Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Gary Roberts, Jack of all trades?

Gary Roberts, Jack of all trades?

Gary Roberts started the season in fantastic form, he scored two on the opening day of the season and was arguably our most consistent performer in the early stages of the season.

His form has dipped since and found himself a casualty following the disappointing defeat at Southend, he was due to be dropped at Southend but a late withdrawal by Steve Schumacher meant his stay in the side continued.

Schumacher returned for the home win against Luton and Gary Roberts was demoted to the bench, somewhat of a demise in a short space of time for the likeable squad player.

Keeping his form of the first month or so was always going to be difficult but the player could argue that he has been moved all over the place and hasn`t been given a settle starting position in the team.

In my opinion his name should be one of the first on the team sheet. He should be allowed to play in his preferred central midfield position and I reckon we would get the best out of him.

He came on as a 2nd half substitute at right back, as ever he didn`t let anyone down but he has now played in 3 or 4 different positions this season. You can understand why the player doesn`t know whether he is coming or going!

Why do the management team insist on playing players out of position? I understand it is necessary from time to time but it happens far too frequent for my liking. From my point of view it seems they do this so they can accommodate their favourite players.

What your views? Crewe Vital would like to know. Discuss this on our forum.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Matt Owen
Date:Monday October 22 2007
Time: 12:28PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe Alexandra On This Day - August 20th

A look back to games on August 20th from previous years.

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Barnet

All the stats from Crewe Alexandra (1) vs (0) Barnet, Alexandra Stadium, 20/08/17 15:00 Att: 3,217

Match Report - Crewe Alexandra vs Barnet

Steve's look at yesterday's home game against Barnet

Match Report - Crewe Alexandra vs Barnet

Steve's look at yesterday's home game against Barnet

Archived Vital Crewe Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Steve Johnson
Editor email
Profile
Josh Ravenscroft
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match - Barnet (H)
Suggested By: Steve Johnson
Garratt0%
Walker0%
Raynes0%
Nolan0%
Cooper0%
Wintle0%
Lowery0%
Pickering0%
Dagnall0%
Porter0%
Bowery0%
Sub - Bakayago100%
Sub - Ainley0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.stig7tfm3
Write for Vital Football