Crewe Alexandra On This Day - September 19th
There have been four competitive fixtures on September 19th in the 25-year period, taking place in 2000, 2006, 2009 and 2015.
The game in 2000 saw Crewe Alexandra travel to Barnsley`s Oakwell in the League Cup. Goals from Bruce Dyer, Robin van der Laan and Mike Sheron (who got 2 late on) gave the Tykes a 4-0 lead to take into the 2nd leg the following week.
Crewe: Kearton; Foster (Sodje 89), Macauley, Walton (Hulse 61), S. Smith; Wright, Lunt, Sorvel (Collins 61), Street; Jack, P. Smith
Barnsley: Miller; Regan, O`Callaghanm Moses, Corbo; McClare, van der Laan, Ward, Woan (Barker 73); Dyer (Jones 82), Sheron
The next game saw Crewe hosted Wigan Athletic in the EFL Cup in 2006. Rodney Jack scored the opening goal in the 42nd minute before Nicky Maynard added a second in the final minute.
Crewe: Williams; Otsemobor, Baudet, Cox, Jones; Jack (Rix 83), O`Connor, Roberts, Vaughan; Maynard (O`Donnell 90), Varney
Wigan: Pollitt; Wright, Hall (de Zeeuw 53), Jackson, Baines; Cywka (Montrose 63), Scharner, Landzaat, Johansson (Heskey 71), Kilbane; Teale
The game in 2009 saw the Alex host Aldershot Town. Shaun Miller gave the Alex a 16th minute lead before goals in each half from Scott Donnelly and Kirk Hudson gave the Shots the win.
Crewe: Button; Brayford, Worley, Ada, Jones; Westwood (Moore 68), Walton, Grant; Elding (Murphy 76), Zola, Miller (Schumacher 82)
Aldershot: Jaimez-Ruiz; Halls, Winfield, Blackburn, Charles; Soares, Parrett (Chalmers 67), Straker; Donnelly, Hudson, Morgan
The final game saw the Alex travel to Shrewsbury Town 2 years ago with Adam King scoring the only goal of the game in the 2nd minute.
Crewe: Garratt; Turton, Davis, Nugent (Ray 60), Kingsley; King, Fox, Atkinson; Colclough, Dalla Valle (Haber 66), Inman (Guthrie 46)
Shrewsbury: Leutwiler; Tootle, Ellis, Grandison, Sadler (Kaikai 67); Ogogo (Collins 75), Cole, Lawrence, Knight-Percival; Clark, Barnett (Akpa Akpro 61)