WREXHAM AFC'S weekend fixture will be visited by representatives from a footballing charity, as part of a nationwide initiative.

Level Playing Fields is a charity that looks to provide as much help and assistance as possible to disabled football fans, by removing social, attitudinal and environmental barriers.

The charity will be present at this weekend's game against Maidstone United to acknowledge the work Wrexham AFC and disability liaison officer Kerry Evans have done over the last year.

The visit is part of Level Playing Field's 'Weeks of Action' which are an annual period of inspiration and celebration of good access and inclusion at sports venues.

As part of the appreciation, students from St Christopher's School in Wrexham have also been invited along, with two of the keenest Wrexham fans being mascots for the day.

Kerry Evans, disability liaison officer at Wrexham, said: "So as we have made so many positive changes towards accessibility over the past 12 months at Wrexham AFC we wanted to celebrate and show case the good work that is being done in Wrexham.

"We decided the best way to show case that was to ask two of our disabled fans who have been attending games at Wrexham AFC since 2017 to be our special mascots for the day, and they will be going out onto the pitch in wheelchairs.

"We have had level playing field send T-shirts for the players to warm up in and as I mentioned we also felt it fitting to invite in children and parents from St Christopher's School that is the largest special needs school in Wales, to also join us for this particular match.