Posts Tagged "Wrexham"

Play-Off Prices And The Nature Of Value

By on May 9, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 34 comments

Value is a relative concept, and it is all the more so in the case of sporting events. In recent times, for example, the standard fall-back position for those that defend the increasingly extortionate prices that many football clubs now charge for season tickets has been the size of the waiting list for season tickets at their club. What happens, however, in the...

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Wrexham 0-3 Luton Town

By on May 5, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

The landscape of the lower divisions has, perhaps, changed more than we have noticed over the last couple of decades. Twenty years ago, Luton Town were in the First Division and had been there for some time, while Wrexham were finishing at the bottom of Division Four. Both teams were, arguably, a little lucky. Luton finished third from bottom in the table but stayed...

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D-Day For Wrexham Passes, But There Are Further Battles Ahead

By on Apr 28, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Close of business today, we had been told, was the deadline, and the sanction if this wasn’t met was common knowledge. Wrexham FC was to be barred from entering this year’s Blue Square Premier play-offs with one of Kidderminster Harriers, York City or Darlington replacing them, depending on the way that results went on Saturday afternoon. The reason for...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week

By on Apr 25, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

The Easter weekend is traditionally the weekend during which most non-league promotion and relegation issues are sorted out one way or the other and, with a round of fixtures to be played this afternoon, we’re going to take a moment to catch up with some of Saturday’s matches. Our first match comes from the foot of the Blue Square South. Havant &...

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An Open Letter To HMRC Regarding Wrexham FC

By on Apr 21, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Regular readers of this site will be more than aware of the tribulations currently surrounding Wrexham Football Club. The former chair of the Wrexham Supporters Trust, Lindsay Jones, has sent this open letter to HMRC which he has granted us permission to reprint here. Re Wrexham FC (2006) Dear Mr Norrell, I am writing to you on the above subject in the hope that I...

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