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Thursday, 24 February 2011 22:05

Wrexham Supporters Trust launches bid for community-owned Wrexham FC and Racecourse Ground

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WSTlogo1wfc_logoFollowing discussions with key stakeholders and potential fundraisers WST isdelighted to announce that it has indicative offers of support for a seven figure sum to facilitate a community-led purchase of Wrexham FC, the Racecourse and Colliers Park , subject to due diligence, firm commitments and members approval.

This announcement follows weeks of hard work and lobbying during which the Trust has had a series of meetings with Wrexham County Borough Council, the Welsh Assembly Government and local AMs and MPs to share its vision for a community-owned football club and ground, run for and on behalf of the local community.

We have a crucial meeting planned with Wrexham Village next Wednesday but in the meantime ask anyone with the best interests of Wrexham Football Club at heart to back the WST. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with an indication of how much money you would be prepared to invest in our community-led bid.

We are holding a public meeting in the William Aston Hall at 7.30pm on Monday, March 14th where will present full details of our vision for a community-owned football club and ground and where we will demonstrate how our business plan could transform Wrexham FC and the Racecourse into a viable, sustainable entity.

With an important Crusaders match at the Racecourse this weekend we appeal for calm and call for fans to focus on raising as much money as possible for the WST-led bid ahead of our meeting with Wrexham Village next Wednesday. Please note that no further details will be announced at this stage.

John Mills