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TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE | Wrexham AFC quiz of the year

How much do you remember about Wrexham' AFC in 2021?

31 December 2021

How much did you remember about Wrexham AFC's 2021? The answers to our quiz of the year are below. How did you get on?

January

Who did Wrexham beat in their first game of 2021, a match which would later be annulled from the records?

Dover Athletic

Who were Wrexham’s goalscorers in that game?

Reece Hall-Johnson, Fiacre Kelleher, Luke Young (pen)

After a team effort to clear the snow at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham’s next home game of 2021 was in mid-week against FC Halifax Town. What was the final score?

0-0

Who opened the scoring for Wrexham in our first away win of 2021, against King’s Lynn Town at the end of January? It was his first goal for the Club.

Jamie Reckord

Who scored Wrexham’s other goal in that 2-0 win – with what proved to be his last ever goal for the Club?

Adi Yussuf

February

Which two players did Wrexham sign on Transfer Deadline Day, after prospective new owners Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds donated money to the Club to ensure they had the funds to make the signings?

Tyler French, Dior Angus

Which player got off the team bus to Eastleigh on Transfer Deadline Day, to complete a last-minute move away from the Club?

Adi Yussuf

Young pros Max Cleworth and Jake Bickerstaff both went out on loan on Transfer Deadline Day. Which Cymru Premier side did they sign for?

Caernarfon Town

Who was sent off on their Wrexham debut at Eastleigh, after picking up two yellow cards?

Tyler French

Both wing-backs scored in Wrexham’s next home game, against Dagenham & Redbridge, but what score did that game finish?

2-2

Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds were confirmed as Wrexham AFC’s new co-chairmen on February 9, 2021. Who did Wrexham beat 2-1 that night, just before the takeover was confirmed?

Altrincham

Where did that game take place?

Broadhurst Park (FC United of Manchester)

And who scored both of Wrexham’s goals in that win?

Kwame Thomas

Wrexham were due to play Notts County the following weekend, but the game was called off. Why?

Frozen pitch

Who scored their first Wrexham goal, as we beat Woking to record a 2-0 victory in our first game after the takeover?

Dior Angus

Wrexham came from behind to end the month with a 4-1 win at home to Wealdstone. Who were Wrexham’s goalscorers in that game?

Kwame Thomas (2), Luke Young, Dior Angus

March

Wrexham started March by keeping three consecutive clean sheets. Who was in goal?

Christian Dibble

Who scored what proved to be their last Wrexham goal in a 2-0 win against Barnet – nearly six-and-a-half years after they first scored for the Club?

Elliott Durrell

Who scored their first goal of the season as Wrexham beat Weymouth 2-0 on March 13?

Jordan Ponticelli

In a feisty home game against Eastleigh, Wrexham had two people sent off. Who?

Fiacre Kelleher, Dean Keates

Down to ten men at the time, who scored Wrexham’s second equaliser in that 2-2 draw? It would prove to be their last goal of the season.

Kwame Thomas

Who headed in his first Wrexham goal in the 3-0 win against Bromley at the end of March?

Jordan Davies

And who scored Wrexham’s other two goals in that dominant home win?

Dior Angus

April

April started with some bad injury news. Which player – at the time Wrexham’s top scorer – was ruled out for the remainder of the season with a ruptured Achilles?

Kwame Thomas

Despite having the better early chances in each of the first two games of April, Wrexham ended up losing 1-0 in both. Which teams did they lose to?

Notts County, Torquay United

Which three attacking players signed on non-contract terms ahead of the home defeat to Stockport County?

Gold Omotayo, Chris Sang, Keanu Marsh-Brown

Wrexham bounced back to winning ways with a dominant away win at FC Halifax Town. Who scored a first-half hat-trick in that win?

Jordan Davies

Wrexham followed that win up with a second consecutive 4-0 away win. Who did they beat in the second of those?

Woking

And who scored their first Wrexham goal in that game?

Gold Omotayo

May

Wrexham started May with a 2-1 home win against Solihull Moors. What was unusual about the three goals scored in that game?

All three were penalties

Who made their Wrexham debut in that game, having signed on non-contract terms the previous month?

Cameron Green

On Bank Holiday Monday, Wrexham found themselves 2-0 down at half-time at Maidenhead. Who stepped off the bench to equalise in a 2-2 draw?

