What Beating Boston Taught Us About Life

Boston’s last match at Wrexham left a question in my mind. What’s the point of football? It felt like one of the biggest games in our history, and I suppose it was at the time. Yet ultimately, for all the drama, passion and gravity of the occasion, it stood for absolutely nothing. I felt massive at the time. Nearly thirteen thousand crammed into The Racecourse … Continue reading What Beating Boston Taught Us About Life

The Indispensable Rooney

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 that being a footballer with the surname Rooney is enough in itself to attract criticism. Well, I think it’s about time for a little Rooney … Continue reading The Indispensable Rooney

PREVIEW: Chester FC 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. I like the idea of clawing our way above Chester in the table because in my mind it would restore the natural scheme of things. The last … Continue reading PREVIEW: Chester FC v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Chester 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’s time for the cross-border derby once again, and we need to get back on winning ways against our near neighbours and fiercest rivals. We won the … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Chester FC

PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Chester 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. Any game between Wrexham and Chester is a big occasion, but tomorrow is a particularly notable match. In our one hundred and fiftieth year, we face Chester … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Chester FC

Chester FC v Wrexham FC Preview

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 regain the upper hand in the cross-border derby as Chester have had the better of things lately. We’ve won just once in the last … Continue reading Chester FC v Wrexham FC Preview

Leader Preview: Chester FC 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’s time to head to our most deadly of rivals for the cross-border derby, and historically we’ve done well when we’ve made the short journey north. Chester … Continue reading Leader Preview: Chester FC v Wrexham FC

Leader Preview: Wrexham FC v Macclesfield Town

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. If you want excitement tomorrow, you’ll be hoping the game doesn’t follow the example of Macclesfield’s trip to The Racecourse last season. They attracted over four thousand fans to … Continue reading Leader Preview: Wrexham FC v Macclesfield Town

Leader Preview: Macclesfield (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. To describe our record against Macclesfield as feast then famine would be a massive understatement as we’ve followed a run of terrific success over The Silkmen with … Continue reading Leader Preview: Macclesfield (a)

Leader: Luton Preview

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. Luton might be coming to town tonight, but the focus is firmly on Wrexham. After three seasons of uninterrupted success, our recent run of poor results has … Continue reading Leader: Luton Preview

Bishop’s Move Vindicates Morrell

Reeling Andy Bishop in was a big coup for Andy Morrell, and his arrival opens up some interesting tactical options. First and foremost, signing Bishop is a vindication of Morrell’s approach to the transfer window. His decision not to be rushed into moves, preferring to sign a player because he’ll improve the squad rather than rush into it simply because people are getting twitchy, was … Continue reading Bishop’s Move Vindicates Morrell