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#WXMANORAK | Wrexham v Newport County

Lots of big derby numbers

24 December 2023

Feature

#WXMANORAK | Wrexham v Newport County

Lots of big derby numbers

24 December 2023

TOP OF THE KOPS

Wrexham’s biggest home attendance since 05/05/2007 Boston United (h) 3-1

For the first time in the club’s history, Wrexham’s last 57 league home games have had an attendance of 7,000 or above.

For the first time in the club’s history, our last 41 home league games each attracted attendances above 9,000.

There were more fans in the temporary Kop stand than the average attendance for the entire stadium in the 1984-85 season.

James Jones' goal was the first scored at the Kop end with fans behind the goal since Neil Roberts  26/04/2008 Accrington Stanley (h) 1-3

Wrexham set a club record by scoring in 49 consecutive home league games, set in March 1903 (it has been erroneously reported that we equalled a record set in 1902.)

Elliot Lee scored his 13th goal of the season: the most he has managed in his career.

Ben Tozer’s first assist since 25/03/2023 York City (h) 3-0.

Luke Young’s first league appearance since 28/10/2023 Notts County (a) 2-0

Max Cleworth’s first league start since 04/03/23 Maidenhead United (a) 2-2

WREXHAM’S RECORD AGAINST NEWPORT COUNTY

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Wrexham extend our longest unbeaten home run against Newport to 10 games.

Wrexham’s first win over Newport in 5 games.

At least one clean sheet has been kept in 8 of the last 9 games in this fixture.

James Joness goal was the first Wrexham have scored against Newport in 389 minutes, since Danny Wright scored in a 1-1 draw at Newport in January 2013.

MILESTONES

Stephen Fletcher’s 575th career league match.

James Jones’ 100th Wrexham league appearance.

Max Cleworth’s 75th Wrexham game.

Arthur Okonkwo’s 50th career league game.


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