PODCAST | Mick Vinter, Memory and How We Interpret Football

Sadly, Mick VInter passed away last week. Mark Griffiths remembers the predatory striker, and how our understanding of football, and the memories of players and games we’ve seen, are formed by our chlldhood heroes…..and panini stickers. Continue reading PODCAST | Mick Vinter, Memory and How We Interpret Football

Notts Police Show How Mutual Respect Pays Off

Last Sunday was one of those occasions when you really appreciate being a football fan. A procession of fans pouring across country to follow their side, congregating and dominating the area around the ground in a good-natured manner, welcomed by the local fans and club, who were a credit to themselves as a positive, friendly atmosphere prevailed. Just look at the home end when County … Continue reading Notts Police Show How Mutual Respect Pays Off

#WxmAnorak | Notts County 1 Wrexham AFC 1

Third time in a year that Wrexham have taken over 1,500 fans to an away game (Solihull Moors August 2018: 1,501; Chesterfield October 2018 1,520 Biggest away attendance since 9/3/19 at Leyton Orient (6, 645) First time since joining the National League that Wrexham haven’t scored from a set piece in the first five games. Wrexham have scored in 6 consecutive away games for the … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Notts County 1 Wrexham AFC 1

PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Notts County

The last time we played Notts County, we managed to fend off the inevitable. If results had gone the wrong way, that weekend would have ended our eighty-seven years in the Football League. However, a late Neil Roberts goal earned us a 1-0 win, and we postponed our relegation…for a full three days! The win was a surprise because our record against Notts County before … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Notts County

5 Questions Before Notts County – Wrexham AFC

Will We Miss Jake Lawlor? Jake Lawlor’s suspension means Shaun Pearson will have a new partner. I’d assume it’ll be Michael Chambers, and that his absence on the bench on Tuesday had no further significance than he lost out to a more versatile option in Adam Barton. The quality in Chambers which appears to have attracted our coaching staff most is his ability to bring … Continue reading 5 Questions Before Notts County – Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Lincoln City 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. Traditionally Lincoln is a place we tend to approach with trepidation, but in recent years we’ve done well at Sincil Bank. We came within seven minutes of … Continue reading PREVIEW: Lincoln City v Wrexham AFC