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Relegation

Wrexham's 87 year tenure as a Football League club will end this season. They have just been condemned to relegation from League Two.

These earlier trimphs are now just distant memories...



1878 first winners of the Welsh Cup (played in Acton Park, near my old primary school)

Stanley Matthews briefly played for Wrexham during the Second World War.

1962 beat Hereford United 10-1 - the first time a Football League team had three players all scoring hat-tricks in the same game.

1972 defeated FC Zurich in first round of European Cup-Winners' Cup.

1974 reached FA Cup quarter-finals after defeating Middlesbrough, Southampton and Crystal Palace.

1976 reached quarter-finals of European Cup-Winners' Cup after defeating Djurgardens and Stal Rzeszow, only to be beaten by eventual winners Anderlecht.

1976 knocked Spurs out of League Cup and Sunderland out of FA Cup.

1978 reached League Cup quarter-finals, FA Cup quarter-finals and won the Third Division.

1979 Knocked out by Spurs (featuring Hoddle, Ardiles and Ricky Villa) in FA Cup, but only after a replay.

1981 Knocked Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest out of FA Cup.

1984 Knocked Portuguese giants FC Porto out of European Cup-Winners' Cup 4-4 on away goals. (Then lost 3-0 on aggregate in the second round to an AS Roma side managed by Sven-Goran Eriksson.)

1991 FA Cup Third Round win over reigning League champions Arsenal. Knocked out in fourth round by West Ham, but only after a replay.

1995 Knocked Ipswich Town out of FA Cup. In following round, took the lead against Manchester United, but eventually lost 5-2.

1996 Knocked West Ham out of FA Cup after a replay. Got as far as the quarter-finals.

1999 Knocked Middlesbrough out of FA Cup.

2005 Won LDV Vans Trophy at the Millennium Stadium.

Won Welsh Cup 23 times.
Won FAW Premier Cup 5 times.

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