Crewe Alexandra - Barnet Boss Demands His Players Repay Fans
UK time is: 17:25:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Barnet Boss Demands His Players Repay Fans

Barnet manager Mark Stimson says his players will pay back the travelling Barnet faithful out of their own pockets following Saturday.

And quite right too. As much as we've enjoyed the last few days, there were over 100 brave souls from Barnet who witnessed some real dross from their players on Saturday.

If only some Alex players from the last 5 years paid us back for some of their performances... They'd still be paying off their debts now.

Back with Stimson, well he was as apologetic as you'd expect from a manager whose team had been embarrassed...

'I am more than shell-shocked. That was nowhere near what we expected and I didn't see it coming,' said Stimson.

'Apologies to the supporters who travelled a long way here and spent a lot of money to get here. I've told the players they have to put some money back in their (fans) pockets and we'll make some sacrifices like they do.

'Unfortunately I've been manager when my side has conceded seven goals before. When I was at Gillingham we conceded seven goals to Shrewsbury but at the end of the same season we beat them 1-0 in the play-off final. That's the kind of response I'll be looking for.'

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: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 23 2010

Time: 4:15AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe turn to Trophy (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Alex hope for confidence boost (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Skipper out for couple of months (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Davis remains calm (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Better team lost - Davis (Saturday October 3 2015)

Miserable run continues (Saturday October 3 2015)

Crewe chase home success (Friday October 2 2015)

Crewe sign young keeper (Thursday October 1 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crewe 1 - 2 Chesterfield
Crewe 1 - 2 Southend
Walsall 1 - 1 Crewe
Shrewsbury 0 - 1 Crewe
Crewe 1 - 3 Millwall
Crewe 1 - 3 Swindon

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Oldham 11 1 8 2 -4 11
19. Shrewsbury 11 3 2 6 -4 11
20. Scunthorpe 11 3 2 6 -4 11
21. Doncaster 11 2 5 4 -5 11
22. Blackpool 11 3 2 6 -8 11
23. Fleetwood 11 2 3 6 -5 9
24. Crewe 11 1 3 7 -9 6

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Crewe turn to Trophy
Crewe : 06/10/2015 17:05:00
Alex hope for confidence boost
Crewe : 06/10/2015 16:48:01
Skipper out for couple months
Crewe : 06/10/2015 16:39:00
Vital Posh SEPTEMBER Player of the Month (Poll)
Peterborough : 06/10/2015 16:00:00
Video - Long Ahead Of Notts County
Sheff Utd : 06/10/2015 14:35:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 47%
No 53%