Is Wrexham in Cheshire or Wales?

Wrexham ( / ˈrɛksəm / REKS-əm; Welsh: Wrecsam; Welsh pronunciation: [ˈrɛksam]) is a large market town and the administrative centre of Wrexham County Borough in Wales. It is located between the Welsh mountains and the lower Dee Valley where it borders with the county of Cheshire in England.

What makes Wrexham so special?

Wrexhams position as a barracks town meant that the team could secure the services of many famous guest players such as Stanley Matthews, Stan Cullis, and others. In the first post-war season Wrexham equalled their best ever position when they again finished third in the Third Division North.

How old is Wrexham Football Club?

The club was formed in October 1864 by members of the Wrexham Cricket Club who wanted a sporting activity for the winter months. This makes them (after Sheffield, Cray, Hallam, Notts County, and Nottingham Forest) the sixth oldest football team, the third oldest professional club and the oldest in Wales.

How is the mayor of Wrexham elected?

The Mayor of Wrexham, as well as the Deputy Mayor of Wrexham, is elected by members of Wrexham County Borough Council at their annual meeting. Presently, the position is usually held for one year for the appointed councillor, although past mayors have held the post for more than two years.

Where is Wrexham Wales?

Wrexham. It is situated along the River Clywedog, about 5 miles (8 km) west of the border with Cheshire, England. Wrexham is an industrial and market hub, the administrative centre of Wrexham county borough. and the principal town of northeastern Wales.

Why visit Wrexham-Croeso i Wrecsam?

Welcome to Wrexham - Croeso i Wrecsam. Wrexham enjoys a very privileged location. Within twenty minutes travel you can lose yourself in the Welsh hills, be fascinated by the Roman remains in Chester or view the rich historical past within Wrexham County Borough.

When did the English take over Wrexham?

The English dominance in north Wales further declined with the rise of Gruffudd ap Llewellyn who was recognised as King of Wales by Edward the Confessor in 1056 and likely took control of all the land to the west of the River Dee, including Wrexham.

Why stay in Wrexham?

A short drive from Wrexham town centre you can find and enjoy a number of historical sites which remind us of the local way of life over hundreds of years. Add to this excellent road links to North Wales, the North West and beyond and you can understand why Wrexham is a very popular place to visit and stay.

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Whats it like to live in Wrexham?

What is the history of AFC Wrexham?

Wrexham AFC History. Wrexham Football Club is no ordinary football club. Founded in 1864, just one year after the Football Association first met and the Laws of the Game were first written, Wrexham is the third oldest professional football club in the world.

What now for Wrexham FC?

And the pair have now completed their takeover of Wrexham FC, currently languishing in the non-league Conference Premier or the fifth division of English football, to those not au fait with the system.

When did Wrexham FC win the FA Cup?

Wrexham F.C. continued their dominance in the Welsh F.A. Cup, wining the trophy in 1914 and 1915, although by that time The Racecourse had been handed over to the army, as professional league football was stopped during the First World War, but resumed again in 1919 when Wrexham rejoined The Birmingham District League.

When did Wrexham join the Welsh League?

Wrexham finished the season second from bottom in eighth place in the first season. Wrexham played in the Combination for four years before a rapid increase in costs resulted in the club joining the Welsh League in the 1894–95 season.

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