Nicky Wroe to reclaim spot-kick role from James Collins

Nicky Wroe
Wroe joined Shrewsbury for £45,000 from Torquay in January 2011

Nicky Wroe has pushed aside claims from James Collins to be Shrewsbury's first-choice penalty taker.

Wroe has scored three spot-kicks for the Shrews this season, but was on the bench as Collins was successful against Southend last Saturday.

Collins suggested: "I kept my cool and I'd like to be on penalties."

But Wroe told BBC Radio Shropshire: "James put that one away nicely, but he knows as soon as I get back in the team I'll be back on penalty duty."

Wroe has recovered from a toe injury and has declared himself fit for a return to the starting line-up for Town's next game - the derby trip to Hereford on Saturday.

Manager Graham Turner may consider an unchanged line-up after the 2-1 success against Southend, the League Two leaders - a result that reignited Shrewsbury's own title hopes.

Wroe added: "I've been training fully and for a week and a half, and I'm ready for if and when the manager wants or needs me."

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