UK time is: 13:40:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Elding Handed Vice Captain Role

Last season's outcast looks set to play a major part in the new campaign as Gudjon names Anthony Elding as his new vice captain.

Having already named Billy Jones as the new club captain, the surprise comes in Elding's role as 'second in line'.

The former Stockport man had a difficult season last season following his 'big' money move from Leeds last summer. He was eventually loaned out to Lincoln City for the latter part of the season.

It was thought that Elding could well have been on his way through the exit door this pre-season, but a summer of thinking from Gudjon looks as though it's saved Elding's Alex career.

Speaking to crewealex.net following today's friendly at Newcastle, Gudjon explained his decision to put faith in Elding for the forthcoming season:

'I have selected Billy as captain as the new captain and Anthony will be second. I thought he did well in his new position.

'I have been thinking about having a new role for him since the end of the season.

I didn't get much of a chance to see him because he wanted to go out on loan to Lincoln at the end of last season but he came back and did well for me at the end of the season.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest League Two odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 5 2009

Time: 5:40PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

No real defence for Alex (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Defensive shortcomings exposed (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Rochdale (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Future still uncertain (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Crewe expect another arrival (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Crewe target first points (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Mistakes cost us - Davis (Saturday August 16 2014)

Tykes rally for revenge (Saturday August 16 2014)

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Barnsley (Saturday August 16 2014)

Home tie for Alex (Saturday August 16 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
Fleetwood 2 - 1 Crewe
Crewe 2 - 5 Rochdale
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Sheff Utd 3 1 0 2 -1 3
19. Yeovil 3 1 0 2 -4 3
20. Walsall 3 0 2 1 -1 2
21. Oldham 3 0 2 1 -2 2
22. Colchester 3 0 1 2 -2 1
23. Crewe 3 0 0 3 -5 0
24. Scunthorpe 3 0 0 3 -8 0

Breaking League News

Referee Hooper Not Popular With Cotterill.
Bristol City : 20/08/2014 13:36:00
Walsall 1 Glovers 2 - Report
Yeovil : 20/08/2014 12:06:00
Posh Frustrated In Striker Search
Peterborough : 20/08/2014 11:53:00
Chesterfield 0-1 MK Dons
MK Dons : 20/08/2014 11:23:00
Vital Posh MOTM v Blades Poll
Peterborough : 20/08/2014 11:17:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 58%
No 42%