Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are set to take over Welsh soccer team

The gang has bought a soccer club.

You may have never heard of Wrexham AFC, but you might soon.

Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney moved a step closer to becoming investors in the Welsh soccer team — one of the world’s oldest professional soccer clubs and currently playing in English soccer’s fifth tier — after their takeover bid was overwhelmingly approved by the club’s board.

The Wrexham Supporters Trust Board, which currently owns the club, voted in favor of the deal that would see the celebrity duo take complete ownership of the club.

The bid is still subject to final agreement and official confirmation from governing bodies, but the stars have said they already have lofty ambitions to turn Wrexham into a “global force.”

Dolly Parton has advice for a ‘divided’ America

If you can’t listen to Dolly Parton, who can you listen to?

The seemingly ageless iconic country artist appeared on Sunday’s episode of “Today” to promote her new album, “A Holly Dolly Christmas,” and her Netflix musical “Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square.”

On “Today” she said, “I think we’ve just become so divided, ‘cause people just seem to love to hate. You know?

“This is the Christmas season coming up,” Parton said. “But we need to carry that Christmas spirit of peace on Earth, and loving one another. We need to carry that into the new year. “And Lord knows, I hope next year is better than this one,” she added..

— From wire reports

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Please log in, or sign up for a new, free account to read or post comments.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Support Local Journalism

Now, more than ever, the world needs trustworthy reporting—but good journalism isn’t free. Please support us by subscribing or making a contribution today.