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12:52 6th May 2011


The magnificent Hatters gave themselves the best possible chance of reaching the play-off final with arguably their best performance of the season in north Wales. In recent weeks manager Gary Brabin has talked about timing the team's end of season run to ensure that the Town hit top form when it counts in the play-offs, and on the evidence of this sterling showing it looks like the Hatters have done just that, as goals from Alex Lawless, Claude Gnakpa and Ed Asafu-Adjaye crushed a limp Wrexham side. After experimenting and testing the depth of his squad since taking over the side in March, Brabin chose an attacking line-up for his first truly meaningful fixture. With a front three of Gnakpa, Jason Walker and Robbie Willmott supported by Lawless and Jake Howells, the gaffer sent his men out in a formidable-looking formation. The Hatters showed an early determination to silence the cauldron-like Racecourse Ground, and Howells warmed the gloves of Wrexham's Chris Maxwell inside the first minute with a half-volley from the edge of the area after some tricky footwork from Walker. The game started slowly, but after a tense opening period in which the ball bounced around the centre circle without any side really gaining any momentum, the Town went in front in spectacular fashion. On 16 minutes, Lawless drove forward for a stunning solo goal; picking the ball up in the midfield, he suddenly switched gears and took the ball past the Dragons' Chris Blackburn before hammering in an unstoppable strike from 25 yards. It was a goal worthy of the huge occasion, and Howells almost added to it almost immediately afterward, spanking the ball against the bar from just inside the area after a mazy run out wide from Walker. The home side had looked a little lax with their passing at the back early on, with Walker causing a few nervy moments for the Welshmen by chasing down weak back passes to the goalkeeper. That carelessness almost cost them dear when Keith Keane intercepted Frank Sinclair's pass and bore down on goal, only to fire straight at Maxwell's legs. But the Town did double their lead on 28 minutes, with another truly phenomenal goal, this time from Gnakpa. Asafu-Adjaye won the ball on the left after some more loose Wrexham play, and fed Howells who pinged a beautiful ball over to the left for the in-form Frenchman. Gnakpa knocked the ball past the left-back Neil Ashton to get into the area before thrashing the ball into the net at the near post, seemingly putting every ounce of strength into his shot. The Hatters were in dreamland, and just minutes after the world's oldest international stadium had seemed like a hostile and intimidating arena to visit, suddenly the only noise was coming from the 800 or so travelling fans in the away end. Dreamland turned to heaven on 35 minutes with another goal of the season contender, this time from Asafu-Adjaye, for the newly-returned defender's first ever senior goal. Standing over the ball for a right-sided corner, Willmott spotted the left-back in space on the far side and chipped a ball right across the 18-yard-box which Asafu-Adjaye controlled on his thigh before drilling into the bottom left-hand corner from outside the box to send some disgusted Wrexham fans heading for the exits. As the game slipped towards half-time with the stadium - and some of the players - seemingly in a state of disbelief, the visitors could have extended their lead even further as Gnakpa wrestled the ball off a shell-shocked defender and shot straight at Maxwell. Kroca then blocked a goal-bound Andy Mangan effort as the Dragons won their first corner on the stroke of half time to ironic cheers from their disgruntled support. The Czech defender was alert again with a superb blocking header on the brink of half-time when a Blackburn 20-yard volley looked like it was destined for the goal. Loud boos greeted the wretched Wrexham players at the whistle, as the Town's men trotted off after a truly remarkable first period. Though the home side started the second half in better form than they finished it, signs of petulance entered their play early on as they picked up two bookings - for Blackburn and Jay Harris within a few seconds of each other. The first chance of the half came to Gnakpa on 53 minutes, who was blocked on the line after Kroca's knock down, before Wrexham rallied and only fine tackles from Kroca, George Pilkington and Dan Gleeson prevented goalscoring chances as the home side pushed forward to try and rescue the tie. Mark Tyler was called