Crewe Alexandra - And we're off...
UK time is: 10:03:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

And we're off...

It's taken two months but the inevitable seems to be upon us as Nicky Maynard starts packing his bags. That kind of talk may be a bit premature at the moment it's hard to see past a departure for Nicky before August 9th.

When he was scoring his 11 goals in the last 9 league games of the season you always knew it was probably the last we'd see of him, always looking that class above as he almost single handed dragged us away from the gloomy League Two.

He's without doubt the club's biggest asset at the moment, whether he can still improve further and whether he would benefit from another season no longer seems to matter. If the right bid comes in we know, rightly or wrongly, that Maynard will be leaving.

Without official confirmation it's all talk at the moment. Sky Sports are saying Ipswich have lodged a bid of over 1million whilst fan talk suggests both Ipswich and Premiership Hull City have had bids of 1.5million rejected by the club.

If true it looks like 2million will be the fee to clinch Maynard and with the likes of Middlesbrough and Fulham also keeping an eye on things it's unlikely clubs will be put off by that fee for long. One thing we are good at is negotiating a good deal for players.

Whilst we wait for any official news on the situation, let's do some YouTubing....

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 2 2008

Time: 11:41PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I will be very surpirsed if he's still with you for the first game of the season.
Report Abuse
06/07/2008 12:52:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe snap up defender (Thursday November 26 2015)

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)

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

Humes Dismissed!
Colchester : 27/11/2015 08:38:00
Walsall v Bradford - Preview
Walsall : 27/11/2015 08:02:00
Match Officials v Bradford City (H)
Walsall : 27/11/2015 07:50:01
Liverpool And Man Utd Battle It Out For Rico
Walsall : 27/11/2015 06:14:01
DRFC Coventry City v Doncaster Rovers - Team News
Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:59:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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