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  • Date:15 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Broadfield Stadium
  • Attendance:3,453
  • Torres (13) Howell (42)
  • Wright (71)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:34 +4.34

The referee blows for offside. Chris Neal takes the indirect free kick.

94:04 +4.04

Scott Neilson decides to take the corner short.

92:36 +2.36

The official flags James Collins offside. Scott Shearer restarts play with the free kick.

88:39

Andy Drury goes off and Josh Simpson comes on.

87:44

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Eastman on James Collins. Joe Jacobson takes the direct free kick.

85:45

Unfair challenge on Jon Taylor by Sergio Torres results in a free kick. Joe Jacobson delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

83:59

John Akinde takes a shot. Blocked by Joe Jacobson.

82:26

Tyrone Barnett leaves the field to be replaced by Scott Neilson.

81:36

John Akinde on for Matthew Tubbs.

79:09

Matthew Tubbs concedes a free kick for a foul on Shane Cansdell-Sherriff. Direct free kick taken by Chris Neal.

78:08

The referee blows for offside against Matthew Tubbs. Free kick taken by Ian Sharps.

72:49

Matthew Tubbs is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Chris Neal takes the indirect free kick.

71:36

Mark Wright grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Crawley Town 2-1 Shrewsbury.Assist by James Collins.

70:56

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Wroe by Dannie Bulman. Direct free kick taken by Chris Neal.

69:56

Dannie Bulman takes a shot. Blocked by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

68:45

James Collins joins the action as a substitute, replacing Terry Gornell.

68:19

Lionel Ainsworth leaves the field to be replaced by Jon Taylor.

68:08

Effort on goal by Nicky Wroe from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

65:39

Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Save made by Chris Neal.

64:36

Shot by Dannie Bulman from 25 yards. Chris Neal makes a save.

61:51

Nicky Wroe takes a shot. Save by Scott Shearer.

60:39

Foul by Nicky Wroe on Claude Davis, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Dean Howell.

60:01

Terry Gornell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kyle McFadzean. Scott Shearer takes the direct free kick.

55:22

Kyle McFadzean fouled by Nicky Wroe, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Dean Howell.

53:19

Shane Cansdell-Sherriff takes a shot. Blocked by Tom Eastman.

52:26

Claude Davis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Morgan. Joe Jacobson restarts play with the free kick.

51:33

Marvin Morgan concedes a free kick for a foul on Kyle McFadzean. Scott Shearer takes the free kick.

51:17

Sergio Torres produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

50:49

Terry Gornell is ruled offside. Scott Shearer takes the indirect free kick.

50:23

Nicky Wroe takes a shot. Save by Scott Shearer.

49:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Jacobson by Andy Drury. Direct free kick taken by Joe Jacobson.

48:44

Sergio Torres challenges Jermaine Grandison unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Joe Jacobson, save by Scott Shearer.

46:44

Matthew Tubbs takes a shot. Save made by Chris Neal.

45:52

The official flags Matthew Tubbs offside. Chris Neal takes the free kick.

45:09 +0.09

Mark Wright takes the inswinging corner, David Hunt manages to make a clearance.

44:48

Terry Gornell takes a shot. Save made by Scott Shearer.

41:02

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tyrone Barnett by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff. Dean Howell scores a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Crawley Town 2-0 Shrewsbury.Tyrone Barnett provided the assist for the goal.

39:43

Close range header by Tyrone Barnett goes wide of the left-hand post.

38:13

Unfair challenge on Marvin Morgan by Kyle McFadzean results in a free kick. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff takes the direct free kick.

37:16

Foul by Marvin Morgan on Claude Davis, free kick awarded. Scott Shearer takes the direct free kick.

36:40

Corner from the right by-line taken by Lionel Ainsworth, save by Scott Shearer.

36:09

Lionel Ainsworth has an effort at goal from 35+ yards. Save by Scott Shearer.

35:24

Inswinging corner taken by Mark Wright from the left by-line, clearance made by Tom Eastman.

34:31

Corner from the right by-line taken by Andy Drury, Close range headed effort by Kyle McFadzean goes wide of the left-hand upright.

34:06

Matthew Tubbs takes a shot. Save made by Chris Neal.

31:17

Corner taken right-footed by Lionel Ainsworth, clearance made by Tyrone Barnett.

28:49

Lionel Ainsworth is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Shearer.

26:56

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marvin Morgan. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.

24:17

Unfair challenge on Kyle McFadzean by Marvin Morgan results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.

