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Fx’s Welcome to Wrexham | Season 1 – Critics Review

“Humane.” “Thrilling.” “Powerful.” Just some of the adjectives used to describe this show. Find out what else the critics think of “Welcome to Wrexham” in the video below:

New episodes release on FX on Wednesdays at 10 and stream the next day on Hulu.  The series also started streaming on Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland on August 25th.

Ryan Reynolds (“Deadpool”) and Rob McElhenney (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) bought the third oldest professional football club in the world. It is a Welsh team in the town Wrexham and the team is currently on the brink of dissolution. “Welcome to Wrexham” is a docuseries tracking the dreams and worries of Wrexham, a working-class town in North Wales, UK, as two Hollywood stars take ownership of the town’s historic yet struggling football club.

In 2020, Rob and Ryan teamed up to purchase the 5th tier Wrexham Red Dragons in the hopes of turning the club into an underdog story the whole world could root for. The worry? Rob and Ryan have no experience in football or working with each other. From Hollywood to Wales, from the pitch to the locker room, the front office to the pub, “Welcome to Wrexham” will track Rob and Ryan’s crash course in football club ownership and the inextricably connected fates of a team and a town counting on two actors to bring some serious hope and change to a community that could use it.

Check out the teaser below and read our review of the series here.

The docuseries is produced by Boardwalk Pictures.

The series will also be coming to Disney+ internationally however, a release date for other regions (outside the UK) has not been announced yet.

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