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  • Date:21 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Alexandra Stadium
  • Attendance:3,282
  • Pearson (40)
    Abu Ogogo - og (70) Dugdale (82)
    Powell (85)
  • Woodall (16)

Live Commentary


Nick Powell has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.


Abu Ogogo crosses the ball, Byron Moore manages to make a clearance.


A goal is scored by Nick Powell from inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Crewe 4-1 Dag & Red.


(Crewe) makes a substitution, with Ajay Leitch-Smith coming on for Greg Pearson.


Ahmed Abdulla challenges Nick Powell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie Lowry. The referee books Ahmed Abdulla for unsporting behaviour. Adam Dugdale finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Crewe 3-1 Dag & Red.The assist for the goal came from Jamie Lowry.


Foul by Adam Cunnington on Luke Murphy, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Steve Phillips.


Effort from the edge of the area by Jon Nurse goes wide of the left-hand upright.


Foul by Jamie Lowry on Jon Nurse, free kick awarded. Oluwafemi Ilesanmi takes the direct free kick.


The ball is delivered by Oluwafemi Ilesanmi, clearance made by Ashley Westwood.


Billy Bingham decides to take the corner short, Greg Pearson manages to make a clearance.


Jon Nurse takes a shot. Matt Tootle manages to make a clearance.


Ahmed Abdulla produces a cross, save by Steve Phillips.


Jon Nurse delivers the ball, save made by Steve Phillips.


Abu Ogogo scores an own goal from 25 yards. Crewe 2-1 Dag & Red.


The ball is swung over by Adam Cunnington.


Centre by Jon Nurse, save by Steve Phillips.


Dominic Green leaves the field to be replaced by Eoin Wearen.


Greg Pearson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Abu Ogogo. Chris Lewington takes the indirect free kick.


(Dag & Red) makes a substitution, with Adam Cunnington coming on for Brian Woodall.


The ball is sent over by Luke Murphy.


Close range headed effort by Harry Davis misses to the right of the goal.


Ashley Westwood takes a inswinging corner.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Doe on Byron Moore. Free kick taken by Jamie Lowry.


Shot from close range by Greg Pearson misses to the left of the goal.


Cristian Montano takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.


Brian Woodall handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.


The ball is crossed by Brian Woodall, clearance by Adam Dugdale.


A cross is delivered by Dominic Green, clearance by David Artell.


The ball is swung over by Jamie Lowry, Abu Ogogo makes a clearance.


Ashley Westwood decides to take a short corner, Greg Pearson takes a shot. Jon Nurse makes a clearance.


A cross is delivered by Oluwafemi Ilesanmi.


The ball is swung over by Harry Davis.


Jon Nurse is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Adam Dugdale restarts play with the free kick.


Greg Pearson fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crewe 1-1 Dag & Red.Assist on the goal came from Byron Moore.


Foul by Brian Woodall on Harry Davis, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ashley Westwood.


Centre by Ashley Westwood.


The ball is crossed by Ashley Westwood, clearance made by Scott Doe.


Ashley Westwood decides to take a short corner, Oluwafemi Ilesanmi manages to make a clearance.


Nick Powell takes a shot. Save by Chris Lewington.


The ball is sent over by Ahmed Abdulla, Steve Phillips makes a save.


Short corner worked by Dominic Green, Harry Davis manages to make a clearance.


Nick Powell takes a shot. Save by Chris Lewington.


Foul by Abu Ogogo on Nick Powell, free kick awarded. Ashley Westwood restarts play with the free kick.


Short corner worked by Ashley Westwood.


Matt Tootle produces a cross, clearance made by Michael Spillane.


Short corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line.


Byron Moore fouled by Jon Nurse, the ref awards a free kick. Ashley Westwood takes the direct free kick.


Short corner taken by Dominic Green from the left by-line, David Artell makes a clearance.


Dominic Green takes a shot. Save made by Steve Phillips.


A cross is delivered by Jon Nurse.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon Nurse by Adam Dugdale. Oluwafemi Ilesanmi restarts play with the free kick.


Shot from just outside the area by Luke Murphy misses to the left of the target.


The ball is delivered by Dominic Green, Harry Davis manages to make a clearance.


A goal is scored by Brian Woodall from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crewe 0-1 Dag & Red.


Unfair challenge on Michael Spillane by Greg Pearson results in a free kick. Chris Lewington restarts play with the free kick.


Cristian Montano gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Phillips. Steve Phillips restarts play with the free kick.


