Shrewsbury Town

Sam Ricketts

Manager

Sam Ricketts


Time at Club:

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Profile

Shrewsbury Town are managed by Sam Ricketts who left his job at Wrexham to replace John Askey at the Shrews.

Having been elected into the Football League Division 3 North in 1950, Shrewsbury managed to gain promotion to the Third Division in the 1958-1959 season and they were a mainstay of the lower echelons of the Football League.

One of the Shrews' biggest moments came in the 2003 FA Cup when they gained the plum draw of Everton. The fans packed into Gay Meadow and an Everton side, with a youthful Wayne Rooney, managed to defeat the Merseysiders 2-1 with Nigel Jemson scoring the winner late on. However, their FA Cup dreams were shattered in the next round when they were comfortably beaten by Chelsea.

However, it was their league form that was the problem and the unfortunatley suffered relegation and were now looking for a return to the Football League. But, it didn't take long for a return to the professional scene as they managed to get promoted through the play-offs and ventured back into League Two.

Recent Form

Won
40%
Drawn
20%
Lost
40%

A mixed set of recent results has seen Shrewsbury Town collect wins versus Southend United, Accrington Stanley, Portsmouth & Dundee United while suffering adverse results at Port Vale, Ipswich Town, Rotherham United & Milton Keynes Dons. Draws against AFC Wimbledon & Burton Albion has seen them show mid-table form at best.

Upcoming Fixtures

DateHomeScoreAway 
21 SepRotherham United14:00Shrewsbury Town
28 SepShrewsbury Town14:00Fleetwood Town
05 OctTranmere Rovers14:00Shrewsbury Town
12 OctShrewsbury Town14:00Bury
19 OctLincoln City14:00Shrewsbury Town
22 OctShrewsbury Town18:45Gillingham

Recent Results

DateHomeScoreAway 
17 SepShrewsbury Town4 - 3Southend United
14 SepAFC Wimbledon1 - 1Shrewsbury Town
03 SepPort Vale2 - 1Shrewsbury Town
31 AugIpswich Town3 - 0Shrewsbury Town
24 AugShrewsbury Town0 - 0Burton Albion
20 AugAccrington Stanley2 - 3Shrewsbury Town

Manager History

ManagerStart Date - End DateRecord
Sam Ricketts03 Dec 2018 - PresentWon: 12, Drawn: 17, Lost: 17
John Askey01 Jun 2018 - 12 Nov 2018Won: 5, Drawn: 8, Lost: 8
Paul Hurst24 Oct 2016 - 30 May 2018Won: 47, Drawn: 23, Lost: 27
Micky Mellon12 May 2014 - 06 Oct 2016Won: 53, Drawn: 26, Lost: 46
Michael Jackson21 Jan 2014 - 12 May 2014Won: 3, Drawn: 7, Lost: 9
Graham Turner11 Jun 2010 - 21 Jan 2014Won: 73, Drawn: 49, Lost: 63
Michael Jackson08 May 2010 - 08 May 2010Won: 0, Drawn: 1, Lost: 0
Paul Simpson12 Mar 2008 - 30 Apr 2010Won: 39, Drawn: 36, Lost: 37
John McMahon03 Mar 2008 - 12 Mar 2008Won: 0, Drawn: 2, Lost: 0
Gary Peters15 Nov 2004 - 03 Mar 2008Won: 60, Drawn: 50, Lost: 64
Chic Bates22 Oct 2004 - 15 Nov 2004Won: 1, Drawn: 1, Lost: 3
Jimmy Quinn27 May 2003 - 22 Oct 2004Won: 28, Drawn: 21, Lost: 20
Mark Atkins30 Apr 2003 - 27 May 2003Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 1
Kevin Ratcliffe16 Nov 1999 - 30 Apr 2003Won: 58, Drawn: 45, Lost: 84
Chic Bates08 Nov 1999 - 16 Nov 1999Won: 0, Drawn: 1, Lost: 0
Jake King21 May 1997 - 08 Nov 1999Won: 35, Drawn: 32, Lost: 53
Fred Davies01 Aug 1993 - 06 May 1997Won: 66, Drawn: 64, Lost: 76
John Bond17 Jan 1991 - 31 Jul 1993Won: 43, Drawn: 28, Lost: 53
Asa Hartford01 Jan 1990 - 17 Jan 1991Won: 16, Drawn: 19, Lost: 20
Ian McNeill09 Dec 1987 - 05 Jan 1990Won: 26, Drawn: 34, Lost: 40
Ken Brown01 Dec 1987 - 09 Dec 1987Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 1
Chic Bates23 Jul 1984 - 23 Nov 1987Won: 56, Drawn: 38, Lost: 71
Graham Turner01 Nov 1978 - 01 Jul 1984Won: 101, Drawn: 81, Lost: 97
Alan Durban01 Feb 1974 - 13 Feb 1978Won: 85, Drawn: 55, Lost: 70
Maurice Evans02 Nov 1972 - 01 Feb 1974Won: 14, Drawn: 16, Lost: 34
Harry Gregg01 Jul 1968 - 01 Oct 1972Won: 72, Drawn: 58, Lost: 82
Arthur Rowley01 Jun 1958 - 01 Jul 1968Won: 207, Drawn: 147, Lost: 173
Johnny Spuhler01 Feb 1958 - 01 Jun 1958Won: 4, Drawn: 1, Lost: 12
Harry Potts01 Jun 1957 - 01 Feb 1958Won: 11, Drawn: 9, Lost: 11
Walter Rowley01 Jul 1955 - 01 Jun 1957Won: 33, Drawn: 32, Lost: 32
Sammy Crooks01 May 1950 - 30 Jun 1954Won: 57, Drawn: 44, Lost: 92
Leslie Knighton01 Aug 1945 - 31 May 1949Won: 2, Drawn: 2, Lost: 3
W Adams01 May 1905 - 31 May 1912Unknown

2 Trophies Won

League Performance
PWDLGDPts
11. Milton Keynes Dons8404-112
12. Bristol Rovers9333-112
13. Shrewsbury Town8332-112
14. Rotherham United7322411
15. Gillingham8242510
League Results
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Bristol Rovers

Burton Albion

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Doncaster Rovers

Fleetwood Town

Gillingham

Ipswich Town

Lincoln City

Milton Keynes Dons

Oxford United

Peterborough United

Portsmouth

Rochdale

Rotherham United

Southend United

Sunderland

Tranmere Rovers

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