Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Dickson: It was too soon

Dickson: It was too soon

Former loanee striker Chris Dickson thinks a move up North came too soon. The 22 year old Charlton hit man arrived on a month's loan in August, but failed to impress fans and coaching staff alike at Gresty Road.

Fresh from the non-league, it came as no surprise that Dickson failed to hit it off straight away, despite high praise from Charlton manager Alan Pardew.

Dickson left the Alex after his one month, making just 3 appearances, but immediately went onto League One rivals Gillingham where he's had success.

Eight goals in eleven appearances for the Gills has made him an instant fans favourite and also won Alan Pardew over, who has told Gillingham he wants Dickson back after his current deal is up.

On Tuesday night Dickson will face his former team mates when Gillingham travel to Gresty Road, and speaking ahead of that game he looked back on his time with the Alex.

He told cafc.co.uk: 'Moving to the North West may have been a bit too soon for me.

'Everyone made me feel very welcome up there, and obviously footballing wise it didn't work out. But now I'm back down here, I feel more at home.

'I think Crewe may be a bit wary about the Chris Dickson that will go up there on my return, as I don't think it will be the same Chris Dickson that was there last time.'

Writer:Dink
Date:Saturday December 1 2007
Time: 6:01AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Games Against Bolton And Barnet Moved

Home Carabao Cup game in August and away trip to Barnet over Easter moved to new dates.

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

Sky Confirm TV Selection Windows For 2017/18

With the release of the EFL fixture lists on Wednesday morning, Sky Sports have released their outline giving fans an idea of when television selections will be made this season.

2017/18 Final Weekend Details

With the release of the Premier League fixtures last week and last Wednesday seeing the EFL following suit, the full details for the final weekends across...

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)

How many signings do we need to make? As of May's retained list
Suggested By: Steve Johnson
0-28%
3-564%
6-89%
9-123%
13+16%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.stig7tfm5
Vital Football Comment