Shrewsbury Town Football Club is a professional football club in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, which plays in League One, the third tier of English football.
The club was formed in 1886 and was elected to the Football League in 1950. The club has since competed in each of the lower three tiers of the Football League, in addition to one season spent in the Conference Premier in 2003–04. It has also competed in the Welsh Cup, winning it six times, a record for an English team.
Between 1910 and 2007, the club was based at Gay Meadow on the banks of the River Severn; since 2007, the club have played at the New Meadow, a UEFA Category four stadium with a capacity of 9,875.Close