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Alex debutant impresses

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On loan Brad Inman coped particularly well on his senior debut according to Crewe Alexandra assistant manager Neil Baker.

"He came into a different side and probably had not played at that tempo before" - Neil Baker
The Newcastle United youngster was handed his first-team chance as the Alex accounted for Doncaster Rovers on penalties in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy last evening.

"I am pleased with how it went for Brad because it wasn't easy," Baker told Crewe's official website. "He came into a different side and probably had not played at that tempo before, as his own experience has come from playing for Newcastle`s reserves and the Under-21s."

The Australian-born Scotland Under-21 international appeared for virtually the duration of the contest until being replaced just before the end of regular time and ahead of the penalty shoot-out.

"I think there were a few supporters who were disappointed when we brought him off," Baker added. "He was tiring and tiring quickly and he had put a shift in."

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Date:Wednesday December 5 2012

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