Crewe Alexandra - Holland Starts The Ball Rolling
UK time is: 00:13:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Holland Starts The Ball Rolling

With the season now over for Crewe, Steve Holland is getting down to the business of improving his squad but says it won't be a quick turn around.

The first team coach was furious with his team when they, needing a point to survive, put in a dreadful performance at home to Oldham on the last day, rolling over to a 4-1 defeat.

Holland blasted some of his squad for not having the 'character and drive' when needed most.

Worrigly however, Holland admitted he wasn't sure if the team needed 'pulling apart'.

Speaking to 'I don't know whether the side needs pulling apart, but we looked a long way short against Oldham. We simply have to improve the team.

'We've done as much work as we can, but what league we finished in was vital.

'We'll pick up on that this week and start the ball rolling, but these things don't happen in days.'

'I think there is a lot to be done to get a team our supporters have been used to down the years.

'We are a long way from that at the moment, as the final table would suggest.'

Crewe have been linked with a host of players already, including Steve Morison of Stevenage, Martyn Woolford of York and Greg Fleming of Gretna. However, the one transfer most Alex fans will be waiting for is the possible exit of top scorer Nicky Maynard.


The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 6 2008

Time: 10:13AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Must be a heavy ball.
Report Abuse
06/05/2008 10:33:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Davis praises loanee (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Crewe suffer injury setback (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Striker close to landmark (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Crewe complete terrific recovery (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Davis praises recovery (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Crewe travel to Essex (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Alex bid to maintain record (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Newcomer can have big influence (Tuesday November 24 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
Colchester 2 - 3 Crewe
Crewe 1 - 5 Peterborough
Bradford 2 - 0 Crewe
Crewe 1 - 0 Sheff Utd
Blackpool 2 - 0 Crewe
Burton 0 - 0 Crewe

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Shrewsbury 18 6 2 10 -3 20
19. Colchester 19 5 5 9 -15 20
20. Swindon 19 5 4 10 -9 19
21. Oldham 19 3 10 6 -9 19
22. Barnsley 19 5 2 12 -9 17
23. Blackpool 19 4 4 11 -13 16
24. Crewe 19 4 4 11 -15 16

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Dan's Big Game Report - Latics 0 Burton 1
Wigan : 25/11/2015 23:19:01
What The Bosses Said - Latics 0 Burton Albion 1
Wigan : 25/11/2015 23:00:00
PWU Latics Podcast - Walking With Elephants
Wigan : 25/11/2015 22:27:01
The Guest Blog 2015/16 - Episode 7
Walsall : 25/11/2015 20:29:00
Walsall : 25/11/2015 18:03:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 47%
No 53%