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  • Date:17 Sep 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Crowne Ground
  • Attendance:1,503
  • Leitch-Smith (10) Moore (13)
Goal!

Live Commentary

88mins

Kurtis Guthrie fouled by Carl Martin, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sean Hessey from right channel, clearance by Lee Bell. Kelvin Mellor comes on in place of Byron Moore. Corner taken short by Luke Joyce.

87mins

The ball is delivered by Kevin Long, Andrew Procter takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.

78mins

Outswinging corner taken by Luke Joyce from the right by-line played to the near post, Effort on goal by Dean Winnard from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

78mins

Antoni Sarcevic on for Ajay Leitch-Smith.

74mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Tootle on Ian Craney. Kurtis Guthrie replaces Padraig Amond. Sean Hessey restarts play with the free kick.

73mins

Shaun Miller goes off and Danny Shelley comes on.

67mins

Andrew Procter concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Tootle. Adam Dugdale takes the direct free kick.

66mins

Peter Murphy goes off and Louis Moult comes on. Corner taken right-footed by Luke Joyce, Carl Martin makes a clearance.

65mins

Padraig Amond takes a shot. Comfortable save by Steve Phillips.

64mins

Byron Moore takes a shot. Save made by Sean Murdoch.

61mins

Ian Craney takes a shot.

61mins

Ajay Leitch-Smith takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin Long.

60mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Luke Joyce from the right by-line.

55mins

Wes Fletcher takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar. Ian Craney on for Craig Lindfield.

53mins

Foul by Peter Murphy on Ashley Westwood, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.

50mins

Lee Bell produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

49mins

Unfair challenge on Shaun Miller by Sean Hessey results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.

48mins

Shot by Shaun Miller. Save made by Sean Murdoch.

44mins

Andrew Procter booked for unsporting behaviour. Byron Moore fouled by Andrew Procter, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Dugdale takes the free kick.

44mins

Peter Murphy takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save.

42mins

The offside flag is raised against Byron Moore. Sean Murdoch takes the free kick.

38mins

Ashley Westwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luke Joyce. Sean Hessey takes the direct free kick.

36mins

Lee Bell is caught offside. Sean Murdoch takes the free kick.

35mins

Luke Murphy produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

30mins

Craig Lindfield is cautioned.

27mins

Shot by Wes Fletcher from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

23mins

Wes Fletcher delivers the ball, Effort from deep inside the area by Andrew Procter misses to the left of the goal.

22mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Lindfield, Kevin Long takes a shot. Lee Bell gets a block in.

19mins

Shaun Miller concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Long. Dean Winnard takes the direct free kick.

17mins

Craig Lindfield takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Lee Bell.

14mins

Byron Moore finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 0-2 Crewe.The assist for the goal came from Ashley Westwood.

13mins

Centre by Dean Winnard, Padraig Amond takes a shot. Comfortable save by Steve Phillips.

11mins

Ajay Leitch-Smith scores a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 0-1 Crewe.Assist on the goal came from Shaun Miller.

10mins

Lee Bell takes a shot. Save by Sean Murdoch.

8mins

Andrew Procter concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Bell. Direct free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.

2mins

The referee blows for offside against Shaun Miller. Sean Hessey restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Barnett back to boost Stanley Accrington boss John Coleman is boosted by the return of midfielder Charlie Barnett for the home clash with Crewe. Barnett is available again after serving a three-match ban following his straight red card against Barnet at the beginning of the month. Nat Taylor, meanwhile, is still in the middle of the 35-day ban he received after being sent off for Accrington and Rossendale College last season - before he had penned professional terms. Goalkeeper Ian Dunbavin has a slight calf strain but should be available as Stanley seek to extend their unbeaten to six matches. Coleman's men held high-flying Rotherham to a 1-1 draw in midweek and the Stanley boss said: "I was pleased with our performance and if we can improve our cutting edge going forward, we can be a match for anyone." Crewe boss Dario Gradi is set to be boosted by the return of Ashley Westwood. The influential midfielder missed the Railwaymen's 1-0 defeat at Burton on Tuesday after feeling unwell the night before the game. But Westwood returned to training in the latter part of this week, giving Gradi a welcome boost ahead of the clash at the Crown Ground. Elsewhere, defender Dave Artell is expected to miss the game as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury suffered in the build-up to the game with Barnet last weekend. Crewe have no other new injury concerns as they seek to bounce back from their midweek defeat, which ended a run of four straight wins.

Formation:4231Manager: John Coleman

Accrington Stanley

Formation: 442Manager: Dario Gradi

Crewe

  • Sean Murdoch
  • Dean Winnard
  • Kevin Long
  • Sean Hessey
  • Kevin McIntyre
  • Andrew Procter
  • Luke Joyce
  • Wes Fletcher
  • Peter Murphy
  • Craig Lindfield
  • Padraig Amond
  • SUBS
  • Ian Dunbavin
  • Kurtis Guthrie
  • Ian Craney
  • Louis Moult
  • Thomas Bender

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Away

Match Report

Quickfire Crewe strike down Stanley Two goals in three first-half minutes secured Crewe a 2-0 victory over Accrington at the Crown Ground. Unlike Stanley, the Railwaymen were clinical in front of goal and took the lead against the run of play in the 11th minute. Top scorer Shaun Miller got the ball on the edge of the area, his shot took a deflection and looped up to Ajay Leitch-Smith at the far post who volleyed home. Immediately after Wes Fletcher sent a chance just off target for Stanley and Peter Murphy's header was collected by leaping Alex keeper Steve Phillips. But it was soon two-nil when Byron Moore stayed onside to get on the end of Ashley Westwood's throughball and fired low into Sean Murdoch's net with just 14 minutes on the clock. Stanley struggled to make their chances count, with unmarked Kevin Long having a strike cleared off the line by Luke Murphy following Craig Lindfield's corner. Another great opportunity came their way when Fletcher's left wing cross found captain Andy Procter but he somehow fired wide. Peter Murphy thought he had finally made a chance count for the Reds on the stroke of half-time when Procter's shot was deflected to the midfielder, he rifled the ball goalwards but could only watch as it hit the crossbar and rebounded to safety. After the break Miller and Lee Bell had chances for the Alex while Stanley substitute Ian Craney curled an effort over, but Dario Gradi's men never really looked in danger of losing the three points.

Form Guide

    WLWDDD
  • Accrington Stanley
  • VS
  • Crewe
  • LLWWWL

Last Meetings

  • Crewe
  • 0 - 0
  • Accrington Stanley
  • 22/03/2011
  • Accrington Stanley
  • 3 - 2
  • Crewe
  • 22/02/2011
  • Crewe
  • 5 - 1
  • Accrington Stanley
  • 24/04/2010
  • Accrington Stanley
  • 5 - 3
  • Crewe
  • 25/09/2009
  • Accrington Stanley
  • 1 - 3
  • Crewe
  • 14/01/1961
  • Crewe
  • 0 - 1
  • Accrington Stanley
  • 03/09/1960

Top Scorers

Accrington Stanley

  • W Fletcher 2
  • S Hessey 1
  • I Craney 1
  • A Procter 1
  • D Winnard 1
  • P Murphy 1

Crewe

  • S Miller 5
  • A Dugdale 1
  • B Moore 1
  • L Murphy 1
  • A Leitch-Smith 1

Goals

Accrington Stanley

    • Total goals 16
    • Goals per game 7
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Crewe

    • Total goals 18
    • Goals per game 9
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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