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Wrexham vs Salford LIVE commentary: Hollywood-backed Welsh side face Gary Neville and co’s team in huge clash – kick-off time, team news and how to follow

Wrexham will host Salford City in a huge League Two clash this weekend, live on talkSPORT 2.

The Welsh side are now one of the most famous lower league sides around because they are co-owned by Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.

Wrexham have made a fine return to League Two


Wrexham have made a fine return to League TwoCredit: Getty

Meanwhile, Salford also boast famous backers themselves and are owned by Manchester United’s Class of 92, which includes Gary Neville and Paul Scholes.

Both sides have their sights set on making it to League One, but it’s Wrexham that are in the better position.

They are currently just outside the play-offs on goal difference, while their opponents are sat in midtable, four points behind Wrexham.

Wrexham vs Salford: Date and how to follow

This League Two clash is set to take place on Saturday, October 14.

Kick-off at the Racecourse Ground is scheduled for 3pm.

talkSPORT 2 will have live and EXCLUSIVE commentary from Cameron Pope and former England defender Micky Gray. will have all the best reaction from Wales.

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

Wrexham's owners have transformed the club


Wrexham’s owners have transformed the clubCredit: Disney+

Wrexham vs Salford: Team news

The hosts will be without Andy Cannon after he was sent off in Wrexham’s last league game.

Jacob Mendy left the field injured in that match, so will need to be assessed.

Elsewhere Ollie Palmer and Steven Fletcher will battle it out for a place in Phil Parkinson’s XI alongside Paul Mullin.

Matt Smith is likely to lead the line for Salford after scoring a double on his last appearance in League Two.

Salford were beaten by Stockport in the play-offs last year


Salford were beaten by Stockport in the play-offs last yearCredit: Getty

Wrexham vs Salford: What has been said?

Wrexham sealed their place in the knockout stages of the EFL Trophy in midweek and Parkinson was pleased with the display.

He said: “It was an important game for us in terms of getting players some game-time. You can go through the whole team, everybody needed a game and I was really pleased with the application and the quality, not just on the ball but off the ball as well.

“It was a very professional performance led by the senior boys.

“It is great when you have got good professionals like that leading the performance levels for us.”

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