Crewe Alexandra - Ward Heads to Tranmere
UK time is: 19:53:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ward Heads to Tranmere

Experienced goalkeeper Gavin Ward has rejected Crewe to sign for League One rivals Tranmere Rovers on a free transfer. The 35-year old had been released by Preston and was offered a one-year deal as a player/coach at Crewe, where he would start as the second choice keeper. However, Ward is supposedly set to be first choice keeper at Tranmere, an offer which proved too great to resist. However, the more likely reasons are financial, with Ward expected to have to challenge for a first team spot at Tranmere, just as would have been the case at Crewe. Regardless of the reasons for joining, the 6'3 keeper has signed for the Prenton Park outfit, who will become the 14th club of his career. It is believed the contract is a one-year deal.

Although not a major blow to Crewe's plans for next season, Ward's move to Tranmere represents the second rejection in favour of League One rivals in two days, following Jamie McCombe's move to Bristol City yesterday.




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:Friday May 26 2006

Time: 5:37PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
It looks as if he thinks he can have another year as 1st choice on good money and has gone for it. Got to take what you can at the moment.
FEn_100
Report Abuse
02/06/2006 16:03:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Team Line-Ups: Wigan v Crewe Alexandra (Saturday August 29 2015)

Crewe travel to newcomers (Friday August 28 2015)

Duo boost Railwaymen (Friday August 28 2015)

Crewe make second signing (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Alex sign Liverpool forward (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Major reorganisation at Crewe (Tuesday August 25 2015)

Mixed emotions for Davis (Saturday August 22 2015)

Crewe recover for point (Saturday August 22 2015)

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Bury (Saturday August 22 2015)

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
Wigan 1 - 0 Crewe
Crewe 3 - 3 Bury
Coventry 3 - 2 Crewe
Scunthorpe 2 - 0 Crewe
Crewe 0 - 0 Port Vale

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Peterborough 5 1 1 3 -4 4
19. Millwall 5 1 1 3 -6 4
20. Colchester 5 0 3 2 -5 3
21. Shrewsbury 5 0 2 3 -3 2
22. Southend 4 0 2 2 -3 2
23. Crewe 5 0 2 3 -4 2
24. Blackpool 5 0 1 4 -9 1

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital Posh MOTM v Gillingham Poll
Peterborough : 29/08/2015 19:04:00
Wigan : 29/08/2015 18:36:00
Rate The Ref - Posh v Gills - Keith Stroud
Peterborough : 29/08/2015 18:14:00
Crewe : 29/08/2015 18:03:00
Peterborough : 29/08/2015 17:58:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 48%
No 52%