Lights, Camera, Wrexham

Remember the days when a Wrexham game on television was a precious, rare experience? An occasion which merited changing into your best clothes as if you’d just managed your team to the cup final on Football Manager? In this age of multi-channel options and the fragmentation of sports rights, with an increasing number of subscription sports channels looking to fill their schedules with content, seeing … Continue reading Lights, Camera, Wrexham

Leader Column: Wrexham on TV

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) A live game on TV for a club of Wrexham’s size is an event, a chance to grab the attention of a wider audience and, most crucially, … Continue reading Leader Column: Wrexham on TV

>There Ain’t No Setanta Clause

> The apparently imminent collapse of Setanta is, obviously, not just bad news for those of us who enjoy a weekly dose of French and German football. The media’s coverage of the story has naturally focussed on the potential impact on Premiership and SPL sides, but we’re in the firing line too. We stand to lose an automatic £70,000 fee, plus whatever we earn from … Continue reading >There Ain’t No Setanta Clause