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Non-Championship Team Owned by Hollywood Stars Bans Boots With Abusive Message

THE NON-LEAGUE football club owned by Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney insisted striker Paul Mullin on Tuesday will not wear a pair of boots displaying an abusive message for Britain’s ruling Conservative Party.

Mullin, a Wrexham striker, had posted an Instagram image of the boots with the words “f*** the Tories (the Tories nickname)” printed on the side.

But the Dragons moved quickly to make it clear that 11-goal forward Mullin would not wear the boots of the National League’s fifth-tier promotion chasers.

“The club can confirm that the boots revealed by Paul Mullin on social media will not be worn tonight or any other Wrexham AFC match and that the photographs taken at the racecourse were taken without our knowledge or approval. “, said a club. statement.

The British MP for Wrexham is a Conservative politician, Sarah Atherton, with the club adding that ‘everyone is entitled to their own opinion, whether it’s staff or supporters’ but that was not at the football club to take political positions.

“There is no starker example of this than the fact that the MP for the constituency in which the club is located is a Conservative seat,” the statement read.

“After this unwelcome distraction, the club hopes the focus remains on our goals of achieving on-field promotion and creating community benefits, in which Paul Mullin will continue to play an important role.”

Tuesday’s statement was released shortly before Rishi Sunak was confirmed as Britain’s new prime minister after Tory predecessor Liz Truss’ tenure at 10 Downing Street lasted just 49 days.

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‘Deadpool’ movie star Reynolds and McElhenney, most famous for his role in the comedy series ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’, took over Wrexham from a group of supporters a year ago with an initial investment of £2 million ($2.7 million).

– ©AFP 2022

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