Crewe Alexandra On This Day - March 7th
There have been two games played on March 7th this century.
In 2009, we hosted Hereford United at the Alexandra Stadium. Billy Jones opened the scoring for the hosts in the 55th minute with Toumani Diagouraga levelling with 11 to play with Jones getting the winner from the penalty spot 3 minutes later. Sam Hewson was shown a straight red card for United 10 minutes after half-time.
Crewe: Ruddy; Brayford, O`Donnell (Daniel 80), McCready, Baudet, Jones; Woodards, Sigurdsson; Moore (Grant 75), Zola (Miller 87), Donaldson
Hereford: Gulacsi, Jackson, Rose, Antwi, Diagouraga, Gwynne (Smith 56), Hewson, Taylor, Done, Brandy (Johnson 62), Guinan
The other game saw us host Scunthorpe United 3 years ago. Greg Leigh opened the scoring after 54 minutes before Marcus Haber added a second a minute later.
Crewe: Rachubka; Turton, Davis, Tate, Guthrie, Leigh; Grant, Jones, Ness (Stewart 90), Ajose (Atkinson 88), Haber (Dalla Valle 90)
Scunthorpe: Daniels, Canavan, Clarke, Davey, O`Neil, Townsend, Osbourne (Bishop 68), Evans, Madden, McSheffrey (Adelakun 67), van Veen (Wootton 76)