Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 3rd
There have been 2 games played on February 3rd this century.
In 2001, Burnley travelled to the Alexandra Stadium. Kevin Street opened the scoring for the hosts on 5 minutes before Graham Branch levelled the score 7 minutes later. 3 penalties were scored next as Shaun Smith gave Crewe a 3-1 half-time lead and Paul Cook reduced the deficit before Dean Ashton scored 5 minutes from time to consolidate the victory.
Crewe: Bankole; Wright, Macauley, Walton, Smith; Lunt, Sorvel, Street (Gannon 67); Rivers, Hulse (Ashton 63), Jack
Burnley: Michopoulos, Davis, Thomas, Branch, Ball, Cook, Little, Smith (Maylett 66), Weller, Mullin (Payton 79), Thomas-Moore (Shandran 81)
The other match was a trip to Sixfields in 2007. Luke Varney gave the Alex a 26th minute lead that was cancelled out by Bradley Johnson 10 minutes after half-time before Varney scored the winner a couple of minutes later.
Crewe: Williams; Moss, Otsemobor, Baudet, Jones (O`Donnell 38); Roberts, O`Connor, Cox, Vaughan; Lowe (Higdon 90), Varney
Northampton: Bunn, Crowe, Doig (Robertson 74), Dyche, Hughes, Burnell, Holt, Johnson, Jess (Laird 46), Deuchar, Kirk