UK time is: 18:56:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Suspects

Vital Crewe look at strikers who could possibly fit the bill at Crewe Alexandra. Following Steve Holland's comments that he has spoken to a striker who has signaled his interest in signing, it's opened up some interest from fans as to who the mystery man is.

A player who we assume is young, has played against the academy sides as a youngster, not a previous target and possibly a exciting signing. Could it be...

Chris O'Grady

Current Team Rotherham United

Age 22

Position Striker

This Leicester City academy graduate now plies his trade at crisis club Rotherham United. He signed for Rotherham in January 2007 after failing to make the grade at Leicester, despite 24 appearances. Rotherham splashed out 65,000 for him and he has repaid their faith in him with 11 goals last term. However, he was dropped from the Rotherham side when he refused to take a pay cut following Rotherham entering administration. At 6ft 3in, he's a perfect target man that Holland is looking for and with Rotherham's financial problems shouldn't cost too much.

Adam Rooney

Current Team Stoke City

Age 20

Position Striker

No relation to Wayne, Adam Rooney came through the ranks at neighbours Stoke before bursting onto the scene with a hat-trick in only his second start, on the final day of the 05/06 season. He's failed to live up to the hype since and has had relatively successful loan spells at Chesterfield and Bury recently. With Stoke's promotion to the Premiership it doesn't look like his chance in their first team is round the corner. However, at 5ft 10in he's not the mould of striker the Alex are looking for... but does that rule him out?

Craig Lindfield

Current Team Liverpool

Age 20

Position Striker

Lindfield is known by Alex fans following his goal vs Crewe in pre-season a couple of years ago. The young 6ft striker has been linked with various moves to Gresty Road over the years but officially his name has never been mentioned. The Liverpool link more than anything brings this name out but at 19 and having had an ok spell on loan at Chester, Liverpool may feel it's time for Lindfield to move on.





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:Friday May 16 2008

Time: 9:06PM

Your Comments

Missed a few off here :-)
mowen23
I got bored.
Dink.
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Davis prepared to be flexible (Thursday October 30 2014)

Defender on trial (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Good news on midfielder (Monday October 27 2014)

Crewe receive home tie (Monday October 27 2014)

Davis praises spirit (Saturday October 25 2014)

Defender dismissed as run ends (Saturday October 25 2014)

Striker goes on loan (Friday October 24 2014)

Crewe in good spirits (Friday October 24 2014)

Davis expects tough clash (Friday October 24 2014)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crewe 1 - 0 Peterborough
Crewe 0 - 3 Notts County
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale
Crewe 0 - 3 Colchester
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley
Crewe 0 - 1 Sheff Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Walsall 15 3 6 6 -3 15
19. Leyton Orient 15 3 6 6 -5 15
20. Doncaster 13 4 3 6 -8 15
21. Gillingham 15 3 5 7 -7 14
22. Yeovil 15 3 4 8 -14 13
23. Crewe 15 4 1 10 -19 13
24. Scunthorpe 15 3 3 9 -12 12

Breaking League News

Davis prepared to be flexible
Crewe : 30/10/2014 18:49:00
Sheffield Wednesday Striker Makes City Return
Coventry : 30/10/2014 12:02:00
Burton makes York move
Scunthorpe : 30/10/2014 10:32:00
Clive Platt Retires
Walsall : 30/10/2014 10:16:00
Blades Host Southampton
Sheff Utd : 30/10/2014 09:45:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 51%
No 49%