Crewe v Pompey: Opposition in focus

Trainee News reporter Jack Williams provides the lowdown on Crewe Alexandra ahead of their meeting with Pompey tomorrow.

Friday, 12th August 2016, 10:55 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:39 pm
Ryan Lowe has netted three times for Crewe this season after arriving from Bury in the summer

Ground: Gresty Road

Manager: Steve Davis

Last season’s stats:

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Position: 24th (League One)

Top scorer: Marcus Haber and Brad Inman (both 10 goals)

Most appearances: Ben Garratt and Oliver Turton (49 games)

Most assists: Marcus Haber (3 - league)

Goals scored: 49

Goals conceded: 90

Overall record: W 7, D13, L29

This season’s stats:

Position: 7th

Top scorer: Ryan Lowe (3)

Goals scored: 4

Goals conceded: 2

Form: Sheffield United (W), Stevenage (W)

Players in:

Chris Dagnall (Hibbs), Ryan Lowe (Bury), Liam Smith (Loan, Newcastle), Alex Kiwomya (Loan, Chelsea)

Players out: Fraser Murdoch (released), Andre Brown (Kidderminster), Brad Inman (Peterborough), Lauri Dalli-Valle (released), Liam O’Neil (released), Toby Mullarkey (Leek Town), Marcus Haber (released), Joe Kearns (Southport),

James Baillee (released), Joe Howell (released), David Fox (Plymouth), Chris Atkinson (released)