goals since February 2011 (Gateshead 2-7) Jay Harris made his 275th career league appearance. Second red card of Connor Jennings’ career: first one for Macclesfield against Halifax in August 2013, five minutes after coming on as a sub. Neil Ashton made his 225th Wrexham appearance. Mark Carrington made his … Continue reading THE WRAP: Wrexham FC v AFC Telford United

Do Go Chasing Waterfall

So we’ve signed a centre back, “the immovable water feature” as he’ll be known from now on. Obviously we all need to reserve judgement until he’s settled in, but my recollection of his performance against us for Gainsborough Trinity in the FA Trophy semi-final is positive and he’s certainly the right sort of signing for our current situation. Ever since the season started I’d felt … Continue reading Do Go Chasing Waterfall