23:46

Tyrone Barnett produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

20:10

David Hunt takes a shot. Save made by Chris Neal.

16:56

Terry Gornell concedes a free kick for a foul on Claude Davis. Scott Shearer takes the direct free kick.

15:08

Kyle McFadzean gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Morgan. Free kick taken by Joe Jacobson.

14:18

The offside flag is raised against Andy Drury. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Neal.

13:10

Sergio Torres finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crawley Town 1-0 Shrewsbury.Assist by Tyrone Barnett.

12:27

Nicky Wroe concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Drury. Direct free kick taken by David Hunt.

10:21

Dannie Bulman is penalised for a handball. Direct free kick taken by Chris Neal.

9:57

Inswinging corner taken by Andy Drury, clearance by Marvin Morgan.

9:43

Matthew Tubbs takes a shot. Save made by Chris Neal.

8:40

Corner taken right-footed by Mark Wright, save by Scott Shearer.

8:15

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Wright from the left by-line, clearance by Tom Eastman.

7:53

Mark Wright takes a shot. Scott Shearer makes a save.

7:17

Matthew Tubbs has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

4:50

Andy Drury takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Sergio Torres concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Wroe. Chris Neal takes the direct free kick.

4:38

Sergio Torres takes a shot. Nicky Wroe gets a block in.

4:04

Tyrone Barnett has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

2:21

Matthew Richards challenges Sergio Torres unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Shearer takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Howell return rouses Red Devils Dean Howell and Josh Simpson are back in contention for Crawley ahead of the visit of Shrewsbury. Defender Howell has been out for five weeks with a calf problem and midfielder Simpson missed four matches due to a hip injury. But both players got a run-out for the reserves in midweek to prove their fitness and could be added to the squad. Club captain Pablo Mills also played for the second string as he continues his recovery after six months out with an ankle injury, but with Town on a four-match winning run there is no need to rush the defender back. Striker Tyrone Barnett has been playing on despite a slight hamstring problem and should be available again. James Collins is pushing for a recall to Shrewsbury's starting XI. The striker was dropped to the bench for last weekend's late 3-2 victory over Barnet but responded by bagging a midweek hat-trick for the Republic of Ireland's Under-21 side as they beat Liechtenstein 4-1 in a European Championship qualifier. Fellow forward Tom Bradshaw also comes back into the fold following his international exploits with Wales Under-21s. Manager Graham Turner made four changes against Barnet from the side beaten 3-0 at Southend, goalkeeper Chris Neal coming in along with fit-again skipper Ian Sharps, midfielder Matt Richards and striker Terry Gornell. And it remains to be seen who Turner will go with at the Broadfield Stadium, with the quartet all starting Tuesday's 2-1 reserve defeat to Birmingham in a bid to get more minutes under their belts. Defender Carl Regan also featured in the friendly as he steps up his recovery from lengthy injury problems but he is likely to need more match practice before being considered for first-team action. Reuben Hazell (knee) remains out long-term.

Formation:442Manager: Steve Evans

Crawley Town

Formation: 442Manager: Graham Turner

Shrewsbury

  • Scott Shearer
  • David Hunt
  • Claude Davis
  • Tom Eastman
  • Dean Howell
  • Andy Drury
  • Dannie Bulman
  • Kyle McFadzean
  • Sergio Torres
  • Tyrone Barnett
  • Matthew Tubbs
  • SUBS
  • Michel Kuipers
  • Josh Simpson
  • John Akinde
  • Michael Doughty
  • Scott Neilson

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Match Report

Reds romp to top spot Goals from Sergio Torres and Dean Howell helped Crawley to a 2-1 victory over Shrewsbury, a result which sees the Reds return to the top of League Two. Town, who have now won five consecutive league matches, were rewarded for a positive start when Torres tapped them into the lead in the 14th minute. Tyrone Barnett flicked on Andy Drury's pass and Torres sent Shrewsbury keeper Chris Neal the wrong way with a cool right-foot finish. Barnett almost doubled Town's lead two minutes later when he picked up possession midway inside Shrewsbury's half and surged past three opposing defenders before dragging his shot narrowly wide. A stunning 30-yard volley from Lionel Ainsworth then forced Scott Shearer into a spectacular stop while Mark Wright almost drew Shrewsbury level with a close-range header. But Howell promptly put Crawley two ahead in the 39th minute with an exquisite free-kick which curled over the Shrewsbury wall and into the net. The away side set up a tense finish when Wright scrambled Joe Jacobson's cross over the line in the 72nd minute but Crawley held on to secure a well-deserved victory.

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