2019/20 Opposition Guide: Shrewsbury Town

Ahead of the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One campaign, bwfc.co.uk will profile each of Wanderers' opponents.

In our latest article, we have Shrewsbury Town...

Nickname: The Shrews

Founded: 1886

Stadium: New Meadow

Capacity: 9, 875

2018/19 Finish: 18th in League One

2018/19 Top Scorer: Fejiri Okenabirhie, 16 goals in all competitions

Manager: Sam Ricketts

Distance From The University Of Bolton Stadium: 90 miles

Getting To The Ground

By Car Situated on the South side of Shrewsbury, the Montgomery Waters Meadow is just a stone’s throw away from the A5 and A49. 

If you are travelling from the North (Warrington), then you will arrive in Shrewsbury on the A49 and you should follow the signs to the football ground. 

If you would like to find us on google maps then put in ‘Shrewsbury Town Football Club’. If you are using a Sat-Nav then our postcode is ‘SY2 6ST’. 

By Train 

The railway station is two miles from the stadium. On leaving the railway station proceed to the bus station (300 yards) to travel on the Express Bus Service or Arriva operated services.

By Bus

A bus service will run three journeys from the town's bus station to and from the stadium for Saturday and two journeys for mid-week matches.

The service will pick up at The Shirehall Car Park. 

The return service will leave the stadium from behind the South Stand ten minutes after the end of the match. 

Club Address:
Shrewsbury Town Football Club, 
Montgomery Waters Meadow, Oteley Road,
Shrewsbury, Shropshire,
United Kingdom, SY2 6ST

Head to Head: Wanderers and Shrewsbury Town have met 23 times, with the first meeting taking place in 1971.

In the Whites last game against the Shrews in 2017, it finished 2-0 victory at New Meadow, with Mark Beevers and Adam Le Fondre finding the back of the net, to give Wanderers all three points on their travels.


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