Former Wales international John Hartson is the latest ex-pro to back the Stadium for the North campaign. 

The campaign, aimed at securing funding to redevelop the KOP at the Racecourse into a 5,500 seater stand, has been spearheaded by Mickey Thomas and Malcolm Allen. 

The Wales legends' spoke at the Racecourse on Monday afternoon about the importance of what a redeveloped stand could do for North Wales. 

Now Hartson, the former striker famed for his spells with Arsenal and Celtic has pleaded with fans to sign the petition that could secure the funding. 

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A petition register has been set up and the number of signatures will be included in the bid for funding. You can sign it here.

In a post on his social media, Hartson said: "I'm trying to get as many petitions signed, with a reason to getting Wrexham's famous KOP stand back up underway. 

"It's a wonderful stand at the Racecourse Ground and it's been shut for many a year. 

"I can remember back in the day watching many a Welsh international football matches there, also Wrexham football club's games. 

"If you could please sign the petition and hopefully we can get this superb, famous stand back up and running, where it belongs."