Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Defender doubtful for Orient

Defender doubtful for Orient

<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 were expected to remain unchanged against Leyton Orient at Gresty Road this weekend despite receiving another injury blow.

"Duggy has got a spasm in his back which developed yesterday, so that could be our one experienced player from Tuesday ruled out" - Steve Davis
Defender Adam Dugdale is rated doubtful for the game due to a back injury. Forwards Mathias Pogba and Michael West, together with experienced goalkeeper Steve Phillips, were already restricted to the sidelines.

Matt Tootle was recalled for his first start of the season in favour of the suspended Chuks Aneke for the midweek draw at Carlisle United and should therefore continue.

"Duggy has got a spasm in his back which developed yesterday, so that could be our one experienced player from Tuesday ruled out," manager Steve Davis confirmed to Crewe's official website. "Thankfully the likes of Pogba, Phillips and West aren't too far away, and could start training with us on Monday if they come through a fitness test today okay."

Leyton Orient were missing midfielder Martin Rowlands for their midweek 4-1 victory over Yeovil Town and he could return to the side.

Both Scott Cuthbert (hamstring) and Jamie Jones (shoulder) remain absent while defender Lloyd James is a doubt with ankle trouble.

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:Friday September 21 2012
Time: 1:21PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Alex Go Out Of FA Youth Cup At Colchester

Youngsters lose 2-0 in Essex in 3rd Round.

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Blackburn Rovers

All the stats from Crewe Alexandra (0) vs (1) Blackburn Rovers, Alexandra Stadium, 13/12/17 19:45 Att: 2,241

Match Report - Crewe Alexandra vs Blackburn Rovers

A look at last night's FA Cup 2nd Round replay.

Crewe Alexandra Loan Report - December 11th

Found out how our loanees have done for their loan clubs this week including Daniel Udoh's debut for Chester.

Crewe Alexandra Archived 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 - Blackburn (H)
Suggested By: Steve Johnson
Garratt0%
Ng0%
Raynes0%
Nolan0%
Bakayago0%
Ainley0%
Lowery0%
Pickering0%
Cooper0%
Porter0%
Dagnall0%
Sub - Kirk100%
Sub - Bowery0%
Sub - Reilly0%
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)

The Vital Football Members League