Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - August 18th

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - August 18th

There have been five competitive fixtures on August 18th in the 25-year period, taking place in 2001, 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2015.

Starting with the game in 2001 where we hosted Sheffield Wednesday at the Alexandra Stadium. Gerald Sibon gave the Owls the lead after 4 minutes before Paul McLaren added a second 20 minutes from time.

Crewe: Bankole, Navarro, Sodje, Walton, Smith; Lunt, Brammer (Little 74), Charnock (Collins 46), Jack; Hulse, Tait (Richards 79)

Sheff Wed: Pressman; Hendon, Bromby, Maddix, Geary; Haslam, McLaren (Morrison 90), Quinn (Lescott 86), Soltvedt; Ekoku, Sibon

Onto 2007 where Crewe travelled to play Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium. Craig Disley gave the hosts the lead on 32 minutes before Tom Pope equalised a couple of minutes later.

Crewe: Williams; Woodards, Baudet, McCready (O`Donnell 46), Jones; Roberts, Cox, Schumacher (Lynch 90), Rix; Dickson (Miller 73), Pope

Bristol Rovers: Phillips; Anthony, Carruthers (Igoe 74), Elliott, Jacobsen (Haldane 60); Pipe, Lescott, Disley, Campbell; Lambert, Walker (Williams 65)

2 years later saw Crewe travel to Darlington`s Northern Echo Stadium with Calvin Zola scoring the only goal 3 minutes from time.

Crewe: Button; Brayford, Worley, Ada, Jones; Mitchel-King, Schumacher, Verma; Moore (Elding 78), Zola, Grant (Donaldson 70)

Darlington: Knight; Miller, Bower, Plummer, Arnison (Bains 46); Cook (J. Smith 58), Chandler, G. Smith, Porritt; Dowson (Main 70), Thorpe

In 2012, we hosted Notts County at the Alexandra Stadium. Francois Zoko and Yoann Arquin gave County a 2-goal lead before Mathias Pogba halved the lead with 17 minutes to go.

Crewe: Martin; Davis (Mellor 90), Dugdale, Ellis, Robertson; Moore, Westwood, Osman (Murphy 66), Leitch-Smith, Pogba, Clayton

Notts County: Bialkowski; Kelly, Hughes, Leacock, Williams (Labadie 13, Mahon 89); Judge, Bishop, Middle, Sheenan; Arquin, Zoko (Hughes 64)

The final game on this day saw us travel to Coventry`s Ricoh Arena. John Fleck gave the Sky Blues the lead in the 14th minute before Brad Inman equalised on the half-hour. Adam Armstrong again gave the hosts the lead before Marcus Haber equalised a couple of minutes later with Jim O`Brien giving Coventry the win 7 minutes from time.

Crewe: Garratt; Turton. Ray, Nugent, Guthrie; King (Atkinson 84), Fox, Bingham; Inman, Haber (Cooper 78), Colclough (Dalla Valle 74)

Coventry: Burge; Willis, Ricketts, Johnson, Stokes; Lameiras (Murphy 60), Fleck, Maddison (Tudgay 84), Vincelot, O`Brien (Morris 90); Armstrong



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

Writer:Steve Johnson
Date:Friday August 18 2017
Time: 11:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - September 19th

A look back to games played on September 19th in the last few decades.

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - September 18th

Games played on September 18th in previous years.

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - September 17th

A look back at games played on September 17th in previous years.

Stats: Exeter City v Crewe Alexandra

All the stats from Exeter City (3) vs (0) Crewe Alexandra, St James' Park, 17/09/17 15:00 Att: 4,218

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 - Exeter (A)
Suggested By: Steve Johnson
Garratt0%
Walker0%
Raynes0%
Nolan0%
Bakayago0%
Ainley0%
Wintle0%
Lowery0%
Dagnall0%
Porter0%
Cooper0%
Sub - Stubbs0%
Sub - Dale0%
Sub - Bowery0%
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