UK time is: 22:40:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Swindon Town vs. Crewe Alexandra

The County Ground

03/04/09

1500

STFC vs. Crewe Alexandra

Another fixture arrives and another massive relegation clash as Town welcome Crewe to The County Ground.

Vital Quotes:

Danny Wilson has indicated yet again that there is still a long way to go in the quest for League One survival. 'We're prepared to go the distance should it come to that' stated Wilson in a recent interview with BBC Radio Wiltshire.

Swindon Town Team News:

Owain Tudur-Jones returns from international duty and will no doubt go staight back into the first XI. Sean Morrison is out and Hal Robson-Kanu is fighting to be fit.

Player to watch: Simon Cox

The Crewe defence and midfield will no doubt try and prevent more goals from one of League Ones best players

Crewe Alexandra Team News:

Dennis Lawrence returned from international duty with Trinidad & Tobago unscathed but will face a fitness test.

Calvin Zola has been deemed fit to play after shaking off a hamstring injury.

After being stretchered off last week Byron Moore is fighting to be fit - Scott McManus is standing by to replace him.

Chris McCready, Steven Schumacher and Mark Carrington are all out.

Player to watch: Tom Pope

The Stoke born 23 year old has come a long way since entering the Football League from Biddulph Victoria.

He's had a decent season scoring ten goals including a brace in the recent 3-2 loss to Leeds United.

Match Facts & Stats

Last 5 League Games:

STFC: LWWWL

CAFC: WDLDL

Swindon Town's form versus Crewe:

P: 23

W: 10

D: 3

L: 10

13/12/08: CAFC 1-0 STFC

C: S. Miller ('45)

26/01/08: CAFC 0-0 STFC

01/09/07: STFC 1-1 CAFC

S: M. Pook ('24) C: S. Schumacher ('42)

19/04/03: CAFC 0-1 STFC

S: S. Miglioranzi ('75)

21/12/02: STFC 1-3 CAFC

C: D. Ashton ('18), S. Foster ('40), R. Jack ('59) S: S. Parkin ('75 pen)

Played for Both Clubs

Gareth Whalley, Keith East, Patrick Noubissie, Ashley Westwood, Colin Prophett & Anthony MacNamee are among the selected few to have played for both clubs.

Meanwhile Maurice Lindley managed both clubs during his coaching career.

Match Prediction:

2-1 Swindon (just)

Next Fixtures:

After Play-Off heartbreak followed by four losses - Swindon Town visit Brighton & Hove Albion.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Nellup  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 3 2009

Time: 9:38PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Can see a draw here 2-2 ...... oh dear more agony more us.....
APG_STFC
Report Abuse
03/04/2009 21:41:00

Can see a draw here 2-2 ...... oh dear more agony more us.....
APG_STFC
Report Abuse
03/04/2009 21:41:00

I've gone for a win because we're at home - it's going to be tense. We lost to Crewe when they were doomed - there's no reason why they can't beat us now they've improved. It's a must win.
Nellup
Report Abuse
03/04/2009 21:44:00

I've gone for a win because we're at home - it's going to be tense. We lost to Crewe when they were doomed - there's no reason why they can't beat us now they've improved. It's a must win.
Nellup
Report Abuse
03/04/2009 21:44:00

going for a 0-0 draw .
stfc ballboy
Report Abuse
04/04/2009 23:21:00

going for a 0-0 draw .
stfc ballboy
Report Abuse
04/04/2009 23:21:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swindon Town Articles

Swindon's Massimo Luongo Asian Cup MVP (Saturday January 31 2015)

Storey Joins Newport County (Friday January 30 2015)

Swindon Town Reject 1.9m Luongo Bid (Thursday January 29 2015)

Swindon V Bradford Date Confirmed (Friday January 23 2015)

Swindon's Gladwin To Miss 4 Weeks? (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Archived Swindon Town Articles

List All Vital Swindon Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Utd 2 - 0 Swindon
Swindon 3 - 1 Chesterfield
Coventry 0 - 3 Swindon
Fleetwood 2 - 2 Swindon
Swindon 1 - 0 Port Vale
Walsall 1 - 4 Swindon

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bristol City 26 17 6 3 +28 57
2. MK Dons 27 16 7 4 +34 55
3. Swindon 27 16 6 5 +25 54
4. Preston 26 13 7 6 +13 46
5. Chesterfield 27 10 9 8 +5 39
6. Sheff Utd 25 11 6 8 +4 39
7. Rochdale 26 11 5 10 +12 38

Breaking League News

CCFC: February Starts With the January Window
Coventry : 01/02/2015 20:07:00
Bradshaw Hamstring Injury Worries
Walsall : 01/02/2015 19:25:00
Krysiak Set For His Chance
Yeovil : 01/02/2015 19:07:00
Premier League And Italian Interest In De Girolamo
Sheff Utd : 01/02/2015 18:54:00
Duo Commit To Sheffield United
Sheff Utd : 01/02/2015 18:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Andy Williams Re-Sign With Swindon Town?
Suggested By:  Vital Swindon
Yes For Sure 16%
Only If We Are Promoted 23%
No 46%
Unsure 15%