UK time is: 20:28:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Crewe Trigger McCombe Talks

Crewe are to discuss personal terms with Lincoln defender Jamie McCombe. After being rejected by teammate Gareth McAuley, Crewe have instead opted for his 6'5 defensive partner Jamie McCombe. Crewe have agreed to pay the necessary 5,000 in order to discuss personal terms with McCombe, and should terms be agreed, it is believed Crewe will have to pay no more than 100,000 for the 23-year old defender. Crewe will be keen to tie up the deal quickly, with Bristol City also reported to be interested.

Lincoln Chairman Steff Wright admitted, 'We have given Crewe permission to speak to Jamie as they are willing to meet the release fee in his contract.' Wright added that Lincoln are desperate to keep their Player-of-the-Season, but he has delayed signing a new contract. McCombe still has another year to run on his contract, but after missing out on promotion once again, Lincoln may be forced to allow their captain to move on.

McCombe impressed Dario and Neil Baker in both of Lincoln's play-off semi-finals, as he demonstrated a dominance in the air, and an ability to distribute the ball from the back, although he isn't the quickest. McCombe begun his career with Scunthorpe - scoring on his debut against Darlington. After a loan spell at Halifax, Scunthorpe released McCombe on a free - only to unsuccessfully attempt to prevent him signing for Lincoln.

Vital Crewe exclusively broke the news of Crewe's interest in McCombe last week (Crewe Order Big Macs).




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:Tuesday May 23 2006

Time: 11:44AM

Your Comments

he would be a very good signing for u
green giant 12
yes it would
whites11
Another trigger. Where did he pick up the name from. Mickey Evans who has just left Plmouth also had this nick name. Is from Only fools and Horses
miked_joker
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Good move for striker (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Davis confident in market (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Crewe wait on striker (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Davis delighted with opening win (Saturday September 13 2014)

Crewe triumph in derby (Saturday September 13 2014)

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Port Vale (Saturday September 13 2014)

Skipper relieved by closure (Friday September 12 2014)

Rivals in derby action (Friday September 12 2014)

Davis calls for calm (Friday September 12 2014)

Davis relishes derby prospect (Wednesday September 10 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
Swindon 2 - 0 Crewe
Gillingham 2 - 0 Crewe
Crewe 2 - 5 Rochdale
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Walsall 7 1 4 2 0 7
19. Doncaster 6 2 1 3 -3 7
20. Leyton Orient 6 1 3 2 -1 6
21. Colchester 7 1 2 4 -3 5
22. Port Vale 7 1 2 4 -4 5
23. Scunthorpe 7 1 1 5 -12 4
24. Crewe 6 1 0 5 -8 3

Breaking League News

Port Vale vs City. Team News From Vale Park
Bristol City : 16/09/2014 19:34:00
Walsall Team News In (v Rochdale)
Walsall : 16/09/2014 19:34:00
Team Line-Ups: Gillingham v Peterborough United
Peterborough : 16/09/2014 19:28:00
Adams - No Hiding Place
Port Vale : 16/09/2014 19:10:00
Two Points Dropped For Johnson
Oldham : 16/09/2014 18:54:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 55%
No 45%