Best Sports Writing Award | Shortlisted


by Ian Herbert

In February 2021, Ryan Reynolds joined with Rob McElhenney to buy Wrexham AFC, a non-league team in North Wales. With the exclusive knowledge of life-long Wrexham supporter and sports journalist Ian Herbert, Tinseltown tells the story of this extraordinary, unpredictable and often surreal football takeover and the remarkable events that followed.

Tinseltown by Ian Herbert
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