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Pictures: Shrewbury overjoyed, Cheltenham destroyed

Shrewsbury Town's Mark Ellis celebrates his teams win after the Sky Bet League Two match at the Abbey Business Stadium, Cheltenham. Credit: PA

In a cruel twist, by Shrewsbury Town beating Cheltenham this afternoon in League Two, the winners were promoted, and the losers dumped out of the football league.

Cheltenham Town's Omari Sterling-James shows his dejection Credit: PA

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro earned Shrewsbury automatic promotion but sentenced Cheltenham to relegation.

The striker struck the decisive goal in the 20th minute with a deflected effort which gave Trevor Carson no chance.

Shrewsbury Town's Liam Lawrence celebrates promotion to League One with fans Credit: PA
Shrewsbury Town players celebrate after winning, wearing T-Shirts in memory of BBC Radio presenter Colin Bloomfield who lost his fight with skin cancer Credit: PA


Notts County out of relegation zone after 2-1 win

Shrewsbury Town promoted to League One


Leicester win four in a row taking them out of relegation zone

Midlands Matchday Live: Full-time results

Premier League:

  • Burnley 0 - 1 Leicester
  • Stoke 1 - 1 Sunderland
  • West Brom 0 - 0 Liverpool
  • Man City v Aston Villa (5.30pm KO)


  • Birmingham City 1 - 0 Charlton
  • Ipswich 2 - 1 Nottm Forest
  • Millwall 3 - 3 Derby
  • Wigan 0 - 1 Wolves

League One:

  • Coventry 1 - 3 Crewe
  • Notts County 2 - 1 Doncaster
  • Peterborough 4 - 3 Crawley
  • Walsall 2 - 0 Oldham
  • Chesterfield 0 - 2 Bristol City

League Two:

  • Cheltenham 0 - 1 Shrewsbury
  • Burton 3 - 1 Northampton

Leicester's personal connection to the Gallipoli conflict

Hannah Mary Hill, who laid two crosses for two of her distant relatives who fought in the conflict, said the ceremony was 'very moving'.

Barbara Boulter, a member of the Friends of Welford Road Ceremony, told ITV News Central 'over here we took some of the casualties and looked after them in local hospitals'.

She said it's always important to remember the war dead each year.

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