#WxmAnorak | Rochdale 1 Wrexham AFC 0

Paul Rutherford’s first yellow card since 20/10/18 (Harrogate (a) 0-0 FA Cup Qualifying Round.) His last league booking was on 8/9/18 (Braintree (a) 1-0) Wrexham’s first loss at Rochdale in 7 games (Last away defeat 22/4/92 1-2). Wrexham lose an FA Cup tie to Rochdale for the first time: we had won the previous six ties. Wrexham haven’t scored past Rochdale in 395 minutes – … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Rochdale 1 Wrexham AFC 0

PREVIEW | Rochdale v Wrexham AFC

Wrexham AFC’s name is built on beating sides from higher divisions. It’s eight years since we last managed that feat, when we defeated Brentford in the second round of the FA Cup. To be fair, since then we’ve not had many chances to cause a shock, and we’ve acquitted ourselves well on the four subsequent occasions we’ve faced Football League opposition. The win at Brentford … Continue reading PREVIEW | Rochdale v Wrexham AFC

#WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 0 Rochdale 0

First Wrexham goalless draw in 50 games, since 22/12/18 Aldershot (a) First Wrexham home goalless draw in 29 games, since 1/12/18 Newport County Wrexham keep consecutive clean sheets for the first time since February 2018. Wrexham have kept three consecutive home clean sheets for the first time since March 2019. Wrexham have kept more clean sheets in 9 games under Dean Keates than they did … Continue reading #WxmAnorak | Wrexham AFC 0 Rochdale 0

PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Rochdale

There’s good news and bad news. Our recent record against Rochdale is poor, but we’ve been remarkably successful against them in the FA Cup. We’ve a 100% record against Dale in the FA Cup, having beaten them on all six occasions we’ve drawn them to date. We played them in both 1997 and 1999, with Neil Roberts scoring on both occasions, and also eliminated them … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Rochdale

Wubba Lubba Dub Dub

I’m no physicist but I know of the theory that there are a multiple number of parallel universes, as every possible outcome from every possible scenario plays out. According to that idea, there’s an existence somewhere in which Rekeil Pyke stayed at Wrexham last January. I’d love to know how that would have played out. So, I’ll get out my portal gun and play “Rick … Continue reading Wubba Lubba Dub Dub

Time For Wrexham To Play To The Crowd

My Dad reckons that whenever Wrexham get a decent crowd in, we always underperform. This has an unfortunate knock-on effect as floating voters see us lose and decide they’re not going to come back any time soon. Last Saturday followed his predicted pattern, as we attracted our biggest home crowd of the season, but lost our top of the table match with Leyton Orient. However, … Continue reading Time For Wrexham To Play To The Crowd

Wrexham FC’s Record on Boxing Day

We defend a remarkable Boxing Day record at Haig Avenue tomorrow, as we haven’t lost an away game on the day after Christmas for twenty three years! The last time we missed out on our turkey sandwiches for nothing was in 1991, when we travelled to Edgar Street to face Hereford United. We fell behind within the first ten minutes but Gordon Davies equalised shortly … Continue reading Wrexham FC’s Record on Boxing Day