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Chelsea F.C. and Wrexham AFC to Face Off in U.S. Rematch at Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara, CA

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chelsea F.C. and Wrexham AFC, will return to the United States this summer for a July 24 match at Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. The two teams played against each other last summer in front of a sold-out crowd at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Chelsea F.C. is one of the most successful and storied soccer teams in the world. Nicknamed “The Blues”, the West London based club has captured 6 Premier League titles and won the UEFA Champions League trophy twice, most recently in 2021. Chelsea F.C. has a star studded roster including midfielders Enzo Fernandez and Cole Palmer, Forward Raheem Sterling, and Defender Reece James.

“It is great to be playing Wrexham once again, following the success of last year’s encounter in Chapel Hill. We look forward to playing in front of our loyal supporters based in California at the Levi’s® Stadium, which is sure to create a wonderful atmosphere,” said Chelsea F.C. Chief Executive Officer, Chris Jurasek.

Wrexham AFC, owned by Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds, has risen to one of the most popular soccer teams in the UK and United States. The FX series, “Welcome to Wrexham” has received critical acclaim winning five Primetime Emmy Awards. Founded in 1864, Wrexham is the third oldest professional soccer team in the world and continues to gain new fans across the United States, eager to follow and support the Club on their journey up the English Football Pyramid.

This match will be one of Wrexham AFC’s three U.S. matches this summer as part of their 2024 Wrex Coast Tour, additional match details forthcoming.

Wrexham AFC manager Phil Parkinson said: “We’re looking forward to returning to the United States for our summer tour, and the match at Levi’s® Stadium against Chelsea promises to be an exciting and memorable occasion – as well as an important part of our pre-season preparations. It was a great privilege to meet fans in the US last summer, and we’re excited to see more of our passionate supporters in San Francisco in July.”

Event promoters TEG Sport (TEG) are very proud to bring Chelsea F.C. and Wrexham AFC to the U.S., working alongside Levi’s® Stadium.

Geoff Jones, Group CEO of TEG said: “We are thrilled to be able to bring the iconic powerhouse club, Chelsea F.C. back to the US, as well as the captivating story that is Wrexham AFC back to California.

Both clubs have exceptional followings globally and the match is expected to sell fast especially at the iconic Levi’s® Stadium, Santa Clara.”

Pre-sale opens Monday, March 11th at 9:00 AM PT via Ticketmaster.

To register for pre-sale, please visit https://laylo.com/teg_sport/dC4sQ.

Tickets for the general public will go on sale on Ticketmaster Wednesday, March 13th, at 9:00 AM PT.

About Chelsea Football Club

Chelsea Football Club is one of the top football clubs globally and our men’s team were the FIFA Club World Cup winners for 2021, the final when we beat Brazilian side Palmeiras in Abu Dhabi. That success followed winning the UEFA Champions League for a second time in 2021 with victory over Manchester City in Porto.

Founded in 1905, Chelsea is London’s most central football club, based at the iconic 40,000-capacity Stamford Bridge stadium. Nicknamed ‘The Blues’, the club lifted the Champions League for the first time in 2012 and has also won the Premier League five times, the FA Cup eight times, the Football League Cup five times, the UEFA Europa League twice, the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup twice, the UEFA Super Cup twice and the Football League Championship once, in 1955.

The 2021 Champions League and Super Cup triumphs ensured Chelsea became the first club to win all four major UEFA club competitions twice following our earlier successes in those two competitions as well as the Europa League and Cup Winners’ Cup.

About Wrexham AFC

Wrexham Association Football Club is based in Wrexham, North Wales, and competes in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league pyramid. Formed in 1864, they are the oldest club in Wales and the third oldest professional team in the world. Wrexham has won the Welsh Cup a record 23 times and beaten some of the biggest clubs in the game in the English FA Cup and UEFA European Cup Winners Cup. The Racecourse Ground, home to Wrexham AFC, is the world’s oldest international stadium that still continues to host international games.

Wrexham AFC is owned by Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds. The goal of the new owners is to grow the team and establish Wrexham AFC as a Premier League club in front of increased attendances, and in an improved stadium, while making a positive difference to the wider community in Wrexham This goal is being pursued through four guiding principles: i) to protect the heritage of Wrexham AFC; ii) to reinforce the values of the community; iii) to use Rob and Ryan’s resources to grow the exposure of the club at home and abroad; and iv) to create a winning culture. For more information, please visit wrexhamafc.co.uk.

About Levi’s® Stadium

Named Sports Facility of the Year for 2015 by Sports Business Journal, Levi’s® Stadium is home to the San Francisco 49ers and serves as one of the world’s most technologically advanced and sustainable sports and entertainment venues. The $1.2 billion venue consists of 1.85 million square feet and 68,500 seats, including 175 luxury suites and 9,000 club seats, and was designed by HNTB and built by Turner/Devcon for the Santa Clara Stadium Authority. It is a multi-purpose facility with flexibility that has allowed it to host a wide range of events – including international soccer, college football, ice hockey, motorsports, concerts and various civic events – since opening in 2014. The venue is also expandable for major events such as 2026 FIFA World Cup, WrestleMania 31, Super Bowl 50 and the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Levi’s® Stadium is owned by the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, a public joint powers authority established to provide for development and operation of Levi’s® Stadium to ensure the stadium serves the goals of the City of Santa Clara. For more information, go to LevisStadium.com.

About TEG Sport

TEG Sport is a producer and promoter of live sporting events featuring the world’s biggest sporting teams and brands. TEG Sport is owned by TEG, a leading global live entertainment, ticketing, and technology business which operates worldwide out of seven country offices. TEG also includes TEG Live, TEG Experiences, TEG Dainty, TEG MJR, TEG Van Egmond, Laneway Festival, Handsome Tours, TEG Rockefeller, Qudos Bank Arena, Ticketek, Ticketek Marketplace, Eventopia, Softix, TicketCharge, TicketWorld, Ticketek Singapore and Ovation.

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Contacts

Katie Walsh

katie@srkstrategies.com
On behalf of TEG Sport

Written by SerieAUKWire

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