Crewe Alexandra On This Day - September 9th
There have been two competitive fixtures on September 9th in the 25-year period, taking place in 2000 and 2006.
The game in 2000 saw Crewe Alexandra host Norwich City at the Alexandra Stadium in a goalless affair.
Crewe: Kearton; Wright, Macauley, Sodje, Smith; Lunt, Sorvel, Street; Little, Hulse (Foster 75), Rivers (Jack 57)
Norwich: A. Marshall; Sutch, Fleming, Jackson (McGovern 43), Derveld; L. Marshall, Brady (Nedergaard 49), Russell, Whitley; Giallanza (Forbes 70)
The other game saw the Alex travel to Dean`s Court to play AFC Bournemouth in 2006 with Leon Best scoring the only goal for the hosts mid-way through the first half.
Crewe: Williams; Otsemobor, Baudet, O`Donnell (Lowe 85), Jones; Roberts, Cox, O`Connor, Vaughan; Varney, Jack (Matthews 72)
Bournemouth: Stewart; Young, Broadhurst, Howe (Gowling 90), Cummings; Browning, Cooper, Purches, Foley-Sheridan (Hollands 84); Best (Fletcher 84), Hayter