Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Striker Decision Time

Striker Decision Time

Dario Gradi has spoken today of the need to sort out the future of strikers Gareth Taylor and Eddie Johnson.

Both are expected to return to Crewe this week and will no doubt be speaking to the club with regards to next season, and if it will be with Crewe Alex.

As reported previously here on Vital Crewe, EJ was set to sign a 2-year deal however news about this has gone quiet. Since arriving in South Cheshire the former United Striker scored 4 times in 23 games, and would no doubt be looking to improve on that.

Taylor is more doubtful in that he is seeking a 2 year contract. His agent is claiming that a number of clubs are interested in the former Forest man, who impressed with us during his loan spell. Questions regarding fitness, and the players age have led Crewe to offer him a one-year deal only.

Dario Said!
'I'm accepting the two players to be back this week at some point. If they come back and are willing to sign then great - but if they choice to go elsewhere then I think we have enough here to offer competition for places. I'm not particularly looking to replace them if they do move on. '

It'll be interesting to see what will happen if Taylor and Johnson don't stay, who Dario will look at playing upfront, in terms of senior strikers it would leave Varney, Rodgers and Higdon, with Manyard starting to push through.


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

Writer:
Date:Monday June 19 2006
Time: 12:56PM

Comments

0
There's a couple of youngsters at Norwich who've played for Englands under 21's who won't get many games for the canaries.
Timsncfc
19/06/2006 16:49:00
0
Eddie Johnson could be going to Barnsley! http://www.barnsley.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=21892
Vital Tyke
20/06/2006 11:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Video: Rochdale (H) Highlights

Crewe Alexandra extended their recent improved unbeaten run to four games with a 2-0 triumph against Rochdale.

Home comfort pleases Davis

Manager Steve Davis was pleased as Crewe Alexandra extended their unbeaten run to four games with a 2-0 success over Rochdale.

Crewe move up with victory

Crewe Alexandra are now unbeaten in four games after a welcome 2-0 win over Rochdale.

Striker Marcus Haber put them in front on the half-hour when a corner wasn't properly cleared and Brad Inman doubled their lead just prior to half-time.

Ian Henderson earlier headed wide for the visitors but Haber made no mistake when turning in at the other end after George Cooper's corner was missed.

However, it needed goalkeeper Ben Garratt to respond as Peter Vincenti sought an equalise

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Rochdale

All the stats from Crewe Alexandra (2) vs (0) Rochdale, Gresty Road, Sat 6th Feb 3.00pm Att: 4,130

Archived Vital Crewe Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Coyne
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By: Vital Crewe
Yes44%
No56%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 29 19 3 7 60 16
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 29 9 3 17 30 -11
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Walsall (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Rochdale (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Chesterfield (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Southend United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)