Shrewsbury keeper Chris Neal given vote of confidence

Goalkeeper Chris Neal has been given a vote of confidence by Shrewsbury, despite his mistake in handing Swindon a vital goal on Tuesday night.

Neal's expected to keep his place for the next match against Crawley, another League Two top-of-the-table game.

"It's a rest for his mental strength, I think he'll be ready," manager Graham Turner told BBC Radio Shropshire.

Neal took over from Ben Smith early this season and has been Turner's regular first choice since then.

At Swindon he fumbled the ball, allowing Alan Connell the chance to prod in the home side's equaliser, as the Robins went on to win 2-1 and go top of League Two.

"Sometimes goalkeepers make mistakes, but they hold their hands up and get on with life," Turner added. "I think Chris has done that."

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