PREVIEW | Halifax Town v Wrexham AFC

Since reaching the 2015 FA Trophy final, we’ve failed to set the competition alight. Under Keates we fell at the first hurdle twice, losing at home to both Tranmere and Harrogate Town. Rovers’ win was revenge for the season before, when we won 4-2 at Prenton Park, thanks to goals by Manny Smith, Wes York, Dom Vose and Sean Newton, only to then lose 1-0 … Continue reading PREVIEW | Halifax Town v Wrexham AFC

2018-19 Wrexham AFC Season Preview

Here we go again! It’s said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting a different result, and I can’t help mulling that idea over as we start yet another attempt to get out of the National League. However, on this occasion, perhaps our greatest hope lies in repetition. We may have a new manager, but the season … Continue reading 2018-19 Wrexham AFC Season Preview

PREVIEW: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham AFC

Dean Keates’ 25th game in charge sees us going in search of a third consecutive away win for the first time since December 2015. Having re-discovered the ability to win away from home, we now need to remember how to keep clean sheets on the road. Last March we emerged from The New Lawn with a 0-0 draw despite having both Blaine Hudson and Connor … Continue reading PREVIEW: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham AFC

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 travel to title-chasing Forest Green tomorrow hopeful that we can maintain our new-found habit of beating the strongest sides in the league! The victory over Cheltenham … Continue reading PREVIEW: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Altrincham 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. Prepare yourself for action tomorrow as Altrincham’s recent visits to The Racecourse have been characterised by a series of red cards. Last season ended nine against ten … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Altrincham FC

PREVIEW: Lincoln City v Wrexham AFC

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. Traditionally Lincoln is a place we tend to approach with trepidation, but in recent years we’ve done well at Sincil Bank. We came within seven minutes of … Continue reading PREVIEW: Lincoln City v Wrexham AFC

PREVIEW: Altrincham 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. Tomorrow’s match offers Wrexham an opportunity to gain a measure of revenge for the bizarre defeat we suffered at the hands of Altrincham last November, when the … Continue reading PREVIEW: Altrincham FC v Wrexham FC

THE WRAP: Halifax Town v Wrexham FC

Wrexham reach semi-finals of the FA Trophy for the second time. Wrexham’s first win in seven games. 22 games since Wrexham’s last goalless away draw. Neil Ashton’s third goal of the season – all in cup matches. Ashton’s last league goal: April 2014 (Nuneaton 3-0) Robbie Evans’ first assist of the season. Andy Coughlin hasn’t conceded in 243 minutes. First win in 5 games against … Continue reading THE WRAP: Halifax Town v Wrexham FC

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 v Altrincham FC 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. Our record against Altrincham is quite surprising. You might have expected us to have played our neighbours from over the border quite often, but in fact we’ve … Continue reading Wrexham FC v Altrincham FC Preview

Preview: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham

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 last time Johnny Hunt hit the net for Wrexham was at Forest Green. Who knew he’d be looking to repeat the feat again this season? … Continue reading Preview: Forest Green Rovers v Wrexham

Preview: Wrexham v Woking

  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. If the history of a fixture has any influence on how a game will go then watch out for Dean Keates making a dramatic return tomorrow … Continue reading Preview: Wrexham v Woking