Crewe 0-1 Notts County

20 March 2010 06:45
Mike Edwards' third goal of the season saw Notts County move second in the table after they won at Crewe.Ben Davies could have put County ahead from the spot on 34 minutes but Steve Phillips kept out his penalty. [LNB]The winner came early in the second half when Edwards headed in Jamie Clapham's free-kick. [LNB]Steven Schumacher almost headed an equaliser and at the end Crewe's Ashley Westwood and County's Luke Rodgers were sent off after Rodgers kicked out. [LNB][LNB]Notts County manager Steve Cotterill told BBC Radio Nottingham: [LNB]"There is a real togetherness including the supporters that came today, they were magnificent. [LNB] [LNB][LNB] "We deserved to win the game without a shadow of a doubt, we created more clear-cut chances [LNB]"Crewe play very good football and I felt our football was excellent on a heavy pitch." [LNB][LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 20 March 2010[LNB] League Two[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Crewe 0-1 Notts County FT (HT 0-0) Edwards 51 Crewe 31 Phillips 02 Brayford 05 O'Donnell 12 Mitchell-King 19 Westwood red card 35 Stokes (Tootle 68) 11 Grant 16 Bailey (Schumacher 56) 18 Murphy 08 Donaldson 15 Miller Substitutes 13 Legzdins, 20 Shelley, 23 Tootle, 27 Worley, 04 Schumacher, 21 Clements, 34 Gardner Notts County 23 Schmeichel 04 Edwards 05 Lee yellow card 06 Thompson yellow card 17 Clapham (Rodgers 71 yellow card, red card) 18 Hunt yellow card 08 Ravenhill yellow card 10 Bishop 11 Davies 15 Hawley (Facey 79) 20 Westcarr Substitutes 01 Hoult, 07 Hamshaw, 14 Canham, 16 Fairclough, 19 Rodgers, 22 Facey, 30 Akinbiyi Ref: SheldrakeAtt: 5,003 CREWE NOTTS COUNTY Possession Crewe 48% Notts County 52% Attempts on target Crewe 0 Notts County 3 Attempts off target Crewe 7 Notts County 7 Corners Crewe 9 Notts County 5 Fouls Crewe 8 Notts County 10 Final Result Full Time 90:00+6:21 The referee signals the end of the game. 90:00+5:47 Unfair challenge on Ben Davies by Joel Grant results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Neal Bishop. 90:00+4:19 Sent off Luke Rodgers is shown a red card. 90:00+2:34 Booking Luke Rodgers receives a yellow card. 90:00+1:44 Sent off Red card for Ashley Westwood. 90:00+0:24 Unfair challenge on Matt Tootle by Ben Davies results in a free kick. Ashley Westwood takes the direct free kick. 89:26 The ball is crossed by Delroy Facey, Luke Rodgers takes a shot. Comfortable save by Steve Phillips. 88:47 The referee gives a free kick against Luke Rodgers for handball. Free kick crossed by Ashley Westwood, Graeme Lee manages to make a clearance. 84:56 Ashley Westwood restarts play with the free kick. 84:56 Booking The referee books Graeme Lee for unsporting behaviour. 84:46 Foul by Graeme Lee on Clayton Donaldson, free kick awarded. 81:09 Luke Rodgers is caught offside. Daniel O'Donnell restarts play with the free kick. 80:38 Effort from the edge of the area by Joel Grant goes wide of the left-hand upright. 78:08 Substitution Karl Hawley goes off and Delroy Facey comes on. 77:25 The ball is delivered by Matt Tootle, clearance made by Stephen Hunt. 76:27 Luke Murphy takes a shot from 35 yards and went wide left of the goal. 75:39 Ashley Westwood decides to take the corner short, Graeme Lee manages to make a clearance. 74:48 A cross is delivered by Ashley Westwood, save by Kasper Schmeichel. 74:38 Stephen Hunt concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashley Westwood. Indirect free kick taken by Ashley Westwood. 73:06 The referee blows for offside against Luke Rodgers. Free kick taken by Steve Phillips. 72:22 Corner taken by Ashley Westwood, clearance by Graeme Lee. 71:47 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line, Mat Mitchel-King takes a shot. Clearance made by Stephen Hunt. 70:24 Substitution Jamie Clapham leaves the field to be replaced by Luke Rodgers. 69:59 The ball is swung over by John Brayford, Ben Davies manages to make a clearance. 67:12 Jamie Clapham delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Daniel O'Donnell manages to make a clearance. 67:12 Substitution Matt Tootle joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Stokes. 67:12 Joel Grant concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Davies. 64:38 Steven Schumacher crosses the ball in from the free kick. 64:38 Booking The referee cautions John Thompson for unsporting behaviour. 64:23 Free kick awarded for a foul by John Thompson on Chris Stokes. 64:12 The ball is sent over by Stephen Hunt, clearance made by Steven Schumacher. 63:22 The assistant referee flags for offside against Karl Hawley. Indirect free kick taken by Daniel O'Donnell. 61:01 The assistant referee signals for offside against Craig Westcarr. Daniel O'Donnell takes the free kick. 60:23 Stephen Hunt crosses the ball, Mat Mitchel-King gets a block in. 59:14 Ashley Westwood takes the outswinging corner, The ball is sent over by Chris Stokes, blocked by Graeme Lee. 57:30 Shot from just outside the box by Stephen Hunt misses to the left of the target. 57:11 Jamie Clapham crosses the ball, Mat Mitchel-King manages to make a clearance. 55:11 Substitution James Bailey leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Schumacher. 52:30 The ball is crossed by Jamie Clapham, Mat Mitchel-King manages to make a clearance. 51:43 James Bailey challenges Richard Ravenhill unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Jamie Clapham, clearance made by Mat Mitchel-King. 50:04 Assist by Jamie Clapham. 