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TV dramas like Welcome to Wrexham are spoiling sport

The blurred lines between sport and entertainment

20 May 2023

9:00 AM

20 May 2023

9:00 AM

Wrexham had never seen anything like it: thousands of fans cheering their team as an open-top bus made its way through the city’s streets. On board, Wrexham’s footballers celebrated their side’s promotion back to the English football league. The club’s star owners, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, were there too – and with them, as usual, came the cameras.

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