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Nantwich Town post savage tweet in cheeky swipe at Wrexham owner Ryan Reynolds

Nantwich Town post a savage tweet in a cheeky swipe at Wrexham owner Ryan Reynolds during Saturday afternoon’s pre-season friendly.

Wrexham started their pre-season campaign with an entertaining 5-2 win against their lower league opponents at the Swansway Stadium.

Phil Parkinson showed off his squad depth by fielding two different elevens in the match, with young and experienced faces taking part with Aaron Hayden, Trialist A, Kai Evans, Liam McAlinden and Paul Mullin giving the travelling Wrexham support something to cheer about.

Back-to-back corners produced the first goal of the game, as Hayden, with the captain’s armband, rose highest to direct his header into the top corner after nine minutes.

Running down the right-wing, Callum McFadzean sent over the perfect ball to the unmarked Jake Hyde in the centre, who couldn’t direct his header on target to double the scoreline around twenty minutes in.

Jon Moran had the chance to put Nantwich ahead in the 34th minute, but in a tangle of his feet, he couldn’t offer any real connection on the ball in the centre of the Wrexham box.

A minute later, Joel Grant got the Welsh outfit’s equaliser the. A quick in-step past Trialist A allowed him to hit an effort into Mark Howard’s near-post, as the ball went straight into the top corner.

Trialist A had some moments threatening Nantwich inside from the right-win, hitting the ball in the 38th minute and fizzed into Louis Gray’s top corner, just like Grant’s goal minutes earlier.

An awkward header for Dan Davies in the 44th minute saw the ball drop nicely for Dan Cockerline on the edge of the Wrexham box, but his effort went past Howard’s right post.

The first Wrexham eleven of the fixture went into the break 2-1 up, courtesy of a header from Hayden and a a screamer from Trialist A.

Kai Evans almost had the perfect start inside the first minute of the second half, picking up the ball outside the box, before hitting a powerful effort against the crossbar of the Nantwich goal.

After a lovely run from McAlinden, centre back Ben Tozer was unmarked to power back a header to the opposite post, but the ball evaded Ollie Palmer with 53 minutes on the clock.

Evans scored in the 58th minute with a tap-in, after the ball trickled towards the line after Gray had saved Palmer’s initial effort.

On the 60th minute, Jordan Davies’ whipped left-footed effort was pushed away from the bottom corner by a sprawling Gray.

McAlinden’s persistent threat down the left side came about again, seeing the wing-back finish off a cross from Palmer down the right-wing with 70 minutes played, taking the scoreline to 1-4.

A clash on the edge of the Wrexham box allowed the ball meet the feet of Nantwich’s Cockerline, who smashed a half volley past Trialist B in goal with 78 minutes gone.

Wrexham reacted quick and with 82 minutes on the clock, Paul Mullin hit a driven shot across goal to take the overall score to 5-2.

This is when Nantwich took to tweet the following: “82‘ | Goal Wrexham. Paul Mullin makes it 5, which is also the score out of 10 on IMDb for Green Lantern starring Ryan Reynolds. 🟢”

Mullin was through once again in the 85th minute, waiting for the keeper to make a move and chipped the ball over the diving Gray, only for the ball to narrowly wide of the far-post.

The final whistle blew 5-2 to Wrexham on the back of two impressive halves of football by the 22 men used.

Wrexham: (3-4-1-2): Howard (GK), Trialist A, Hayden (C), Cleworth, Dan Davies, O’Connor, J.Jones, Bickerstaff, Hyde, Angus

Second-half: Trialist B (GK), James, Dan Jones, Tozer, McAlinden, Dave Jones, Young (C), Davies, Kai Evans, Mullin, Palmer

Nantwich Town: (5-4-1): Gray (GK), Stair (C), Devine (Edwards 72’), Moran, Bourne, Hughes, Heath, Robbins (Castellano 61’), Cockerline, Cook, Grant

Unused Substitutions: Sherratt, Leitch-Smith, Trialist A, Sutton, Butler, Walters

Referee: Ollie Yates

Attendance: 1,427

Twitter users reacted as Nantwich Town post a savage tweet in a cheeky swipe at Wrexham owner Ryan Reynolds during Saturday afternoon’s pre-season friendly…

@chloexnffc: Admin ily

@CharliePhill22: You’ve gotta respect it @VancityReynolds

@79Ackers: Outstanding 😂👏

@LegendEskimoBoy: Ryan Reynolds is surprised it has a 5

@paul_e_bailey: One of those banter tweets that you know is gonna piss off a few of their fans that are of a more bedwetting disposition 😂

@BrevardOrange: Top shelf shade… good luck this year.

@SMo1801: Tbf, @VancityReynolds dunks on Green Lantern more than anyone else. He even shot himself to try and stop him taking on the role

@MattTaylorShrew: That’s some 1st class shithousery right there admin and I’m all for it 😂😂

@Dan_Townley: This is incredible 😂😂😂

@Dxpo_: I am looking forward to seeing more hilarious tweets like this during the season. 🤣

@TurtlesTweets_: The 5th goal turned the admin salty 😂😂

@DanielsToz: This is class banter from Nantwichs admin to be fair

@oliverrbradley: @VancityReynolds personally i wouldn’t let that slide

@LastBlairite: Amazing shithousery. Elite

@princeybcfc: Can we all take a bow for Nantwich admin please

@RichieLawlor: Winner of the internet today

@ZRaceXXII: Took the L that hard they had to roast Ryan Reynolds 😭😭😭😂😂😂

@nodge1985: Outstanding work. @VancityReynolds must appreciate this, surely? 😆

@adamski270591: 5 out of 10 is very reasonable for that shite

@BHABHOYS: Fucking hilarious this

@clarke_10: Violation whilst losing 😂 👏🏻

@sports_badger: This wins Twitter today

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