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  • Date:20 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Greenhous Meadow Stadium
  • Attendance:5,050
  • McAllister (22) Wroe (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

95:02 +5.02

The ball is delivered by Shaun Miller.

94:13 +4.13

James Collins is ruled offside. Steve Phillips takes the indirect free kick. James Collins goes into the referee's book for time wasting.

90:53 +0.53

Nicky Wroe scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Shrewsbury 2-0 Crewe.Assist on the goal came from Mark Wright.

88:46

Foul by Adam Dugdale on Marvin Morgan, free kick awarded. Matthew Richards is brought on as a substitute for Lionel Ainsworth. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Wroe.

87:42

The ball is delivered by Shaun Miller.

87:22

The ball is crossed by Carl Martin, Max Clayton produces a header from deep inside the area and hits the post.

85:19

The ball is swung over by Lionel Ainsworth, Close range effort by Marvin Morgan goes wide of the right-hand upright.

84:30

The ball is sent over by Harry Davis, Shane Cansdell-Sherriff manages to make a clearance.

83:32

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ajay Leitch-Smith on Ian Sharps. Benjamin Smith restarts play with the free kick.

83:12

Mark Wright takes a shot. David Artell makes a clearance.

81:31

James Collins comes on in place of Terry Gornell.

81:00

Harry Davis takes a shot. Benjamin Smith makes a save.

80:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shaun Miller by Mark Wright. Direct free kick taken by Luke Murphy.

80:03

Carl Martin sends in a cross, Ian Sharps makes a clearance.

78:03

Jermaine Grandison challenges Carl Martin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve Phillips takes the free kick.

77:32

Lionel Ainsworth crosses the ball, Adam Dugdale makes a clearance.

77:25

The ball is delivered by Terry Gornell, Harry Davis manages to make a clearance.

75:40

Shot from just outside the box by Lionel Ainsworth misses to the left of the goal.

74:26

Ashley Westwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Wroe. Ashley Westwood is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff takes the direct free kick.

73:18

Marvin Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Artell. Marvin Morgan is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Steve Phillips.

73:01

Foul by Luke Murphy on Sean McAllister, free kick awarded. Shane Cansdell-Sherriff restarts play with the free kick.

71:35

Joe Jacobson takes the inswinging corner, Foul by Terry Gornell on Steve Phillips, free kick awarded. Steve Phillips restarts play with the free kick.

71:29

Mark Wright crosses the ball, Steve Phillips manages to make a clearance.

69:16

Lee Bell leaves the field to be replaced by Max Clayton.

67:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Terry Gornell by Nick Powell. Nick Powell dismissed for violent conduct. Benjamin Smith takes the free kick.

65:49

Corner taken by Luke Murphy, David Artell takes a shot. Save by Benjamin Smith.

65:36

Lee Bell takes a shot. Save by Benjamin Smith.

64:18

Foul by Terry Gornell on Nick Powell, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Steve Phillips.

61:56

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Luke Murphy, David Artell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Sharps. Benjamin Smith takes the direct free kick.

61:40

Ajay Leitch-Smith takes a shot. Blocked by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

60:34

Shane Cansdell-Sherriff fouled by Shaun Miller, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Benjamin Smith.

59:03

Nick Powell is brought on as a substitute for Byron Moore. Outswinging corner taken by Lionel Ainsworth from the right by-line, Foul by Marvin Morgan on Carl Martin, free kick awarded. Steve Phillips restarts play with the free kick.

57:55

The ball is sent over by Lionel Ainsworth, blocked by Carl Martin.

57:45

The ball is crossed by Lee Bell, clearance made by Ian Sharps.

56:20

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Wright from the left by-line, Header from close range by Mark Wright misses to the right of the goal.

56:08

Mark Wright takes a shot. Blocked by Harry Davis.

55:04

The referee blows for offside against Ajay Leitch-Smith. Joe Jacobson takes the free kick.

52:14

Corner from the left by-line taken by Lee Bell, Foul by Harry Davis on Benjamin Smith, free kick awarded. Benjamin Smith takes the free kick.

