PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Stockport County

It’s good to see local rivals Stockport County back at The Racecourse after spending an unthinkable six seasons in the Conference North. They are one of our most regular opponents, having met us 119 times stretching back to 1891, and in a week which saw the sad demise of Bury it’s good to welcome an old adversary back. We have an excellent recent record against … Continue reading PREVIEW | Wrexham AFC v Stockport County

Wrexham AFC Must End Braintree’s Racecourse Run

Despite their status as a yo-yo club, bouncing between the National League and the National League South, Braintree Town have an impressive record at The Racecourse. In fact, they arrive today looking to secure a third consecutive win in North Wales, and have an impressive record of three wins in six games in our back yard. They beat us 1-0 at home in November 2016, … Continue reading Wrexham AFC Must End Braintree’s Racecourse Run

Wrexham AFC Seek To Break Through at Gateshead

Since we dropped into the National League, our record against Gateshead has been incredibly even. In fact, until we beat them at The Racecourse last November it was symmetrical, as we’d won 4, drawn 2 and lost 3 of our home games to them, and they had an identical home record against us! We haven’t lost at Gateshead since September 2015, when we were defeated … Continue reading Wrexham AFC Seek To Break Through at Gateshead

PREVIEW Wrexham AFC v Braintree Town

Last season saw us stop the rot against Braintree, as our home results against them had got gradually worse after a promising start. Their first trip to The Racecourse certainly went according to plan. Andy Morrell, Adrian Cieslewicz, Mathias Pogba, Danny Wright and Neil Ashton all scored in a spectacular 5-1 win, Ashton’s injury time penalty being his first goal for Wrexham. The Iron next … Continue reading PREVIEW Wrexham AFC v Braintree Town

PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Gateshead FC

It’s a big day for Gary Mills tomorrow as he faces his old side. Mills spent two seasons at Gateshead, taking charge of 103 games, and he had a variable record in this fixture. Two seasons ago his encounters with Wrexham turned out to be a wash out. When we met at the Gateshead International Stadium in September 2013 the visitors took a decisive grip … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Gateshead FC

PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Braintree Town

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 need to buck a trend tomorrow as our home results against Braintree have steadily deteriorated. We won our first clash emphatically, drew the next one and … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham FC v Braintree Town

PREVIEW: Grimsby Town v Wrexham FC

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. Matches against Grimsby seem to have taken on an increased significance since we both dropped down into non league football. Of course we defeated them at Wembley … Continue reading PREVIEW: Grimsby Town v Wrexham FC

BALANCE SHEET: Gateshead FC v Wrexham FC

Positives: The switch to 4-4-2 at half time which opened up the match and made victory possible. Superb character was shown to fight back from an unthreatening first half performance. Dan Bachmann’s string of excellent saves. Five out of five in the shoot-out. Possibly Manny Smith’s best performance of the season – and that’s saying something! Another superb Connor Jennings goal. Steve Tomassen’s solidity at … Continue reading BALANCE SHEET: Gateshead FC v Wrexham FC

PREVIEW: Gateshead FC v Wrexham FC

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. Gateshead away might be a tough match to negotiate if we want to keep our dreams of Wembley alive, but in recent years we’ve enjoyed the trip … Continue reading PREVIEW: Gateshead FC v Wrexham FC

BALANCE SHEET: Wrexham FC v Torquay United

Positives First clean sheet since Boxing Day. After a shaky start we were very compact when we didn’t have the ball. Luke Waterfall and Manny Smith’s best game together yet. An impressive performance by Steve Tomassen, who is looking solid at right back. Promising debuts from Kyle Storer and Kieron Morris. The hard work Andy Bishop and Louis Moult put in when we didn’t have … Continue reading BALANCE SHEET: Wrexham FC v Torquay United