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Swindon Town vs. Crewe Alexandra

The County Ground

03/04/09

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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.


The Journalist

Writer: Nellup  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 3 2009

Time: 9:38PM

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

Can see a draw here 2-2 ...... oh dear more agony more us.....
APG_STFC
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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
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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
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03/04/2009 21:44:00

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

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

 

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