Preview: Newport v Wrexham

Newport and Wrexham are in action today as they battle for a place in the Football League.

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Wrexham FC joins forces with uni for degree scheme

Ask Wrexham's fans and they'll tell you the team's always played educated football. Now the idea is to educate the footballers too.

They're introducing a tie-up with Glyndwr University next door - the idea is to get players a degree and a career after retirement - and they get to play for the Dragons whilst they study.

Rob Shelley's been to hear about a world where free kicks meet learning curves.



FT: Luton 5 - 0 Wrexham

Wrexham were on the end of a heavy defeat at Kenilworth Road, going down 5-0 to league leaders Luton, with Jake Howells completing the rout with a penalty late in the second half.

The match was Billy Barr's first in caretaker charge of Wrexham, following Andy Morrell's departure.

Andy Morrell quits as manager of Wrexham AFC

Andy Morrell took over as caretaker manager in September 2011 Credit: PA Images

Andy Morrell has quit his role as manager of Wrexham AFC.

His assistant (pictured right) Billy Barr will take immediate charge of the club on an interim basis.

In a statement the club says it was 'mutually agreed' to allow him to pursue other opportunities.

Andy Morrell was appointed permanent manager in October 2011 following the departure of Dean Saunders to Doncaster Rovers.

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