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

PREVIEW: Stoke City 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. In terms of the glamour of drawing Premiership team, coming up against Stoke’s terrific; in terms of drawing a side we’ve enjoyed playing in the past, it’s … Continue reading PREVIEW: Stoke City v Wrexham FC

Wrexham FC v Grimsby Town Preview

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. At last the momentous day is on the horizon, and you really couldn’t ask for more appropriate opponents to mark our 150th anniversary than Grimsby out of … Continue reading Wrexham FC v Grimsby Town Preview

Leader Preview: Wrexham v Chester

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. At last, after five years of waiting, the cross-border derby is back! Tomorrow will see the 147th edition of a rivalry which stretches all the way back … Continue reading Leader Preview: Wrexham v Chester

Archie Ferguson: A Keeper With Punch

No matter how fast the pace of change is, both in the game and society in general, it seems that we never really learn anything in football. Certainly commentators don’t: throughout the European Championships we were treated to disapproving clucks whenever a goalkeeper punched the ball, and I guarantee you’ll hear it regularly in Champions League commentary this season, or when a foreign keeper opts … Continue reading Archie Ferguson: A Keeper With Punch