You can now stream Wrexham games thanks to Ryan Reynolds

Wrexham AFC games will soon be available to stream internationally. The National League, which covers the fifth and sixth tiers of English football, has signed an agreement with BT Sport to make the matches streamable. BT Sport currently holds the broadcasting rights to the competition until 2023/24.

Initially a soft launch starting December 10, National League games will be fully available around Christmas. SportsPro Media reports that the sixth divisions North and South will also be slowly introduced in the coming months.

League says all 72 teams would benefit from an agreement

The National League confirmed the news in a recent official statement. “A tremendous amount of work has been done behind the scenes and the League is now in a position to announce a soft launch of the streaming platform on Saturday, December 10 with a full launch two weeks later,” the statement said. pronunciation read.

“In the first phase of the launch, streaming will only be introduced for National Division clubs, while the League will be working with North and South clubs to run pilot events in the second half of the season to ensure it can be done logistically. will be delivered for the North and South divisions for the 2023./24 season.”

“The National League wishes to reiterate its commitment to providing a quality streaming platform that benefits all 72 member clubs.”

Ryan Reynolds has been asking for a deal for months

The news of the deal comes months after Wrexham co-owner Ryan Reynolds slammed the league. Reynolds took to Twitter to express frustrations with the National League blocking games from being available to stream.

“After months of maximum effort, the decision (due to inactivity from the Vanarama National League) not to allow domestic/international streaming of matches from Wrexham and the other clubs in the league is truly mind-boggling,” Reynolds tweeted.

“Depriving every team in our league of the opportunity to expand the fan base while increasing league revenue benefits everyone,” the actor continued. “This is a spotlight and an opportunity and we ask the National League to seize it. And we urge Vanarama and BT Sport to help them find the wisdom to do so.

A spokesman for the National League previously told World Soccer Talk that “the project has not gained momentum. The National League spent nearly a year researching streaming options.”

There are some concerns about how the new direct-to-consumer service will affect stadium attendance. However, the league is exploring options to split revenue between the teams in the new deal. Either way, American fans of Welcome to Wrexham are sure to be pleased with the news.

Stream Wrexham games worldwide, including from the US

Wrexham’s first possible game on the new streaming service may come on December 10 when the Red Dragons play out at Eastleigh. At the time of writing, no details have been announced on whether this will be the first Wrexham game in the National League to be streamed to viewers around the world.

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