Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 8th
There have been 2 games played on February 8th this century.
In 2003, we travelled to Griffin Park to face Brentford. Stephen Hunt gave the hosts the lead on 11 minutes before Martin Rowlands was sent off for 2 yellow cards before the break. Kenny Lunt won the game for the Alex with 2 goals after the break, the second a penalty.
Crewe: Ince; Wright, Walton, Walker, Vaughan; S. Jones (Sodje 89), Sorvel, Lunt, Rix (Ashton 23, Bell 46); Hulse, Jack
Brentford: P. Smith, Dobson, Marshall, Sonko, O`Connor, Somner, Evans, Fullarton (McCammon 73), Hunt (J. Smith 64), Rowlands, Vine
In 2014, we travelled to Bradford City`s Valley Parade. Uche Ikpeazu gave the Alex a 2-0 lead with goals after 12 and 54 minutes before James Hanson and Gary Jones had levelled before the hour mark. Mathias Pogba gave the Alex the lead again in the 78th minute before Jones again levelled with 6 minutes left on the clock.
Crewe: Garratt; Tootle, Davis, Ellis, Guthrie; Aneke, Evans (Osman 89), Grant; Inman, Ikpeazu (Moore 65), Pogba
Bradford: McLaughlin, Bates, Darby, McHugh, Davies, Reach, Bennett (Thompson 77), Dolan, Jones, Hanson, Mclean