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Stars Reynolds and McElhenney takeover Wrexham

Wed 10 February 2021 | 9:05

The duo has previously expressed their interest in investing in the Welsh cub as make an effort to get back to the English Football League.

Ryan Reynolds

and

Rob McElhenney

, Hollywood stars, have finished the process of taking over the National League side

Wrexham AFC

, according to the club. Wrexham were found in 1864, being one of the third oldest clubs around the world.

The pair invested £2 million into the Welsh club who sit in the English football’s fifth tier. They pronounced their desire to buy the club in September 2020. Reynolds, who had been nominated for the Best Actor in 2017 in the Golden Globe, is a Canadian actor famous for playing in the “Deadpool” franchise. McElhenney, on the other hand, is known for playing in the "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia" TV show.

The club has been eliminated from League Two in 2007-08 season and are now in the fifth-tier National League.

It is a special day for the two of us to become the latest stewards in the long and storied history of Wrexham AFC,

" the duo said.

"

Together with the players, the staff, the fans, and the local community, we can now pursue our goal to grow the team and return it to the EFL in front of increased attendances, and in an improved stadium, while making a positive difference to the wider community in Wrexham.

“Wrexham AFC is only in a position to thrive because of the incredible efforts of the Wrexham Supporters Trust.  Their members are a fitting reflection of the integrity and spirit of the town and they will always have an important role at the club."


source: SportMob

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