The 85th Anniversary of the Gresford Mining Disaster

Today is the 85th Anniversary of the Gresford Mining Disaster, a catastrophe tied inextricably to the modern history of the town of Wrexham, and in which Wrexham AFC unwittingly played a tragic hand, as miners swapped shifts to be able to watch the derby with Tranmere the following day and found themselves caught up in the horror. A beautiful ceremony at the Gresford Disaster Memorial … Continue reading The 85th Anniversary of the Gresford Mining Disaster