What’s in a name?

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. What’s in a name? Only two players named Wes have appeared for Wrexham in our one hundred and fifty year history – Baynes and York –  and … Continue reading What’s in a name?

Wrexham FC Job Is More Attractive Than You Think

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. The field of contenders for the Racecourse hot seat has been narrowed down to a shortlist of fifteen. I’ve got to be honest and say that in … Continue reading Wrexham FC Job Is More Attractive Than You Think

Leader Column: It’s The Height Difference That Gets You In The End

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) www.leaderlive.co.uk. My dad’s always worried when the opposition are bigger than us. This season, I reckon he’s got a point. But the facts don’t really seem to bear me out, … Continue reading Leader Column: It’s The Height Difference That Gets You In The End

Speight Offers Morrell A Chance To Show Who’s Boss

So we’ve lost our top scorer. Bad news on the face of it, yet I’m not feel too cut up about it. But then Jake Speight was always something of a paradox. Just look at those goals, for example. He hit twenty-one last season, which anyone would agree was a formidable total. Yet scratch the surface of the stat and things look slightly less impressive: … Continue reading Speight Offers Morrell A Chance To Show Who’s Boss

Please Give Generously!

Well as I sit writing this weekly view from the commentary box Wrexham fans are doing everything they can to raise sufficient funds to pay the players, who perhaps understandably, are reluctant to play pre season friendlies in case they get injured and are unable to find a new club should the worst happen. What a shame that a promising pre season has been interrupted … Continue reading Please Give Generously!

>The Savage Truth!

> http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/footballnation/wrexham-fc/2008/03/23/sav-that-dragons-dream-is-over-91466-20661564/ I’m no fan of Robbie Savage-quite apart from his behaviour on the pitch, I feel he let Wales down badly. However, I don’t think we should rush to harsh judgement over his latest pronouncement. Looking for consistency from Savage, like Derby’s season, is basically pointless. However, this story has a bit more gravity to it. It’s interesting how many away press boxes I … Continue reading >The Savage Truth!