Anthony Forde Wife Laura Is Proud Mom Of One

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Earlier this year, Anthony Forde and his wife, Laura Mangan, welcomed their new baby, embarking on their exciting journey into parenthood, which was both overwhelming and beautiful.

Soccer is an exciting sport, and the lower-level leagues are no exception. One of the standout teams from the English League two-division is Wrexham, owned by Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.

Today, we’ll be talking about a particular player from that club, Anthony Forde, along with his wife, Laura Mangan, and their new baby.

Wrexham Player Anthony Forde
Wrexham Player Anthony Forde (Source: Instagram)

Anthony Michael Forde is a 30-year-old soccer player from Ballingary, Ireland. He plays predominantly as a winger or midfielder.

Forde started his journey with top-flight club Wolverhampton Wanderers and made his premier league debut against Chelsea. Then he moved to Walsall FC, who were in League One back then.

Forde joined Rotherham United for 3 years, followed by 3 years at Oxford United, showcasing his skills after scoring goals.

Moreover, in 2022, the newly bought Wrexham signed Forde on a 2-year deal. With Wrexham, the winger won the National League, and his freekicks have been crucial for their success.

Meet The Wife Of Anthony Forde: Laura Mangan

It is normal for fans not to know much about soccer players’ personal life. In particular, for a player like Anthony Forde, who has not made much impact on the big stage.

However, we do know some details about Anthony and his love life. Aside from being a soccer player, he is also a husband and a father.

Anthony And His Wife Laura
Anthony Forde And His Wife Laura (Source: Facebook)

Anthony Forde is in a happy marital life with his wife, Laura Jane Mangan. She is a very private figure and prefers not to disclose much about her details.

Nonetheless, we do know her career path and line of work. Laura started hustling at a young age, working at an ice creamery called Madmyrtles.

Laura Has A Wide Range of Experience

After working at Madmyrtles, Laura served as a waitress at Kudos Creative Catering in Limerick, Ireland.

However, her passion was in fashion and clothing, so she started working as a sales assistant at Lou’s Lifestyle.

Laura Mangan
Laura Mangan (Source: Facebook)

Eventually, Laura went to the UK and continued her role as a sales assistant at Urban Outfitters.

She expanded her resume as the Meetings and Events Coordinator at Eclectic Hotel in Manchester. Moreover, she also has experience working as a cashier at the esteemed Zara.

Currently, Laura Mangan runs her own company, called LJMDESIGNS, offering wedding and event services.

Anthony And Wife Laura On A Parental Journey

Anthony Forde lives blissfully with his beautiful wife, Laura Mangan, and the child.

The exact details of their meeting are unknown, but a 2012 photo of the couple can be found on Laura’s Facebook.

So, it is safe to say that the sweethearts have a long history together and secretly got married at some point. 

Now, they have embarked on a new journey. On February 4, 2023, Forde and Laura welcomed their baby.

Anthony Forde Made An Announcement Of His Child's Birth Via His Instagram
Anthony Forde Made An Announcement Of His Child’s Birth Via His Social Media (Source: Instagram)

Anthony broke the news on his Instagram, captioning it as the best day of his life.

The comments were full of friends, family, and fans, along with Ryan Reynolds himself pouring his love for the player.

We don’t know the details of the baby, regarding its name or gender. However, a comment did say, ‘Hello Paddy,’ so we can take a wild guess and say the name is Paddy.


Agraj Bhatta

Agraj Bhatta is a sports enthusiast with a talent for capturing the essence of athletes' journeys through his writing. His articles offer readers a glimpse into the world of sports, from the adrenaline-fueled highs of victory to the heart-wrenching lows of defeat.


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