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Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney set to make their first visit to Wrexham since their takeover

Wrexham set for Hollywood visit as co-owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney prepare to make their first trip to the Racecourse Ground next week

  • Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney sealed their Wrexham takeover in February 
  • Due to schedules and travel restrictions the co-owners are yet to visit the club 
  • But the Hollywood stars are expected to make their first visit, arriving midweek 
  • A viewing platform for the owners has been built into the Macron stand recently


Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are set to make their first visit to Wrexham since taking over the non-league side.

Sportsmail understands the pair are expected in North Wales for next week’s visit from Torquay United.

A new viewing platform for the owners, fit with plush padded seats, has been built into the Macron stand at the Racecourse ground in recent weeks, fuelling talk of their impending trip.

McElhenney has wrapped on season 15 of his show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Wrexham are set for a visit from Hollywood owners Ryan Reynolds (left) and Rob McElhenney (right)

The pair will visit the Racecourse Ground for the first time after a viewing platform was built

The pair will visit the Racecourse Ground for the first time after a viewing platform was built 

Reynolds and McElhenney have been determined to make their first visit together, rather than individually, but due to their schedules it has proven difficult thus far.

Travel plans from the United States and Canada thwarted a previous attempt last season.

But with Reynolds last week announcing he is taking a sabbatical following conclusion of filming upcoming Christmas film Spirited, and McElhenney finished with season 15 of his show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, a gap has appeared for them to visit.

Sources say the Hollywood stars will arrive midweek and will commit to a number of initiatives in the community as part of their visit.

Former Bolton boss Phil Parkinson's (above) side sit 12th after a mixed start to the season

Former Bolton boss Phil Parkinson’s (above) side sit 12th after a mixed start to the season

It has been a mixed start to the season for Wrexham, managed by former Bolton and Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson, as they sit 12th, 13 adrift of league leaders Grimsby Town.

Reynolds and McElhenney sealed their takeover of the National League side back in February, purchasing it from the Wrexham Supporters’ Trust.

They immediately invested £2million into the club and their profile as co-chairmen has seen sponsors including TikTok and Expedia brought in as official partners.

Wrexham declined to comment on the visit when approached by Sportsmail.

The takeover saw sponsors including TikTok and Expedia brought in as official partners

The takeover saw sponsors including TikTok and Expedia brought in as official partners

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