Crewe Alexandra | Anthony Elding
UK time is: 20:08:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Anthony Elding

Former Players

D.O.B.

16/04/1982

Birthplace

Lincolnshire

Height

5ft 7in

Weight

11st 1lbs

Position

Striker

Signed

24/07/2008

Fee

Undisclosed

Former Clubs

Leeds, Stockport, Boston, Stevenage

Pen Pic

Anthony Elding signed towards the end of July in 2008 for a reported fee of around 200,000. The powerful striker was a long term target for Steve Holland, having previously approached Elding twice about signing for Crewe.

Elding has made a slow rise through the leagues. Starting off at his local club Boston in 1999, he later joined Stevenage in 2003. After over 100 appearances and 54 goals Elding made the 40,000 move to Kettering in 2006. However, things didn't work out and a few months later he returned to his original club Boston.

After another six months at League Two Boston he made the move to Stockport County, where he was to make a name for himself. In just 12 months at the Hatters he scored 26 goals in 45 starts, alerting interest from Leeds, Hartlepool and Crewe.

A the end of January 2008 he rejected Crewe and Hartlepool in favour of Leeds United, the club his family supports through thick and thin. However, it was another disappointing move. After four starts and five sub appearances Elding was told by new Leeds manager Gary McAllistair he was free to find a new club. In the summer of 2008 he made the move to Crewe after over a month of rumours and talks.

Elding was released by Crewe at the end of 2009.

Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Wycombe 19 8 4 7 1 28
9. Cambridge 20 8 4 8 0 28
10. Grimsby 19 7 5 7 2 26
11. Crewe 19 6 8 5 -3 26
12. Mansfield 19 6 7 6 -4 25
13. Yeovil 18 7 4 7 -4 25
14. Stevenage 17 7 3 7 0 24

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Lowe To Bury...Again?
Crewe : 07/12/2016 17:09:00
Trophy Delight For Bowyer
Blackpool : 07/12/2016 16:07:00
Lyness The Penalty Hero Against Doncaster
Blackpool : 07/12/2016 12:46:00
Dominic who? Defender returns to Reading
Portsmouth : 07/12/2016 11:30:00
Argyle FA Cup Replay Live On TV
Plymouth : 07/12/2016 11:15:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would a 'target man' be benificial for Crewe Alexandra?
Suggested By:  Josh Ravenscroft
Yes 80%
No 20%