Match Preview: Shrewsbury Town v Luton Town

Following a chaotic transfer deadline day, Shrewsbury Town prepare to take on promotion favourites Luton.

The arrival of Tyrese Campbell was a welcome addition to the Shrewsbury Town ranks, as he is highly rated by parent club Stoke City.

Goalkeeper Jonathan Mitchell and defender Ro Shaun Williams were also drafted in; with all three pushing for debuts.

Midfielder Dave Edwards could remain unavailable with a groin injury, whilst Lenell John-Lewis is a long-term absentee.

Winger Shaun Whalley is pushing for a recall to the starting eleven, after fully recovering from a hamstring problem.

Scott Golbourne could make his Shrewsbury Town debut; whilst Stefan Payne is likely to make his second debut.

Shrewsbury have a poor record against the Hatters – winning just two of their previous 15 meetings.

Their last home win against Mick Harford’s came in August 2014 when Jordan Clark scored a brace during a 2-0 win.

Luton were also busy on transfer deadline day. The table-toppers drafted in Alex Baptiste, Jason Cummings, and Aaron Connelly.

The latter on loan from Premier League Brighton, will have to wait for his debut due to a hamstring injury.

Striker Danny Hylton could return after serving a four-match suspension, but Elliot Lee (hamstring) and Harry Cornick (ankle) are not fit.

Midfielder George Thorne is available again after missing the 3-2 victory against Portsmouth, as he was attending the birth of his child.

Possible Line Ups:

Shrewsbury Town: (3-5-2)
15. Arnold, Williams, 22. Waterfall, 6. Beckles, 13. Bolton, 8. Docherty, 42. Grant, 7. Whalley, Golbourne, 28. Laurent, 12. Okenabirhie

Subs: 16. Vincelot, 17. Smith, 20. Holloway, 29. Norburn, Mitchell, Campbell, Payne

Luton Town: (4-1-2-1-2)
36. Shea, 7. Stacey, 6. Pearson, 5. Bradley, 2. Justin, 4. McCormack, 17. Ruddock, 11. Shinnie, 8. Berry, 25. Lualua, 19. Collins

Subs: 3.Potts, 9. Hylton, 24. Thorne, 28. Jones, 40. Isted, Baptiste, Cummings

Other League One Fixtures:

Accrington V Blackpool
Barnsley V Scunthorpe
Burton V Oxford
Coventry V Gillingham
Fleetwood V Charlton
Peterborough V Plymouth
Portsmouth V Doncaster
Southend V Bristol Rovers
Sunderland V AFC Wimbledon
Walsall V Rochdale
Wycombe V Bradford

Preview by: Ryan Hillback

Supporting Shropshire Live...
Ryan Hillback
Ryan Hillback keeps us updated on match previews and reports as well as all the big Shrewsbury Town Football Club news.

Featured Articles

Competition: Proms & Prosecco in the Park and Fireflies Festival at Weston Park

Two amazing festivals are heading to Weston Park this May, find out more and enter our competition to win a VIP Family Pass to both events.
Easter Featured Article

Out and About in Shropshire Easter 2019

It is busy time across Shropshire this Easter with plenty of events and activities across the county. Take a look at some of the events near you.
- Advertisement -

Three arrested following van theft in Church Stretton

Three people have been arrested after a Ford Transit van was stolen from a delivery driver in Church Stretton and recovered by police.
A Bearded dragon was found dumped in shoebox. Photo: RSPCA

RSPCA received over 120 calls about exotic animals in Shropshire last year

The RSPCA received more than 120 calls about exotic animals last year in Shropshire, new figures show.
Richard Burbidge, president of Shropshire Horticultural Society

New president for society behind Shrewsbury Flower Show

A former county High Sheriff has been appointed president of the society behind Shrewsbury’s successful flower show.
Edward Thomas (Wrekin Housing Trust); Elaine Marsh (Shifnal Tennis Club); Jamie McLintock (duty manager at the Telford Tennis Centre); Paul Godwin (Wrekin & Telford Tennis Community); Robin Gilbert (Shrewsbury Lawn Tennis Club)

