WREXHAM welcome the television cameras to the Racecourse for the second time in two days tonight when they take on Oxford United (7.45pm) – as Chester City make a move for Michael Proctor.
The live Setanta Sports clash comes 24 hours after Sky Sports were in town for Wales Under 21s’ UEFA U21 Championship qualifier with Romania.
The Dragons go into the game in positive mood after they came from behind to earn a deserved 1-1 draw at Rushden and Diamonds on Sunday which followed last Thursday’s disappointing 1-0 reverse at York.
Those results leave Brian Little’s side ninth in the Blue Square Premier, eight places and three points above Oxford, who bounced back from defeats to Barrow and Weymouth with a 6-3 victory over Eastbourne on Saturday.
Wrexham boss Little said: "I think they showed everybody at the weekend they are a good team. They had a blip in the first game of the season (at Barrow), but I went there and watched that one and I came away thinking that will be a hard place for any team to go.
"I think as time goes by there will be a group of eight or nine teams that will be stronger than the rest. Our aim is to be in that group and, after a season of struggle, there are signs that we might be competitive."
Kyle Critchell comes into contention tonight having completed a three-match ban incurred at previous club Weymouth while Nat Brown should return from a groin injury.
Steve Evans, who took Brown’s place on Sunday, was in the Wales squad for last night’s international friendly with Georgia, played after the Chronicle went to press. If the centre-back won his seventh cap against the war-torn nation, he will have become the first non-League player to represent Wales since 1930.
Proctor, meanwhile, has been given permission to talk to border rivals Chester. The 27-year-old former Sunderland striker has not featured this season having been transfer listed. Little admitted after the Rushden match he has to ship players out if he is to add to his seven summer signings.
Wrexham make the trip to Altrincham on Bank Holiday Monday (noon).
Chris Marriott and Chris Maxwell have joined NEWI Cefn Druids and Gap Connah’s Quay on loan respectively. They will come up against former Dragons Neil Roberts, Danny Williams, Josh Johnson and Jamie Reed in the Welsh Premier League, the quartet having signed for Rhyl.
Chief executive Anthony Fairclough will leave Wrexham next month to take up the position of director of commercial affairs at former club Burnley.
Obi Anoruo scored twice to earn the Dragons a 2-0 win over Chester in Saturday’s Youth Alliance opener at Colliers Park.