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Graham Barrow appointed as Wrexham’s new first team manager

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Tuesday, Dec 18th, 2018.

Wrexham AFC say they are ‘delighted’ to announce Graham Barrow as the new first team manager, remaining on a 2.5 year contract.

Graham initially joined the reds in July 2018 as assistant manager and recently signed a new deal at the football club securing his services until the summer of 2021.

Since the end of his 16 year playing career as a midfielder, Graham is noted as being vastly experienced in the football industry having managed and coached from the Premier League to National League level.

Graham spent 10 years as first team coach at Wigan Athletic where he worked in the top flight under current Belgium national team manager Roberto Martinez before being appointed assistant manager then manager in 2013 and 2016.

The club have said: “Since the departure of our previous manager, Graham made his intentions clear straight away that he wanted to remain at the Racecourse and help guide us to our goal of promotion back to the Football League.”

The Board of Wrexham AFC were ‘united’ in their comment following the appointment: “We are delighted that Graham has accepted the offer to lead Wrexham AFC at an extremely exciting time in the development of the Club.

“Graham has impressed everyone since joining us in the summer and, along with the current backroom staff, has been a massive part of a great start to the season.

“He was the outstanding candidate to build on that work and hits the ground running after several impressive displays by the team under his guidance.”

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