Wrexham: Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney set to finalise takeover

17th November 2020

Wrexham Supporters Trust ratifies offer with Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney trying to invest £2m; Wrexham play in National League, England's fifth tier; the Hollywood actors have spoken to supporters to define their imaginative and prescient.

The information follows a week-lengthy vote by way of Wrexham Supporters Trust (WST) individuals and springs after Deadpool megastar Reynolds and fellow actor McElhenney informed them they need to show the Welsh membership right into a "global force".

The outcomes of two Special General Meetings saw fans vote overwhelmingly in favour of the idea with 1,809 approving, 26 in opposition to and nine abstaining out of 2,000 trust members.

A consider assertion stated: "Subject to final agreement, league and FA confirmation - the RR McReynolds Company, LLC will take a hundred% manipulate of Wrexham Football Club Limited from the WST.

"Both parties will now proceed with finalising the details of the takeover, and we will update Wrexham supporters as soon as we can."

The proposed takeover could lead to £2m being invested in the club which currently sit 14th in the National League table as well as Netflix-style documentary at the Racecourse Ground.

Reynolds and McElhenney presented their vision to the fan-owned club on November 8 at a virtual meeting and told them they wanted to attend as many games as possible and "have a pint with the fans".

The statement added: "Wrexham Supporters Trust Board would like to thank Mr Rob McElhenney and Mr Ryan Reynolds, and their advisors Inner Circle Sports and Walker Morris, for their professional and considered approach and for the time they have already put into the process.

"As Wrexham supporters, we would like to wish them the very best of luck in charge of our Football Club and look forward to what the future brings."

Following the announcement, Reynolds tweeted "Wrexham is the name" alongside a crest of the club who were formed in 1864 and have played in the English fifth tier since their relegation from the Football League in 2008. The pair also appeared in a comic video on the club's official Twitter account promoting the club's kit sponsor Ifor Williams Trailers. Reynolds said: "Why am I and Rob pitching a North Walian trailer manufacturer?"

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