#WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 1 Stockport County 2

Wrexham’s first home defeat since Eastleigh 2/5/19, and first league home defeat since 12/3/19 v Barrow. Last time Wrexham went 2 home league games without a win were the last home game of 2017-18 and the first home game of 2018-19: 28/4/18 AFC Fylde 0-0 & 7/8/18 AFC Fylde 0-0 Leighton McIntosh scored his first goal for Wrexham, and his first goal since he got … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 1 Stockport County 2

The Unsolved Case of Nicky Deverdics

The departure of Nicky Deverdics this week came as no surprise to anybody, However, there’s a nagging doubt in the back of my mind that his time at The Racecourse could have panned out very differently. When Dean Keates brought him in, there was a sense of excitement. That process of injecting creativity into a side built around a strong defence had apparently found its … Continue reading The Unsolved Case of Nicky Deverdics

Continuity and Common Sense in Wrexham’s Retained List

Ultimately there were few surprises in Wrexham’s retained list, and that’s how it should be. There was no need to rip the squad up and start again, even though there was a frustrated sense that we needed to do something to force some creativity into a stolid side. After all, we finished just five points off top, and a point short of being a home … Continue reading Continuity and Common Sense in Wrexham’s Retained List

#WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 2 Harrogate Town 1

Wrexham achieved their most home wins in a season since 1970, one short of the club record. Wrexham equaled their 3rd highest ever points total if points totals are adjusted to 3 pts for a win. Wrexham achieved their highest points total since 2012. Matty Sargent made his league debut. Jack Thorn made his professional debut. Christian Dibble has saved 3 penalties out of 4 … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 2 Harrogate Town 1

Wrexham Must Find An Alternative To Kitchen Sink Dramas

There’s an unnerving sense of déjà vu creeping into the end of Wrexham’s season. A lack of creativity and finishing power once again threatens to derail our promotion push. This isn’t something you can blame Bryan Hughes for. The squad he inherited was formed by one manager and adapted by another before landing in his lap. All he can do is look for cosmetic alterations … Continue reading Wrexham Must Find An Alternative To Kitchen Sink Dramas

#WxmAnorak | Wrexham 1 Maidstone United 0

Rob Lainton set a club record for most league clean sheets kept in a season by a Wrexham goalkeeper. Yesterday was his 20th league clean sheet of the season, overtaking Brian Lloyd (1973-4). First time Wrexham have won consecutive home games against Maidstone United. Wrexham’s first home league crowd below 4,000 this season. Nicky Deverdics last completed 90 minutes in a league game in February … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham 1 Maidstone United 0

#WxmAnorak: Gateshead 1 Wrexham 1

First time Wrexham have scored a goal in injury time which changed the result of the match since a Dagenham own goal earned a 1-0 win in October 2017, 71 games ago. Last time a Wrexham player scored a result-changing goal in injury time: Sam Wedgbury against Guiseley in September 2017, 79 games ago. The Dagenham goal is also the last time we scored a … Continue reading #WxmAnorak: Gateshead 1 Wrexham 1

4-3-3 Offers More Threat

Did you enjoy Mike Fondop’s rather clever overhead kick? Rob Lainton’s penalty save? Well, my favourite moment of the Dover game came in the eleventh minute. There’s some nice build-up play which ends with Kevin Roberts slinging a good cross to the far post, which the centre back Max Schmoll has to head behind for a corner. What I liked about it wasn’t the fluency … Continue reading 4-3-3 Offers More Threat

2018-19 Wrexham AFC Season Preview

Here we go again! It’s said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting a different result, and I can’t help mulling that idea over as we start yet another attempt to get out of the National League. However, on this occasion, perhaps our greatest hope lies in repetition. We may have a new manager, but the season … Continue reading 2018-19 Wrexham AFC Season Preview

Andy Davies Was Wrexham AFCs Smart Option

Here’s my column from this 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 board took the right choice last week when they decided that Andy Davies should take the club through until the end of the season. His appointment … Continue reading Andy Davies Was Wrexham AFCs Smart Option