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5 QUICK FACTS: Crawley Town Football Club

5 QUICK FACTS: Crawley Town Football Club

5 facts about our visitors this evening, Crawley Town FC.

- Crawley Town spent 7 years in the conference, many of them fighting financial troubles before finally winning promotion to the Football League by winning the Blue Square Premier in 2010-11.

- Crawley Town`s record attendance is 4,723 which was achieved in a League Two match against Crewe Alexandra on 6th April 2012. This was following the completion of the new East Stand.

- Crawley Town Football Club was formed in 1896 and joined the West Sussex League.

- Crawley Town`s record transfer fee is believed to be in the region of £250,000. This is also a Conference record for a player paid by former manager Steve Evans for prolific striker Richard Brodie from York City. Brodie had scored 53 goals between 2007-2010 and big things were expected however this never materialised and Brodie was soon sent out on loan to Fleetwood Town and Morecambe.

- Crawley Town`s historical rivals are Aldershot Town and Woking however there is also a dislike for Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Writer:Shaun Calderwood
Date:Tuesday August 21 2012
Time: 3:48PM

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