SHREWSBURY TOWN
Record while in the Football League.

Election to the League and final non-league table.

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Season

Div

P W D L F A Pts Pos

FA Cup - Round reached

League Cup - Round reached
1950/51 Div 3N 46 15 7 24 43 74 37 20th Transfer Table Results scratched* -
1951/52 Div 3S 46 13 10 23 62 86 36 20th Table Results 1st -
1952/53 Div 3S 46 12 12 22 68 91 36 23rd Re-election Position Table Results 4th -
1953/54 Div 3S 46 14 12 20 65 76 40 21st Table Results 1st -
1954/55 Div 3S 46 16 10 20 70 78 42 16th Table Results 1st -
1955/56 Div 3S 47 17 12 17 69 66 46 13th Table Results 2nd -
1956/57 Div 3S 46 15 18 13 72 79 48 9th Table Results 1st -
1957/58 Div 3S 46 15 10 21 49 71 40 17th Relegated Table Results 1st -
1958/59 Div 4 46 24 10 12 101 63 58 4th Promoted Table Results 2nd -
1959/60 Div 3 46 18 16 12 97 75 52 3rd Table Results 1st -
1960/61 Div 3 46 15 16 15 83 75 46 10th Table Results 3rd Semi
1961/62 Div 3 46 13 12 21 73 84 38 19th Table Results 4th 2nd
1962/63 Div 3 46 16 12 18 83 81 44 15th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1963/64 Div 3 46 18 11 17 73 80 47 11th Table Results 1st 1st
1964/65 Div 3 46 15 12 19 76 84 42 16th Table Results 5th 2nd
1965/66 Div 3 46 19 11 16 73 64 49 10th Table Results 5th 3rd
1966/67 Div 3 46 20 12 14 77 62 52 6th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1967/68 Div 3 46 20 15 11 61 49 55 3rd Table Results 3rd 1st
1968/69 Div 3 46 16 11 19 51 67 43 17th Table Results 1st 1st
1969/70 Div 3 46 13 18 15 62 63 44 15th Table Results 2nd 2nd
1970/71 Div 3 46 16 13 17 58 62 45 13th Table Results 2nd 1st
1971/72 Div 3 46 17 10 19 73 65 44 12th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1972/73 Div 3 46 15 14 17 46 54 44 15th Table Results 2nd 1st
1973/74 Div 3 46 10 11 25 41 62 31 22nd Relegated Table Results 1st 1st
1974/75 Div 4 46 26 10 10 80 43 62 2nd Promoted Table Results 1st 1st
1975/76 Div 3 46 19 10 17 61 59 48 9th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1976/77 Div 3 46 18 11 17 65 59 47 10th Table Results 3rd 1st
1977/78 Div 3 46 16 15 15 63 57 47 11th Table Results 3rd 1st
1978/79 Div 3 46 21 19 6 61 41 61 1st Promoted Table Results 6th 1st
1979/80 Div 2 42 18 5 19 60 53 41 13th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1980/81 Div 2 42 11 17 14 46 47 39 14th Table Results 4th 2nd
1981/82 Div 2 42 11 13 18 37 57 46 18th Table Results 6th 2nd
1982/83 Div 2 42 15 14 13 48 48 59 9th Table Results 4th 2nd
1983/84 Div 2 42 17 10 15 49 53 61 8th Table Results 5th 3rd
1984/85 Div 2 42 18 11 13 66 53 65 8th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1985/86 Div 2 42 14 9 19 52 64 51 17th Table Results 3rd 3rd
1986/87 Div 2 42 15 6 21 41 53 51 18th Table Results 3rd 5th
1987/88 Div 2 44 11 16 17 42 54 49 18th Table Results 4th 2nd
1988/89 Div 2 46 8 18 20 40 67 42 22nd Relegated Table Results 3rd 1st
1989/90 Div 3 46 16 15 15 59 54 63 11th Table Results 1st 2nd
1990/91 Div 3 46 14 10 22 61 68 52 18th Table Results 5th 2nd
1991/92 Div 3 46 12 11 23 53 68 47 22nd Relegated Table Results 1st 2nd
1992/93 Div 3 42 17 11 14 57 52 62 9th Table Results 2nd 1st
1993/94 Div 3 42 22 13 7 63 39 79 1st Promoted Table Results 2nd 3rd
1994/95 Div 2 46 13 14 19 54 62 53 18th Table Results 1st 1st
1995/96 Div 2 46 13 14 19 58 70 53 18th Table Results 4th 2nd
1996/97 Div 2 46 11 13 22 49 74 46 22nd Relegated Table Results 1st 1st
1997/98 Div 3 46 16 13 17 61 62 61 13th Table Results 1st 1st
1998/99 Div 3 46 14 14 18 52 63 56 15th Table Results 1st 1st
1999/00 Div 3 46 9 13 24 40 67 40 22nd Table Results 2nd 1st
2000/01 Div 3 46 15 10 21 49 65 55 15th Table Results 1st 1st
2001/02 Div 3 46 20 10 16 64 53 70 9th Table Results 1st 1st
2002/03 Div 3 46 9 14 23 62 92 41 24th Relegated Table Results 4th 1st

Two-up two-down was introduced between the Football League and the Nationwide Conference for the first time in 2002/03. Shrewsbury and Exeter City occupied the bottom two positions and were relegated from the League, their places being taken by Yeovil Town and Doncaster Rovers - 2002/03 Conference table and play off details. Shrewsbury spent one season in the Conference before regaining their Football League place through the play-offs at the end of 2003/04 (2003/04 Conference table and play-off details).

2004/05 Lea 2 46 11 16 19 48 53 49 21st Table Results 1st 1st
2005/06 Lea 2 46 16 13 17 55 55 61 10th Table Results 2nd 2nd
2006/07 Lea 2 46 18 17 11 68 46 71 7th Play Off Table Results 1st 1st
2007/08 Lea 2 46 12 14 20 56 65 50 18th Table Results 1st 2nd
2008/09 Lea 2 46 17 18 11 61 44 69 7th Play Off Table Results 1st 1st
2009/10 Lea 2 46 17 12 17 55 54 63 12th Table Results 1st 1st
2010/11 Lea 2 46 22 13 11 72 49 79 4th Play Off Table Results 1st 2nd
2011/12 Lea 2 46 26 10 10 66 41 88 2nd Promoted Table Results 3rd 3rd
2012/13 Lea 1 46 13 16 17 54 60 55 16th Table Results 1st 1st
2013/14 Lea 1 46 9 15 22 44 65 42 23rd Relegated Table Results 1st 1st
2014/15 Lea 2 46 27 8 11 67 31 89 2nd Promoted Table Results 2nd 4th
2015/16 Lea 1 46 13 11 22 58 79 50 20th Table Results 5th 2nd
2016/17 Lea 1 Results 2nd 2nd

* Shrewsbury were drawn away to Oswestry Town in the Preliminary Round of the FA Cup in 1950/51 but they withdrew from the competition, refusing to play in the qualifying rounds after having been elected to the Football League.

 


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