Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Dario Sweating On Midfield Duo

Dario Sweating On Midfield Duo

Dario Gradi will be concerned man when Billy Jones and Gary Roberts turn out for England Under-19 on Wednesday night.

The pair are Crewe's first choice for the centre of midfield and Gradi will be hoping neither of them pick up a knock or a more serious injury whilst on international duty.

Gradi's nerves will be further tested ahead of the derby clash against Stoke on Saturday with David Vaughan (Wales) and Steve Jones (Northern Ireland) away representing their countries.

'I've spoken to (England U19 coach) Martin (Hunter) about the lads and he has assured me he will look out for them as best he can. I don't know if they will be asked to play the full match but the last thing we need is for them to come back tired or, even worse, injured.

'The two lads enjoy playing for England and Martin has a job to do like everyone else, but it is a nuisance to club managers. My opinion on that will never change because I don't think playing for England at such a young age particularly helps the development of young players.

'We will have to see what sort of shape they are in on Thursday to see if they are going to be fit enough for the weekend.'

Writer:
Date:Tuesday November 15 2005
Time: 8:22AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 17th

A look back at games played in previous years on February 17th.

Officials Announced For Colchester And Exeter Home Games

Michael Salisbury refs tomorrow's game against Colchester whilst Ben Toner is the ref for the visit of the Grecians.

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 16th

A look at the only game played on February 16th this century.

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 15th

A look at games played on February 15th in recent years.

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
Garratt12%
Ng7%
Raynes0%
Nolan7%
Bakayago0%
Ainley38%
Lowery7%
Pickering0%
Cooper7%
Bowery0%
Dagnall7%
Sub - Grant0%
Sub - Walker15%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DerekS2
The Vital Football Members League