into significant action for the first time on the hour mark, when a dangerous run and low cross from the left from Mangan fizzed across the six-yard-box, the Hatters number one getting just enough on the ball to divert it away from the danger area. With Wrexham growing into the game, the Town's back four had to be at their best to keep the home side in check, and the introduction of Lee Fowler in the Dragons' midfield seemed to strengthen the reds. But the Hatters should have been four up when Walker found Willmott, whose centre found Lawless free with the goal at his mercy - but the former York midfielder couldn't find the composure to convert the chance, and his rash shot ballooned over the bar. It was 81 minutes before Wrexham mustered their first shot on target and, though Curtis Obeng's run into the area was menacing, his shot was tame and caused Tyler no problems. Kroca thought he'd effectively put the tie beyond doubt with eight minutes left on the clock with a double effort that somehow didn't result in a goal. Keane drove the ball into the area and the giant centre back's close range finish was blocked on the line by Ashton before bouncing straight back to the Czech, whose second effort was saved superbly by Maxwell in the Wrexham goal. Keane went for a grandstand finish in injury time with a fierce left-foot shot from range, but Maxwell did well to tip the ball over the bar. The travelling Hatters faithful roared at the final whistle as if their passage to Eastlands had been confirmed, but Brabin's men will need to remember - despite the dazzling quality of their performance tonight - that the job is still only half done. Tonight's game couldn't have gone better for the Town though, and they were fully deserving of the three-goal win. With 90 minutes standing between Luton and the play-off final, Brabin and his team will be hoping that next Tuesday the Town can match the promise they showed in this terrific away win, and repay the terrific support of the travelling fans who stayed long after the final whistle to go through a full repertoire of Hatters chants. It's only half the job done... get down to Kenilworth Road on Tuesday. All you have to do is believe. For minute-by-minute analysis see below. Wrexham 0 Luton Town 3 (Lawless 16, Gnakpa 28, Asafu-Adjaye 35) FULL-TIME Its all over and there's a lot of happy, smiling faces in the away end, here in this area of the press box and on the players. Reaction, a FULL report, photos and anaylsis all to come so stay tuned. What a night! 90 mins + 3 - Just a minute left and it's almost four again as Maxwell has to tip over Keane's long ranger. 90 mins - Four added minutes to play before it's all over here at the Racecourse. There's going to be plenty of happy faces in the away end, 160 miles down the road and around the world come the final whistle. 90 mins - We're into the last minute... 87 mins - Three minutes left. If the Town can hold a 3-0 advantage Mr Brabin and co. will be absolutely thrilled. 84 mins - There's been great endeavour from the Town tonight and Willmott hunts down a long ball putting Sinclair under pressure. He only succeeds in booting the ball against his own goalkeeper but the ball, luckily, rebounds to safety. By the way there's 7,211 inside the Racecourse tonight and around 800 from Bedfordshire. 83 mins First change for the Town on the night as Gnakpa goes off to a super ovation and is replaced by Matthew Barnes-Homer. 82 mins - Should have been curtains for the hosts as Kroca is somehow denied twice in the space of 30 seconds, including one incredible save off the line by a defender before Maxwell claw a shot away. How on earth it wasn't four I don't know. 81 mins - First shot on target for the hosts as they work it down the right to Curtis Obeng whose drive is kept out by Tyler, diving to his left. 78 mins - Still the hosts press for a goal to bring some respectabilty on the scoreline but terrific defending from Pilkington cuts out a pass looking for Anorou. 77 mins - Third and final change for the hosts as Tolley replaces Gareth Taylor. 76 mins - Followed swiftly by Gnakpa as the first Town man to be carded for a foul on left-back Ashton. 75 mins - Third man in the book for the hosts as the ref has no option to show Creighton a yellow for a cynical foul on Willmott. From the resultant free-kick taken by the same player it bounces off the Wrexham wall. That could have gone anywhere. 74 mins - If it wasn't for the Town support singing "shoes up Luton Town" you could probably be only able to hear a pin drop. 72 mins - Time ticking down here at the Racecourse. If you're reading this, I'm not making it up, although it is hard to fathom, but the Town are indeed 3-0 up in Wrexham. That doesn't happen often. 