Housing trust serves up partnership with Telford Tennis Centre

The Wrekin Housing Trust has celebrated its partnership with the Telford Tennis Centre by awarding prizes to league winners.
Ed Glover, Salop Leisure’s marketing manager, presents a cheque to Shrewsbury and District Senior Citizens Bowling League’s president and treasurer Margaret Cooper watched by, from left, deputy chairman Harold Banks, chairman Roger Whitfield and secretary Chris Kershaw

Shrewsbury and District Senior Citizens Bowling League continues to grow

Sixty-one teams – two more than last year - from 29 clubs are competing in five divisions of the Shrewsbury and District Senior Citizens Bowling League this season.

Match Report: Shrewsbury Town 2 – 3 Oxford Utd

Ten-man Oxford United produce a surprising comeback to take all three points against Shrewsbury Town.
- Advertisement -
Protolabs’ European Head Office in Telford

Telford-based Protolabs wins Queen’s Award

Telford-based digital manufacturer Protolabs has scooped a prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade.
Joe Hill with his TCAT Advanced Level Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Apprentice success at Connexis Limited

Connexis Limited has welcomed Joe Hill to the team as a full time engineer after he successfully completed his apprenticeship.
Team spirit from left Sean Gray, Alex Archibald, Jamie O'Toole, Bethany Tomlinson at work at Lyfbar

Shropshire mentors celebrate healthy eatery launch

Shropshire Youth Support Trust charity and members of its ASYSTORS Panel are celebrating the launch of a brand-new lifestyle eating enterprise in Telford.
London Marathon runners Nick Jones and Steven Oliver

Shropshire runners to take part in the London Marathon this Sunday

Runners from across Shropshire will be taking part in this Sunday's London Marathon.
David Dickinson - Real Deal

Dickinson’s Real Deal heads to Telford

David Dickinson and his team from ITV's hit antiques show, Dickinson's Real Deal, will be heading to Telford on Saturday 27 April.
The Uplands care home at Bicton Heath will be joining Shrewsbury Town FC as a host venue for the events

Shrewsbury care home joins scheme launched by Shrewsbury Town in the Community

A Shrewsbury care home will be playing host to a scheme launched by Shrewsbury Town in the Community to bring older adults together through a range of activities.
- Advertisement -
The carnival parade will see decorated floats touring through the village

Carnival fever to hit West Felton this July

West Felton, near Oswestry, has planned a Carnival Day fun-packed with entertainment on Sunday 14 July 2019.
A new carving workshop will feature at this year’s Newport Show

New carving workshop introduced for this year’s Newport Show

A new carving workshop will feature at this year’s Newport Show for the first time, organisers have revealed.

Competition: Proms & Prosecco in the Park and Fireflies Festival at Weston Park

Two amazing festivals are heading to Weston Park this May, find out more and enter our competition to win a VIP Family Pass to both events.
Wood White is a cloudy, Belgian white beer

Wood’s launch new beer to support Wood White butterfly

A new beer created to raise funds to protect one of the West Midlands rarest butterflies has been launched by a Shropshire brewery.
Geoff Ferguson, Owners of Kerry Vale Vineyard

Shropshire Vineyard launches a new Reserve Red Wine

A Vineyard on Shropshire border has launched a new special edition Award Winning Red wine.
Edward and Louise Taylor with head chef Richard Nair and Robert Jones

Shrewsbury restaurant taps into casual dining market

One of Shrewsbury’s most historic and longest serving fine dining restaurants is aiming to become the town’s go-to venue for casual dining.

Featured Articles

- Advertisment -

Weather

Shropshire
broken clouds
8.7 ° C
10 °
7.2 °
93 %
3.6kmh
75 %
Fri
12 °
Sat
8 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
13 °
Tue
15 °
- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Latest Articles

- Advertisment -