In a former yard, behind the Lion Hotel and accessed from Chester Street, was the town’s cockpit. Cockfighting was probably the most important sport in the early 18th century. All classes gambled their money in [more]
Wrexham Football Ground in 1977 with NEWI (now Glyndwr) to the left. Source: Tom Farrell.
Football League Div. 3. Sat 29th April 1972. Swansea City. Kick off 3.15pm. Source: Wrexham FC Magazine from our collection.
Front (L-R) Ken Roberts, Winston Williams, Graham Williams, Barry Evans and Melvyn Morris. Back (L-R) Jack Nash (trainer), Jim Clark, Eric Pugh, Ivor Roberts, Alan Roberts, Mike Rogers, Geoff Lloyd and Len Lloyd(committee member). Source: [more]
Front (L-R) Malcolm McKinley, Raymond Booth, Geoff Williams, Malcolm Durkin and Barry Gittins. Back (L-R) John Roberts (trainer), Brian Evans, John Partington, Paul Jones, Terry Maddox, Arthur Jones and Cliff Williams. Source: Wrexham Leader 9th [more]
Wrexham FCs Fans turn out in the match with Notts County in 1964. Source: NWNMedia.
Wrexham FC supporter trip in 1962. Do you know where they were flying off too? Source: NWNMedia.
Wrexham FC changing the bulbs in the lights at the Racecourse 1969. An employee of Grays Electrical has a head for heights as he changes a bulb in the racecourse floodlights. Source: NWNMedia; Nia Rees [more]
Hafod Colliery Cricket Team of 1950 who were winners of the Area Industrial Shield. Top row (L-R): Bert Smith (Umpire), Fred Aspinal (Coach), Ed Wynne, Bob Burke, Os Jones (Umpire). Middle row (L-R): J. Jones, [more]
Source: Leader – Fifty Years on. First published 1970.