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Thorns Academy to face Wrexham Women at Providence Park

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The Thorns Academy will take on Wrexham AFC Women as part of Wrexham's 'Wrex Coast Tour' on Friday, July 26, at Providence Park. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, May 14, at 10am PT.

Wrexham, Wales — Wrexham AFC Women are set to make their U.S. debut this summer with their highly anticipated 'Wrex Coast Tour.' The three-game series features competitive matches against top-tier clubs, with two fixtures in Los Angeles against SoCal FC and Tigres Femenil U19, followed by a night game in Portland against Portland Thorns Academy.

Wrex Coast Tour Dates:

  • Friday, July 19, at 7 PM - UCLA Drake Stadium, Los Angeles, CA - Wrexham AFC Women v. SoCal FC
  • Sunday, July 21, at 3 PM - UCLA Drake Stadium, Los Angeles, CA - Wrexham AFC Women v. Tigres Femenil U19
  • Friday, July 26, at 7 PM - Providence Park, Portland, OR - Wrexham AFC Women v Portland Thorns Academy

Tickets for the Thorns Academy's match against Wrexham Women go on sale Tuesday, May 14, at 10am PT via SeatGeek. Visit WrexCoastTour.com, where ticketing links and additional information for all matches can be found.

Wrexham AFC Women’s U.S. Tour is made possible by title sponsor Ally, a financial services company with the U.S.’s largest all-digital bank and a leading brand in women's sports. Ally’s support will help elevate Wrexham AFC Women’s presence globally, accelerating its ambitions of becoming a top club worldwide.

Wrexham AFC co-chairmen Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds shared their excitement for the Women’s Wrex Coast Tour in a video announcement Tuesday.

Wrexham AFC Women manager Steve Dale said, “Having heard the stories around the Men’s tour last season, it is great that the Women’s team will have the same opportunity. The time it will provide us to prepare for the upcoming league campaign will be vital in our quest to improve on our third position."

“Our focus on elevating women’s sports makes Ally the perfect teammate to bring Wrexham AFC Women to the U.S. for the first time,” said Andrea Brimmer, chief Marketing and Public Relations officer, Ally. “The Wrex Coast Tour gives them the stage they have rightfully earned by capturing hearts with their stories and brilliant play.”

About Wrexham AFC Women

Wrexham AFC Women, the official women’s football department of Wrexham AFC, was reformed in 2018. Following the takeover of the Football Club on February 9, 2021, Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds made an immediate financial investment into the women’s football section, and in 2023, the Club achieved promotion to the top tier of Welsh women’s football, the Adran Premier. Wrexham AFC Women were subsequently able to realize their ambition of becoming the first semi-professional women’s football team in Wales. The team also holds the all-time Welsh domestic football attendance record of 9,511, set at the Racecourse Ground on March 26, 2023.