Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney get huge ovation from Wrexham fans as they watch first home game since buying club

HOLLYWOOD came to north Wales as A-listers Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney attended their first Wrexham home game.

The celebrity pair have spent the week getting behind the club they bought back in February.

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney visited the Racecourse Ground

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Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney visited the Racecourse GroundCredit: Reuters
The A-List pals were greeted like heroes by the Wrexham faithful

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The A-List pals were greeted like heroes by the Wrexham faithfulCredit: Reuters
The pair were in the stands to witness the 1-1 draw with Torquay

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The pair were in the stands to witness the 1-1 draw with TorquayCredit: Reuters

They downed pints and shots with locals at a nearby pub two days before kick-off as they got to know fans.

And they were in the stands on Saturday to witness the Red Dragons draw 1-1 with Conference Premier rivals Torquay.

The new owners were greeted with a standing ovation from home fans as they walked out at the Racecourse Ground ahead of kick-off.

They strode across the pitch to chants of ‘Wrexham, Wrexham’ before shaking hands with their coaching staff.

Pictures showed the famous pals celebrating as Harry Lennon put the hosts ahead after just four minutes.

But the visiting Gulls would spoil the party with a late equaliser as Connor Lemonheigh-Evans ensured it would finish 1-1.

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Reynolds and McElhenney have been treated to a roller-coaster induction to life as football club owners.

They witnessed Wrexham draw level from 2-0 down only to lose 3-2 to Maidenhead when they attended their first away game on Wednesday.

Home fans will be hoping the presence of the new owners can inspire Phil Parkinson’s men to improve recent results.

The club currently sit 13th in the Conference Premier table with just one win in their last five outings.

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