52:05

The ball is crossed by Byron Moore, Shane Cansdell-Sherriff manages to make a clearance.

51:41

Byron Moore crosses the ball, clearance by Joe Jacobson.

51:10

Outswinging corner taken by Luke Murphy, clearance by Ian Sharps.

51:01

Luke Murphy crosses the ball, blocked by Nicky Wroe.

50:32

Corner taken by Luke Murphy from the right by-line to the near post, Nicky Wroe manages to make a clearance.

50:20

Lee Bell takes a shot. Blocked by Nicky Wroe.

48:25

Centre by Harry Davis, clearance made by Sean McAllister.

46:26

Ian Sharps fouled by Shaun Miller, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Benjamin Smith.

45:50

Centre by Mark Wright, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Terry Gornell misses to the left of the goal.

44:02

David Artell has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

43:28

Foul by Sean McAllister on Ajay Leitch-Smith, free kick awarded. Lee Bell takes the direct free kick.

41:40

Outswinging corner taken by Luke Murphy from the right by-line.

41:29

Carl Martin produces a cross, clearance made by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

39:53

Mark Wright produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

39:12

Corner taken short by Nicky Wroe.

38:29

Corner taken by Luke Murphy from the right by-line, clearance by Lionel Ainsworth.

38:12

Byron Moore takes a shot. Sean McAllister gets a block in.

37:10

Jermaine Grandison produces a cross, save made by Steve Phillips.

36:13

Marvin Morgan challenges Lee Bell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve Phillips restarts play with the free kick.

35:42

The offside flag is raised against Ajay Leitch-Smith. Benjamin Smith restarts play with the free kick.

34:10

The ball is delivered by Lionel Ainsworth, save made by Steve Phillips.

32:23

Corner taken by Joe Jacobson from the right by-line, Adam Dugdale manages to make a clearance.

32:16

A cross is delivered by Lionel Ainsworth, David Artell makes a clearance.

31:29

A cross is delivered by Terry Gornell, Carl Martin manages to make a clearance.

26:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Morgan by Lee Bell. Free kick taken by Benjamin Smith.

25:58

Shaun Miller takes a shot. Ian Sharps gets a block in.

25:07

Terry Gornell takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save.

23:10

Byron Moore has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.

22:17

A cross is delivered by Lionel Ainsworth, Sean McAllister grabs a headed goal from close range. Shrewsbury 1-0 Crewe.Assist by Lionel Ainsworth.

20:25

Corner from the left by-line taken by Mark Wright, Shaun Miller manages to make a clearance.

20:11

Mark Wright takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.

18:36

Corner taken right-footed by Mark Wright from the left by-line, Marvin Morgan has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

18:27

Lionel Ainsworth crosses the ball, clearance made by Harry Davis.

17:20

Lee Bell takes a shot. Save by Benjamin Smith.

16:42

Unfair challenge on Lee Bell by Terry Gornell results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.

15:45

Corner taken by Mark Wright from the left by-line, Joe Jacobson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Bell. Steve Phillips restarts play with the free kick.

15:30

The ball is crossed by Lionel Ainsworth, Harry Davis manages to make a clearance.

14:02

Corner taken right-footed by Luke Murphy, David Artell has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

13:53

The ball is delivered by Luke Murphy, clearance by Jermaine Grandison.

12:44

Outswinging corner taken by Luke Murphy from the right by-line.

12:20

Shaun Miller takes a shot. Blocked by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

11:03

Joe Jacobson takes the inswinging corner, Carl Martin manages to make a clearance.

10:34

Mark Wright takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.

9:42

Nicky Wroe has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.

8:38

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Luke Murphy, save made by Benjamin Smith.

5:11

Lionel Ainsworth takes the inswinging corner, Shot by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

4:48

Marvin Morgan has an effort at goal from deep inside the box hitting the post.

3:46

Unfair challenge on Shaun Miller by Shane Cansdell-Sherriff results in a free kick. Lee Bell restarts play with the free kick.

2:55

Mark Wright takes a corner.

