Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2020

Updated: Thu 29th Oct

Film star Ryan Reynolds looks to takeover Wrexham Football Club for people living in or visiting the wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Sep 23rd, 2020

The star of Deadpool is looking to buy Wrexham Football Club it has been confirmed.

The extraordinary move has been locally rumoured in recent weeks but now firmed up as Wrexham Supporters Trust fully engage in negotiations that could see 100% of the fans owned club sold.

Reynolds is currently on the board of Match Group, who run Tinder and other dating sites, and his gin company has reportedly recently sold for $610 Million to Diageo.

A statement by Wrexham Football Club at 8pm tonight says:

The Wrexham Supporters Trust Board would like to thank all members who took part in the Special General Meeting yesterday (Tuesday September 22) and took the time to vote.

As confirmed this morning, 97.5% of voters (1,223 members) voted in favour of the Resolution.

As a result, talks with the proposed bidders will now continue and we are in a position to confirm the two people interested in investing in Wrexham AFC.

Rob McElhenney is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter, best known as the creator of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Ryan Reynolds is an award-winning Canadian actor, writer, producer and business entrepreneur whose credits include Marvel’s Deadpool.

In due course, Mr. McElhenney and Mr. Reynolds will put forward their vision for Wrexham AFC and proposal for members to vote on at a second Special General Meeting.

Amazon Video have tweeted a cryptic emoji with rumours locally that part of a deal could see a documentary filmed.

Mr Reynolds himself has also tweeted:

Published 8pm.

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