Crewe Alexandra On This Day - September 24th
There have been three competitive fixtures on September 24th in the 25-year period, taking place in 2005, 2011 and 2016.
The game in 2005 saw Crewe Alexandra host Watford at the Alexandra Stadium in a goal-less draw.
Crewe: Turnbull (Williams 85); Moss, Foster, McCready, Tonkin; Lunt, B. Jones, Roberts, Vaughan; S. Jones (Higdon 67), Johnson (Rivers 78)
Watford: Foster; Chambers, Carlisle, Doyley, Osbourne (Stewart 46); McNamee, Devlin (Grant 75), Spring (Mahon 46), Fletcher, Young; Benjamin
The next game saw Crewe host Port Vale in 2011. Byron Moore gave Crewe the lead in the 72nd minute before Tom Pope equalised 2 minutes later.
Crewe: Phillips; Tootle, Davis, Dugdale, Martin; Westwood, Murphy, Bell (Shelley 83); Moore (Mellor 90), Leitch-Smith, Miller
Port Vale: Tomlinson; Kozluk (Yates 77), Chilvers, McDonald, Owen; Loft, Morsy (Little 75), Griffith, Taylor; Pope, Williamson (Rigg 75)
The final game saw the Alex host Blackpool last year. A Jon Guthrie own goal gave Blackpool the lead in the 10th minute before Ryan Lowe levelled on 71 minutes.
Crewe: Garratt; Turton, Davis, Guthrie, Bakayago; Kirk (Ainley 61), Jones, Hollands (Bingham 61), Cooper; Dagnall, Lowe
Blackpool: Slocombe (Lyness 46); Mellor, Aldred, Robertson, Taylor; Payne, McAlister, Philliskirk, Yeates (Daniel 70); Gnanduillet, Vassell (Matt 58)