Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McLaughlin became the new owners of Rexham. After their acquisition bid was approved by the Supporters’ Trust of the National League Club.
Reckham Supporters’ Trust members voted 98.6 percent in favor of accepting the offer of Del Pool star Reynolds and co-star McLenny. They were told last week that they planned to turn the Welsh club into a global power.
A trust statement said: “The final agreement, subject to league and FA confirmation, will be a 100% takeover of WRST by RR McRae Nolds Company, LLC, and Reckham Football Club Limited.
A message selected from our owners …
– reWrexham_AFC November 16, 2020
“Both parties will now move forward with finalizing the details of the acquisition, and we will update Reckham supporters as soon as we can.”
The proposed acquisition could lead to a $ 2 million investment in the fan-owned club since 2011, as well as a Netflix-style documentary on Racecourse Ground.
Reynolds and McClellan presented their views to loyal members at a virtual meeting on November 8, and told them that they wanted to participate in as many games as possible and “keep in touch with the fans.”
Following his expulsion from the Football League in 2008, the actors tweeted “Rexham” with the logo of the club, which was formed in 1864 and plays on the fifth tier of English football.
– Ryan Reynolds (an Vancity Reynolds) November 16, 2020
They also appeared in a comic video on the club’s official Twitter account promoting the Ift Williams trailer sponsored by Kit.
Reynolds said: “Why did Rob and I choose a North Wallian trailer maker?”
McLahanny replied: “Well, because we became the owners of the Reckham Association Football Club, they are our team sponsors.
“You may not have heard of Reckham, Racecourse Ground, or Ifor Williams, but you will. So thank you to the Reckham Supporters Trust for your faith and trust in us. ”
– Rob McLahney (RMcElhenney) November 16, 2020
Reynolds added: “We are humble and we are already entering the job. Is this really happening? ”
A club with short video lyrics concluded with the song: “Here they come as powerful champions, elevate your anthem to the national anthem. Marching like a mighty army, the name is Reckham. ”
Reynolds and McLahanny are best known for their role in Philadelphia’s All’s Sunny, which focuses on preserving the Welsh club’s heritage, strengthening the values woven in the city itself, and making Reckham champions again.
The Trust added: “The Rexham Supporters’ Trust Board has been committed to the professional, considerate approach and the time they are already involved in the process.
We are humble and we are already entering the work. Is this really happening?
“As Reckham supporters, I wish them the best of luck in charge of our football club and look forward to the future.”
Reynolds and McLahanny are ready to use their own money, marketing and fame to help us get back to the great days of the 1977-78 campaign, when they reached the FA Cup quarter-finals and won the third division title. .
He also won the European Cup Winners’ Cup, which is now defunct, by beating Rexham Porto and FC Zurich, who competed in Europe.
Responding to the news of the acquisition, First Minister Mark Drakeford welcomed the two to Wales and tweeted: “Exciting times for the world’s third oldest football club – I want to see your progress.”
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