UK time is: 22:56:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

No New Jonah

Dario Gradi has ruled out Grimsby's Rob Jones as a transfer target for this summer. The 26 year old was forced off after 28 minutes in Grimsby's play-off semi final victory last night. Dario and Neil Baker were due to watch Jones play in the first leg, but his first child's birth meant that he missed the game. Jones was due to be out of contract this summer, though Grimsby exercised a one-year option on his contract meaning that a fee would have been payable for the 6'7 centre back.

However, as previously reported on Vital Football - Crewe Order Big Macs, Dario still holds an interest in 3 of the other centre backs playing in last night's game. Grimsby centre-back Ben Futcher, also 6'7 is another who has interested Dario in the past. The 24-year old scored in last night's game and may be one that Dario decides to keep an eye on. January transfer target Gareth McAuley also played last night, though the Nothern Ireland international had a poor game. McAuley is, however, out-of-contract this summer, and with Lincoln set for another season in League 2, McAuley is almost certain to leave. Fellow Lincoln centre-back Jamie McCombe is another who may be of interest to Dario, having won their player-of-the-season vote and captained the side to the play-offs.




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


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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 17 2006

Time: 3:59PM

Your Comments

those defenders will move on to better things this summer
green giant 12
Hope you get the right players to bring you back up next season.
miked_joker
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Striker determined to impress (Thursday October 30 2014)

No risk policy on Brad (Thursday October 30 2014)

Teenager could make full debut (Thursday October 30 2014)

Duo in contention (Thursday October 30 2014)

Davis prepared to be flexible (Thursday October 30 2014)

Defender on trial (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Good news on midfielder (Monday October 27 2014)

Crewe receive home tie (Monday October 27 2014)

Davis praises spirit (Saturday October 25 2014)

Defender dismissed as run ends (Saturday October 25 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
Crewe 1 - 0 Peterborough
Crewe 0 - 3 Notts County
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale
Crewe 0 - 3 Colchester
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley
Crewe 0 - 1 Sheff Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Walsall 15 3 6 6 -3 15
19. Leyton Orient 15 3 6 6 -5 15
20. Doncaster 13 4 3 6 -8 15
21. Gillingham 15 3 5 7 -7 14
22. Yeovil 15 3 4 8 -14 13
23. Crewe 15 4 1 10 -19 13
24. Scunthorpe 15 3 3 9 -12 12

Breaking League News

Pope Out For Three Months
Port Vale : 30/10/2014 21:11:00
Page Keeps Colchester Focus
Port Vale : 30/10/2014 21:01:00
Johnson - No Sentiment For City Return
Oldham : 30/10/2014 20:48:00
DRFC Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers Team News
Doncaster : 30/10/2014 20:37:00
Neil Etheridge signs Short Term Deal
Oldham : 30/10/2014 20:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 51%
No 49%