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In focus: Shrewsbury Town

A look at one of MK Dons' 2020/21 opponents...

20 August 2020

Ahead of the 2020/21 season, mkdons.com will be taking a look at each of MK Dons’ Sky Bet League One opponents.

Next up is Shrewsbury Town, who finished last season in 15th place in the Sky Bet League One table.

CLUB
Founded: 1886

Nickname: Salop

Stadium: Montgomery Waters Meadow (10,361 capacity)

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Home colours: Blue and yellow striped shirts, blue shorts, blue socks

FIRST TEAM
Manager: Sam Ricketts

Captain: Dave Edwards

Top appearance maker (2019/20): Josh Laurent (42)

Top goalscorer (2019/20): Jason Cummings (7)

Player of the Year (2019/20): Aaron Pierre

Longest-serving player: Shaun Whalley

Other notable players: Ethan Ebanks-Landell, Oli Norburn, Josh Vela

LAST SEASON
League position: 15th, Sky Bet League One (W10, D11, L13, P41, GF 31, GA 42)

FA Cup: Round 4

Carabao Cup: Round 1

Leasing.com Trophy: Round 2

TRANSFERS
In: Rekeil Pyke (Huddersfield Town), Scott High (Huddersfield Town, Loan), Joshua Daniels (Glenavon), Ryan Barnett (AFC Telford United)

Out: Romain Vincelot (Stevenage), Josh Laurent (Reading), Joe Murphy (End of contract), Omar Beckles (Out of contract)

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Dons wins: 7
Last Dons win: 1-0, 10 Aug 2019 (Stadium MK)
Biggest Dons win: 3-0, 25 Aug 2007 (Stadium MK)

Draws: 6
Last draw: 1-1, 8 Feb 2020 (Montgomery Waters Meadow)

Shrewsbury Town wins: 3
Last Shrewsbury win: 3-2, 12 Mar 2013 (Stadium MK)
Biggest Shrewsbury win: 3-2, 12 Mar 2013 (Stadium MK)

PLAYED FOR BOTH
Scott Bevan, Larnell Cole, Paul Downing, Ethan Ebanks-Landell, Scott Golbourne, Jack Hendry, Ryan Lowe, Lee Nicholls, Carl Regan, James Tavernier, Mark Williams, Mark Wright

2020/21 MATCHES
Fixtures for the 2020/21 season will be announced at 9am on Friday 21 August.


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