Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Preston Lined Up For Pre-Season Clash

Preston Lined Up For Pre-Season Clash

Billy 'Half Pace' Jones will return to Gresty Road this summer when Preston North End visit for a pre-season game. Alan Irvine's side will be at Gresty Road on Saturday August 2nd with a 3:00pm kick off.

The game, a week before the new season starts, looks likely to be the final 'first team' friendly of the summer as the Alex prepare for what will hopefully be a better campaign than that of last season.

The game will have slight interest as likely to line up in the PNE defence will be Billy Jones, who left the Alex last summer after refusing a new contract. He later claimed he needed a change of club because at Crewe you can get away with playing at half pace.

A friendly at home to Hull City on 26th July is also expected to be confirmed once Hull City boss Phil Brown returns from Holiday.

The pre-season fixtures confirmed so far are...

Sunday 6th July to Friday 11th July: Bulgaria
Tuesday 15th July: Quorn and Biddulph Victoria (Away)
Tuesday 22nd July: Wrexham (Away)
Saturday 2nd August: Preston North End (Home) 3:00pm
Monday 4th August: Nantwich Town (Away) 7:45pm



Writer:Dink
Date:Monday June 2 2008
Time: 5:50PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe Alexandra Loan Report - February 20th

A look at how loanees Owen Dale and Daniel Udoh have done for their loan clubs this week.

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 20th

A look back at games played on February 20th in this century.

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 19th

A look back at the only game played on February 19th this century.

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 18th

A look back into recent history to games played on February 18th.

Crewe Alexandra Archived Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Steve Johnson
Editor email
Profile
Josh Ravenscroft
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match - Crawley (H)
Suggested By: Steve Johnson
Garratt9%
Ng7%
Raynes0%
Nolan7%
Bakayago7%
Ainley35%
Lowery7%
Pickering0%
Cooper7%
Bowery0%
Dagnall7%
Sub - Grant0%
Sub - Walker14%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DerekS2
Vital Football Comment