70 mins - Oh my it should be 4-0. Walker does brillianlty to thump a cross from the right across the face of goal that Willmott plays into the path of Lawless who hits it first time over the bar from six yards with the goal gaping. Blimey. 66 mins - Followed by another sub for the Dragons as Blackburn is replaced by Lee Fowler. 64 mins - First change of the game and it's for the hosts as Dean Saunders introduced Obi Anouro for Nat Knight-Percival. 63 mins - Almost another sniff for the dangerous Mangan - the only Wrexham man at the minute who looks a threat in truth - as he rolls Asafu-Adjaye but his touch is heavy and the ball rolls out of play. 61 mins - Keates is then in the book for having too many words to say to the man in black after he'd award the Hatters a free-kick for a foul on Gnakpa. 60 mins - Wrexham are on top at the minute and that can only be expected. But then they should make it 3-1 as Keates bursts into the box down the left and cuts the ball back but no man in red is there for a tap in with the goal gaping, Tyler getting a crucial a glove to divert the ball away. 55 mins - Up goes the noise from the home crowd as Mangan wins a corner down the left but it's a poor delivery and Tyler can eventually gather. 53 mins - Almost another sniff for 4-0 as the Hatters look to kill this game off completely. This time it's another free-kick from Willmott that causes confusion. It's headed into the air by Kroca and falls to Gnakpa but the Frenchman can't quite turn the  ball home and the host clear. 51 mins - As Willmott and the referee remove some orange balloons from the field, Wrexham have a chance from a deadball situation but the home faithful will still have to wait for a shot on target as Keates fires over 25 yards. 49 mins - First man in the book is a Wrexham player as Blackburn gets a yellow for a foul on Howells....and he's swiftly followed by Harris for going in on Willmott. From the resulting free-kick bent in by Willmott, it eludes everyone and Maxwell needs to be alert to gather. 48 mins - Almost half a sniff for 4-0 as the Hatters work it down the left. Kroca finds space in the penalty area but instead of turning and shooting he lays the ball off and Wrexham clear. 47 mins - Ssssssh. I remember when we blew a 3-0 lead at home to Wrexham at Kenilworth Road, losing 4-3. Just saying, like. 46 mins Annnnd we're off and underway for the second period. No changes for either side at the break. Still nervous? I am. 45 minutes left tonight... 20:41 FIRST SENIOR GOAL Yep, for Ed Asafu-Adjaye. Masterstroke of a selection by Town boss Gary Brabin. HALF-TIME Sorry, we've had a slight technical glitch. Usually I'd been pretty annoyed but I'm in a good mood. The Town couldn't have wished for a better first half...ever! Yes, they lead 3-0 at the break here. I'll catch up on what's happened below for you... 45 mins - Two added minutes to play at the end of an unbelievable half. In truth the Hatters could be five or six goals to the good. Honestly. 44 mins - Flurry of Wrexham chances and it's good Town defending that prevents the hosts from pulling one back. It's two brave headers from Kroca that staves off the threat will goal-bound efforts from Blackburn and Harris stopped by the big Czech. 42 mins - Could be 4-0 as the Town are looking to run riot here. It's Gnakpa again this time, powering forward at the heart of the Wrexham defence. It's 4 v 3 and th Frenchman has Walker and Willmott for company. He decides to go alone and his effort is stopped by Maxwell. 36 mins - Some Wrexham fans have had enough and are leaving the Racecourse. 35 mins  GOOOOOOOOAL! Wrexham 0-3 TOWN - I knew that corner routine would work at some point. Gleeson does well to win a corner that Willmott floats over to ED ASAFU-ADJAYE at the back post, unmarked. His first touch isn't great but his second is as he rolls a right-footed shot beyond Maxwell from 15 yards. Cue pandemonium in the away end a small pocket of the press box. DREAMLAND. 33 mins - Wrexham really aren't at the races tonight. The home crowd getting on their back as Gareth Taylor passes the ball out of play. 31 mins - Over half-an-hour gone and the Hatters, in truth could and should be 4-0 up. I'll take 2-0 for now, though. 28 mins GOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Wrexham 0-2 TOWN - My word the Hatters are reserving their best show of the season for tonight. Howells feeds CLAUDE GNAKPA in the right-hand channel inside the penalty area. He looks up and absolutely hammers the ball into the top corner. It's past Maxwell before he knew it. Dreamland. 