Glyndŵr Wrexham Football Academy Players Unveiled
Glyndŵr Wrexham Football Academy (GWFA) has unveiled the first team of students aiming to net games, goals and a higher education. The ground breaking partnership between Glyndŵr University and Wrexham FC has attracted 15 players from across the UK. The majority of the squad played at Premier League, Football League or international level. They have come from teams including Manchester City, QPR, Leeds United, Preston North End, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City and Burnley, to the delight of Academy managers Lee Jones and Adam Owen, and Wrexham FC director Barry Horne. Supported by ambassadors Michael Owen, Aaron Ramsay and Neil Taylor, GWFA will allow the footballers to study for a degree at Glyndŵr while training and playing for the Dragons or a feeder club based in the Welsh football league.
Wrexham Glyndŵr Futsal in Europe
Wrexham Glyndŵr Futsal are currently in Dublin for the 2014 UEFA Futsal Cup. The preliminary round draw sees them face champions for Holland, Ireland and Turkey. Last season the Welsh champions lost out to opposition from Bosnia and Israel and will be looking to use the experience from them defeats to improve their performance this year. The team have added more quality to the side that lifted the Welsh Cup by signing Stewart Evans and Connor Rogers previously with TNS Futsal and Jordan Davies who plays football for Prestatyn Town in the League of Wales. Wrexham have recently teamed up with Glyndŵr University and both parties are looking forward to working together on some exciting Futsal projects over the next couple of years. Follow Wrexham Glyndŵr Futsal in their UEFA Cup fixtures