Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Crewe Progress In Cheshire Cup

Crewe Progress In Cheshire Cup

Crewe move into the next round of the Cheshire County FA Premier Challenge Cup after a 3-2 win over a young Stockport side.

In the match which saw assistant manager Neil Baker take charge of a strong reserve side Crewe dominated throughout, in a good game of flowing, passing football.

It took until the second half to make the break-through however with 3 quick fire goals coming from Junior Daniel and Ben Rix. Stockport scored 2 goals after that but never really looked like winning the game.

Positives

There was good support from the few people that were there, a good continuation of the Holland Out protests and a banner made it up at the top too. Well done to everyone!

Luke Murphy looks to have good potential in the centre of midfield. He was winning the 50/50 balls and getting stuck into the opposition. Westwood looked OK at the back too.

There seemed to be a good few shots from outside of the box, which is nice to see. Crewe looked good moving forward with good passing and pace.

The two goals by Daniel were great goals. Great passing in the build up play, just like old Crewe!

Negatives

Elding completed the full 90 minutes for the Alex but had completely lost interest by the second half. His touch was lacking and he wasn't really involved in the end. It did look like he picked up knocks on two separate occasions though, so he may have a good excuse. At the moment he is no where near the first team.

None of the players that played last night looked close enough to the first team for my liking. Colin Daniel looked OK when he got the ball and had plenty of pace, but isn't good enough to make the break through yet.

Crewe Alexandra

Team:
Tomlinson, Westwood, Abbey, Woodards, Mellor (Dunkley), Murphy, Carrington, Bopp, Daniel, Elding, Rix.

Subs Not Used:
Clements, Platt, Leitch-Smith, Marshall

Goals:
Daniel 50,56
Rix 59

Stockport County

Team:
Rigby, Havern, Rose, Taylor, Raines (Wilkie), Thompson, Tansey, Blizzard (Jackson), Johnson, Pilkington, Mainwaring (Edwards)

Subs Not Used:
Astbury, Ennis

Goals:
Tansey 66
Edwards 88



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

Writer:pastymaster
Date:Tuesday November 4 2008
Time: 10:46PM

Comments

0
It's the only thing you have a chance of winning this season. ;)
PooliePoolie
04/11/2008 22:51:00
0
That and the FA cup of course! ;)
pastymaster
04/11/2008 22:52:00
0
they would definately like to win something.....preferably a league game ot two !!!
lincolnblue
05/11/2008 09:37:00
0
Just like the first team, building up a lead and nearly blowing it at the end!
Bazman1979
05/11/2008 09:44:00
0
I'm sure that'll make relegation much more comfortable.
murph
05/11/2008 13:37:00
0
Who is this Dunkley fellow?
vskalex
06/11/2008 09:34:00
0
Cheyenne Dunkley is an academy player, first year scholar
Bazman1979
06/11/2008 14:54:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

We've Got *Clap Clap* Ollie Turton

Josh Ravenscroft shares his positive views on Mr. Consistency.

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

Crewe Alex: Callum Cooke

Josh Ravenscroft discusses deadline day arrival, Callum Cooke

Football League - Fixture Day & 2017/18 Key Dates

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2017/18 season, and the all important fixtures will be released on Wednesday June 21 at 9am.

Archived Vital Crewe Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Nicky Crompton
Editor 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
Yes85%
No15%

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 Colchester 32 13 8 11 47 7
8 Mansfield 32 12 11 9 47 4
9 Stevenage 32 14 4 14 46 1
10 Wycombe 32 13 7 12 46 -1
11 Barnet 32 11 12 9 45 -2
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 31 12 6 13 42 -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 32 5 11 16 26 -15
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 (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
Vital Football Comment