26 mins - Yet another chance for the Town to double their lead with Wrexham almost gifting the Hatters a second. Sinclair dallies on the ball and pus Keates under pressure, not wanting the ball. Keane seizes the ball, drives forward and sees his effort from the edge of the box parried by Maxwell. The ball falls to Walker but the striker can't guide get the ball in time and Wrexham eventually clear. What a chance. 23 mins - Half-way through the first half and the Hatters are good value for their lead so far. Good for you punters who backed our official Coral bet to get on Alex Lawless to score anytime, too. 19 mins - CHANCE. And it's almost 2-0 Town. Walker wriggles down the left, Willmott heads on and Howells, seven yards out, thumps an effort against the Wrexham crossbar. My word I thought that was in. The bar's still shaking and so am I. The rebound falls Lawless' way but he can't replicate his earlier effort and shoots over. 17 mins - Ooh, almost a chance for Wrexham to make it one apiece as Sinclair heads wide from close range. Phew. 16 mins  GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! Wrexham 0-1 TOWN - WOW, WOW WOW and yes the capitals are necessary. ALEX LAWLESS robs Chris Blackburn of the ball in the middle of the park, drives forward and from 25 yards up looks up and blasts a thunderous, super, stunning low shot that scuttles past Maxwell. Get in! 14 mins - Back come the Town and Maxwell has to be at his elastic best to deny the Hatters the lead as Willmott curls in a devious free-kick after Asafu-Adjaye was fouled and with Pilkington lurking at the back stick for a free header the goalkeeper reaches out to turn the ball behind for a corner. That was close. 12 mins - Almost a moment of worry for the Hatters as Wrexham break with Mangan down the left. He cuts inside and has Gleeson back-peddling but eventually good defending from the Town right-back sees the hosts attacker lose the ball. 11 mins - Both manager's currently prowling their respective technical areas as Jay Harris slices over the Dragons' first effor at goal way over the crossbar and into the Town fans behind the goal. 8 mins - Gary Brabin's applauding and I am quietley as the Hatters close down Wrexham from a throw in the Town half level with the 18-yard box that eventually sees Walker chase down a pass all the way back to the hosts' stopper Maxwell. Terrific work-rate and relieves pressure. 5 mins - That chance apart from Howells after 58 seconds it's been pretty even so far. The Town look dangerous on the break. Town support in good voice too. As my colleague Matthew Parsfield has just said it's strange to have a big crowd supporting the opposition. Hasn't happened in this division for the past two seasons. 3 mins - As we told you earlier, the Hatters are lining up with a flat back four of Gleeson, Pilkington, Kroca, Asafu-Adjaye, a midfield three of Howells, Keane and Howells with Gnakpa on the right flank, Willmott on the left flank and Walker up top. 1 min - Chance in the first minute for the Town. Walker shows good skill to get away from his man down the left. The ball bobbles square to Jake Howells who hits a drive on the half-volley from the edge of the area that Chris Maxwell in the Dragons' goal is equal to. 1 min - So it's the Town that kick-off away to our left as we look to an empty terrace. Our heroes are in white and navy, Wrexham in red shirts, white socks. 1 min  Annnnnnd we're off. Massive. Huge. Bring it on. Here we go. Hold on tight. COYH! 19:42 THE MESSAGE IS SIMPLE Come on you Hatters. Enjoy the updates. 19:40 HERE THEY COME The sides are out on the Racecourse pitch. Standby for handshakes and coin toss. Great noise and reception for both sides. 19:35 PRESS BOX PREDICTIONS - RIP PEARCEY Andrew Barringer: 2-0 Luton, Matthew Parsfield: 1-1 draw, Simon Pitts: 1-1 draw, Bill Cole: 1-1 draw, Mark Wood: 0-0 draw, Mike Simmonds: 2-1 Wrexham, James Cunliffe: 1-0 Luton. 19:31 WEATHER WATCH The final installment because the sun is making an effort to creep out and, dare I say it, I can see blue skies. The Town fans in the ground already are making themselves heard, by the way. 19:30 COUNTDOWN 15 minutes to kick-off - tension, excitement and atmosphere building. 