Shrewsbury Town Football Club SHREWSBURY TOWN
members of
The Football League
Ground: New Meadow,
Oteley Road, Shrewsbury,
Shropshire, SY2 6ST
Google map
Google map - old ground
Tel: 0871 811 8800
Websites: Official
Blue and Amber Forum
Media: BBC
Getting there
By Car: (approx 143 miles from HW)
M40 west, then M42 to join M6 (or M6 toll road). At junction 11 take the A460 to join M54 and continue until becomes the A5. Keep on the A5 and follow signs for Shrewsbury Town FC. Parking is restricted at the new ground and supporters are being advised to use the park and ride services. Check the Club's official website for the latest details. Also see the Travel Plan below. Check Google maps for specific or more detailed directions.
Train: Shrewsbury station is about 2 miles from the New Meadow. Connections from High Wycombe via Birmingham.
Check for specific times and connections of trains.
There are special matchday bus services to the ground from the main bus station.
Darren Currie pictured on the front of the Shrewsbury v Wycombe programme from February 1995
Chairboy Connections
A selection of players who have played for both Clubs.

Indicates player profile available

John Cornforth - Welsh international midfielder who made 3 League appearances for Shrewsbury Town during the 1989/1990 season while on loan from Sunderland where he was an apprentice. Best remembered for his time with Swansea City during the early 1990's. Spent two and a half years with Wycombe following a 50,000 move from Birmingham City in December 1996. Made 55 apps for Wanderers, scoring 8 times. Other clubs include Doncaster Rovers, Scunthorpe United, Lincoln City, Peterborough United and Cardiff City before ending his professional career with Exeter City.

Darren Currie - Originally played for Shrewsbury while on loan from West Ham United during the 1994/95 season. Joined them on a permanent basis the following season before a short spell at Plymouth Argyle at the end of the 1998/99. Then spent three years at Barnet before joining Wycombe in the summer of 2001 for 200,000. Left in the summer of 2004 and eventually joined Brighton before a move to Ipswich Town. Has the unfortunate record of being involved with Shrewsbury, Plymouth, Barnet and Wycombe when they were relegated.

Joe Jacobson - Welsh born defender who joined Wanderers in the summer of 2014 following a successful three year spell with The Shrews where he made more than 100 appearances and picked up the Player of the Season award in 2013/14. Originally a trainee with Cardiff City before time with Bristol Rovers, Oldham Athletic and Accrington Stanley.

Gary Patterson - Midfielder who moved to Wycombe from Shrewsbury Town for 30,000 in December 1994 - scoring two goals in 59 Second Division appearances. Loaned out to Chesterfield in February 1997 where he made nine appearances for The Spireites. Also spent time on loan at Barnet before joining Kingstonian on a free transfer in July 1997 along with Terry Evans and Matt Crossley.

Graham Potter - Left back who appeared three times for Wycombe as an 18 year old during the 1993/94 season while on loan from Birmingham City. Went on to spend time with Stoke City, Southampton, West Brom and on loan at Northampton Town. Appeared on loan for Reading during the 1999/2000 season before an extended period with York City. Started the 2003/4 season playing for Boston United in the Conference.

Mark Stallard - Former trainee with Derby County who moved to Wycombe from Bradford City in March 1997 for 100,000. Scored 25 goals in 78 apps for Wycombe before moving to to Notts County in March 1999 for around 20,000. Went on to make over 200 apps for County in a five year spell - scoring more than 70 goals. Moved on a free to Barnsley in January 2004 but only made a handful of appearances, going out on loan to Chesterfield and back to Notts County before a permanent move to Shrewsbury in the summer of 2005 at the age of 30.

Dave Winfield - Defender who joined The Shrews from Wycombe in the summer of 2013 following three successful years at Adams Park. Originally signed by Gary Waddock for Wycombe from Aldershot in the summer of 2010 - a fee of 25,000 eventually being determined by a tribunial. Left Shrewsbury after just one season to join York City.

Other player connections include:
Lionel Ainsworth, Steve Arnold, Scott Bevan, Stuart Cash, Lance Cronin, Adam El-Abd, Paul Frankin, Scott Golbourne, Anthony Grant, Jack Grimmer, Matt Harrold, Aaron Holloway, Sullay Kaikai, Ben Kaninda, Andy Kerr, Luke Leahy, Richard Logan, Stephen McGinn, Bryn Morris, Fola Onibuje, Killian Phillips, Aaron Pierre, Ron Rafferty, Jason Rowbotham, Scott Shearer, Gozie, Ugwu, Richard Walker.
Chairboys all-time record against Shrewsbury
Sat, Oct 30, 1993 FL3 H D 1-1 5,064
Sat, Jan 29, 1994 FL3 A L 0-1 5,967
Tue, Nov 1, 1994 FL2 H W 1-0 4,626
Tue, Nov 29, 1994 FLT2 A L 0-2 1,785
Sat, Feb 11, 1995 FL2 A D 2-2 3,945
Sat, Dec 23, 1995 FL2 H W 2-0 4,131
Sat, Mar 9, 1996 FL2 A D 1-1 2,866
Sat, Aug 18, 1996 FL2 A D 1-1 3,440
Sat, Mar 29, 1997 FL2 H W 3-0 6,562
Tue, Dec 8, 1998 FLT1 A W 1-0 1,033
Sat, Oct 2, 2004 FL3 H D 1-1 4,634
Sat, Jan 29, 2005 FL3 A W 1-0 3,884
Sat, Aug 27, 2005 FL3 A D 1-1 3,533
Sat, Mar 11, 2006 FL3 H W 2-0 5,035
Sat, Nov 4, 2006 FL3 A D 0-0 4,116
Sat, Apr 7, 2007 FL3 H D 1-1 5,299
Sat, Sep 22, 2007 FL3 H D 1-1 4,936
Sat, Dec 29, 2007 FL3 A W 1-0 6,208
Tue, Oct 7, 2008 FLT2 H L 0-7 1,730
Sat, Dec 20, 2008 FL3 A W 1-0 6,160
Sat, Mar 28, 2009 FL3 H D 1-1 4,803
Sat, Sep 25, 2010 FL3 H D 2-2 4,208
Sat, Mar 19, 2011 FL3 A D 1-1 5,886
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 FL3 A D 0-0 7,239
Sat, Mar 14, 2015 FL3 H W 1-0 4,697
Sat, Nov 24, 2018 FL2 H W 3-2 4,598
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 FL2 A L 1-2 6,001
Sat, Nov 2, 2019 FL2 H W 1-0 4,826
Tue, Sep 28, 2021 FL2 A W 2-1 4,510
Tue, Feb 8, 2022 FL2 H D 0-0 3,871
Sat, Aug 13, 2022 FL2 H L 1-2 4,489
Sat, Feb 25, 2023 FL2 A L 0-2 6,918
Sat, Dec 9, 2023 FL2 H L 0-1 3,937
Sat, Apr 13, 2024 FL2 A W 2-0 6,206
FL3 = Football League Division Three/'League Two'
FL2 = Football League Division Two
FLT = Football League Trophy/AutoWindscreens Shield
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