UK time is: 17:51:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Max firmly grounded

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

Striker Max Clayton says his talented feet will firmly remain on the ground at Crewe Alexandra.

"The test for me now is to have a good season and see how well I can develop" - Max Clayton
The highly-rated eighteen-year-old already has a very bright future predicted and recently collected the Football League Young Player of the Month award for August.

That followed him being on target twice against Hartlepool United in the League Cup while scoring the only goal in the league defeat of Coventry City. He was also called up for the England Under-19 side in Germany.

"Crewe is the best place to start your career," Clayton told the Crewe Chronicle . "There is nowhere else in the country where you would be playing regularly at the age of 18. The test for me now is to have a good season and see how well I can develop."

Comparisons are naturally already being made in terms of his overall potential with former Alex starlet Nick Powell, who earned himself a dream 6m move to Manchester United in May.

"Nick and I have known each other since we were five or six years old and it gives me goosebumps seeing him come on for United," added Clayton. "We were so close in ability so it gives me the belief that I can do something similar one day."

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:Wednesday September 26 2012

Time: 3:21PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Striker goes on loan (Friday October 24 2014)

Crewe in good spirits (Friday October 24 2014)

Davis expects tough clash (Friday October 24 2014)

High hopes for striker (Friday October 24 2014)

Striker always confident (Thursday October 23 2014)

Davis delight as Alex clean up (Thursday October 23 2014)

Striker delighted to join (Thursday October 23 2014)

Crewe continue their rise (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Davis hails another win (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

List All Vital Crewe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crewe 2 - 5 Rochdale
Crewe 1 - 0 Peterborough
Crewe 0 - 3 Notts County
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale
Crewe 0 - 3 Colchester
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Port Vale 14 3 4 7 -6 13
19. Gillingham 14 3 4 7 -7 13
20. Coventry 14 3 4 7 -8 13
21. Yeovil 14 3 4 7 -11 13
22. Crewe 14 4 1 9 -18 13
23. Walsall 14 2 6 6 -4 12
24. Scunthorpe 14 3 3 8 -11 12

Breaking League News

Striker goes on loan
Crewe : 24/10/2014 17:05:00
Crewe in good spirits
Crewe : 24/10/2014 16:55:00
Davis expects tough clash
Crewe : 24/10/2014 16:47:00
High hopes for striker
Crewe : 24/10/2014 16:34:00
Glovers v Rochdale - Preview
Yeovil : 24/10/2014 15:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 52%
No 48%