League round-up: Wrexham relegated to Conference for first time

22 April 2008
Wrexham's 87-year stay in English soccer's Football League has ended after a 2-0 defeat at Hereford guaranteed the club's relegation. The Welsh side have lost 25 matches in League Two this season, and they trail Mansfield by five points and Dagenham & Redbridge by six points with two games remaining.Mansfield and Dagenham play each other in the final round.

Cardiff, which has reached the F.A. Cup final, and Swansea, which has secured promotion to the second-tier Championship, will be the only Welsh clubs in the 92-team Football League in next season. Wrexham will play in the Blue Square Premier.

In the other league games played on Tuesday Championship Wolves kept their play-off hopes alive but ended Cardiff's with a 3-0 win at Molineux.

Andy Keogh put the home side ahead with his 11th goal of the season after eight minutes heading home Kevin Foley's cross from the right.

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake added a second just before the break and was involved in the third on 56 minutes.

He forced a save from Peter Enckelman and Michael Kightly pounced first for the rebound.

In League One Swindon defeated Bristol Rovers 1-0 in the mid-table derby. Simon Cox's 74th minute header won the away team the game.