Crewe Alexandra - Crewe Make Optimistic Mellor Move?
UK time is: 15:43:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Crewe Make Optimistic Mellor Move?

Crewe look set to make an optimistic enquiry about the availibity of Liverpool striker Neil Mellor. Crewe's attacking options are somewhat limited, especially for the role of the big striker. Gareth Taylor's departure has left Dario with just Pavol Suhaj and Mat Bailey as competition for Michael Higdon, with none of the three impressing so far in the pre-season.

A move for Mellor would be hugely optimistic, with the striker likely to attract the attention of Premiership and Championship clubs. Mellor spent the latter half of last season on loan with Premiership side Wigan, where he scored 1 goal in 4 games, and made a particularly impressive debut. However, that loan spell was cut short by a knee injury.

Meanwhile, one of Crewe's former targets David Graham has joined Bradford on a six-month loan deal. Several clubs were chasing the Sheffield Wednesday striker, with Blackpool having a six-figure bid accepted. Whilst Graham would not have been the big striker that Crewe are looking for, his goalscoring record at this level is impressive, though it is believed that Dario Gradi has been put off by his failure to perform at Championship level.

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:Saturday July 29 2006

Time: 4:28PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
you'll do well to get him, even on loan. would be a great signing if u did tho.
Report Abuse
31/07/2006 16:05:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

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)

Time to shape up (Thursday October 1 2015)

Home form must improve (Thursday October 1 2015)

Skipper undergoes surgery (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

Video - Long Ahead Of Notts County
Sheff Utd : 06/10/2015 14:35:01
Davis remains calm
Crewe : 06/10/2015 14:34:00
JPT Preview - Crewe v Latics
Wigan : 06/10/2015 14:03:00
Vital Preview - Bradford v Barnsley
Barnsley : 06/10/2015 11:34:01
Vital Preview - Sheffield United v Notts County
Sheff Utd : 06/10/2015 11:18:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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