Dior Angus

Who powered in a header in a 3-0 home win against Yeovil for their first Wrexham goal in more than two years?

Shaun Pearson

For the second time in consecutive away games, Wrexham found themselves 2-0 down at half-time on Saturday May 15. Who were they playing this time?

Boreham Wood

Who scored twice – including a late winner – as Wrexham turned it around in the second-half to win 3-2? It was the second time in the 2020/21 season they had scored a winner in a 3-2 comeback victory.

Reece Hall-Johnson

Wrexham lost their next home game – their only defeat in the last ten home games – but who did the loss come against?

Notts County

Who scored twice in the 5-3 home win against King’s Lynn, who he would go on to join in the summer?

Gold Omotayo

Who was sent off in the final game of the season, just ten minutes after coming on in what would prove to be his 185th and final Wrexham league game?

Paul Rutherford

Who scored Wrexham’s last-minute equaliser – their third goal in four games – at Dagenham & Redbridge, as the Red Dragons missed out on the play-offs by a point?

Jordan Ponticelli

The day after that draw, it was announced Dean Keates’ contract would not be renewed. He had either played for, or managed Wrexham, at some point in every calendar year since he first signed as a player. In what year did he sign?

2010

June

Fleur Robinson started her new role as CEO of Wrexham AFC at the start of June. Which club did she leave to take up her new position?

Burton Albion

Which attacking player featured twice for Guyana in World Cup Qualifiers at the start of June, to become Wrexham’s first international player since 2014?

Keanu Marsh-Brown

Which Gibraltar international was the last Wrexham player to earn an international cap before him?

Dave Artell

In the retained list announced for the new season a number of senior players left the Club. Which of the released players had played the most games for Wrexham?

Mark Carrington

Club captain Shaun Pearson turned down a new contract offer at Wrexham AFC following an 11th-hour approach from his former team. Who did he leave Wrexham to join?

Grimsby Town

Who was announced as Wrexham’s new front-of-shirt sponsor on June 30, 2021?

TikTok

In the announcement video, three players revealed the new home kit and sponsor on the back of an Ifor Williams Trailer. Which three players were they?

Jamie Reckord, Rob Lainton, Jordan Davies

July

Phil Parkinson was appointed as Wrexham’s new manager on July 1, 2021. Which long-serving assistant manager also joined him at the Racecourse Ground?

Steve Parkin

Lee Butler joined Parkinson and his assistant a few days later, having all worked together at previous clubs too. Who did the goalkeeping coach join Wrexham from?

Sunderland

Wrexham announced their first two signings of the summer on July 9, 2021. Who were they?

Shaun Brisley, Liam McAlinden

The Club’s new away shirt was launched on July 24, 2021. What is embroidered under the collar on the rear of the shirt?

It’s Always Sunny…

Which striker signed a three-year deal with Wrexham in July, having finished the previous campaign as League Two top goalscorer and Player of the Year?

Paul Mullin

Who was Wrexham’s first pre-season friendly against, taking place on July 28, 2021? What was the final score?

Burnley Under-23s; 0-1

Wrexham finished the month with a 5-0 friendly win away from home, in front of supporters for the first time since 2020. Who did Wrexham beat?

Tamworth

August

Which prolific striker signed for Wrexham AFC Women at the start of August, going on to score four goals as they beat Northop Hall Ladies in their first ever match at the Racecourse Ground?

Rosie Hughes

Who was appointed Wrexham AFC Women manager in August?

Mari Edwards

Pre-season ended with the first men’s first-team game at the Racecourse in front of supporters since March 2020. Who were the opposition for the final pre-season match?

Curzon Ashton

What was the final score in that game?

3-1 to Wrexham

Wrexham started the Vanarama National League season away to Solihull Moors, but who were the Red Dragons originally supposed to play that day?

Yeovil Town at home

Which two players scored on their debuts on the opening day of the season?

Paul Mullin, David Jones

Which youth academy graduate also made their full league debut for Wrexham in the 2-2 draw at Solihull Moors?

Max Cleworth

Who signed for Wrexham from Cheltenham Town ahead of the second game of the season, and made his debut in a 2-0 win at Eastleigh?

Ben Tozer

Who scored Wrexham’s two goals in that game?

Jake Hyde

Who were the opposition in the first home league game of the season?

Notts County

Who scored the first competitive Wrexham goal at the Racecourse Ground of the 2021/22 season?