19:26 SOUTH AFRICA WITH LOVE Cuan van Rooyen in South Africa: "Managed to catch our JPT victory at Wembley in 2009, would love the opportunity to come back for the final again. Nervous as hgell tonight. Good luck." 19:22 SIX v 11 So, that's six changes for the Town and 11 for Dean Saunders following Saturday's league meeting. We've going for Tyler in goal, a back four of Gleeson, Pilkington, Kroca, Asafu-Adjaye, a middle three of Lawless, Howells and Keane, Willmott and Gnakpa on the flanks and Jason Walker leading the line up top. 19:20 OUR HOSTS Wrexham: Maxwell, Obeng, Ashton, Blackburn, Harris, Taylor, Mangan, Keates, Sinclair, Knight-Percival, Creighton. Subs: Mayebi, Andrews, Tolley, Fowler, Anorou. 19:05 HOT OFF THE PRESS Tyler, Gleeson, Keane, Pilkington, Willmott, Kroca, Lawless, Howells, Asafu-Adjaye, Gnakpa, J. Walker. Subs: K. Pilkington, Graham, Newton, Barnes-Homer, Owusu. 19:00 OH THURSDAY, THURSDAY Just remembered - yes, I've slept since November - that the last time the Hatters were at the Racecourse it was also a Thursday. 18:55 TEAM NEWS Just bumped into Gary Brabin in reception. We know the team. Can't tell you until we receive it officially but who would argue with Brabs? 18:45 TYPICAL As soon as that's typed down comes the rain. Team news in 15 minutes... 18:35 WEATHER WATCH No rain and not much sun either. Plenty of cloud but very humid in North Wales. 18:30 TEAM NEWS COMING SOON Plenty of you have been speculating about the team for tonight and we'll have that important news first within the next 30 minutes so stay tuned. 18:15 VICTORY IS KEY Back in early November we opened our live updates with the fact that the Town have only ever won twice at the Racecourse in league competition. Those victories - in 1981/82 and 2004/05 - came in, as you should know, seasons in which the Hatters were crowned as league champions. A defeat earlier this season continued that trend: they lost 1-0 at the Racecourse and did not win the title. I think I speak on behalf of you all when I say let's hope for a victory tonight... 18:00 PLAYER TWEET Striker Lloyd Owusu @LloydOwusu: "Thank you to all the LTFC fans who have wished us all the best today." 17:55 THANKS TIM! Town fan on Facebook Frazer Fennell-Ball: "Just spoke with the film director Tim Burton about the big game tonight! He thinks we will win and knew about our -30 points!!! Enough said!! COYH." 17:40 DON'T WORRY We've been inundated with inquiries into the well-being of the Town's team coach, that, apparently, according to several players on twitter, broke down on the motorway. But don't worry the team are safely in Wrexham. As David Cameron would say "calm down, dear." 17:35 AROUND THE WORLD PART 2 Paul Jobling emails: "The Turks and Caicos Islands Chapter of LTFC are tuned in. We will be making the pilgrimage to Eastlands." Should we get there, Paul, Fingers crossed. 17:10 WEATHER WATCH The first weather-related update of the day. Warm, muggy and cloudy. The sun is trying to peek through the grey nimbus but can't force its way through. Worth the wait wasn't it? Heard a nasty rumour it could be raining later in North Wales and I haven't brought my coat with me. Marvellous. 17:00 PLAYER TWEET Striker Danny Crow on twitter @dannycrow28: "Big game tonight! Come on boys it's down to this." Hatters Player caught up with the former Cambridge frontman on Tuesday. Click here to watch it. 16:55 ONE SIZE Hopefully, hopefully, hopefully the text on this page has returned to its usual font size. Sorry if you were squinting earlier. 16:50 TWEET Simon Pitts, your commentator on Hatters Player and across BBC Three Counties radio and Diverse FM tonight, on Facebook and twitter @SimonStattoP: "In Wrexham, quite simply COME ON YOU HATTERS!" 16:35 ON THIS DAY There may have only been 11 games played on 5th May in the Town's history but one of them will go down long in the memory: the last day of the season escape at the Baseball Ground against Derby County where a 3-2 win ensured First Division survival back in 1990. The last time a game involving the Town fell on this day was a 1-1 draw against Port Vale at Kenilworth Road in 2001. Steve Howard netting for the Hatters. Overall the Town record on 5th May is: played 11, won five, drawn two, lost four. 16:30 PMT Phil Floyd in deepest Aberdeenshire emails: "Siting in the office at work with severe PMT: pre-match tension!" 16:00 SIZE IS EVERYTHING I must apologise to you all for the change to a smaller font on the website today. It's nowt to do with me but it's a problem across the whole FLi network, so whether you logon to the Wrexham or Wolves website it will be the same. Not for long, hopefully, folks. 