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Gary Mills announced as Wrexham's new manager

Wrexham have appointed former Gateshead boss Gary Mills as their new manager following Kevin Wilkin's departure in March.

Gary Mills arrives at Wrexham from fellow Conference side Gateshead. Credit:

Wilkin was dismissed following the Dragon's defeat to Conference North side North Ferriby United in the FA Trophy final - a defeat which saw Wrexham let a two goal lead slip to lose on penalties.

Mills, a former Nottingham Forest player, lead previous club Gateshead to a third place finish in the Conference last season before losing in the play-off final.

Wrexham have had a hugely disappointing season and have found it difficult to find the sort of form that lead them to within one game of a return to the Football League two seasons ago.

Mills will be Wrexham's third Manager in just over a year.

Police appeal for help to find missing Wrexham teenager

Police are asking for help to find a fifteen-year-old last seen in Wrexham a month ago.

15-year-old Junior was last seen wearing a grey and dark blue hoody, dark trousers and trainers Credit: North Wales Police

Junior Scott, who also has connections to London, is described as Afro-Caribbean, 5ft 6ins tall, with short black hair.

He was last seen in Wrexham on March 27th.

Police are urging anyone who knows of his whereabouts to get in touch.

They've also asked Junior to contact them directly on 101 to let them know he's safe.

Two die after collision in Wrexham

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision in the Abenbury area of Wrexham involving a bus and a car in which two people died and three others were injured.

The incident happened in the Abenbury area. Credit: Bing

It happened yesterday afternoon on Cefn Road.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact members of the Roads Policing Unit at Deeside on 101 quoting reference number S057584.


Disappointing night for Welsh clubs as Cardiff, Newport and Wrexham fall to defeat

Cardiff, Newport and Wrexham all fell to defeat in this evening's round of fixtures in what proved to be a disappointing night for the Welsh sides.

Cardiff traveled to promotion chasing Ipswich and got off to the worst possible start - Freddie Sears netting after just 3 minutes at Portman Road.

Russell Slade's men slipped to defeat against Ipswich. Credit: PA

Cardiff did equalise through an Eoin Doyle header, but goals form Cole Skuse and a last minute David Murphy strike sealed the win for Ipswich, who consolidate their place in the Championship play-off places.

In League 2 Newport suffered a knock to their play-off ambitions, going down 2-0 to Southend.

Goals from Cian Bolger and Stephen McLaughlin secured victory for the Shrimpers, who harbour their own promotion hopes. Newport slip to 9th following the defeat.

Meanwhile in the Conference Carl Darlington suffered his first defeat in charge of Wrexham with his side falling to a 2-1 defeat to relegation threatened Welling.

Andy Bishop's late goal wasn't enough for the Dragons, who remain in mid table.

Wrexham FC post advert for new manager

Wrexham football club have issued an advert on their website for a new manager.

The club has a 'large, passionate fan base' Credit: PA

The club, which is the only fully professional club in North Wales, say they're looking for 'the right candidate' to be a part of their future growth.

It comes just days after it was announced manager Kevin Wilkin would leave the club, following a 5-4 defeat in the FA trophy final against North Ferriby at Wembley.

Read: Wrexham manager goes after Wembley defeat

Penalty heartbreak for Wrexham after Wembley thriller

Wrexham have lost a penalty shoot-out to North Ferriby United after an action packed FA Cup Trophy final at Wembley.

Wrexham were 2-0 after an hour, but lost on penalties. Credit: PA

The Conference side were 2-0 up after an hour thanks to goals from Louis Moult and Lee Harris, before a Liam King penalty started a remarkable come-back from the side from Yorkshire.

Ryan Kendall equalised five minutes before full time and then scored a header in extra time to put the Conference North side in the lead.

Moult then scored his second of the game to ensure the match went to penalties, but Adam Nicklin's stop from Steve Tomassen's spot kick ensured there was no repeat of Wrexham's win on penalties in the same competition two years ago.

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