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  • Date:25 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The Alexandra Stadium
  • Attendance:3,665
  • Donaldson (14) Moore (39) Moore (39)
  • Duff (38)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Tom Adeyemi has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

92mins

Booking for Lee Bell for dissent.

91mins

Unfair challenge on Matt Tootle by James Hanson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Steve Phillips.

90mins

The official flags Dave Syers offside. Steve Phillips takes the indirect free kick.

89mins

Michael Flynn has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

87mins

Michael Flynn has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

86mins

Tom Adeyemi has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

85mins

Omar Daley has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

85mins

Luke O'Brien takes a short corner.

84mins

Jake Speight takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save.

83mins

Shane Duff concedes a free kick for a foul on Nick Powell. Lee Bell takes the indirect free kick.

83mins

Foul by Jake Speight on Patrick Ada, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Steve Phillips.

82mins

Leon Osborne leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Flynn.

81mins

Corner taken right-footed by Luke O'Brien, Headed effort from inside the area by James Hanson misses to the left of the goal.

81mins

Omar Daley takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Dugdale.

80mins

Ashley Westwood booked. Nick Powell on for Shaun Miller. Tom Adeyemi fouled by Ashley Westwood, the ref awards a free kick. Omar Daley takes the free kick.

78mins

Luke O'Brien takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Dave Syers goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

77mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Murphy by Dave Syers. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.

76mins

Jake Speight takes a shot. Patrick Ada gets a block in.

75mins

Shot by Tom Adeyemi from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

72mins

Short corner taken by Luke Murphy.

69mins

Byron Moore takes a shot. Save made by Jon McLaughlin.

66mins

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Dave Syers misses to the left of the target.

66mins

Unfair challenge on Richard Eckersley by Byron Moore results in a free kick. Jon McLaughlin takes the free kick.

65mins

Luke O'Brien takes a short corner.

63mins

Shot from outside the area by Dave Syers misses to the left of the target.

61mins

Omar Daley takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.

60mins

Dave Syers concedes a free kick for a foul on Matt Tootle. Steve Phillips takes the indirect free kick.

58mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Bell on Jake Speight. Strike comes in from Luke O'Brien from the free kick.

55mins

Gareth Evans goes off and Omar Daley comes on. Jake Speight comes on in place of Jonathan Worthington. Shaun Miller is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jon McLaughlin takes the indirect free kick.

52mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Oliver on Shaun Miller. Lee Bell takes the direct free kick.

50mins

Unfair challenge on Matt Tootle by Luke O'Brien results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Matt Tootle.

50mins

Luke O'Brien receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

50mins

Corner taken left-footed by Luke Murphy.

49mins

Jonathan Worthington is given a yellow card.

46mins

The referee shows Clayton Donaldson a red card for violent conduct. Unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Jonathan Worthington results in a free kick. Luke Murphy takes the direct free kick.

44mins

The referee shows Gareth Evans a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Clayton Donaldson fouled by Gareth Evans, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Phillips takes the free kick.

40mins

Goal scored by Byron Moore from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crewe 2-1 Bradford.The assist for the goal came from Luke Murphy. Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Murphy on Tom Adeyemi. Indirect free kick taken by Shane Duff.

40mins

Byron Moore finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crewe 2-1 Bradford.The assist for the goal came from Shaun Miller. Luke Murphy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Adeyemi. Indirect free kick taken by Shane Duff.

39mins

Shane Duff finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Crewe 1-1 Bradford.Assist on the goal came from Dave Syers.

38mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Dugdale on James Hanson. Free kick taken by Leon Osborne.

37mins

Effort on goal by Shaun Miller from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

36mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Blanchett from the right by-line.

36mins

Danny Blanchett takes a inswinging corner.

35mins

Foul by Tom Adeyemi on Luke Murphy, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.

34mins

Leon Osborne takes a shot. Save made by Steve Phillips.

31mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Luke Murphy from the left by-line, comfortable save by Jon McLaughlin.

28mins

The referee blows for offside against Dave Syers. Indirect free kick taken by Steve Phillips.

26mins

James Hanson takes a shot. Comfortable save by Steve Phillips.

24mins

Long distance shot from Gareth Evans misses to the left of the target.

24mins

Luke Murphy has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

22mins

Byron Moore takes a shot. Save made by Jon McLaughlin.

22mins

The ball is swung over by Richard Eckersley.

17mins

The offside flag is raised against Ashley Westwood. Jon McLaughlin takes the indirect free kick.

17mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Luke O'Brien.

15mins

Clayton Donaldson fires in a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Crewe 1-0 Bradford.The assist for the goal came from Shaun Miller.

15mins

Danny Blanchett takes the inswinging corner, Dave Syers manages to make a clearance.

14mins

Matt Tootle takes a shot. Save by Jon McLaughlin.

14mins

Shaun Miller takes a shot. Blocked by Shane Duff.

11mins

Effort on goal by Ashley Westwood from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.

10mins

Leon Osborne is penalised for a handball. Adam Dugdale takes the direct free kick.

8mins

Gareth Evans has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

8mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Shaun Miller. Jon McLaughlin restarts play with the free kick.

6mins

Gareth Evans produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

4mins

Byron Moore takes a shot. Save by Jon McLaughlin.

