SHREWSBURY TOWN

("Town", "Blues", "Salop")

Year formed1886
Turned professional1896
Limited company1936
Previous names

None

Ground

Montgomery Waters Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ST

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 77 yards (104 x 67 metres)
Ground capacity9,875
Record attendance at present ground10,210 v Chelsea, League Cup 4th round, 28 October 2014 (lost 1-2)
League career

Shropshire League: 1890 - 1895

Birmingham & District League: 1895 - 1937

Midland League: 1937 - 1950

Division Three (North): 1950 - 1951

Division Three (South): 1951 - 1958

Division Four: 1958 - 1959

Division Three: 1959 - 1974

Division Four: 1974 - 1975

Division Three: 1975 - 1979

DIvision Two: 1979 - 1989

Division Three: 1989 - 1992

Division Three: 1992 - 1994

Division Two: 1994 - 1997

Division Three: 1997 - 2003

Conference: 2003 - 2004

League Two: 2004 - 2012

League One: 2012 - 2014

League Two: 2014 - 2015

League One: 2015 - .

First Football League game19th August 1950 v Scunthorpe United, Division Three (North), drew 0-0
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

Division Three champions: 1978-79

Division Three champions: 1993-94

Division Four/League Two runners-up: 1974-75, 2011-12, 2014-15

Midland League champions: 1937-38, 1945-46, 1947-48

Birmingham & District League champions: 1922-23

Birmingham & District League runners-up: 1913-14, 1923-24, 1936-37

Shropshire League runners-up: 1890-91

Domestic - Cup

Welsh Cup winners: 1890-91, 1937-38, 1976-77, 1978-79, 1983-84, 1984-85

Welsh Cup runners-up: 1930-31, 1947-48, 1979-80

Auto Windscreens Trophy runners-up: 1995-96

Best League position8th, Division Two, 1983-84, 1984-85
Lowest League position24th, Division Three, 2002-03
Furthest in FA Cup6th round, 1978-79, 1981-82
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1960-61
  
Most League points 
2 for a win62, Division Four, 1974-75
3 for a win

79, Division Three, 1993-94

79, League Two, 2010-11

Fewest League points 
2 for a win31, Division Three, 1973-74
3 for a win41, Division Three, 2002-03
Most League goals scored

101, Division Four, 1958-59

Most League goals conceded

92, Division Three, 2002-03

Fewest League goals scored

40, Division Two, 1988-89

40, Division Three, 1999-2000

Fewest League goals conceded41, Division Three, 1978-79
Most wins in a League season

26, Division Four, 1974-75

Fewest wins in a League season

8, Division Two, 1988-89

Most draws in a League season

19, Division Three, 1978-79

Fewest draws in a League season5, Division Two, 1979-80
Most losses in a League season

25, Division Three, 1973-74

Fewest losses in a League season

6, Division Three, 1979-80

Record League win

7-0 v Swindon Town, Division Three (South), 6th May 1955

Record Cup win11-2 v Marine, FA Cup 1st round, 11th November 1995
Record defeat

1-8 v Norwich City, Division Three (South), 13th September 1952

1-8 v Coventry City, Division Three, 22nd October 1963

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season38, Arthur Rowley, Division Four, 1958-59
in total152, Arthur Rowley, 1958-65
  
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Alf Wood v Blackburn Rovers, Division Three, 2nd October 1971

Most League appearances418, Mickey Brown, 1986-91, 1992-94 and 1996-2001

Most capped player

5, Jimmy McLaughlin for Northern Ireland

5, Bernard McNally for Northern Ireland

Youngest League playerGraham French, 16 years 177 days v Reading, 30th September 1961
Highest transfer fee received£600,000 for Joe Hart to Manchester City, May 2006
Highest transfer fee paid

£170,000 for Grant Holt from Nottingham Forest, June 2008