Alfreton Town 2 Wrexham 3

It was a battle out there. Maybe victories carved out of adverse circumstances, irrespective of their quality, are the most precious of all. Wrexham certainly showed the togetherness assistant boss Gary Mills tweeted about a couple of hours after the final whistle. Togetherness is priceless! #WXM150 pic.twitter.com/i6FPfRq4PY — Gary Mills (@GaryMills10) August 23, 2014 They had to, because frankly Alfreton were a nasty bunch. Please … Continue reading Alfreton Town 2 Wrexham 3

Preview: Alfreton Town 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. We’ve been to Alfreton three times, and in general have enjoyed playing them on their own patch more than when they’ve come to Wrexham. Our first visit … Continue reading Preview: Alfreton Town v Wrexham FC

Alfreton Town FC v Wrexham FC Preview

Who will step up to the plate and make themselves a hero tomorrow? If the previous pattern is followed, then somebody will, as both our games at The Impact Arena have ended in victory and been memorable for some notable individual feats. Our first visit there came back in August 2011 and Alfreton, newly promoted to the fifth tier of English football for the first … Continue reading Alfreton Town FC v Wrexham FC Preview

Wrexham 3 Alfreton Town 1 – FA Cup 1st Round

Never mind parking the bus: getting it to the ground was a problem for Alfreton. Their performance was so far below par for most of the match that they might have wished the driver had turned tail and headed home. Much of the game felt like an object lesson in why the traditional  role for 4-4-2 has become obsolete as Alfreton played with three flat … Continue reading Wrexham 3 Alfreton Town 1 – FA Cup 1st Round

What to Expect From Alfreton

Short answer: trouble! Alfreton are decent, stand two points off the play-offs and always seem to get results at The Racecourse, so we’re in for a rough ride if we’re to avoid a repeat of last season’s first round fiasco. Have a look at Alfreton’s squad list and you’ll see why they’re on the verge of the play-offs. They’ve got plenty of options with wide … Continue reading What to Expect From Alfreton

Tactical Report: 27th August 2011 Alfreton Town 1 Wrexham 4 Blue Square Bet Premier

You can get too fixated by the other side, and although, to be fair, there was a gulf in quality between the two sets of players in this match, You rather suspected that Alfreton boss Nicky Law’s attempts to smother the opposition merely inhibited and confused his own team by the end. Oddly, during the August Bank Holiday weekend last season Wrexham experienced an uncannily … Continue reading Tactical Report: 27th August 2011 Alfreton Town 1 Wrexham 4 Blue Square Bet Premier