Paul Mullin

September

Wrexham made their tenth signing of the summer transfer window on Transfer Deadline Day. Who was it, and can you name all ten new acquisitions?

Bryce Hosannah

(Brisley, McAlinden, Hyde, Lennon, Mullin, Hayden, J.Jones, D.Jones, Tozer, Hosannah)

Just as in May, Wrexham came from 2-0 to draw an away game 2-2. Who were the opposition, whom Wrexham had not played since the 2005 LDV Vans Trophy Final?

Southend

Who scored Wrexham’s goals in that comeback?

Jamie Reckord, Dior Angus

Wrexham’s first two home wins of the season were both 1-0 victories. Who were the two beaten teams at the Racecourse Ground?

Woking, Dagenham & Redbridge

Wrexham were represented on Wales duty at both men’s under-18 level, and women’s under-17 level in September. Who were the two players called up?

Dan Davies, Lili Jones

Who inflicted Wrexham’s first league defeat of the season, despite Jake Hyde having put the visitors 1-0 up?

Grimsby Town

October

Wrexham were 2-0 up at half-time in their first game of October before a waterlogged pitch meant it was abandoned. Where were Wrexham playing?

Aldershot Town

Who picked up a booking on their Wrexham debut in that game, which stays on their record despite the match being called off – briefly giving the player in question a record of one yellow card from zero appearances?

Bryce Hosannah

Which eighth-tier team did Wrexham face in the FA Cup fourth qualifying round?

Marine

Who scored a stoppage-time free-kick to spare Wrexham’s blushes in that game, and earn a replay?

Jordan Davies

Where did the replay take place, and why?

Nantwich Town, as the Racecourse Ground pitch was being relaid

Which two defenders scored their first Wrexham goals in the 3-0 away win at Barnet?

Aaron Hayden, Shaun Brisley

Who were Wrexham’s opponents, when Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds attended their first Wrexham match away from home?

Maidenhead United

Bryce Hosannah was sent off in that game in a case of mistaken identity. Which player should have been shown red?

Paul Mullin

Who opened the scoring in a 1-1 draw against Torquay United, as the co-chairmen watched on at the Racecourse Ground for the first time?

Harry Lennon

November

Wrexham were beaten in the first round of the FA Cup by League Two opposition Harrogate Town. Who scored Wrexham’s goal in that game, to give the Red Dragons the lead?

Jordan Ponticelli

Wrexham AFC Women won all three games they played in November, but was in charge – first as interim manager before being given the job on a permanent basis?

Steve Dale

Wrexham scored five goals away to Aldershot Town and then hit King’s Lynn Town for six in back-to-back away games. Who were the three players to score in both of those matches?

Aaron Hayden, Jordan Ponticelli, Jordan Davies

Who tapped in the sixth at King’s Lynn to score their first ever Wrexham goal?

Cameron Green

Who scored a last-minute winner as Wrexham won 2-1 at FC Halifax Town, having been 1-0 down, in front of 1,200 travelling fans?

Paul Mullin

Five youth players signed their first professional contracts at Wrexham AFC in November/December. Can you name them?

Aaron James, Will Mountfield, Tom Jenkins, Dan Jones, Kai Evans

Wrexham AFC Women thrashed Denbigh Town 18-0 at the end of November. Which two players scored hat-tricks – including one who hit nine against her former team?

Rosie Hughes (9), Amber Lightfoot (4)

Which Wrexham player was named Vanarama National League Player of the Month for November?

Paul Mullin

December

Who scored Wrexham’s only goal, to start December with back-to-back 1-0 wins against Dover and Weymouth?

Jordan Davies

Who returned to action with a goal in the 5-0 win against Gloucester City in the Buildbase FA Trophy third round, having been out injured for eight months?

Kwame Thomas

Who scored their first Wrexham goal in that 5-0 win?

Max Cleworth

Jordan Davies scored twice in that 5-0 win to move to 17 goals in his Wrexham career. Only one current Wrexham player has scored more in his Wrexham career (18). Who?

Luke Young

Wrexham AFC Women lost for the first time since their change in manager in November, suffering a cup defeat to the back-to-back, reigning Welsh champions. Who won 6-0 at Brymbo?

Swansea City Ladies

Del Morgan was named Wrexham’s player of the match in that cup defeat, but how many goals did she concede in the second-half?

Zero


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