Swindon Town | VITAL PREVIEW: Crewe Alexandra
UK time is: 03:06:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Crewe Alexandra vs. Swindon Town

Alexandra Stadium

23/10/2012

19:45

VITAL PREVIEW: Crewe Alexandra

Swindon Town hope to put their home troubles behind them as they head to the Alexandra Stadium to take on Crewe Alexandra this evening.

Vital Quotes:

"It`s clear that my idea of what`s happened in the last month under the embargo didn`t give me the chance to get - I don`t want to say six - but three points that we lost,"

Town boss Paolo Di Canio says the embargo has cost the team points

Crewe Alexandra Team News:

Crewe currently sit 19th in the League One table with 13 points. Ajay Leitch-Smith is set to miss the match due to an ankle injury whilst Ryan Colclough is out with a broken jaw. Andy Bond could face a late fitness test following a groin injury. Max Clayton is rated 50/50 to be fit for the match.

Player to watch: Chuks Aneke

Could start for the Alex after coming off the bench to score an equaliser against Walsall on the weekend.

Swindon Town Team News:

Swindon currently sit 6th in the League One table with 22 points. Town will be without Aden Flint who is suspended following a red card against Scunthorpe. Federico Bassone will miss the match due to injury alongside Nathan Thompson, Alan Navarro and Andy Williams.

Player to watch: Joe Devera

Devera is likely to be re-called with Flint suspended and injuries to Thompson and Bassone. This could be Devera's last chance to make an impression at Swindon.

Match Facts & Stats

With Town being under a transfer embargo, they will need to ensure they don't get red carded again. Injuries are limiting Di Canio's options at the moment. Town have a history of picking up red cards at Crewe.

Match Prediction:

Town's away form seems to be better than at home, so I will say a 2-1 away win.

Next Fixtures:

Town hit the road Saturday to take on second placed Stevenage. Kick off is at 3pm.


The Journalist

Writer: Shaun Calderwood Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 23 2012

Time: 8:54AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
We need to start getitng points on the board, would be nice if our strikers could score too!
STFC_4_EVER
Report Abuse
23/10/2012 08:58:00
We need to start getitng points on the board, would be nice if our strikers could score too!
STFC_4_EVER
Report Abuse
23/10/2012 08:58:00
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swindon Town Articles

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 22/2/17 (Wednesday February 22 2017)

FSF - Walking Away From Trouble (Friday February 10 2017)

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 8/2/17 (Wednesday February 8 2017)

Who Earned £'s For Euro 2016 (Monday February 6 2017)

Football League 2017's Awards Begin (Sunday February 5 2017)

IFAB Looks At Yellow Card Sin Bins (Friday February 3 2017)

FSF January 2017 Round-up (Friday February 3 2017)

Archived Swindon Town Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Supremegaz 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Oxford 20 7 5 8 0 26
14. Southend 19 6 7 6 -4 25
15. Northampton 20 6 6 8 0 24
16. Swindon 21 6 6 9 -7 24
17. Gillingham 19 6 5 8 -4 23
18. Walsall 18 5 8 5 -5 23
19. MK Dons 20 5 6 9 -5 21

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

From The Frying Pan To The Fire For New Blackburn Boss!
Coventry : 22/02/2017 19:56:01
Morris ready to step up
Walsall : 22/02/2017 18:40:01
Oztumer delighted with home form
Walsall : 22/02/2017 18:29:01
Posh v Rochdale - Sky Bet EFL League One Predictions
Peterborough : 22/02/2017 17:41:01
U's bounce back at the valley
Oxford : 22/02/2017 13:42:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think Swindon Town will finish in 2016/17?
Suggested By:  
Champions 3%
Playoffs 21%
Mid Table 35%
Relegated 41%
Don't Know 0%