Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 15th
There have been two games played on Feburary 15th this century.
In 2005, we hosted Burnley at the Alexandra Stadium. Steve Jones gave the Alex the lead in the 18th minute before Tony Grant would level the scores 8 minutes after the break. Both scorers would go on to play for the other team in 2006.
Crewe: Ince, McCready (Sorvel 78), Foster, Murdock, Tonkin; Lunt, Bell, Cochrane, S. Jones (Vaughan 77); Varney, White
Burnley: Jensen, McGreal, Sinclair, Branch (Thomas-Moore 85), Duff, Camara, Grant, Hyde, Oster, Valois, Whittingham
The other game was played 4 years ago as we hosted Brentford. 2 Alan Judge goals added to by Adam Forshaw gave Brentford a 3-goal lead before Chuks Aneke got the Alex on the score-sheet with a 70th minute penalty.
Crewe: Garratt; Tootle, Davis, Ellis, Guthrie; Evans, Osman (Moore 77), Grant; Aneke, Pogba, Inman (Waters 87)
Brentford: Button, Bidwell, Craig, Dean, McCormack, Saville, Douglas, Forshaw (Reeves 83), Judge (Dallas 90), Donaldson, Trotta (Grigg 74)