15:55 STATS THE WAY TO DO IT Form analysis from the boffins at league sponsors Blue Square: Play-Off Teams Mini-League Luton Town P6 W2 D2 L2 F8 A5 GD+3 Pts8 Wrexham P6 W2 D2 L2 F4 A4 GD0 Pts8 Fleetwood Town P6 W2 D2 L2 F5 A6 GD-1 Pts8 AFC Wimbledon P6 W2 D2 L2 F4 A6 GD-2 Pts8 Last Six Matches AFC Wimbledon P6 W5 D1 L0 F12 A3 GD+9 Pts16 Fleetwood Town P6 W5 D0 L1 F14 A4 GD+10 Pts15 Wrexham P6 W3 D2 L1 F10 A7 GD+3 Pts11 Luton Town P6 W2 D3 L1 F9 A3 GD+6 Pts9 Season vs Top Half Teams Luton Town P22 W8 D9 L5 F35 A20 GD+15 Pts33 Wrexham P22 W8 D9 L5 F25 A19 GD+6 Pts33 Fleetwood Town P22 W8 D8 L6 F26 A25 GD+1 Pts32 AFC Wimbledon P22 W7 D6 L9 F25 A31 GD-6 Pts27 Where Do The Winners Come From? (8 year history) SECOND PLACE Winners 1 Runners-up 2 Losing SF's 5 THIRD PLACE Winners 5 Runners-up 0 Losing SF's 3 FOURTH PLACE Winners 2 Runners-up 1 Losing SF's 5 FIFTH PLACE Winners 0 Runners-up 5 Losing SF's 3 15:45 STILL AT HOME? There's still time, it's not too late to cheer on the Town tonight at Wrexham. 819 tickets have been sold in advance and now Hatters fans can pay on the night at the Racecourse but only via the Yale Stand ticket office. 15:05 BEEN AROUND THE WORLD As Lisa Stansfield once sung, the song All Around the World, we've had messages on Facebook from fans in Australia (Michael Hughes) and Texas, USA (Judith Polansky) - big shouts out to you all whereever you are. 14:50 7,000 EXPECTED As the official Wrexham website reports, the crowd at the Racecourse tonight will be close to 7,000. 14:00 BREAKING NEWS You can now pay on the night at Wrexham by purchasing tickets from the Yale Stand ticket office. 13:45 PLAYER TWEET Winger Robbie Willmott @robbiew11: "Big game today hopefully we can go there and get the result we all want!" 13:00 PLAYER TWEET Adam Newton @NewtsNo7: "On our way up to Wrexham.. RT and get behind the lads!" 12:55 BULLISH BUTTLE Honouray Life Vice President John Buttle has just told the media team he expects us to return with a victory "by at least two clear goals" tonight. 12:20 HOSPITALITY ON TUESDAY Next Tuesday is almost a sell out at Kenilworth Road but two commercial packages remain for supporters to take advantage of. You can either be a matchball sponsor or, for the younger supporters, a commercial mascot. Imagine leading the Town out at the biggest game of the season and the roar of 10,000 voices as you emerge from the tunnel? Sound good? Email or telephone 01582 411622 to book your place. Hurry, they are sure to go fast. 12:00 LAST CHANCE Tickets for tonight's game are about to go off sale, so hurry to get yours because there are no tickets available on the turnstile at Wrexham. 11:30 MR CHAIRMAN ON TONIGHT An "anxious" Nick Owen speaking to Andy Gray and Richard Keys on TalkSport: "The Play-Offs are agony but a brilliant way to bring a season to a climax. For those involved it's exciting and stressful. "We failed last year but we're hoping that experience will get us through tonight. "The management and players know the importance of the first leg and know how vital it is not to get beat. "We lost the first leg at York last season and started the second leg under pressure and we landed up going out which was horrible. "We're more determined this time round." 11:10 GET IN TOUCH Around the world following the Hatters today via Then please get in touch. Not overseas but in the United Kingdom and following us on Then please get in touch. Check us out on Facebook or tweet us on twitter @LTFC_Official. 10:50 CHAIRMAN ON AIR Town Chairman Nick Owen will be on TalkSport at 11.15am, talking to Richard Keys and Andy Gray. Click here to tune in. 10:15 NERVOUS? We're starting our live updates a wee bit earlier than usual as we give you the build-up to tonight's massive Play-Off semi-final first leg at the Racecourse. It only seems like yesterday that the Town were kicking-off the season in pink and blue shirts against Altrincham on 14th August and 58 games later (and 50 odd minutes against York in the blizzard), squeaky backside time begin as the Play-Offs loom large. Looking to banish the disappointment of last season's aggregate defeat to York, the Hatters travel to Wrexham this evening looking to earn a first leg lead to take back to Kenilworth Road next Tuesday. You know with Luton Town it's always going to be a rollercoaster ride and I'm sure this latest episode in the Club's 125th anniversary will be one be no different. So either get yourselves up to the Racecourse tonight, back the boys at the club on the box or stick with us with our live updates and commentary throughout the 90 minutes. It promises to be an exciting and nerve-racking first installment in North Wales. But all you need to do is believe...
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