2:42

Lionel Ainsworth produces a cross, Harry Davis makes a clearance.

Match Preview

Turner to ring changes Shrewsbury boss Graham Turner is set to make changes for the visit of Crewe following his side`s winless start to the League Two season. Turner has kept faith with the same starting XI for each of Town`s first four games in all competitions but, after watching his side go down 2-0 at Oxford on Tuesday night, opened the door for his fringe players to step in. The likes of Chris Neal, Joe Jacobson, Jermaine Grandison, Connor Goldson, Steve Leslie, Terry Gornell, Jon Taylor and Sean McAllister all did themselves no harm at all as they narrowly lost 2-1 to a strong Wolves side in a practice match on Wednesday afternoon, with McAllister netting for Shrews. Afterwards Turner told the club`s official website: "It was good experience for the young lads and there were some good performances which gives me some interesting selection decisions to take ahead of the weekend`s game." One huge boost for the Shrews boss was the earlier than expected return of Tom Bradshaw against Wanderers, the striker managing 40 minutes without any ill-effects having damaged cruciate knee ligaments during pre-season. Crewe boss Dario Gradi could again be without Matt Tootle. The defender has been struggling with a groin strain and, although he has started running again, the visit to the Shrews could come too soon. The Railwaymen have tasted defeat in all four of their opening matches this season, losing their three league games and being dumped out of the Carling Cup by Preston. Gradi will ponder changing his formation after leaving out full-back Harry Davis and playing 3-5-2 in Tuesday's 2-1 home defeat against Rotherham. Nick Powell could be recalled after impressive second-half performance against the Millers and Gradi believes his side's campaign will soon ignite, saying "The players are down but they will pick themselves up."

Formation:442Manager: Graham Turner

Shrewsbury

Formation: 433Manager: Dario Gradi

Crewe

  • Benjamin Smith
  • Jermaine Grandison
  • Ian Sharps
  • Shane Cansdell-Sherriff
  • Joe Jacobson
  • Lionel Ainsworth
  • Sean McAllister
  • Nicky Wroe
  • Mark Wright
  • Marvin Morgan
  • Terry Gornell
  • SUBS
  • Chris Neal
  • James Collins
  • Steven Leslie
  • Reuben Hazell
  • Matthew Richards

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Match Report

Shrews up and running Shrewsbury chalked up their first league win of the season with a 2-0 victory against a Crewe side who still await their first point and their first away goal. The Shrews took the lead after 22 minutes when Sean McAllister - one of four changes for the home side - tucked a glancing header past Steve Phillips from Lionel Ainsworth's cross. Shrews were good value for their half-time lead, although Shaun Miller and David Artell should have done better with two clear-cut early chances for Alex. Phillips was kept busy and did well to keep out two stinging shots and a teasing lob from Mark Wright. As Crewe got back into the game in the second half, they had young substitute Nick Powell sent off for a studs-first challenge on McAllister. For Alex, sub Max Clayton hit the post with a header two minutes from the end, before Nicky Wroe got Shrewsbury's second goal after a brilliant solo run in stoppage time.

Form Guide

    DDL
  • Shrewsbury
  • VS
  • Crewe
  • LLL

Last Meetings

  • Shrewsbury
  • 0 - 1
  • Crewe
  • 03/01/2011
  • Crewe
  • 1 - 2
  • Shrewsbury
  • 02/11/2010
  • Crewe
  • 0 - 3
  • Shrewsbury
  • 10/04/2010
  • Shrewsbury
  • 2 - 0
  • Crewe
  • 12/09/2009
  • Crewe
  • 0 - 0
  • Shrewsbury
  • 16/04/1994
  • Shrewsbury
  • 2 - 2
  • Crewe
  • 02/11/1993

Top Scorers

Shrewsbury

  • J Collins 1
  • T Gornell 1

Crewe

  • S Miller 1
  • B Moore 1

Goals

Shrewsbury

    • Total goals 6
    • Goals per game 2
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Crewe

    • Total goals 6
    • Goals per game 2
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins

possession


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