We might enjoy a rarity today: a full-strength Wrexham side in a cup tie! Of course, it’s not easy to put your finger on exactly what a full-strength Wrexham team is this season. Sam Ricketts’ policy of rotation has rather done away with the conventional notion of having a strongest eleven which the rest of the squad must fight to get into, and we ought … Continue reading Up For The Cup!
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
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
Transfer deadline day. Crazy isn’t it? The noise around whether we could reel in new players was particularly strange this time, because it’s a watershed which really hardly affects clubs at our level. After all, we’re shopping at bargain basement prices these days, and are hardly likely to pull a QPR and suddenly bring in a shedload of players permanently. It’s when the emergency loan … Continue reading Morrell Plays It Cool