FORGET a 25-goal-a-season striker, Wrexham supporters are crying out for 25 goals from their entire strikeforce!

It would be understandable if the club’s loyal supporters have more than a touch of the green-eyed monster when they see Danny Rowe topping the National League scoring charts with 25 goals.

And that’s because Wrexham have assembled a group of strikers that have failed to hit the heights expected of them this season.

It’s worrying that the Reds’ top league scorers this season are Stuart Beavon, Mike Fondop and Rekeil Pyke - the latter two having been away from The Racecourse for at least a month - with five goals apiece.

Ben Tollitt, who returns to parent club Tranmere after Saturday’s home encounter with Maidstone, has scored three goals - a number that would surely have been higher if he’d been played more frequently prior to Bryan Hughes’ arrival - and Chris Holroyd, surprisingly underused by a succession of managers this season after finishing top of the Reds’ charts last term, has netted twice this campaign.

Bobby Grant and Cole Stockton have one apiece and Jason Oswell, signed from League Two Morecambe in January, has yet to trouble the scorers.

“He’s a six-yard box player and that’s ultimately what we want,” said then Wrexham boss Graham Barrow when former Newtown and Stockport County striker Oswell penned an 18-month deal at The Racecourse.

That’s 22 goals between Wrexham’s eight forward thinking players. Fylde’s Rowe has 25 on his own, while Paul McCallum has struck 22 times for Eastleigh.

Macauley Bonne and Adam Rooney have 20 and 18 respectively for Leyton Orient and Salford - two of Wrexham’s most fierce National League title rivals.

It doesn’t make particularly good reading does it? Well throw in the fact that Scott Boden and Mark Beck, two much-maligned strikers when wearing the red of Wrexham, have found the net 25 times between them.

Boden has 16 goals for Gateshead and Chesterfield, while Beck’s netted nine times for Harrogate since their promotion from National League North.

Just a month ago, Luke Young urged the Wrexham attackers to fire their side to victory, saying: “They could be scoring goals to keep us at the top of the league.”

So who is going to take Young’s advice over the final eight games of the season? It was up to Kieran Kennedy to find the net in defeat to Barrow, so the pressure is increasing on the front men.