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Wrexham Football Club


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  • Variants

    • Wrexham Association Football Club
    • Wrexham FC (Soccer team)
    • Wrexham AFC (Soccer team)
    • Wrexham (Soccer team)
    • Clwb Pêl-droed Cymdeithas Wrecsam
    • Reds (Soccer team)
    • Dragons (Soccer team)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Soccer teams
    • Associated Locale

        Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        Wales
    • Associated Locale

        Wrexham (Wales)
    • Associated Language

        English
    • Field of Activity

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  • Sources

    • found: Wrexham : the European era : a complete record, 2002:p. 7 (Wrexham AFC) p. 9 (Wrexham Association Football Club)
    • found: Wrexham FC WWW pages, Aug. 2, 2007:home page (Wrexham FC; Wrexham Association Football Club) club/history (formed 1872)
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 2, 2007(entry for Wrexham F.C.: in the 19th century briefly changed name to Wrexham Olympic and Wrexham Athletic; Wrexham Football Club (2006) Ltd is name of the company that took over the assets of the old Wrexham Association Football Club Limited so technically the club is no longer known as Wrexham Association Football Club)
    • found: Wrexham Football Club : an A-Z, 1998.
    • found: The sheep in exile : newsletter of Wrexham AFC London Reds Supporters Club, June 1997.
    • found: Its website, viewed 15 September 2021:home page (Wrexham AFC; Wrexham) history page (Dragons; Wrexham Football Club founded in 1864; The Town [Wrexham Town] won the inaugural Welsh Cup in 1878) news item posted 28 June 2012 (new evidence uncovered to suggest that the club was formed much earlier than the current date on the crest of 1873; on Saturday 22nd October 1864 the "Town club" played its first game)
    • found: Football Club History Database, viewed 15 September 2021(Wrexham Town changed its name to Wrexham c1880)
    • found: Global Sports Archive website, viewed 15 September 2021(Wrexham AFC; founded 1864 as Association Football Club Wrexham; dissolved in 1884 and refounded as Wrexham Olympic Football Club; renamed to Wrexham Association Football Club in 1888; renamed to Wrexham Football Club in 2006; renamed back to Wrexham Association Football Club in 2015)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 15 September 2021(Wrexham A.F.C.; Wrexham Association Football Club; Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Cymdeithas Wrecsam; based in Wrexham, Wales; formed in October 1864 by members of the Wrexham Cricket Club; club's name changed to Wrexham Athletic for one season, c1882; known as Wrexham Olympic 1884-1888; since 1864 (except 1881-1883) Wrexham have played their home games at The Racecourse Ground, situated on the Mold Road)
    • found: Companies House Company Information Service website, viewed 15 September 2021(The Wrexham Association Football Club Limited incorporated on 29 August 1912 under Company number 00124022, dissolved 18 August 2009, restored 5 January 2012; address: Racecourse Ground, 8 Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AN)
    • found: Companies House Company Information Service website, viewed 15 September 2021(Wrexham AFC Limited incorporated on 8 July 2011 under Company number 07698872)
    • found: Companies House Company Information Service website, viewed 15 September 2021(Wrexham Football Club (2006) Ltd incorporated on 28 April 2006 under Company number 05800501, dissolved on 10 March 2015)
    • found: Companies House Company Information Service website, viewed 15 September 2021(Wrexham Football Club Limited incorporated on 18 May 2011 under Company number 07638718, dissolved 8 January 2013)
  • Change Notes

    • 2007-08-02: new
    • 2021-09-16: revised
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