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Shrewsbury Town 3-3 Swindon Town

John Sheridan's first game in charge of Swindon ended in a thrilling draw at Shrewsbury.

Sheridan arrived at the Robins in the week, following his departure from League One rivals Wigan.

The Shrews started brightly and it wasn't long before they were toasting the opener.

Aaron Pierre rose highest to meet a corner and thumped a header beyond Swindon stopper Joe Fryer to open the scoring.

Barely five minutes later Matt Millar doubled the hosts' advantage. Again it was courtesy of a header, with Millar nodding home Marc Pugh's centre.

Joel Grant reduced the arrears before half-time for Sheridan's men with a deflected finish.

But veteran Dave Edwards restored the hosts' two-goal buffer with a lashed effort that flew into the net after a loose ball fell his way.

Swindon were not done yet though, and forward Hallam Hope made it 3-2 just a few minutes later with a fine, curling effort.

And just when time looked as though it was up, Matt Smith popped up with a stoppage-time effort to rescue a point for Sheridan's men.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Shrewsbury

  • 1Burgoyne
  • 5Williams
  • 24Ebanks-Landell
  • 2Pierre
  • 14MillarSubstituted forWalkerat 59'minutes
  • 4EdwardsBooked at 33mins
  • 8NorburnBooked at 88mins
  • 15Daniels
  • 27Pugh
  • 20TraceySubstituted forUdohat 83'minutes
  • 7WhalleySubstituted forHighat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 16Walker
  • 19Barnett
  • 22Daniels
  • 23Udoh
  • 25High
  • 33Iliev
  • 35Cummings

Swindon

  • 25Fryer
  • 2Caddis
  • 16Odimayo
  • 5Grounds
  • 24Hunt
  • 15Smith
  • 42GrantBooked at 27mins
  • 11Smith
  • 18PayneSubstituted forPitmanat 57'minutes
  • 20Grant
  • 45HopeBooked at 24mins

Substitutes

  • 1Kovar
  • 6Baudry
  • 8Pitman
  • 21Curran
  • 22Stevens
  • 30Haines
  • 33Broadbent
Referee:
Sam Allison

Match Stats

Home TeamShrewsburyAway TeamSwindon
Possession
Home35%
Away65%
Shots
Home9
Away16
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away1
Fouls
Home19
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Shrewsbury Town 3, Swindon Town 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Shrewsbury Town 3, Swindon Town 3.

  3. Post update

    Anthony Grant (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Brad Walker (Shrewsbury Town).

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Shrewsbury Town 3, Swindon Town 3. Matthew Smith (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Hallam Hope.

  6. Post update

    Offside, Shrewsbury Town. Daniel Udoh tries a through ball, but Marc Pugh is caught offside.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jonny Smith (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rob Hunt.

  8. Post update

    Joel Grant (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by David Edwards (Shrewsbury Town).

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Brad Walker (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Marc Pugh.

  11. Booking

    Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  12. Post update

    Matthew Smith (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town).

  14. Post update

    Foul by Hallam Hope (Swindon Town).

  15. Post update

    Ro-Shaun Williams (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Scott High replaces Shaun Whalley.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Matthew Smith (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Matthew Smith (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonny Smith.

  19. Post update

    Rob Hunt (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Whalley (Shrewsbury Town).

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8Fleetwood126151912719
9Plymouth105321713418
10Doncaster105231811717
11Accrington85031010015
12Wimbledon113531414014
13Crewe11416109113
14MK Dons123451314-113
15Blackpool114161014-413
16Gillingham114161015-513
17Rochdale113351118-712
18Bristol Rovers113351119-812
19Northampton123271021-1111
20Swindon103161621-510
21Oxford Utd93061117-69
22Shrewsbury111551017-78
23Burton121471323-107
24Wigan11218818-107
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