¡Si Señor, Firmino’s Song Was Wrexham’s Long Before!

Si Señor, give the ball to Bobby he will score! It’s one of the best chants of the season, Liverpool’s tribute to Roberto Firmino, and has become one of the most evocative anthems of their superb season. But did Wrexham come up with it first? Well, maybe not, but that photo of The Kop from the 1985 World Cup qualifier between Wales and Spain at … Continue reading ¡Si Señor, Firmino’s Song Was Wrexham’s Long Before!

The Psychic Octopus II – This time it’s miffed!!

WARNING!! _ Do not watch the clip below. I mean it, it’s worse than the horror show that we shall henceforth obliquely refer to as ; “The thing that happened in January”.   As I write this Andy Morrell’s Tamworth have won eleven games in a row. He must be the greatest manager ever, the stats are staring us in the face. Tamworth have gone … Continue reading The Psychic Octopus II – This time it’s miffed!!

Could Key Injuries Help Wrexham FC at Stoke City?

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?

What Mark Hughes Needs to Know To Beat Wrexham FC

The following is an open letter to my good friend*, Stoke City manager Mark Hughes before the FA Cup tie tomorrow. Hi Mark, How’s things? I hate to be a turncoat, but I feel there’s something you need to know about tomorrow’s game, and if you follow my advice it’ll all turn out just fine. There are three things you need to know: firstly, trust … Continue reading What Mark Hughes Needs to Know To Beat Wrexham FC

Wes York is Wrexham’s Main Hope at Stoke

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. In some respects it’s hard to predict what will happen on Sunday. We don’t know what sort of line-up Mark Hughes will select or the tactical approach … Continue reading Wes York is Wrexham’s Main Hope at Stoke