Crewe wrap up Phillips loan deal

02 November 2009 11:42
Crewe Alexandra have completed the signing of Bristol Rovers goalkeeper Steve Phillips on loan until January.The 31-year-old's loan spell at Shrewsbury Town expired after the 1-1 draw against Notts County on Saturday. [LNB]Crewe assistant manager Steve Davis told BBC Radio Stoke: "He'll give us that bit of confidence that we need." [LNB]David Button, Adam Legzdins, Steve Collis and Adam Bogdan have all appeared in goal for the Alex in their first campaign back in League Two. [LNB]Crewe had failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their previous 11 matches before the 4-0 win at Cheltenham on Saturday. [LNB]Phillips, 31, is one of the few players to have played for both Bristol clubs, having started his career with City and moved to the Memorial Stadium in 2006. [LNB]He has made over 400 league appearances and helped Rovers win promotion to League One via the play-offs in May 2007.

Source: BBC_Sport