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  • Date:07 May 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Prostar Stadium
  • Attendance:8,817
  • Wright (51) Davies (76)
    Ainsworth (88)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:29 +1.29

Effort on goal by Matt Harrold from just inside the area clears the bar.

90:43 +0.43

The ball is sent over by Stevie Kinniburgh, Benjamin Smith makes a save.

88:44

Lionel Ainsworth finds the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Shrewsbury 3-0 Oxford Utd.Matt Harrold provided the assist for the goal.

87:22

Kevin McIntyre on for David Davies.

86:17

Corner taken by Paul McLaren from the left by-line, clearance made by Ian Sharps.

84:03

Lionel Ainsworth joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Collins.

83:06

Nicky Wroe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Asa Hall. Josh Payne takes the free kick.

82:16

Shot from outside the area by Asa Hall misses to the left of the goal.

81:51

Josh Payne takes a shot. Save by Benjamin Smith.

78:01

The ball is delivered by Jermaine Grandison.

76:37

Goal scored by David Davies from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Shrewsbury 2-0 Oxford Utd.Matt Harrold provided the assist for the goal.

75:15

Alfie Potter takes a shot. Save by Benjamin Smith.

74:27

James Constable fouled by Mat Sadler, the ref awards a free kick. Paul McLaren restarts play with the free kick.

73:19

Effort from inside the area by Damian Batt misses to the left of the target. Matt Harrold gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mitchell Hanson. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.

72:23

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jon Taylor. Anthony Tonkin restarts play with the free kick.

72:05

Mark Wright takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Clarke.

67:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Wright by Harry Worley. Harry Worley is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. The ball is delivered by Mark Wright, Matt Harrold takes a shot. Ryan Clarke makes a save. James Collins challenges Harry Worley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mitchell Hanson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Harry Worley. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.

66:33

James Constable concedes a free kick for a foul on Mat Sadler. Direct free kick taken by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

65:51

Jon Taylor sends in a cross, clearance made by Anthony Tonkin.

62:59

Mark Wright delivers the ball, Stevie Kinniburgh makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jon Taylor, clearance made by Paul McLaren. Jon Taylor takes a outswinging corner.

62:22

Effort on goal by Steven MacLean from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

61:27

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul McLaren from the right by-line, Steven MacLean takes a shot. David Davies makes a clearance.

59:17

Tom Craddock goes off and Alfie Potter comes on.

55:46

The ball is crossed by Mark Wright, save by Ryan Clarke.

53:52

The ball is sent over by Stevie Kinniburgh, Shane Cansdell-Sherriff manages to make a clearance.

51:37

Goal scored by Mark Wright from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Shrewsbury 1-0 Oxford Utd.Matt Harrold provided the assist for the goal.

49:11

The ball is swung over by Jermaine Grandison, save by Ryan Clarke.

47:34

Corner taken by Paul McLaren from the right by-line.

46:44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stevie Kinniburgh by Jon Taylor. Stevie Kinniburgh takes the direct free kick.

45:11

Long range shot from Jon Taylor misses to the left of the target.

45:01

Tom Bradshaw leaves the field to be replaced by Matt Harrold.

43:50

The ball is sent over by Jon Taylor, Headed effort from inside the area by Tom Bradshaw misses to the left of the target.

42:50

Header on goal by James Collins from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

41:57

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Collins by Harry Worley. Direct free kick taken by Mat Sadler.

41:15

James Collins is caught offside. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.

39:54

The ball is sent over by James Constable, Ian Sharps gets a block in. Corner taken by Paul McLaren, clearance made by Jon Taylor.

39:11

The ball is delivered by Jon Taylor, clearance made by Anthony Tonkin.

37:58

The referee penalises Tom Craddock for handball. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff takes the direct free kick.

37:01

Josh Payne is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

36:37

A cross is delivered by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff, clearance made by Harry Worley.

36:25

Jermaine Grandison sends in a cross, blocked by Damian Batt.

36:09

A cross is delivered by Jon Taylor.

35:11

Foul by Asa Hall on James Collins, free kick awarded. Mat Sadler takes the direct free kick.

34:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Constable on Benjamin Smith. Free kick taken by Benjamin Smith.

30:12

The ball is crossed by Josh Payne, clearance made by Jon Taylor.

29:31

Unfair challenge on Josh Payne by Mark Wright results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Damian Batt.

28:31

Damian Batt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Wright. Free kick taken by Mark Wright.

26:50

James Collins receives a yellow card.

25:55

A cross is delivered by Tom Craddock.

25:33

The ball is crossed by Josh Payne, clearance by Jermaine Grandison.

25:15

Stevie Kinniburgh delivers the ball, clearance by Jermaine Grandison.

24:46

Foul by Asa Hall on Jon Taylor, free kick awarded. Ian Sharps restarts play with the free kick.

22:49

A cross is delivered by Mark Wright, save made by Ryan Clarke.

21:22

The ball is delivered by Jon Taylor, save made by Ryan Clarke.

19:43

Effort from the edge of the box by Josh Payne goes wide of the right-hand upright.

18:48

Mat Sadler concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven MacLean. Damian Batt takes the free kick.

17:12

Mark Wright challenges Josh Payne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Harry Worley.

15:10

Jermaine Grandison produces a cross.

