WREXHAM AFC supporters have spoken of their pride and joy after the club secured promotion after a thumping 6-0 win over Forest Green Rovers yesterday.

The victory, and MK Dons’ and Barrow’s defeats, saw Phil Parkinson’s side gain promotion to League One, the first back-to-back promotion in club history.

With thousands of people taking to the Leader Live page to voice their excitement, here are some of the best comments, videos and pictures from social media.

Phil Bracegirdle said the scenes of celebration on the pitch “speak a thousand words”, calling the joint celebration between fans and players “truly amazing scenes”.

Corinne Elizabeth Reynolds said the success was “well deserved”, adding the achievement “took a long, long time to get there and it’s a great achievement”.


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John Atkinson said promotion was “another monumental day after years in the doldrums”, with Alex Cunningham adding it was a “great day” and that they were “lucky to be there” to witness it.

Sharon Ellis Martin said she was “proud to be from Wrexham, up the town”, while Michael Reed felt it was “so very well earned and deserved”, and congratulated the owners, management and team.

Phil Walker, originally from Wrexham, sent his congratulations from across the pond saying “Congrats from St Louis, USA but born and bred in Hightown, Wrexham”.

Jude Maloney said the promotion meant a lot after more than 40 years of heartache, adding: “Unbelievable and proud after 40+ years a fan and supporter and worked for the club”.

Ed Ramroth echoed Phil’s words from the US, saying promotion was “so awesome” and that there was “lots of support here across the Ocean for our Wrexham guys!”

Linda J. Holland captured the mood of all supporters when she commented “Proud! Euphoric! Happy! Elated! Ecstatic!”

And finally, Steve Kreckman said the victory was about the “heart and soul” of the people of Wrexham, commenting: “It's not the money, it's not the Hollywood, it's the heart and soul of true footballers and the people of Wrexham. You have inspired the world.”

The players celebrated in style too, after a year of excellence..