The Cups Run Over

Right, let’s get back to business. Now all that cup stuff has been dealt with, we can focus on the serious challenge of climbing the table again. Not that our league campaign won’t be influenced by the last couple of weeks. Indeed, they marked a crucial opportunity for Dean Keates to take stock. Following on from the excellent performance against Bromley, our efforts against Rochdale … Continue reading The Cups Run Over

PODCAST | The Lowdown on Rangers Colts

Here’s something a little different! A very generous tweet from Rangers fan Wilf Marshall about the Final Whistle podcast of Saturday’s game got me thinking: perhaps I ought to offer up a Wrexham fan’s perspective of their Colts, as for once we’ve played a massive club whose fans might be interested in how they re seen by an outsider. So here it is: there’s a … Continue reading PODCAST | The Lowdown on Rangers Colts

#WxmAnorak | Rangers Colts 2 Wrexham AFC 0

Wrexham’s second most northerly match (most northerly: Djurgardens, Stockholm). Wrexham failed to score in consecutive games for the first time since January 2019. Wrexham have only scored in the first half in 2 of their last 13 matches. Wrexham’s first defeat in Scottish football! Second time this season that Wrexham have taken over 1,000 fans to an away game (previously, 18/8/19 Notts County) Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Rangers Colts 2 Wrexham AFC 0

PODCAST | Rangers Colts 2 Wrexham AFC 0

Mark Griffiths reflects on a brave performance by Wrexham’s young players in front of a remarkable travelling support. Download the Final Whistle podcast after each game to hear the most in-detail analysis of Wrexham’s games. It’s available from all the usual podcast sources, including Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher and Acast. Continue reading PODCAST | Rangers Colts 2 Wrexham AFC 0

PREVIEW | Rangers Colts v Wrexham AFC

Today’s game will be the second most northerly match in Wrexham’s history. At a latitude of 55 degrees and 51 minutes, Ibrox is marginally further north than Lyngby’s stadium, where Wrexham played in the European Cup Winners Cup in 1990, but is not quite as close to the North Pole as Djurgardens’ ground, the Stockholm Olympic Stadium, where we played in 1975. We won in … Continue reading PREVIEW | Rangers Colts v Wrexham AFC

Never Mind The Tunnocks

We live in remarkable times. Off we head today to Scotland, to represent England against Rangers. But it’s their youth team. Still, we get to play at one of the world’s great football grounds, even if we choose not to give our first team the opportunity. Attitudes towards cup competitions have become increasingly ambivalent in recent years. From the highlight of the season, cup competitions … Continue reading Never Mind The Tunnocks