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Shropshire Wanderers


Shropshire Wanderers FC

Founded 1872
disbanded 1880

Players provided 1
Total appearances



Domestic Honours Entered the FA Cup from 1873-74 until 1877-78, reached the semi-finals in 1874-75, beaten by Old Etonians, 0-1;
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  Changed their name to Shrewsbury Old Boys FC in around 1917, playing at College Ground. Joined the West Midlands League around 1937, playing at the Copthorne Barracks facility. Continued playing during WWII as some of the players had not reached a 'call-up' age. Amalgamated with Shrewsbury Town FC in 1948.


The only Player
Ply no. Name Pos App Gls Mins Playing Career
26 Hawley Edwards F 1 0 90 1874 90 min
with Wanderers
55 John George Wylie withdrew from starting in the 1874 friendly match