Wrexham fans have come to expect a lot from the club since it was revolutionised by the takeover, and there have been complaints lately when it’s felt expectations haven’t been met. However, this week brought a pleasing example of us getting things right. The kit launch last Tuesday was later than last season, when it burst into view from the back of an Ifor Williams … Continue reading New Kit, Sherlock
If Wrexham fans, or supporters of any side at the middle chunk of the pyramid, think the ESL has nothing directly to do with them, they’re completely wrong. It’s a project devoted to robbing us of the ability to dream. I’m very happy to be a Wrexham fan at the moment. As the European “Super” League furore rages, it’s nice to feel smug about the … Continue reading Tread Softly John, Because You Tread On My Dreams
The iconic Busby Babes visit The Racecourse. Continue reading On This Day in 1957 | Wrexham 0 Man Utd 5 FA Cup 4th Rd
Rich Fay, who has succeeded in getting a job in football journalism, talks to Mark Griffiths, who failed to do so! Rich, who started out as part of Wrexham AFC’s media team, now covers Manchester United for the Manchester Evening News. He talks about how to get a start in football journalism, and some of his memories of covering Wrexham and Manchester United. Download the … Continue reading PODCAST | How To Get Ahead in Sports Journalism
On this day in 1990: Manchester United beat Wrexham 2-0 in the second round of the European Cup Winners’ Cup. Continue reading On This Day
As it’s the Champions League Final today, here’s a few reminders of when Wrexham made their mark in Europe. Continue reading Wrexham in Europe
On Champions League Final day, let’s look back at the stadia which Wrexham have played at in Europe. Capacities are at the time of the game. Continue reading Wrexham’s European Stadia
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. So John Rooney got that move of a lifetime. He might get a sudden, inexplicable urge to find a new agent soon, too. Guiseley earned plenty of … Continue reading Rooney’s Big Gamble
A Ponzi scheme is a type of illegal investment plan which relies on new people joining the scheme, so that their money can be used to pay earlier joiners. Once the scheme runs out of new investors it collapses. The idea is as old as the hills. The scheme ends when potential investors wise up to the unsustainable nature of the model, and fear they … Continue reading The Premiership Ponzi Scheme
Source: Could Wrexham FC Repeat Manchester Uniteds History? Continue reading Could Wrexham FC Repeat Manchester United’s History?
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. Wrexham’s players will get a chance to perform in front of a big crowd tomorrow, but we won’t be challenging the biggest attendances in the club’s history. … Continue reading Wrexham FC’s Biggest Attendances
Pep Guardiola famously travelled miles to spend a whole night sat at the feet of his guru, Marcelo Bielsa, discussing whether to take the job as first teamcoach at Barcelona. Gary Mills didn’t make such a pilgrimage, but he is plainly a disciple of Bielsisme. Gateshead’s football is alien to the fifth level of English football. In fact, it’s alien to the fifth level of anything, … Continue reading How to beat Gateshead, the Conference Barcelona
It’s counter-intuitive to think it, but is it possible that losing our twenty-goal strike combination might actually help us today? My heart says I’m being stupid. Andy Bishop and Louis Moult account for 43% of our goals this season, so losing them would surely compromise our chances of puling off something remarkable this afternoon. But my brain tells me that we can’t go into this … Continue reading Could Key Injuries Help Wrexham FC at Stoke City?