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Ryan Reynolds stays in luxury hotel across border in England when he watches Wrexham games

Ryan Reynolds stays in luxury hotel across border in England when he watches Wrexham games

Ryan Reynolds stays in a hotel across the border in England when he is in the UK to watch Wrexham.

When Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney completed their shock takeover of Wrexham F.C in 2021, many football fans questioned why the Hollywood A-listers would want to buy a non-league club.

But the pair have invested heavily in the club and the local area, with the Welsh side now on the verge of a return to the Football League for the first time since 2008.

After beating fellow promotion hopefuls Notts County, with Ben Foster saving a dramatic last minute penalty, Wrexham are on top of the pile by a point and a game in hand.

Reynolds and McElhenney have been regular figures at the Racecourse Ground this season, despite all the business commitments they have in the US.

The Hollywood pair are seen cheering on the side from the directors box while they sometimes head down to the dressing room to see the players post-match.

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are loving life as football club owners.
Rob McElhenney/@RMcElhenney

Recently, Reynolds has reportedly purchased a £1.5 million house in the village of Marford, which is just a few miles away from the ground.

However, if Reynolds is hoping to celebrate a Wrexham win when he gets home, he won't exactly have much choice.

The picturesque village of Marford has only two pubs - the Red Lion and the Trevor Arms - while boasting a population of 2,500 people.

Until he is all moved in though, it has been reported that Reynolds - and also McElhenney - have been staying at the luxurious Carden Park estate in Cheshire, just ten miles away from the Racecourse Ground.

The estate, which is actually used by the Wrexham players from time to time, provides top class sporting facilities.

During last year's Women's Euros, the estate was used by the Swedish national team plus UEFA themselves.

There's also two golf courses, plus a bunch of lavish restaurants, bars and a spa for all that winding down - which I'm sure the Hollywood A-listers have already used after a tricky defeat!

The hotel is luxurious and is certainly up the standards of a Hollywood A-lister.
Carden Park Hotel

Reynolds setting up a permanent home in Wales comes after he and McElhenney were awarded the Freedom of Wrexham last week.

As rerported by the BBC, at the award ceremony, Reynolds said: "I think back to that first moment. We were on Zoom speaking to the Wrexham Supporters' Trust and I don't think I have ever been as nervy as I was in that exact moment.

"I'm so touched I get to be a part of this story. I know that we are here so that you guys can thank us for some reason, but I feel like it is the other way around.

"We want to thank you for what you have given us. Words are too clumsy to quantify what it means to me."

Featured Image Credit: Philip Bryan / Alamy Stock Photo / Carden Park Hotel

Topics: Ryan Reynolds, Football, Sport, UK News, US News