On Saturday 22nd October 1864, Wrexham Football Club played their first ever game against the Prince of Wales Fire Brigade on the Racecourse where we still play today. Jones Newtown had to fight much harder than the margin suggests. It was advertised that the game was to be fifteen-a-side, but it turned out to be a ten-a-side game 'which resulted in an easy victory for the Fire Brigade, they winning the two first goals out of three.'"What did cause us concern was the fact that we could not find any record to matches played between 18, but we also found no record of any football being played at that time in the newspaper. Welshpool were striving for an equaliser, when just 1v0 down, fifteen minutes before the end. Jones and pushed through to Nicholls, who crashed in a terrific drive which gave Guppy, in the visiting goal, little chance of saving. This will perform an ajax call to redeem a promotion or gift card and display an informative message upon return.*/ A.declarative('redeem Promo Code', 'click', function(event) ); /* UTILITY FUNCTIONS show Promos In Popover Render a list if promotions that will be applied to this purchase in the popover below the input box for redeeming a claim code.
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Supporters Trust Chairman Peter Jones said: "The information came to light following the local newspaper of its time, the 'Wrexham Advertiser' being put on line, and thus allowing 'one word' searches, thus eliminating the needle in the haystack process of looking through the newspaper's microfilm reels at the local studies centre.
"A member had contacted us to state that he had found evidence of the club playing in 1866, through to 1869.
There is however considerable evidence that the Druids, who played at Plas Madoc Park, Ruabon, were formed earlier.
Yet in two articles in the local newspapers, mention is made of the formation dates of both clubs - the 'Druids' being formed some four years ago in a speech after a game in 1877 and in an after dinner speech in 1879 after 'The White Stars' Welsh Cup victory, Mr Evan Morris, President of Wrexham Football Club, in the above address in Newtown, following Wrexham's defeat to Newtown White Stars in the 1878/79 Welsh Cup Final, states that Wrexham had existed for 15 years - ie since 1864.