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FIXTURE NEWS | Support Wrexham AFC and Wrexham AFC Women in South Wales double header

Watch Wrexham AFC mens and women first team in action this weekend

17 January 2024

Feature

FIXTURE NEWS | Support Wrexham AFC and Wrexham AFC Women in South Wales double header

Watch Wrexham AFC mens and women first team in action this weekend

17 January 2024

A Wrexham AFC double header takes place in South Wales this weekend, with crucial matches in Sky Bet League Two and the Genero Adran Premier are set to take place.

Phil Parkinson’s side make the trip for a Welsh Derby against Newport County on Saturday meanwhile Wrexham AFC Women take on Cardiff City at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday evening.

In the first fixture, the Red Dragons defeated the Exiles at the STōK Cae Ras courtesy of strikes from James Jones and Elliot Lee.

It was all square at the break with the visitors creating the clearer chances only to be denied by a series of magnificent saves from Arthur Okonkwo.

The quality of the Reds shone through in the second half, with Jones opening the scoring with the first goal in front of the Temporary Kop Stand, and Lee secured the three points in the 84th minute.

 

Ahead of the fixture, Parkinson’s men sit in second place, but the Exiles are placed in 17th with a highly anticipated Emirates FA Cup tie to come against Manchester United.

The match kicks off at 3pm at Rodney Parade, with additional tickets available to purchase at 4pm.

Wrexham AFC Women look to continue their strong start to Phase One of the Genero Adran Premier, when they visit the CCS to take on the Bluebirds.

They have met twice already this season, with the Red Dragons coming on the wrong end of two defeats.

The first came back in October, but more recently Steve Dale’s side were edged out in the Genero Adran Trophy.

However, it has been a positive season to date with them sat in third place in the league, with a game in hand on a second placed Swansea City Women.

Last time out, Ava Suckley’s second half header proved to be enough to defeat a resolute Barry Town United side.

It’s set to be a fantastic occasion at The CCS, with any Wrexham AFC supporters travelling down are encouraged to buy tickets in block 116.

The match will take place at 5:10pm due to broadcast scheduling on Sgorio.

 


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