UK time is: 03:10:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Injury Concerns Ahead Of Crunch Game

Four players are doubtful for Saturday's final home game against Oldham Athletic.

Captain Julien Baudet remains the biggest doubt after jarring his knee during last weekend's defeat to Bournemouth. The French defender looks set to miss the clash against his former club but he is set to see specialist Dai Rees this week in the hope of making himself available.

Steve Hollland admitted that they aren't quite sure how bad the injury actually is but remain hopeful.

'Julien jarred his knee on Saturday and we are sending him to see Dai Rees this morning for a scan. We are hoping it is not too severe and that he is available for the final game.' Holland told crewealex.net.

Danny Woodards is also looking unlikely to make the weekend. Woody has suffered with an ankle injury that has kept him out since the start of the month, but the good news is he has recently trained with the fitness coach. However, assistant manager Neil Baker says that Woodards will need to return to full training on Wednesday to be available for selection at the weekend.

Baker told The Sentinel: "Danny trained with the fitness coach yesterday, but we will need him to train with us by tomorrow if he is to be considered against Oldham."

Steve Holland also has the worry of a stomach bug doing the rounds at Reaseheath Training Ground. Tom Pope and Dean Morgan have both been struck down with the illness in the past week but both trained this morning, giving encouragement to the management.

Injured pair Michael O'Connor and Ben Rix have suffered from the same illness.

Meanwhile, Billy Jones has come through the week and a game against Bournemouth ok. The left back returned after a four month injury on Saturday successfully and will be available for selection this weekend.





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 29 2008

Time: 5:29PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Davis satisfied with point (Saturday February 28 2015)

Crewe remain firm as two dismissed (Saturday February 28 2015)

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Swindon Town (Saturday February 28 2015)

Crewe Alexandra v Swindon: Team Line-Ups (Saturday February 28 2015)

Crewe take on promotion hopefuls (Friday February 27 2015)

Defender confident of winning return (Thursday February 26 2015)

Alex snap up young talent (Thursday February 26 2015)

Crewe seek replacement (Thursday February 26 2015)

Keeper blow for the Alex (Monday February 23 2015)

Crewe falter at Barnsley (Saturday February 21 2015)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

List All Vital Crewe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crewe 0 - 0 Swindon
Barnsley 2 - 0 Crewe
Doncaster 2 - 1 Crewe
Crewe 2 - 0 Fleetwood
Crewe 1 - 0 Yeovil
Colchester 2 - 3 Crewe

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Gillingham 33 11 9 13 -4 42
16. Rochdale 31 12 5 14 9 41
17. Walsall 33 10 11 12 -3 41
18. Crewe 33 11 6 16 -23 39
19. Notts County 31 10 7 14 -7 37
20. Leyton Orient 32 9 8 15 -5 35
21. Coventry 32 8 11 13 -11 35

Breaking League News

Dean Whitestone In Charge Of Preston v Donny Rovs
Preston : 02/03/2015 21:05:00
Tykes v Sky Blues
Coventry : 02/03/2015 21:04:00
DRFC Dickov looking forward to the challenge
Doncaster : 02/03/2015 20:05:00
Preview: MK Dons vs Chesterfield
MK Dons : 02/03/2015 19:41:00
DRFC Preston v Doncaster Team News
Doncaster : 02/03/2015 19:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 50%
No 50%