Effort on goal by Nick Powell from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.


Centre by Harry Davis, clearance made by Ahmed Abdulla.


Ashley Westwood delivers the ball.

Match Preview

Bell missing for Crewe Crewe will be without midfielder Lee Bell as they chase a third consecutive win against Dagenham. Bell, who has been in impressive form of late, underwent hernia surgery this week and faces up to a month on the sidelines. Forward duo Ajay Leitch-Smith and Shaun Miller are battling to return to contention having missed last weekend's 1-0 win at Oxford with respective thigh and hamstring strains. In their absence, Greg Pearson came off the bench to net a late winner on his debut at the Kassam Stadium, but the on-loan Burton striker is expected to remain among the substitutes as he works towards full match fitness. Defender Carl Martin continues his rehabilitation from tendinitis of the hamstring but is expected to remain out of action this weekend. Brian Woodall returns to the fold for Dagenham. The striker sat out Tuesday's 5-0 FA Cup hammering at the hands of Millwall due to illness but has trained since and will be in contention. Cristian Montano, Exodus Geohaghon and Adam Cunnington also return having all been ineligible for the midweek cup tie at the Den. Josh Scott is making good progress with his knee injury and may be named on the bench at Gresty Road, as could fellow striker Rob Edmans after he got 45 minutes in midweek as he continues his comeback from a broken leg. Luke Howell (knee) hopes to return in mid-February but fellow midfielders Kevin Maher (metatarsal) and Peter Gain (knee) face around six weeks on the sidelines, with long-term absentee Sam Williams (knee) ruled out for the rest of the season.

Formation:442Manager: Steve Davis


Formation: 442Manager: John Still

Dag & Red

  • Steve Phillips
  • Harry Davis
  • David Artell
  • Adam Dugdale
  • Matt Tootle
  • Byron Moore
  • Luke Murphy
  • Ashley Westwood
  • Nick Powell
  • Jamie Lowry
  • Greg Pearson
  • SUBS
  • Alan Martin
  • Ajay Leitch-Smith
  • Danny Shelley
  • Kelvin Mellor
  • Max Clayton



Match Report

Crewe cruise to victory Chris Lewington's goalkeeping howler cost Dagenham dearly as Crewe extended their winning run to three games with a 4-1 victory at Gresty Road. Brian Woodall had given the visitors the lead before Greg Pearson netted his second goal in as many games for the Alex to level things up before half-time. The Daggers gave as good as they got but when Lewington's air shot allowed Abu Agogo's backpass to trickle into the net the floodgates opened and Adam Dugdale and Nick Powell completed the rout. Home captain Dave Artell gifted Dagenham the lead with just 16 minutes gone. The defender's poor clearance hit Woodall, leaving the striker all the time in the world to curl a simple finish around the helpless Steve Phillips. Crewe created chances but Lewington saved Powell's follow-up shot after good work from Byron Moore, while Pearson just failed to connect with an Ashley Westwood cross. But Pearson did find the right connection to level four minutes before the break. Jamie Lowry's free-kick was chested down by Artell and Pearson stuck the ball home on the half volley from six yards out. Pearson almost put the Alex ahead early in the second half but his angled header was cleared off the line by Dominic Green. All the visitor's hard work went to waste thanks to Lewington's 71st-minute blooper. Dugdale then rose to head home Lowry's 83rd-minute free-kick before Powell made it four with a superb chipped finish three minutes later.

Form Guide

  • Crewe
  • VS
  • Dag & Red

Last Meetings

  • Dag & Red
  • 2 - 1
  • Crewe
  • 01/10/2011
  • Dag & Red
  • 2 - 0
  • Crewe
  • 16/01/2010
  • Crewe
  • 1 - 2
  • Dag & Red
  • 08/08/2009

Top Scorers


  • S Miller 5
  • B Moore 5
  • A Leitch-Smith 5
  • N Powell 5
  • L Murphy 3
  • A Dugdale 2
  • D Artell 1
  • G Pearson 1
  • W Fletcher 1
  • H Davis 1
  • M Clayton 1

Dag & Red

  • J Nurse 4
  • B Woodall 4
  • C Montano 3
  • S Williams 2
  • S Doe 2
  • R Rose 1
  • M Spillane 1
  • A Ogogo 1
  • M Elito 1
  • D McCrory 1
  • B Bingham 1



    • Total goals 70
    • Goals per game 33
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Dag & Red

    • Total goals 62
    • Goals per game 25
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins