UK time is: 11:34:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Prove yourself with us - Davis

<div style='background-color: #FF0000;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Crewe Alexandra boss Steve Davis has told young defender Kelvin Mellor to ignore an approach from Derby County and instead continue his development at Gresty Road.

Despite only a handful of senior starts the 21-year-old is already a target of the talent scouts, with Derby the first to make a serious move as he continues to delay on agreeing to Alex's offer of a new one-year deal.

The Rams have only just released centre-back Jason Shackell to Burnley for a fee of around 1.1m - but Mellor is understood to be just one of a number of potential targets. Should they pursue the young Alex defender, however, the Championship club would have to pay compensation or risk going to tribunal.

"Kelvin's just broken into the first team in the last five or six weeks of the season, and although he did very, very well it's still very early in his career," Davis told This is Staffordshire. "Although he is a late starter and we've had to wait a long time for him, he's been worth the wait. But now he's got to be patient and prove himself in League One."

LATEST ON THE VITAL CREWE FORUMS ...

Join The Vital Debate




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: Vital Crewe Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 6 2012

Time: 11:44AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Davis happy to upset odds (Sunday March 29 2015)

Dramatic late win for Alex (Sunday March 29 2015)

Crewe ready for Blades test (Friday March 27 2015)

Keeper thrilled to sign (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Keeper extends deal (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Ryan close to return (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Crewe drop back into relegation (Saturday March 21 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
Sheff Utd 1 - 2 Crewe
Crewe 0 - 1 Oldham
Bristol City 3 - 0 Crewe
Preston 5 - 1 Crewe
Crewe 2 - 0 Scunthorpe
Rochdale 4 - 0 Crewe

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Walsall 38 11 13 14 -6 46
17. Scunthorpe 38 12 10 16 -11 46
18. Coventry 39 11 12 16 -11 45
19. Crewe 39 13 6 20 -32 45
20. Crawley 39 11 10 18 -22 43
21. Leyton Orient 38 11 9 18 -4 42
22. Notts County 37 11 9 17 -13 42

Breaking League News

Off To The Ricoh - Coventry (A)
Leyton Orient : 01/04/2015 09:00:00
Vital Posh MARCH Player of the Month (Poll)
Peterborough : 01/04/2015 07:52:00
DRFC Striker looking to put himself in shop window
Doncaster : 31/03/2015 22:18:01
A Good Wednesday For City?
Coventry : 31/03/2015 20:38:00
Bristol City V Swindon Town SOLD OUT
Swindon : 31/03/2015 20:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 49%
No 51%