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  • Date:30 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Whaddon Road Ground
  • Attendance:4,288
Goal!

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94:18 +4.18

John Melligan sends in a cross, clearance by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

92:52 +2.52

Kevin McIntyre is brought on as a substitute for Mark Wright.

91:23 +1.23

Foul by Matthew Green on Ian Sharps, free kick awarded. Benjamin Smith takes the free kick. Michael Pook receives a yellow card. Benjamin Smith receives a caution.

90:44 +0.44

Danny Andrew takes the outswinging corner, David Raven manages to make a clearance.

90:35 +0.35

The ball is delivered by David Bird, Matt Harrold manages to make a clearance.

89:30

Brian Smikle fouled by Jon Taylor, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott P Brown.

88:23

John Melligan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Wright. Benjamin Smith takes the direct free kick.

87:20

David Bird produces a cross, clearance by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

83:39

Lionel Ainsworth comes on in place of James Collins.

81:33

Joshua Low goes off and John Melligan comes on.

80:24

David Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Green. Booking for David Davies for unsporting behaviour. Marlon Pack restarts play with the free kick. Wesley Thomas produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

79:46

James Collins has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.

78:33

Foul by James Collins on David Bird, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Scott P Brown.

77:56

David Raven has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

77:28

Andy Gallinagh concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Harrold. Jon Taylor takes the direct free kick.

76:41

Matthew Green concedes a free kick for a foul on David Raven. Benjamin Smith takes the free kick.

74:23

David Davies takes a shot.

68:53

The ball is crossed by Nicky Wroe.

66:41

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon Taylor by Danny Andrew. Free kick crossed by Jon Taylor, clearance by Danny Andrew.

59:52

The ball is swung over by David Bird, David Raven makes a clearance.

58:49

The referee blows for offside. Scott P Brown takes the free kick.

58:01

Matt Harrold is brought on as a substitute for Tom Bradshaw.

57:48

The assistant referee signals for offside against Wesley Thomas. Benjamin Smith takes the free kick.

56:15

Corner from the left by-line taken by Marlon Pack, clearance by David Davies.

55:49

(Cheltenham) makes a substitution, with Matthew Green coming on for Theo Lewis.

55:32

Brian Smikle takes a shot. Save made by Benjamin Smith.

54:43

Short corner worked by Mark Wright.

54:35

Centre by Jon Taylor.

52:46

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicky Wroe on Theo Lewis. Free kick taken by David Bird.

52:27

Wesley Thomas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Benjamin Smith. Direct free kick taken by Benjamin Smith.

51:13

David Davies challenges Wesley Thomas unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marlon Pack takes the direct free kick.

50:03

David Bird sends in a cross.

48:15

Long range effort from Mark Wright misses to the left of the goal.

47:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joshua Low by Mark Wright. David Bird takes the free kick.

46:25

Steve Elliott leaves the field to be replaced by Andy Gallinagh.

46:03 +1.03

Ian Sharps concedes a free kick for a foul on Wesley Thomas. Danny Andrew takes the direct free kick, Close range header by Martin Riley misses to the right of the goal.

45:48

Effort on goal by Marlon Pack from long distance goes over the crossbar.

45:19 +0.19

Effort on goal by Wesley Thomas from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

45:18

Theo Lewis fouled by Ian Sharps, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Andrew restarts play with the free kick.

42:29

Marlon Pack takes a shot. Ian Sharps gets a block in.

41:40

A cross is delivered by Danny Andrew, Header by Wesley Thomas from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

41:01

Unfair challenge on Marlon Pack by David Davies results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Danny Andrew.

40:01

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Wright from the left by-line, clearance made by Marlon Pack.

39:46

Nicky Wroe takes a shot. Save by Scott P Brown.

38:54

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Andrew, clearance made by Mark Wright.

38:41

The ball is swung over by David Bird, clearance by Jon Taylor.

35:51

James Collins is penalised for a handball. Marlon Pack takes the direct free kick.

35:23

Unfair challenge on Brian Smikle by David Davies results in a free kick. Marlon Pack takes the direct free kick.

33:10

Marlon Pack concedes a free kick for a foul on Jon Taylor. Marlon Pack is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed by Mat Sadler.

30:07

Mat Sadler challenges Marlon Pack unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott P Brown takes the free kick.

29:28

Outswinging corner taken by Jon Taylor, clearance by Marlon Pack.

28:05

Danny Andrew takes a shot. Corner taken by Danny Andrew from the right by-line, clearance made by Mat Sadler. Effort on goal by Mark Wright from just inside the penalty area goes over the target. Save by Benjamin Smith.

27:06

David Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joshua Low. Marlon Pack takes the direct free kick.

24:22

David Bird crosses the ball, David Raven makes a clearance.

23:05

Mat Sadler fouled by Wesley Thomas, the ref awards a free kick. Benjamin Smith takes the direct free kick.

21:16

Martin Riley challenges Mark Wright unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martin Riley goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Mark Wright.

20:15

Unfair challenge on Jon Taylor by Marlon Pack results in a free kick. Mark Wright crosses the ball in from the free kick, Marlon Pack makes a clearance.

18:48

James Collins produces a right-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

17:20

Michael Pook delivers the ball, clearance made by Nicky Wroe.

15:36

Unfair challenge on Theo Lewis by Mat Sadler results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Danny Andrew.