3mins

Gareth Evans takes a inswinging corner.

2mins

Effort from inside the area by Dave Syers misses to the right of the target.

The match has kicked off.

The referee blows for half time.

The match restarts for the second half.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

Artell blow for Alex Crewe will be without David Artell for the visit of Bradford. The centre-half has been nursing a calf injury and hopes to be involved against Accrington on Saturday, but boss Dario Gradi sees the trip to Rotherham the following weekend as a more realistic target. "Dave will not be considered on Tuesday night because he has not trained yet," said Gradi. "Saturday is an option but I doubt he will be ready for that one either. The more realistic aim will be at Rotherham the weekend after." Academy product Adam Dugdale will retain his place in the side. Crewe are waiting to see if their appeal against Rhys Taylor`s red card against Aldershot is successful. The goalkeeper was sent off in the defeat at Aldershot at the weekend for allegedly handling the ball outside the area. Should the appeal fail, Taylor, who has been called up to the Wales Under-21 squad to face Northern Ireland next month, will serve a one-match suspension. Steve Phillips would replace him between the posts. Midfielder Tommy Doherty will be a surprise inclusion in Bradford`s starting line-up. Doherty, who has missed the last five games, was scheduled to have an ankle operation to remove a floating piece of bone, but the surgery has been postponed. Fellow midfielders David Syers and Tom Adeyemi are both available after sustaining knocks in the defeat at Aldershot last week, but the Bantams are without midfielder Lee Bullock and defender Steve Williams. Bullock will be out for at least a month after tearing a thigh muscle, while Williams has missed the last three matches due to a hamstring injury. Michael Flynn, yet to appear for Bradford this season after undergoing a hernia operation last summer, could be included in the squad.

Formation:433Manager: Dario Gradi

Crewe

Formation: 433Manager: Peter Taylor

Bradford

  • Steve Phillips
  • Matt Tootle
  • Patrick Ada
  • Adam Dugdale
  • Danny Blanchett
  • Luke Murphy
  • Lee Bell
  • Ashley Westwood
  • Shaun Miller
  • Clayton Donaldson
  • Byron Moore
  • SUBS
  • Bartek Fogler
  • Joel Grant
  • Danny Shelley
  • Ajay Leitch-Smith
  • Mat Mitchel-King
  • Harry Davis
  • Nick Powell

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Match Report

Moore has City in a spin Byron Moore netted his fifth goal of the season as 10-man Crewe moved into the top three with a 2-1 home win over Bradford. Moore netted just 60 seconds after City's Shane Duff had cancelled out Clayton Donaldson's opener to ensure the Bantams suffered their fourth defeat on the spin, while assistant referee Sian Massey had been withdrawn from her duties prior to kick-off. The Alex played the entire second-half with 10 men after Donaldson was sent off for headbutting David Syers on the stroke of half-time. The Railwaymen took the lead after 15 minutes when Shaun Miller's low centre was touched home by Donaldson. Crewe looked to have paid the price for wasteful finishing when Duff levelled after Leon Osborne's 39th-minute free-kick arrived at his head via flick-ons from O'Brien and James Hanson. But it took less than a minute for Moore to restore the Alex's lead with a cool finish when one-on-one with keeper John McLaughlin. All the pre-match attention had been on assistant ref Massey's withdrawal following the fall-out from Andy Gray's sacking by Sky Sports. But it was referee Kevin Wright who was under the microscope as the first half ended on a sour note. Donaldson was rightly shown red by the official for headbutting Syers following a heavy challenge from the City midfielder. And minutes later there was confusion when Gareth Evans was mistakenly shown a second yellow card when O'Brien clattered into Murphy. Wright was made aware of his error after protests from Evans and his team-mates and the former Crewe trainee stayed on the pitch. City tried to turn the screw on the Alex and Omar Daley and Syers both saw good efforts saved by Steve Phillips before the goalkeeper saved well at the feet of Jake Speight. But Moore should have put Crewe out of sight when he failed to convert after being slipped in by Matt Tootle.

Form Guide

    WWWLWL
  • Crewe
  • VS
  • Bradford
  • LWWLLL

Last Meetings

  • Crewe
  • 0 - 1
  • Bradford
  • 08/05/2010
  • Bradford
  • 2 - 3
  • Crewe
  • 10/10/2009
  • Bradford
  • 4 - 1
  • Crewe
  • 05/05/1982
  • Crewe
  • 0 - 1
  • Bradford
  • 26/04/1982
  • Crewe
  • 1 - 0
  • Bradford
  • 07/03/1981
  • Bradford
  • 2 - 2
  • Crewe
  • 04/10/1980

Top Scorers

Crewe

  • C Donaldson 13
  • S Miller 12
  • B Moore 4
  • D Artell 3
  • L Murphy 3
  • A Westwood 3
  • D Shelley 3
  • J Grant 2
  • A Leitch-Smith 2
  • L Bell 1
  • P Ada 1
  • A Dugdale 1

Bradford

  • D Syers 5
  • O Daley 3
  • T Adeyemi 2
  • J Hanson 2
  • S Williams 1
  • J Price 1
  • G Evans 1
  • L Oliver 1
  • L Osborne 1

Goals

Crewe

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 51
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 12 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bradford

    • Total goals 56
    • Goals per game 22
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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