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We're stronger now - Davis

We're stronger now - Davis

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Manager Steve Davis believes the current Crewe Alexandra squad is stronger than last season despite the recent loss of skipper Luke Murphy.

"The squad has more experience, the majority of them have played in League One now and we have more versatility" - Steve Davis
The Alex have so far added three newcomers to a group which achieved a mid-table finish and Johnstone's Paint Trophy final success last term. In have come promising Lincoln City striker Vadaine Oliver, Macclesfield Town's French-born defender Thierry Audel and goalscoring Accrington Stanley winger Lee Molyneux.

However, it is more a case of the remainder of the squad who will undoubtedly have seriously benefited from last season's sterling exploits, according to their boss.

"The squad has more experience, the majority of them have played in League One now and we have more versatility," Davis told Crewe's official website. "We have players who can play in various positions and in different roles and that gives us a chance to play differently if needs be."

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Date:Thursday July 4 2013
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