A Wrexham fan from Nottinghamshire says he is "super proud" for the club in the run-up to a potential trophy and promotion in the coming weeks.

Keiran Evans, who runs the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Reds page on Facebook has been a fan of the club since 2000 and has a 210-mile roundtrip to every home match, of which he has missed very few.

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He explained that his Facebook page began as a way of connecting fans in the area, particularly to those who need help with travel to games, and also to give updates on games that people can’t attend or listen to.

Keiran will be going to Wembley with his partner, his auntie, cousin, and his Taid, who introduced him to the club. He described the game as ‘massive’ for the club, and hope to see the cup being brought back to the Racecourse/Y Cae Ras.

He said: “I remember us being relegated in 2008 and watching many years of rollercoaster football in the National League.

 “We have had a few chances and been very close like the play-off final against Newport and the playoffs where we lost to Eastleigh.

“I think we are well overdue a return to the promised land of the football league and with the backing of the owners, the right manager, and back-room staff, the squad we’ve got and the excellent fans I seriously think this year is our year it’s exciting times and I’m proud to be a Wrexham fan.”

He fondly remembers the first match he ever saw at the Racecourse and admires the fans for their perseverance through years of struggle.

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He said: “The first time my Taid took me, and I stood on the Kop in the corner near the food kiosk I knew that day this was the club for me.

“The history is amazing from being down and out and nearly losing the club to being where we are now has been difficult to say the least but the thing I’m most proud of is the fans have stayed strong no matter what we have the best fan base ever.”


He also thinks that the star co-owners, Rob McElhenny and Ryan Reynolds, have had an effect on the club.

He explained: “Ryan and Rob coming has undoubtedly changed the course of the club forever and for the better.

“Myself like other fans was nervous at the beginning of the takeover but what they’ve done for the club is amazing and I can’t thank them enough also they have brought the community of Wrexham closer than ever and got the buzz at Y Cae Ras back.”

He added: “I speak on behalf of every Wrexham fan when I say we are all super proud of the effort of all players and staff from the club and we will be backing Wrexham A.F.C until the day we die.”

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