Meet the Darracotts



Date: 01/01/1980

Programme: Wrexham vs Preston

As you would know if you read this blog, we like to give you a nice gentle start to the day before we fulfil our Bowlam quotient – and you would also know we like to fulfil our family snap quotient while we are at it. So having met luminaries such as the Sheringhams and the McNeills and the Thijssens, we dip into the Wrexham programme from 1980 once more to meet the Darracotts. Terry was hoping the new decade would launch Wrexham into division one, but he’d give it all up to be a merchant seaman. He loved Glenda Jackson and had twin boys to show off ahead of the visit of Preston and Nobby Stiles. Shout out too to the Bryn Hotel ad down the bottom – the host hotel for Wales internationals. Oh the tales that hotel could tell…


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