Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Alex share draw with Bolton

Alex share draw with Bolton

<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 shared a 1-1 draw with Bolton Wanderers in their latest pre-season friendly at Gresty Road.

Alex took the lead on eleven minutes as Byron Moore and Abdul Osman linked up for Max Clayton to firmly strike past former Crewe loanee goalkeeper Adam Bogdan.

AJ Leitch-Smith went close to adding to it and in-form marksman Mathias Pogba dragged wide after being set up by Clayton before Alan Martin twice saved from Martin Petrov at the other end.

But the visitors were level as Bulgarian international Petrov tucked home a 26th minute penalty after recent signing Pogba was ruled to have handled.

The deceptive Petrov continued to be a real danger and forced another save from Martin before the break and substitute Michael O'Halloran sliced wide soon after it. Northern Ireland international Keith Andrews also tried his luck but once again Martin stopped.

Home striker Pogba replied with an enterprising break but shot straight at replacement keeper Andy Lonergan before also later chipping over after recent arrival Mark Ellis had threatened with a header.

Crewe Alexandra: Martin, Davis, Ellis, Dugdale, Robertson (Ray 86), Westwood, M. Clayton, Osman (Turton 84), Pogba, Leitch-Smith (West 83), Moore (Daniels 86)

subs (unused): Garratt, Guthrie, White, H. Clayton, Bateman

Goals: M. Clayton (11)

Bolton Wanderers: Bogdan (Lonergran 46), Mears, Knight (Riley 22), Ricketts, Alonso, Chung-Yong (O'Halloran 58), Andrews, M. Davies, Petrov (Wylde 70), Pratley (Eaves (90), K. Davies (Vela 70)

subs (unused): Blakeman, McQuade

Goals: Petrov (pen 26)

LATEST ON THE VITAL CREWE FORUMS ...

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Crewe
Date:Saturday July 28 2012
Time: 6:29PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for the season of 2017/18.

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Notts County

All the stats from Crewe Alexandra (2) vs (0) Notts County, Alexandra Stadium, 17/10/17 19:45 Att: 3,339

Match Report - Crewe Alexandra vs Notts County

A look back to last night's game against league leaders Notts County.

Safe Standing's About To Be Real

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

Archived Vital Crewe Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Steve Johnson
Editor email
Profile
Josh Ravenscroft
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match - Notts County (H)
Suggested By: Steve Johnson
Richards0%
Ng0%
Raynes0%
Nolan0%
Bakayago0%
Ainley100%
Lowery0%
Grant0%
Cooper0%
Porter0%
Bowery0%
Sub - Walker0%
Sub - Pickering0%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.stig7tfm1
The Vital Football Members League