Crewe Alexandra On This Day - February 27th
There have been 3 games played on February 27th this century.
In 2007, we hosted Scunthorpe United at the Alexandra Stadium. Luke Varney opened the scoring for the Alex in the 26th minute before Billy Sharp levelled the scores 3 minutes later. Jermaine Beckford gave United the lead in the 40th minute before Sharp added his second 17 minutes after the break.
Crewe: Williams; Woodards, Baudet, O`Donnell, Moss; Lowe, Roberts, Cox, Rix (Jack 75); Lowe, Varney
Scunthorpe: Murphy, Mulligan, Goodwin, Ridley, Crosby, Foster, Hinds, Sparrow (MacKenzie 83), Taylor, Beckford (Williams 83), Sharp
3 years later we travelled to Sincil Bank to face Lincoln City. Davide Somma gave the hosts the lead less than a minute into the second-half before Shaun Miller equalised with 6 minutes remaining.
Crewe: Phillips; Brayford, O`Donnell, Worley, Tootle (Donaldson 67); Westwood, Bailey, Walton; Moore, Miller, Grant
Lincoln: Burch, Hughton, Pearce, Swaibu, Herd, Anderson, Kerr, Saunders, Broughton, Lennon (Keltie 81), Somma
The final game occurred 2 years ago with a home game against Barnsley. Jon Guthrie gave the Alex the lead in the 32nd minute before Sam Winnall levelled the score 8 minutes after the break. Alfie Mawson got the winner mid-way through the second-half.
Crewe: Garratt; Turton, Guthrie, Nugent, Bakayago; Cooper, Fox (Ainley 77), Jones, Inman; Haber, Hitchcock (Kirk 70)
Barnsley: Davies, Mawson, Roberts, Williams, Bree, Brownhill, Hourihane, Isgrove (Chapman 73), Watkins, Fletcher (Tuton 90), Winnall (Scowen 90)