Paul Mullin was the hero as Wrexham sealed the National League title and a return to the Football League after a 15-year absence in front of 10,000 jubilant fans.
Wrexham’s 3-1 win over Boreham Wood, which came after they fought back from 1-0 down after 43 seconds, sparked a joyous pitch invasion, with the club’s owners – Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney – tearfully hugging in the stands.
Reynolds told BBC Sport Wales he felt “unadulterated joy” at the final whistle.
He added: “To see the joy on the players’ faces and, of course, the entire stadium is what it’s all about.”
Wrexham players celebrated with fans and their Hollywood owners after securing promotion back to the Football League.
The team won the National League title following a 3-1 victory against Boreham Wood on Saturday.
It puts and end to a long stay in the fifth tier which began following the teams relegation from League Two in 2008.
On the pitch following the win star owner Rob McElheney said it was “one of the most incredible moments” of his life.
Phil Parkinson says Wrexham fans can enjoy a “big party” over the coming days, and their Football League return after a 15-year absence is the “start of a journey”.
Wrexham’s 3-1 win over Boreham Wood secured the National League title, sparking jubilant scenes among the 10,000 crowd at the Racecourse.
Parkinson hailed the club’s “amazing” Hollywood owners – Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney – who took over in 2021.
“We’ve kept our feet firmly on the ground,” he said.
“But there’s going to be a big party over the next few days in Wrexham.
“I want all the supporters who have had these tough times supporting the club to enjoy it and really embrace tonight.