Bobby Grant’s Daft Lunge Was One Of The Moments of 2019

One of my favourite moments of the season so far came in the second half of the Chorley match on Boxing Day. An excellent move released Devonte Redmond on the right flank, and he drilled a great cross into the goalmouth. JJ Hooper, hunting for a hat trick, attacked it at the near post, knowing that all it would take to beat the keeper from … Continue reading Bobby Grant’s Daft Lunge Was One Of The Moments of 2019

Wrexham Take Their Best Shot

Our 2-0 win over Aldershot last October ended a run of three defeats against them, our worst sequence of consecutive losses in this fixture. Now we need to break the pattern of 2-0 defeats at The Recreation Ground – each of our last two trips there ended in that scoreline. Our last win at Aldershot was in November 2015 when Wes York’s second half goal … Continue reading Wrexham Take Their Best Shot

Wrexham’s Greatest FA Cup XI

It’s wonderful to see Wrexham rediscovering our FA Cup form and reminding us all of the remarkable pedigree we’ve enjoyed in this competition. When we drew at Harrogate in this season’s qualifying round, we set a club record for the most games without a win in the FA Cup. Since then we’ve rediscovered our winning ways, and now approach an opportunity to add a cup … Continue reading Wrexham’s Greatest FA Cup XI

PREVIEW: Aldershot Town v Wrexham AFC

Gary Mills will be keen to maintain our good run of form tomorrow against Aldershot, an opponent we’ve tended to have the upper hand against in recent clashes. Since we reacquainted ourselves with The Shots in The Conference following their demise and return to the Football League we’ve had by far the better of things. Admittedly, things started badly as a trip to Aldershot in … Continue reading PREVIEW: Aldershot Town v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Altrincham 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. Prepare yourself for action tomorrow as Altrincham’s recent visits to The Racecourse have been characterised by a series of red cards. Last season ended nine against ten … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Altrincham FC

Kevin’s Big Day

Each manager needs his defining moment. On the anniversary of Wrexham’s victory over Arsenal, could Kevin Wilkin be on the verge of his? Wrexham Football Club has, over its one hundred and fifty years of existence, earned a terrific reputation as a giant-killing club. If a manager wants to be commemorated in the clubs proud hall of fame, some exploits in a cup would go … Continue reading Kevin’s Big Day

The Forgotten Miracle

With the Stoke game upon us it’s natural to look back at great giant-killings in our long history, and we’ve seen plenty of coverage of our 1992 victory over Arsenal as a consequence. A remarkable FA Cup third round victory from ten years earlier seems to have been neglected though. Have we really forgotten the day we beat Brian Clough’s greatest side on their own … Continue reading The Forgotten Miracle

The Best Wrexham XI Ever

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. With one hundred and fifty years to look back on, there’s plenty of evidence when selecting Wrexham’s greatest ever eleven. Plumping for an eleven based on their … Continue reading The Best Wrexham XI Ever

Wrexham v The New Boys

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. There’s no history to report on between Wrexham and Eastleigh as the Hampshire side have never played at this level before so our paths haven’t crossed. Facing … Continue reading Wrexham v The New Boys

Who Kevin Wilkin Needs To Follow To Get Off To A Good Start

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 Wrexham have a new man in situe in the manager’s office. It’ll be interesting to see how Kevin Wilkin fares in his first match. Wilkin will … Continue reading Who Kevin Wilkin Needs To Follow To Get Off To A Good Start

Leader Preview: Aldershot (a)

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’s time to renew acquaintances with Aldershot twenty-two years after the sides last clashed. That match, in March 1991, saw us fall behind early on and never … Continue reading Leader Preview: Aldershot (a)