50:04 GOAL - Mike Edwards:Crewe 0 - 1 Notts County Mike Edwards finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Crewe 0-1 Notts County. 49:36 Foul by Chris Stokes on Ben Davies, free kick awarded. Jamie Clapham takes the free kick, 48:33 The ball is delivered by Neal Bishop, Chris Stokes manages to make a clearance. 46:37 Craig Westcarr produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal. 46:07 Craig Westcarr is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Steve Phillips restarts play with the free kick. 45:01 The match restarts for the second half. Half Time 45:00+2:25 The players leave the pitch at half time. 45:00+1:51 The ball is sent over by Clayton Donaldson, clearance made by Mike Edwards. 44:44 Graeme Lee concedes a free kick for a foul on Clayton Donaldson. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Ashley Westwood, clearance by Stephen Hunt. 44:06 Richard Ravenhill sends in a cross, Daniel O'Donnell makes a clearance. 43:07 Free kick awarded for a foul by James Bailey on Neal Bishop. Jamie Clapham crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Steve Phillips. 41:01 Short corner taken by Craig Westcarr, Effort from the edge of the area by Mike Edwards goes wide of the right-hand upright. 40:48 Ben Davies delivers the ball, Daniel O'Donnell gets a block in. 39:41 Ben Davies has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post. 38:16 The ball is swung over by Ben Davies, clearance made by Chris Stokes. 37:03 Ashley Westwood delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Richard Ravenhill. 37:03 Booking Stephen Hunt goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. 36:55 Stephen Hunt challenges John Brayford unfairly and gives away a free kick. 34:12 Inswinging corner taken by Ben Davies, clearance made by Daniel O'Donnell. 33:05 Penalty taken by Ben Davies saved by Steve Phillips. Crewe 0-0 Notts County. 33:05 Centre by Neal Bishop, Chris Stokes challenges Ben Davies unfairly and gives away a Penalty. 32:15 Unfair challenge on Richard Ravenhill by Ashley Westwood results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel. 31:51 Centre by Karl Hawley, Daniel O'Donnell gets a block in. 30:46 The ball is swung over by Joel Grant, Header from close in by John Brayford misses to the right of the target. 29:27 A cross is delivered by Chris Stokes. 29:11 Joel Grant crosses the ball, Mike Edwards manages to make a clearance. 29:04 Shaun Miller delivers the ball, Ben Davies makes a clearance. 27:37 John Brayford crosses the ball, clearance made by Mike Edwards. 26:35 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Westwood by Neal Bishop. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ashley Westwood from right channel, clearance made by Neal Bishop. 25:58 A cross is delivered by Clayton Donaldson, comfortable save by Kasper Schmeichel. 25:46 Ashley Westwood produces a cross, clearance made by Graeme Lee. 24:47 Graeme Lee concedes a free kick for a foul on Clayton Donaldson. Free kick taken by Ashley Westwood. 24:09 The ball is sent over by Luke Murphy, Mike Edwards makes a clearance. 22:58 The ball is swung over by Ashley Westwood. 22:14 Corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the left by-line. 21:00 Neal Bishop takes a shot. Save made by Steve Phillips. 20:20 Corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood, John Thompson manages to make a clearance. 20:07 Luke Murphy takes a shot. Blocked by Mike Edwards. 19:17 The ball is sent over by Luke Murphy, clearance by Mike Edwards. 18:43 Foul by Richard Ravenhill on James Bailey, free kick awarded. Steve Phillips takes the indirect free kick. 18:08 Jamie Clapham has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left. 17:53 The ball is crossed by Ben Davies, clearance made by Daniel O'Donnell. 17:30 The ball is sent over by Neal Bishop, John Brayford makes a clearance. 13:40 Corner taken by Ben Davies from the right by-line, Header from close range by Stephen Hunt misses to the right of the target. 12:47 Mike Edwards concedes a free kick for a foul on Clayton Donaldson. Free kick taken by Ashley Westwood. 11:04 Booking Richard Ravenhill is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Correction - 10:09 Corner taken by Ben Davies from the right by-line, James Bailey makes a clearance. 10:09 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Luke Murphy from the right by-line, Mike Edwards manages to make a clearance. 9:39 Shaun Miller takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel. 8:39 The ball is crossed by Ben Davies, Steve Phillips makes a save. 6:49 John Thompson delivers the ball, Jamie Clapham has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post. 5:26 James Bailey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Graeme Lee. Direct free kick taken by Graeme Lee. 4:24 Centre by Stephen Hunt, Daniel O'Donnell makes a clearance. 3:31 Shot from just outside the area by John Brayford misses to the left of the target. 3:04 Short corner taken by Joel Grant, Graeme Lee manages to make a clearance. 2:23 Shaun Miller decides to take a short corner, clearance made by Karl Hawley. 2:02 The ball is crossed by John Brayford, clearance by Graeme Lee. 0:28 Corner from the left by-line taken by Ben Davies, Ashley Westwood makes a clearance. 0:00 The ref blows the whistle to begin the match. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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