13:12

Mat Sadler delivers the ball.

12:04

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Danny Andrew, clearance made by Mat Sadler.

9:56

A goal is scored by Mark Wright from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cheltenham 0-1 Shrewsbury.The assist for the goal came from Nicky Wroe.

7:37

Theo Lewis has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

5:27

Mark Wright crosses the ball, clearance by Marlon Pack.

3:50

David Davies fouled by Marlon Pack, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

3:21

Long range effort by David Davies goes wide right of the target.

2:05

Handball decision goes against Shane Cansdell-Sherriff. Free kick taken by Michael Pook.

0:27

The ball is crossed by Joshua Low, Wesley Thomas produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

Match Preview

Yates set to keep faith Mark Yates hopes to name an unchanged Cheltenham XI for the visit of promotion-chasing Shrewsbury. The Robins boss does have a couple of players, including defender Steve Elliott (Achilles), carrying knocks from Monday's 2-0 victory at Lincoln - Town`s first win in seven - but they should be okay to feature at Whaddon Road. The only other concern could be leading scorer Wes Thomas, who may have to withdraw from Yates' plans with his pregnant partner due to give birth. Yates told the club`s official website: "There is every chance of us playing the same team as Monday but we do have one or two bumps and bruises, as well as Wes Thomas' girlfriend being due any day now so we do have one or two contingency plans. "You never want to change a winning team and especially when you haven't been winning many games of late so if everybody is fit then it will be somewhere near that." Striker Jeff Goulding and right-back Keith Lowe continue to be sidelined with their respective ankle injuries. Graham Turner is not expected to have any new injury or suspension problems. Following back-to-back victories, Turner kept faith with the same starting XI for the third successive match on Easter Monday as Shrews were frustratingly held to a goalless draw at home to Accrington. He must now decide whether to stick or twist with his line-up as fourth-placed Shrews go in search of three points they hope will see them overtake Wycombe and climb into the final automatic promotion place ahead of the last weekend of the season. Midfielder and leading scorer Mark Wright made an impact on Monday when introduced from the bench at half-time in place of Lionel Ainsworth and he will be pushing for a recall, along with striker Matt Harrold. Only defeat for Town and a Wycombe victory away to second-placed Bury would extinguish the Shropshire club's hopes of automatic promotion.

Formation:4411Manager: Mark Yates

Cheltenham

Formation: 442Manager: Graham Turner

Shrewsbury

  • Scott P Brown
  • David Bird
  • Martin Riley
  • Steve Elliott
  • Danny Andrew
  • Brian Smikle
  • Marlon Pack
  • Michael Pook
  • Joshua Low
  • Theo Lewis
  • Wesley Thomas
  • SUBS
  • Daniel Lloyd-Weston
  • Andy Gallinagh
  • John Melligan
  • Kyle Haynes
  • Jake Lee
  • Frankie Artus
  • Matthew Green

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Match Report

Shrews have the Wright stuff Shrewsbury maintained their push for automatic promotion with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Cheltenham. But there were also celebrations for the Robins who survived the drop following a defeat for relegation rivals Barnet at Accrington. The only goal of the game came on ten minutes and followed excellent work from Nicky Wroe. The midfielder ran 30 yards to the edge of the area before passing to the unmarked Mark Wright who placed his shot beyond the keeper. The home side came back strongly with Danny Andrew having an effort pushed over the bar by Shrews keeper Ben Smith, while Wes Thomas appeared to be tripped by Ian Sharps inside the area only for the penalty appeals to go unheeded. Both sides had chances in the final stages of the half with Wroe having a long-range effort well saved by home keeper Scott Brown, before Thomas whistled a shot just too high at the other end. Thomas scuffed a shot into the keeper's hands and then grazed the visitors' crossbar with a header in the second half while Shrewsbury's David Davies rattled the woodwork at the other end from 30 yards.

Form Guide

    LLDLLW
  • Cheltenham
  • VS
  • Shrewsbury
  • WWLWWD

Last Meetings

  • Shrewsbury
  • 1 - 1
  • Cheltenham
  • 11/12/2010
  • Shrewsbury
  • 0 - 0
  • Cheltenham
  • 13/04/2010
  • Cheltenham
  • 1 - 2
  • Shrewsbury
  • 29/09/2009
  • Shrewsbury
  • 2 - 0
  • Cheltenham
  • 01/04/2006
  • Cheltenham
  • 1 - 0
  • Shrewsbury
  • 31/12/2005
  • Cheltenham
  • 1 - 1
  • Shrewsbury
  • 08/04/2005

Top Scorers

Cheltenham

  • W Thomas 18
  • J Goulding 10
  • J Low 7
  • D Andrew 4
  • B Smikle 3
  • F Artus 3
  • A Gallinagh 2
  • M Pack 2
  • S Elliott 1
  • M Pook 1
  • K Lowe 1

Shrewsbury

  • M Wright 12
  • J Collins 8
  • M Harrold 8
  • L Ainsworth 8
  • J Taylor 6
  • T Bradshaw 6
  • C Disley 2
  • S Cansdell-Sherriff 2
  • K McIntyre 1
  • I Sharps 1
  • N Wroe 1
  • D Davies 1

Goals

Cheltenham

    • Total goals 130
    • Goals per game 55
  • 10 (For) 7 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 11 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 11 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Shrewsbury

    • Total goals 143
    • Goals per game 68
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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