Shrewsbury Town supporters chief Mike Davis threw his backing behind the government-backed fan-led review as crucial in securing the future of football clubs. Parliament will discuss the landmark report from MP Tracey Crouch and it has been reported all 10 key representations will look to be implemented. The major inclusions to ensure the safeguarding of football club’s future and financial security will be an independent regulator, within which a proper and suitable test for would-be owners.
Reading midfielder Josh Laurent is a top target for Championship rivals Cardiff City, according to reports. The former Shrewsbury Town star joined the Royals on a free transfer in the summer of 2020 and won Player of the Season last year as the side missed out on the play-offs.
It was only fitting that, as a supporter of Shrewsbury Town Football Club since he was five years old, Lawrence Jones should be presented with a signed football on his 100th birthday and a message from the players. The centenarian, who hails from Madeley and later lived in Dawley, has been a life-long fan of the club and was thrilled by celebrations planned by staff at The Priory Nursing Home in Wellington.
Celtic are interested in signing exciting yet unseen Shrewsbury Town talent Ben Crompton this summer, according to a new transfer claim. The Lowdown: Crompton impresses for Shrewsbury U18s The 18-year-old has not yet been handed a chance in senior football, but that hasn’t stopped his reputation from growing.
Planning officers say a former Chinese restaurant can be demolished and replaced with a drive-through McDonald's. The proposal, for the former Dragon King next to Cineworld on Old Potts Way in Shrewsbury, will be considered by Shropshire Council's Northern Planning Committee for a final decision next Tuesday.
Youngsters Callum Wilson and Ben Crompton are looking for deals elsewhere after turning down new Shrewsbury Town offers, it is understood. The highly-rated duo were part of Town’s second-year scholars to depart Montgomery Waters Meadow this summer, while midfielder Josh Barlow agreed a new contract.
Quiz: 24 facts every Shrewsbury Town supporter should know about their club – Can you score full marks?
Comfortably avoiding the League One drop as the 2021/22 season progressed, Shrewsbury Town will be hoping for a season if improvement next time out. Whilst we wait and see how this summer plays out for the Shrews, and how they commence the new campaign, we have devised a 24 question quiz that will test your knowledge of all things Shrewsbury Town Football Club.
Shrewsbury Town legend Steve Cross admitted his surprise and disappointment at Shaun Whalley's exit from the club. Former midfielder Cross felt Town hero Whalley, 34, was good value for another year on his long stay at Montgomery Waters Meadow. Liverpudlian winger Whalley's exit after seven years as a flying Shrewsbury favourite was confirmed a couple of weeks ago in the club's retained list.
Ipswich Town have not received any contact from Wigan Athletic for captain Sam Morsy, according to a report from TWTD. With the transfer window set to open next month, Morsy has been linked with a potential return to his former club. According to The Sun journalist Alan Nixon, Wigan are believed to be interested in re-signing the 30-year-old as they look to prepare for life in the Championship.
Shrewsbury legend Dean Spink is keen to see Daniel Udoh partnered with a physical presence in Town's frontline next season. Udoh enjoyed a brilliant breakthrough season for Town this term as he led the goalscoring stakes with 16 goals to finish as top scorer for Steve Cotterill's side.
Shrewsbury academy captain Josh Barlow has signed his first professional contract with the club. The 18-year-old, who joined Town from Cheltenham in last year, was twice named on the bench by manager Steve Cotterill towards the end of the 2021/22 campaign. A well rounded central midfielder, Barlow often travelling with Shrewsbury to away games last season to gain first-team experience.
Lewis Cox and Jonny Drury bring you part three of the Shrewsbury Town season review - the midfielders. The pair look back at the season Josh Vela had, amidst interest from elsewhere, and look at how Luke Leahy became one of arguably the best midfielders in the division.
Coventry City transfer news from CoventryLive as Sky Blues receive 'undisclosed' fee for Jordan Shipley Shrewsbury Town boss Steve Cotterill has revealed the extent of his homework into Jordan Shipley before deciding to sign him from Coventry City. The Shrews’ manager has handed the popular 24-year-old Sky Blues player a three year contract at Montgomery Waters Meadow and he will officially join the squad on June 10 after signing for the League One club for an undisclosed fee.
Shrewsbury Town have completed the signing of Coventry City midfielder Jordan Shipley for an undisclosed fee. Shipley, 24, the homegrown Sky Blues midfield man, was a long-term target of Steve Cotterill's and previously linked with the club. And the Town boss was thrilled to land his man and get Shrewsbury's summer business off to a flying start.
Coventry City have confirmed a transfer offer has been received for Jordan Shipley. In a statement on the club’s official website, the Sky Blues confirmed an option to extend the player’s contract by 12 months had been triggered. However, the club went on to claim that a bid has been accepted by an unnamed club for the 24-year-old, with further details to be revealed at a later date.
But the centre back acknowledges that the reputation of the Clarets’ Under 23s boss will have gone through the roof during his brief spell at the helm at Turf Moor. The stand-in skipper, who was withdrawn with a tight hamstring during Saturday’s defeat at home to Aston Villa, noted that the ex-Tranmere Rovers and Shrewsbury Town manager was ‘obsessed with success’ and was working around the clock in his mission to retain the club’s Premier League status.
Manager Steve Cotterill has revealed his gratitude to the Shrewsbury Town board in a 'transitional' campaign for the club. Town wrapped up a 18th place finish in League One a couple of Saturdays ago and attention now turns to summer recruitment work ahead of an earlier return to pre-season due next season's premature start date of July 30.
Lewis Cox and Jonny Drury look at how the defenders faired over the course of the season. Salop's season was built on a resolute back line - marshalled in large by Matthew Pennington and George Nurse for long periods. And later Tom Flanagan joined the club from Sunderland in what was a major coup.
SOUTH Yorkshire Police has released a survey for residents to have their say on crime in their area. The ‘Your Voice Counts’ survey will help neighbourhood policing teams shape their priorities and policing. A police spokesperson said: “We are committed to providing the best possible service we can for the communities of South Yorkshire, and the Chief Constable, the Police and Crime Commissioner and the area commanders will consider the survey results.”
Lewis Cox and Jonny Drury look back on Shrewsbury Town's 2021/22 campaign. In this first video the pair look at the goalkeepers - and discuss Marko Marosi's superb debut season at the Montgomery Waters Meadow. They also talk about how Salop have benefitted from a permanent number one - instead of loanees of recent seasons.