PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Tranmere Rovers

Tomorrow’s game represents an unwanted piece of club history for Tranmere Rovers as they line up for their first match in a competition no-one with a pedigree in the Football League wants to take part in. In Wrexham they’ll face a side which has a good pedigree in the FA Trophy. With a win in the trophy in 2013 and another visit to Wembley last … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Tranmere Rovers

PREVIEW: FA Trophy final – Wrexham FC v North Ferriby United

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 never faced North Ferriby before, but can go into the final knowing we’ve got a great deal more experience than them in cup competitions, and have … Continue reading PREVIEW: FA Trophy final – Wrexham FC v North Ferriby United

The goalkeeping merry-go-round

After a busy pre-season, with Kevin Wilkin and his staff preparing for the new season, there’s been one subject that has failed to go unresolved, the goalkeeper. Our initial thoughts before going into pre-season was that Joslain Mayebi and Andy Coughlin will battle it out for the number one shirt but since then Mayebi has failed to return to training, his contract expired and he is … Continue reading The goalkeeping merry-go-round

The Qualifying Round Is Never A Formality For Wrexham FC!

Tomorrow we play at a stage of the FA Cup which, for so long was none of our concern, but the qualifying round presents a considerable obstacle to Wrexham Football Club. Hyde will be pleased to hear it’s not just the quality of the opposition that’s an issue; we’ve always struggled to get past the preliminaries of the cup and into the real thing. It’s … Continue reading The Qualifying Round Is Never A Formality For Wrexham FC!

>Happy Ending for Neil Roberts, But Not Us

> It seems Neil Roberts has called time on his playing career to take up an opportunity at Manchester City. It’s a brilliant opportunity for him, and naturally I wish him well. He’s a fine man and will suit a role which appears to require decency and common sense as he’s well-endowed with both qualities. His decision casts the ludicrous decision of Brian Little to … Continue reading >Happy Ending for Neil Roberts, But Not Us