Building From The Back

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 all know Dean Keates has done a terrific job turning things around. Now it’s time for fine tuning, beginning at the back. Last Saturday’s game showed … Continue reading Building From The Back

Keates Gathers Pieces of the Jigsaw

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. I know it was only one game, but last Saturday felt like it might have been the start of something. It’s natural to wonder if a manager … Continue reading Keates Gathers Pieces of the Jigsaw

PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Woking 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. Wrexham need to turn things around tomorrow. Last Saturday’s defeat at Southport wasn’t just the first time they’ve done the double over us since 1962. It was … Continue reading PREVIEW: Wrexham AFC v Woking FC

Carrington’s Suspension Tests Wrexham’s Resources

So Mark Carrington’s appeal came to nothing and now we’ll begin to see whether the thinness of our squad is going to be an insurmountable obstacle this season. The appeal was built on sound foundations as the accuracy of the referee’s description of the foul in his report is often what’s under scrutiny rather than the challenge itself. However, if we ignore the cynicism of Adam … Continue reading Carrington’s Suspension Tests Wrexham’s Resources

Murakami-fuelled Commentary Madness

I’m looking forward to today’s match. Really looking forward to it. Really, really, really, really, really, really, REALLY looking forward to it. But I need to calm down first. The reason for my heightened state is simple. My wife caught an early train to London this morning to get to the front of the queue for a Haruki Murakami book signing. Murakami can best be described as a cult … Continue reading Murakami-fuelled Commentary Madness