It was the biggest game in Shrewsbury Town's history this evening as they hosted Manchester United but they suffered a 3-0 defeat against the Premier League giants.
They took the lead after half an hour when Chris Smalling volleyed in and the visitors scored again in first half added time with a free kick from Juan Mata.
They made sure of the result in the second half with another goal from Jesse Lingaard.
Abu Agogo had the Shrews' best chance with a free header late on but they could not find a response to Louis Van Gaal's men.
Shrewsbury now turn their attentions to avoiding relegation from League one.
League One Shrewsbury Town will host Manchester United in the fifth round of the FA Cup later tonight.
It's the first time the two sides have ever met in a competitive fixture.
Melissa Wright looks ahead to tonight's match.
League One side Shrewsbury Town host Manchester United in the fifth round of the FA Cup tonight.
Manager Micky Mellon insists his players won't be intimidated by the opposition and will enjoy the game:
Shrewsbury Town have been handed a home tie against Premier League leaders Chelsea in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.
It comes after their win on Tuesday.
Stoke were also drawn at home to Southampton.
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."