England Ladies international, Karen Carney, says she has had a 'fantastic welcome' from Shrewsbury Town, as she visited the club ahead of the world cup qualifier in May.
Alongside fellow international Kerys Harrop, she took a training session with girls from the community.
England ladies international footballers have visited Shrewsbury Town ahead of their World Cup qualifier at the Greenhous Meadow in May.
Karen Carney and Kerys Harrop met with children and took a girls coaching session as part of an Easter holiday football course.
The children got top tips on skill development, as well as collecting autographs and asking questions about what it is like playing for the national team.
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Shrewsbury town have appointed former caretaker boss Michael Jackson as manager until the end of the season.
Club Chairman, Roland Wycherley, said the club looked to promote from within and that:
“It was clear Michael was the closest match to the profile the board set for the position. He is certainly highly qualified... And brings continuity and stability having been at the club for five-and-a-half years as a senior pro and coach."
Graham Turner, manager of Shrewsbury Town Football club, stepped down earlier today (21 January) following Saturday's 3-0 defeat against Rotherham.
Shrewsbury, under the leadership of Turner, were promoted to League One in 2012. Turner has said he believes his stepping down leaves the team in the best position to preserve their place over their final 19 games.
Wolves have beaten Shrewsbury 1-0 at Greenhous Meadow, with a late penalty scored by Bakary Sako.
Around 200 officers will be on duty for Shrewsbury’s League One fixture with Wolves later this month.
The game is expected to attract a crowd of more than 9,000, police said.
Chief Inspector Dave McWilliam, the match day commander, said: “It is important we have sufficient officers in and around the ground to support club safety staff, as well as in Shrewsbury town centre to deal with any outbreaks of disorder.
“We are hoping the day will not be marred by trouble but anyone causing problems or involved in disorder, is likely to be arrested.”
European giants Galatasaray visit Shrewsbury Town this afternoon in a pre-season friendly.
The 19-time Turkish league champions visit New Meadow with a strong team to face Shrewsbury, who have only ever lost one friendly against European opposition.