Non-league Wrexham secure FA Cup upset at Coventry in seven-goal epic

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It was only briefly sunny in Coventry. It was otherwise rain-lashed and windy. Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, Wrexham’s proprietors, had stayed away, presumably waiting for a Premier League club in the next round.

In their absence, their team prevailed after a chaotic, dramatic FA Cup tie. It doubtless made for high-quality streaming content in showing off the old competitions’s finest win-or-bust essence, even if McElhenney complained on social media that his feed had crashed during the game. A National League club, even one with Disney financing, takes its place in this year’s fourth round draw. Now, does that actually count as a giantkilling?

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Written by John Brewin at the Coventry Building Society Arena
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2023/jan/07/coventry-wrexham-fa-cup-third-round-match-report under the title “Non-league Wrexham secure FA Cup upset at Coventry in seven-goal epic”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.