14:06

The ball is crossed by Damian Batt.

13:50

A cross is delivered by Ian Sharps.

11:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Wroe by Asa Hall. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff takes the direct free kick.

9:31

James Collins is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.

8:09

Foul by Jon Taylor on Tom Craddock, free kick awarded. Ryan Clarke takes the free kick.

7:39

David Davies delivers the ball, clearance by Stevie Kinniburgh. Corner taken right-footed by Jon Taylor from the right by-line, Harry Worley manages to make a clearance.

7:02

James Collins delivers the ball, clearance made by Anthony Tonkin. Corner taken by Jon Taylor from the right by-line, clearance made by Harry Worley.

6:57

The ball is crossed by Jermaine Grandison, Damian Batt makes a clearance.

4:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Craddock on Jon Taylor. Direct free kick taken by Ian Sharps.

2:07

The ball is delivered by Jermaine Grandison.

1:42

James Constable gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Sharps. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff takes the direct free kick.

1:02

Paul McLaren concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Bradshaw. Mark Wright takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Same again as Shrews aim for top three Shrewsbury manager Graham Turner is expected to name an unchanged XI for the club`s crunch promotion clash at home to Oxford. Having kept faith with the same starting line-up for three matches, the Shrews boss made just one change for last weekend`s precious 1-0 victory away to Cheltenham. Mark Wright came in for Lionel Ainsworth having replaced the winger at half-time during Easter Monday`s goalless draw at home to Accrington, and Town`s leading scorer duly repaid his manager`s faith by bagging the only goal at Whaddon Road. Wright`s impact has made it hard him to be left him out against the U`s, with Matt Harrold the only other real option should Turner wish to make changes, although the striker`s inclusion is unlikely. Shrewsbury go in the encounter one point behind Wycombe, who occupy the final automatic promotion place, and needing to better their result at home to Southend to clinch a top-three finish. Oxford centre-back Jake Wright is major doubt for their trip to a sold out Greenhous Meadow. Wright had to come off in the second half of last weekend's 2-1 home win over Lincoln with a hamstring injury and he is struggling to be fit. Harry Worley, Stevie Kinniburgh and Mitchell Hanson will be battling it out to come in if Wright fails to make it, but U`s manager Chris Wilder cannot select French defender Djoumin Sangare (metatarsal). Right-back Damian Batt recovered from a knock to take his starting place against the Imps but after being replaced in the 62 minute by Ben Purkiss, he might have to settle for a place among the substitutes. Steven McLean is also pushing for a starting spot after being dropped against Lincoln but then appearing in the second half and setting up United's winning goal.

Formation:442Manager: Graham Turner

Shrewsbury

Formation: 433Manager: Chris Wilder

Oxford Utd

  • Benjamin Smith
  • Jermaine Grandison
  • Ian Sharps
  • Shane Cansdell-Sherriff
  • Mat Sadler
  • Jon Taylor
  • Nicky Wroe
  • David Davies
  • Mark Wright
  • James Collins
  • Tom Bradshaw
  • SUBS
  • Chris Neal
  • Kevin McIntyre
  • Matt Harrold
  • Niall Canavan
  • Lionel Ainsworth
  • Connor Goldson
  • Craig Disley

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Match Report

Shrews miss out on automatic promotion Shrewsbury's brave bid for automatic promotion ended in disappointment despite an impressive 3-0 victory against Oxford. Graham Turner's men needed to better Wycombe's result against Southend but the Chairboys' 3-1 win left the Shrews facing a play-off date with Torquay. Victory for Shrewsbury meant they won four and drew one of their last five games without conceding a goal but they came up just one point short of Wycombe. Neither side conjured a direct shot on goal in the first half but things changed dramatically in the 52nd minute when big striker Matt Harrold was called up off the bench and created the vital breakthrough. He showed deft control before stroking the ball out to midfielder Mark Wright who jinked his way around Damien Batt and fired home his 14th goal of the season. Harrold crowned a match-changing performance in the 77th minute when his slide rule pass set up David Davis for the second and in the final minute provided an encore for sub Lionel Ainsworth to add the third.

Form Guide

    WLWWDW
  • Shrewsbury
  • VS
  • Oxford Utd
  • LDDDDW

Last Meetings

  • Oxford Utd
  • 3 - 1
  • Shrewsbury
  • 25/01/2011
  • Oxford Utd
  • 0 - 3
  • Shrewsbury
  • 07/01/2006
  • Shrewsbury
  • 2 - 0
  • Oxford Utd
  • 02/09/2005
  • Shrewsbury
  • 3 - 0
  • Oxford Utd
  • 02/04/2005
  • Oxford Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • Shrewsbury
  • 28/08/2004
  • Shrewsbury
  • 1 - 2
  • Oxford Utd
  • 15/03/2003

Top Scorers

Shrewsbury

  • M Wright 13
  • 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

Oxford Utd

  • J Constable 15
  • T Craddock 12
  • S MacLean 5
  • A Hall 4
  • S Heslop 3
  • A Potter 2
  • P McLaren 1
  • S Clist 1
  • H Worley 1
  • J Payne 1

Goals

Shrewsbury

    • Total goals 118
    • Goals per game 69
  • 7 (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

Oxford Utd

    • Total goals 107
    • Goals per game 58
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 10 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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