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.
Almost 30 people will appear in court on charges arising out of football-related disorder in Shrewsbury town centre following a six-month police investigation.
Police were called when rival groups were involved in fighting on Mardol and Smithfield Road before Shrewsbury Town's League One local derby fixture with Walsall on October 14 2012.
Twenty eight were charged after answering bail last week and will appear before Shrewsbury magistrates on several dates, starting today.
- Shrewsbury Town 1-0 Oldham Athletic
Conference play-off semi-final first leg:
- Wrexham 2-1 Kidderminster Harriers
Tranmere Rovers 0 – 1 Shrewsbury Town.
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Highlights of Shrewsbury Town's open top bus parade through the town after winning promotion to League One.