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Loved Season 1? Here’s everything you must know about Welcome to Wrexham S2

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Welcome to Wrexham season 2

Following last season’s success, fans of Hollywood’s football fan club are gearing up for Welcome to Wrexham Season 2.

The hit series’ debut season followed Wrexham AFC, the oldest football club in Wales and third-oldest side in the world, on their journey through the fifth tier of English football – The National League.

Despite being a semi-professional side, Wrexham AFC was able to capture the hearts and support of millions around the world, thanks in no small part to their owners.

Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds, of Deadpool fame, and Rob McElhenney, noted for his role as Mac in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, completed their takeover of the northern Welsh outfit in February 2021.

The following season, the 2021-22 National League season, was the subject of the show’s second season, resulting in a 20-person camera crew follow the side around as they rode the highs and lows of fighting for promotion to the professional game and making international superstars out of otherwise unsuspecting non-league footballers, including striker Paul Mullin.

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Ryan Reynolds shares his Wrexham success with some of the globe’s biggest stars | Welcome to Wrexham Season 2

Welcome to Wrexham’s first season’s success was not limited to the football world, with the series winning the Best Ongoing Documentary at the Critics’ Choice Awards last November.

Here’s everything you need to know as Welcome to Wrexham season 2 kicks off.

When does Welcome to Wrexham season 2 hit screens?

Wednesday September 13, 2023

Following last season’s conclusion in October last year, McElhenney confirmed via Twitter that a second season of the show was in the works. The actor even joked ‘I have a clause in my contract that stipulates I will not do anything less than 16 seasons of a TV show.’

Since then, fans of the show have been waiting with bated breath for either McElhenney or Reynolds to announce the day they’d be able to get their Welcome to Wrexham season 2 fix.

That date was recently confirmed for Australian viewers, with episode one of Welcome to Wrexham season to 2 available to stream from Wednesday 13 September.

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Wrexham co-owner Rob McElhenney

How to watch season 2

Welcome to Wrexham season 2 will be available to Australian viewers via Disney+, with the streaming service costing $13.99 per month.

Is there a trailer?

Here’s a sneak peak of what fans can expect in Welcome to Wrexham season 2.

What does Welcome to Wrexham season 2 cover?

Welcome to Wrexham season 2 follows the side during the 2022-23 National League season, as the club fought for the second consecutive season to earn promotion to the English Football League under their new Hollywood ownership.

After missing out on promotion by six points to Stockport County in the previous season, Wrexham were out for revenge last season, fighting tooth and nail for every goal and point as if their lives depended on it. Riding it from grandstands too were their A-list owners.

Welcome to Wrexham season 2 follows the side’s turbulent and triumphant progression through an unprecedented National League season which had the attention of millions around the world, from Los Angeles to Lagos.

Wrexham AFC celebrates a glorious 2022-23 season

Cameras will follow the side’s dramatic 2022-23 season, which included a dramatic late-season 3-2 thrilling victory against promotion rivals Notts County, a crucial 8-game stint from England goalkeeper turned Youtube sensation Ben Foster and a dramatic FA Cup draw and replay with Championship side and eventual promotion winners, Sheffield United.

On top of the on-field success, the teaser for the opening episode of Welcome to Wrexham season 2 provides an indication of the kind of cameos fans of the show can expect this season.

‘A new football season begins as the town, the team, and owners, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney prepare to welcome King Charles III,’ it reads.

There is lots to look forward to in Welcome to Wrexham season 2.

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Wrexham hero Ben Foster
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Kyle Robbins
Kyle is a senior sports writer and producer at Only Sports who lives and breathes sport, with a particular burning passion for everything soccer, rugby league, and cricket. You’ll most commonly find him getting overly hopeful about the Bulldogs and Chelsea’s prospects. Find Kyle on LinkedIn.

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