STFC vs. Crewe Alexandra
The County Ground
Another fixture arrives and another massive relegation clash as Town welcome Crewe to The County Ground.
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:
Swindon Town's form versus Crewe:
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.
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