Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Was Holland At The Same Game?

Was Holland At The Same Game?

Crewe manager Steve Holland gives his opinions on this afternoons defeat against Brighton, stating that we were playing decent football!!!

Steve Holland told the official website 'I thought we made a half decent start to the game, and Calvin had a good chance early on. Billy Jones hit a great ball in and Calvin had the header in which he should have scored from.'

'We were playing ok in the first half, decent football without really creating a lot of chances. To be fair they were causing us some problems, had the ball in our box often and both of the centre halves were at full stretch coping with their strikers. The start of the second half, they were probably looking more likely to go 2-0 up then we were to equalise. But the players stuck in there and we have been talking about that all summer, having stuck in there like they did, they came in their in the last quarter of the game and got a great goal.'

'All we talked about to the centre halves at half time was not letting them get in behind, so to lose the game in that manner at that stage was very frustrating. To lose with what it basically a straight punt down the middle, with only the goalkeeper to beat, is hugely frustrating. I'm concerned with the second goal - that should never happen, the first one does every now and again.'

I can't personally remember the decent football that we played in the first half, the only time we had decent possession was when Elding was introduced in the second half. Maybe I missed it though?

Lets hope for a much better performance against Championship side Barnsley in the Carling Cup on Tuesday night.











Join the FREE Telegraph League One Fantasy Football League!

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

Writer:pastymaster
Date:Saturday August 9 2008
Time: 9:48PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Vital Crewe: Stepping Down

Farewell. It's been a blast

Artell In Team Of Midweek (17/2/17)

Crewe Alexandra are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Can Crewe Bring Back More Than a Stick of Rock

Josh Ravenscroft discusses the prospect an the likelihood of three wins on the trot. Also sharing his pre-Blackpool views.

Crewe Alex: Something To Build On?

Josh discusses what the Grimsby result means and what we can take from it, to avoid heartache on Valentine's Day.

Archived Vital Crewe Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Nicky Crompton
Editor email
Profile
Ross Menhennet
no email
Profile
Steven Dale
no email
Profile
Josh Ravenscroft
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would a 'target man' be benificial for Crewe Alexandra?
Suggested By: Josh Ravenscroft
Yes86%
No14%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 32 19 7 6 64 23
2 Plymouth 31 19 4 8 61 17
3 Carlisle 32 15 13 4 58 11
4 Luton 32 14 11 7 53 18
5 Portsmouth 31 15 7 9 52 16
6 Exeter 32 15 5 12 50 16
7 Mansfield 32 12 11 9 47 4
8 Stevenage 32 14 4 14 46 1
9 Wycombe 31 13 7 11 46 0
10 Barnet 32 11 12 9 45 -2
11 Colchester 31 12 8 11 44 6
12 Grimsby 32 12 8 12 44 0
13 Cambridge 31 12 7 12 43 3
14 Blackpool 31 10 12 9 42 12
15 Morecambe 30 12 5 13 41 -7
16 Crawley 31 11 6 14 39 -11
17 Yeovil 32 9 11 12 38 -7
18 Crewe 32 8 12 12 36 -11
19 Accrington 30 8 9 13 33 -10
20 Notts County 32 9 6 17 33 -21
21 Cheltenham 32 7 11 14 32 -10
22 Hartlepool 32 7 11 14 32 -18
23 Leyton Orient 32 8 5 19 29 -15
24 Newport 31 5 10 16 25 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Stevenage (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Hartlepool United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Portsmouth (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Newport County (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Crawley Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Colchester United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
The Vital Football Members League