The 2014–15 season is Wrexham's seventh consecutive year in the Conference National since their relegation from the Football League. As they were formed in 1864, this will be Wrexham's 150th year as a football club.
This article will show statistics and list details of all matches played by the club during the season.
For the 2014-15 season, Wrexham football club, in conjunction with Glyndŵr University created the Glyndwr Wrexham Football Academy (GWFA) which aims at overturning the idea that young players are forced to choose between football or higher education at the age of 16. This is with the backing of the Professional Football Association (PFA) and support from the League Football Education (LFE), the initiative will provide them with a unique educational strategy whilst still playing and training within a full time professional football environment. Patrons include former Liverpool and England striker Michael Owen, Arsenal and Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, and Swansea City left-back Neil Taylor, who is a product of the Wrexham youth academy.
With it being Wrexham's 150th anniversary as a football club, a commemorative golden badge was unveiled to be used for the 2014-15 season and a special one off kit was announced. The Kit will be made by Nike and Wrexham will be playing in red and black hoops, harking back to their earliest known colours.Glyndŵr University will remain as shirt sponsors for their third full season with the club. AEC Engineering will feature as new 'Back of Shirt Sponsor'. The kit was launched at Eagles Meadow on August 1st, with fans queuing for several hours to get their hands on the Sesquicentennial shirt. 700 shirts were sold on the first day alone.
Wrexham's retained list was announced on the 1st and 2 May, with David Artell, Joe Anyinsah, Stephen Wright, Robert Ogleby, Jay Colbeck and Kyle Parle all released from the club. Dean Keates, Mark Carrington, Theo Baily-Jones, Steve Tomassen and Leon Clowes accepted new deals. Manager Kevin Wilkin made his first signing of the summer on the 28th of May, bringing in defender Blaine Hudson from Cambridge United on a one year deal. On May 29, Gary Mills was named as Wilkin's assistant manager. On June 4, Wrexham unveiled their second signing of the summer, with the capture of Wesley York, from Nuneaton. Goalkeeper Andy Coughlin re-signed a one year contract on June 5. Forward Nick Rushton re-signed with the club on a one year deal on June 12. Midfielder Joe Clarke re-signed with the Reds for a further year on June 26. Striker Louis Moult signed from fellow Conference side Nuneaton Town on June 30 linking up with manager Kevin Wilkin once again. On July 12, Wrexham Football Club announced their first intake of players as part of the Glyndwr Wrexham Football Academy (GWFA), which will see young players released from clubs, train with the squad hoping to break into the first team, while earning a degree at the University. On July 11, Wrexham announced their fourth signing of the summer, forward Connor Jennings. Wrexham played six pre-season friendlies in July, Winning three matches (Swansea City, Colwyn Bay and AFC Fylde) drawing twice (Hednesford Town and Rhyl) and losing only once, to Everton.
Wrexham's only pre-season game in August was a 0-1 defeat to Bolton Wanderers whose squad included Liam Trotter, David Wheater and Robert Hall. Kevin Wilkin's fifth signing came on August 4, with goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann joining on loan, initially, until January 1. Central defender Manny Smith signed a one year deal following his successful trial with the club on August 5. Wrexham started the 2014-15 campaign on August 9, at Dartford, winning 2-1 with a Brace from winger Wes York on his debut for the club. Wrexham's first home game of the season drew a crowd of over 4,000 as they were beaten 0-3 by Gateshead. Wrexham returned to the Racecourse on the following Saturday and beat Nuneaton Town 1-0, thanks to a 4th minute volley from Louis Moult. Wrexham's fourth game brought them a third win, against Alfreton Town, winning 3-2 with goals from Louis Moult, Blaine Hudson and Connor Jennings. The latter two being their first for their new club. Wrexham's final two games of August were played at home, drawing with Macclesfield Town and losing 1-2, to Woking.
On September 1st, Wrexham confirmed that former utility man Johnny Hunt would return on loan until January 1st. Wrexham's winning away form continued with a 1-0 victory at Forest Green Rovers, striker Louis Moult scoring a superb 25-yard free-kick. Wrexham suffered their first away defeat of the season at Bristol Rovers on September 9th, midfielder Andy Monkhouse scoring with a first-half header to secure the win for the hosts. Wrexham bounced back to winning ways with a somewhat fortunate win over Welling United, with two late goals in as many minutes from Louis Moult and Joe Clarke.
Updated to games played on 16 September 2014.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished: (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.