Crewe v Southend

27 December 2010 10:17
Crewe Alexandra manager Dario Gradi is set to recall midfielder Lee Bell after his one-game ban for picking up five yellow cards.Top scorer Clayton Donaldson, who scored his side's first goal in the 2-0 win over Southend at Roots Hall in October, is fit after a hamstring pull. [LNB]Defender Adam Dugdale will revert to the substitutes bench. [LNB]The game is subject to a pitch inspection on Monday morning (1030 GMT) at the Alexandra Stadium. [LNB]Southend team news to follow. [LNB][LNB]Crewe Alexandra assistant manager Steve Davis told BBC Radio Stoke:"This is one of the most demanding fixture schedules we've had in years and we'll need all our players to be ready.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "When the festive programme is over, everyone will have a better idea of what's likely to happen in the second half of the season. [LNB]"We are in a good position but we could be better placed so we have work to do but, if we can do the double over Southend, that will be a good start."

Source: BBC_Sport