ALL POSTS TAGGED "wrexham-afc"

ESPN+

/ today

Wrexham FA Cup replay added to ESPN2 vs Sheffield United

The magical Wrexham FA Cup run continues to enthrall soccer fans in the United States. And the hype of everyone's new favorite Welsh side has led to next week's Wrexham FA Cup replay airing on ESPN2, as well as ESPN+. The move to the big cable network comes after the initial FA Cup 4th Round […]

ESPN

/ 2 days ago

Interest in Wrexham-Sheff Utd FA Cup game peaks on ESPN

Despite being in the English football league system, Wrexham is becoming must-watch TV for soccer fans in the United States. The Red Dragons currently play in the fifth-tiered National League in England's soccer setup. However, thanks to Hollywood owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, and the popularity of Welcome to Wrexham, the team is being […]

Wrexham

/ 5 days ago

Wrexham helping to grow the reach of soccer in the USA

When hit TV series Welcome to Wrexham premiered in the fall of 2022, few could have predicted that the show would help grow the popularity of soccer across the United States. But indeed it has, as well as creating a passionate fanbase of Wrexham supporters throughout North America. So, what measurable impact has Wrexham had […]

ESPN

/ 6 days ago

Wrexham to appear on ESPN SportsCenter and NFL Countdown

Wrexham fever is spreading across the United States in anticipation of Sunday's FA Cup game against Sheffield United. So much so that Wrexham will be on ESPN SportsCenter. There's no doubt that American soccer fans find Wrexham compelling, but ESPN plans to amp up the excitement Sunday with wall-to-wall coverage. Beginning Sunday at 9AM, ESPN's […]

ESPN

/ 8 days ago

ESPN's Wrexham FA Cup game to feature star talent

ESPN is pulling out all the stops for this weekend's Wrexham FA Cup game. The Red Dragons host Sheffield United of the Championship in the FA Cup Fourth Round at the Racecourse Ground this Sunday at 11:30 AM ET. The game airs live on ESPN+. The rising Welsh club has had its share of memorable […]

Wrexham

/ 21 days ago

Why Americans find Welcome to Wrexham so compelling

Both within soccer circles and amongst the general public, there's no doubt that Americans love Welcome to Wrexham. The FX docuseries following the exploits of Welsh non-league side Wrexham AFC debuted in late summer 2022 to rave reviews. And it has churned up an American fanbase for a down-on-its-luck club battling in the fifth tier […]

Stadiums

/ 22 days ago

Wrexham demolish The Kop to make way for new stand

Wrexham A.F.C have started demolishing part of their famous Racecourse Ground stadium. The Kop is set to be replaced with new seating and will add around 5,500 seats to the capacity. Plans to update the arena were previously approved back in November. Games still selling out despite renovation Even though demolition is on going, Wrexham […]

FA Cup

/ 27 days ago

Wrexham scores biggest FA Cup upset of 3rd Round

Non-league Wrexham stunned Coventry City on Saturday to advance to the fourth round of the FA Cup. The enthralling match was undoubtedly the biggest FA Cup shock of the weekend. Despite scoring four goals in the game, Wrexham only narrowly claimed the victory. Prior to the match, Ollie Palmer ruffled some feathers when he suggested […]

ESPN+

/ 29 days ago

Wrexham popularity boosts ESPN viewership in USA

The growing popularity of Wrexham AFC in the United States is boosting ESPN's viewing numbers for the FA Cup. The fifth-tier Welsh side has risen to global relevance thanks to the 2020 takeover by Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney and the "Welcome to Wrexham" FX TV series following the club. Viewership for the […]

Wrexham

/ 56 days ago

Wrexham owners Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenney meet The King

King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla met with Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney during a visit to Wrexham. The King made the journey to the team's stadium during celebrations of Wrexham's new city status. Wrexham, the fourth-biggest city in Wales, became the eighth place in the United Kingdom to receive city status this […]

Live Streaming

/ 56 days ago

How to stream Wrexham games in the National League

American fans can now stream Wrexham games in the National League. Previously, FA Cup games were available through ESPN+. In fact, select games even aired on ESPN2 as Wrexham punched its way into the FA Cup proper. That appearance on TV averaged 89,000 viewers. Remarkably, that was more than the MLS Decision Day broadcast on […]