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Football Forever! Introducing the Story of Football in Wales and Wales in Football

Football Forever! Introducing the Story of Football in Wales and Wales in Football is the latest exhibition, inspired by the Welsh Football Collection, to open at Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives.

The exhibition highlights the eventful history of Welsh football through its links to the First World War, the Aberfan Colliery Disaster, the challenges of foreign travel, the 1924 Paris Olympics, the rise of feminism, disability and sport, the importance of a single street in Swansea and the sport’s origins in the town of Wrexham and the village of Ruabon.

The exhibition includes objects and archival material from the Welsh Football Collection, selected with the guidance of two guest curators, both dedicated fans of the game. The collection appears in a series of themed displays: Home Internationals, Stars and Characters, Europe and the World, Club and Domestic and All Forms of the Game including:

Alongside these displays visitors have the chance to

Football Forever! is on show from Friday, July 12th 2019 until Saturday, January 11th 2020.