A volunteer was recognised for his long service at Wrexham AFC with a plaque during the half tie break at the FA Trophy Final.

Cledwyn, or 'Cled' Ashford was described by the club as a “North Wales legend when it comes to developing young talent in the region”.

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He was presented with a commemorative plaque at pitchside during half time in front of the 20,000 travelling Wrexham fans to celebrate his work involving the club.

Ashford works closely with the club’s Centre of Excellence Manager, Dan Nolan, in developing and finding players for the academy at Wrexham.

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Cled is a former school teacher and continues to work with Flintshire and North Wales schoolboys and is directly linked to the detection of some of North Wales' greatest footballing exports.

A statement from the club said: “Everyone at the club would like to congratulate Cled on his special and deserved recognition.”