Vital Football

Latest Shrewsbury Town News

Mellon Open Minded On Further Additions

Mellon Open Minded On Further Additions

Having now added his tenth signing of the summer since taking on the role of manager at Shrewsbury, Mellon has admitted he is still looking at new additions this summer, but he refused to put a number on how many other people he might be talking to, instead making the obvious comment that he does have to stick to his budget.

Speaking to the Official Site following the captures of Scott Vernon and James Caton, he explained.

'At the end of the day we have a budget and if we can squeeze all the players that I can into the budget that I believe are important to what we want to do then we'll do that. There's no real numbers but of course we need a squad that hopefully covers all eventualities that you have through the season with suspensions, injuries and loss of form. You need to have a squad to cope with all that so we're well on the way and we're pleased with where we are.'

Mellon does admit he feels there is still some work to do, and that does include further players to meet and talk to, but they will proceed with the same 'due diligence' that our signings so far have been approached with, it's not only about money or their individual talent, it's how they fit into the plan, the new Shrewsbury profile, and how they will integrate into the group in terms of their team ethic, character and personality.

'We won't rush that, we'll take our time, and I'm confident I'll put together a team for the Shrewsbury Town fans and public that will represent them properly.'

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday June 20 2014
Time: 5:41PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Shrewsbury Town Articles

Shrewsbury Star Needs Your Help - Feb Goal Of The Month

The EFL have now released the candidates for the February Goal of the Month competition and Shrewsbury Town's Alex Rodman is in the running for his effort against Charlton Athletic.

Could L1 & L2 Get A Much Needed Cash Boost?

The EFL have crunched the full attendance numbers for the season of 2016/17 and their...

What Is A Club Developed Player & Why Does It Matter

EFL member clubs will be held to a 'club developed player' requirement from the start of the 2018/19 campaign.

League One 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (1/3/18)

The season might only be a few months old in terms of the calendar, but with high expectations for some players when it comes to this year's Golden Boot battle...

Shrewsbury Town Archived Articles

Vital Shrewsbury articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Shrewsbury
Write For Vital Shrewsbury
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swindon v Shrewsbury
Suggested By:
Shrewsbury win50%
Swindon win39%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Shrewsbury Town Results (view all)

Shrewsbury Town Fixtures

Vital Football Comment