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Dario can rest easy tonight because we travel to Burton tomorrow with a fully fit squad... pretty much. Only Steve Phillips, recovering from his summer operation still, and Carl Martin, forever injured these days, will sit out through injury whilst bench warming keeper Bartek Fogler is to return to Poland over the weekend to attend a funeral. Rookie keeper Ben Garratt will take his place on the bench.

Dario's unlikely to tinker either, last weekend's performance was exceptional so, with news that Tootle and Zola suffered no major knocks against Bury, I think we can expect the same eleven.

No such luck for Burton boss Paul Peschisolido. His side are still feeling the effects having pulled a 3-0 deficit at Rotherham back to earn a point last weekend. They'll be missing friendly giant Darren Moore at the back, he's suffering bruised ribs, whilst fellow defender Nathan Stanton is out long term with a torn hamstring.

It means a pair of ex-Alex defenders will probably be named in the Brewers team. Paul Boertien, who spent a very short spell on loan at Gresty Road years back, will return after missing last week with a calf injury. Ex-Alex academy graduate Ryan Austin meanwhile is in line for just his second start in 10 months after a long lay off with a torn knee ligament.

The pair of them will be joined by Aaron Webster at the back. Webster, of course, turned down a move to Gresty Road in the summer and opted to stay at Albion.

Even with injuries, Peschisolido seems pretty up-beat about the Brewers chances this season. They currently sit one place and one point ahead of us but the former Sheff Utd striker reckons they could push for the top three this season. But he knows it won't be an easy task tomorrow, reserving special praise for Dario.

He told The Derby Telegraph:

'You never know what to expect from Crewe.

'You don't know how they will line up and they may use three or four formations within a game.

'But they have some great youngsters coming through, as usual, and I think Dario Gradi has really got his feet under the table in his latest spell in charge.

'They're improving fast. Their movement and passing is great and we've been working on ways of stopping them in training this week.

'What Dario does there is wonderful - and I aspire to be like him as a manager.'


It's not the first time Peschisolido has had a few nice words to say about us, he quite complimentary last season too. What a nice guy!




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Date:Friday September 17 2010

Time: 11:59PM

 

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