How FX’s Welcome to Wrexham Breaks the Sports Documentary Mold

The series about a struggling Welsh football club is heavily character driven

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Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney randomly taking over a fifth-tier football club in the north of Wales might seem like an odd choice for a docuseries, but the show following the pair’s journey around Wrexham AFC is proving to be a hit for network FX.

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