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Nickname: The Shrews
Ground: New Meadow
- English Third Tier Champions: 1979
- English Fourth Tier Champions: 1994
Shrewsbury Town FC was formed in 1886 at the Turf Hotel in Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury. This followed the demise of Shropshire Wanderers and (later) Castle Blues. The club has several nicknames including Salop, The Shrews, The Blues and simply “Town”. They currently play at the Greenhous Meadow having left Gay Meadow, their home for 97 years, in 2007.