Wrexham AFC’s co-owners, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, WILL join thousands of fans in an open top bus parade to celebrate the club’s promotion to the English Football League after 15 years. The Hollywood stars will be in attendance to mark the club’s success in winning the National League title, just two years after they took over. The parade will start at 6:15 pm on Tuesday, May 2nd, and will last for an hour, winding through the city streets before finishing at the Racecourse Ground. Fans are expected to line the streets to catch a glimpse of the silverware.
The parade will also be a celebration of the club’s women’s team, who won their play-off final and were promoted to the Genaro Adran Premier. Reynolds and McElhenney have confirmed their attendance, revealing their plans to join in with the festivities during an event for the second series of their Disney+ documentary, Welcome to Wrexham. Despite the Met Gala happening on the same night, Reynolds stated that they would be in the UK, as they had “Wrexham business to deal with.”
This season has been full of dramatic moments, each of which could be made into a Hollywood script. Wrexham went head-to-head with Notts County for the title, securing the league after beating them 3-2 in an exceptional game last month. The game saw former Premier League goalkeeper Ben Foster save a last-minute penalty, securing the victory for Wrexham. They went on to clinch the title less than two weeks later, leaving Reynolds and McElhenney in tears.
The day promises to be a memorable one, with plenty of activities taking place throughout the day. The Racecourse has seen its fair share of famous faces this season, from Paul Rudd to Will Ferrell, and there may even be a few more joining in with the celebrations.