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Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 21st

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 21st

There have been 4 games played on February 21st this century.

In 2004, we travelled to Valley Parade to face Bradford City. Dean Windass opened the scoring with a 51st minute goal with Ben Rix equalising 15 minutes later before Ronnie Wallwork got the winner with 11 minutes to play.

Crewe: Ince; Wirght, Moses, Foster, Tonkin (Vaughan 58); Lunt, Cochrane (Rix 46), Sorvel, S. Jones; Ashton (Edwards 81), Hignett

Bradford: Vaesen, Atherton, Gavin, Wetherall, Francis, Heckingbottom, Farrelly (Summerbee 74), Wallwork, Cadamarteri, Gray (Muirhead 80), Windass

In 2009, we hosted Huddersfield Town at the Alexandra Stadium. James Berrett gave the Terriers the lead on the half-hour with Byron Moore equalising on 32 minutes before 2 goals in 3 minutes from Tom Pope and Clayton Donaldson confirmed the win.

Crewe: Ruddy; Woodards, Brayford, Broomes, Lawrence, Jones; Baudet, O`Connor, Moore; Donaldson (Schumacher 86), Pope (Zola 75)

Huddersfield: Smithies, Clarke, Goodwin, Butler, Williams, Berrett (Booth 65), Collins, Holdsworth, Roberts, Ainsworth (Craney 56), Jutkiewicz (Jevons 73)

3 years later saw Accrington Stanley travel to South Cheshire. 2 late goals from Max Clayton (81) and Luke Murphy (90) gave the Alex all 3 points in the first of the unbeaten run that saw us win at Wembley in the play-off final.

Crewe: Phillips; Martin, Davis, Artell, Tootle; Murphy, Westwood, Bell (Shelley 60), Powell; Miller (Clayton 65), Pearson

Accrington: Dunbavin, Nsiala, Winnard, Murphy (Smith 83), Lindfield (Evans 63), Barnett (Hughes 63), Coid, Devitt, Joyce, McIntyre, Amond

The final game occurred in 2015 with a trip to Oakwell to face Barnsley. Lewin Nyatanga gave the hosts the lead on 66 minutes before a Paul Rachubka own goal extended the lead with 11 minutes remaining.

Crewe: Garratt (Rachubka 71); Turton, Davis, Ray, Tate (Waters 81), Baillie; Grant (Cooper 69), Jones, Ness; Ajose, Haber

Barnsley: Davies, Smith, M`Voto, Nyatanga, Bailey, Cranie, Hourihane (O`Sullivan 46), Pearson, Scowen, Hemmings (Oates 90), Lita (Waring 65)

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Writer:Steve Johnson
Date:Wednesday February 21 2018
Time: 12:00PM

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