WHAT THE MEDIA SAY | 22nd August 2018

Macclesfield Town
Posted:Wed 22 Aug 2018

The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Wrexham AFC.

The BBC lead their Wrexham AFC page with our 1-3 victory at Eastleigh on Saturday afternoon. 

The National League Website named Akil Wright and Luke Summerfield in their 'team of the weekend' while our manager, Samuel Ricketts was named as 'manager of the weekend'. Meanwhile, they also cover the victory at Eastleigh saying: "Leaders Wrexham come up with all the right answers". The Easleigh News have a brief report of Saturday's match also. 

ITV lead their Welsh football page with the titile: "Cardiff, Swansea and Newport all held as Wrexham continue to perform" while Swansea City were held 0-0 at Birmingham City, Cardiff City 0-0 at home against Newcastle United and Newport County drew 1-1 at Exeter City.  

Locally, the Leader have spoken to manager Samuel Ricketts who hailed his sides excellent start to the 2018-19 campaign. However, he did warn: "Saturday-Monday is a really big ask on any squad but it will be a big ask on ours". They also spoken to utility-man Mark Carrington who is hoping for a big crowd at the Racecourse on Saturday afternoon when Bromley come to town. Don't queue - buy online from the Wrexham AFC website here.

The Daily Post have spoken to midfielder Akil Wright who said that Wrexham "can get better". He added: "It's been a great start for us, but we have got to keep it going". They have also spoken to left-back James Jennings who said that Wrexham must be "relentless" in their bid to stay top of the Vanarama National League. 

The Wrexham AFC Media Team covered the Eastleigh game speaking to Sam Ricketts, Mark Carrington, Luke Summerfield and Mike Fondop post match while the final whistle podcast features Mark Griffiths, James Harrison and Andy Parkinson who analyse the action. Highlights from this 1-3 victory are also in our YouTube playlist. 

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