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  • Date:06 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Lamb Ground
  • Rodman (14) Thomas (54)
  • Westwood (87) Westwood (87)
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90:27 +0.27

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Tait on Clayton Donaldson. Rhys Taylor restarts play with the free kick.

89:28

Tom Marshall is brought on as a substitute for Alex Rodman.

89:14

Clayton Donaldson booked for unsporting behaviour.

89:08

Booking for Michael Wylde for unsporting behaviour.

87:32

Goal scored by Ashley Westwood from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Tamworth 2-1 Crewe.Assist by Clayton Donaldson.

85:35

Unfair challenge on Richard Tait by Ajay Leitch-Smith results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Richard Tait.

85:10

Nick Powell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Byron Moore.

83:42

Corner taken by Neil MacKenzie from the right by-line played to the near post, Alex Rodman takes a shot. Comfortable save by Rhys Taylor.

82:31

Stefan Oakes goes off and Ben Wilkinson comes on.

81:38

Danny Blanchett crosses the ball, clearance made by Aaron Mitchell.

80:52

Scott Barrow sends in a cross.

78:37

Clayton Donaldson challenges Richard Tait unfairly and gives away a free kick. James Severn takes the free kick.

77:38

Effort from outside the box by Clayton Donaldson goes wide right of the target.

76:36

Sebastian Lake-Gaskin comes on in place of Kyle Perry.

76:26

Effort from deep inside the area by Clayton Donaldson clears the bar.

76:02

Ashley Westwood takes a shot. Save by James Severn.

73:31

Byron Moore concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Bradley. James Severn restarts play with the free kick.

70:40

Short corner taken by Stefan Oakes, clearance by David Artell.

69:43

Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Aaron Mitchell misses to the right of the target.

69:23

Byron Moore gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stefan Oakes. Stefan Oakes takes the free kick.

65:24

Ashley Westwood produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

59:19

Inswinging corner taken by Ashley Westwood, Aaron Mitchell makes a clearance.

57:42

Mat Mitchel-King goes off and Danny Blanchett comes on. Ajay Leitch-Smith joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joel Grant.

56:50

Stefan Oakes challenges Joel Grant unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joel Grant takes the free kick.

54:36

Danny Thomas gets on the score sheet with a goal from outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Tamworth 2-0 Crewe.

52:50

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Bradley by Lee Bell. Free kick taken by Stefan Oakes.

51:51

David Artell fouled by Kyle Perry, the ref awards a free kick. Rhys Taylor takes the free kick.

50:52

Stefan Oakes takes a inswinging corner.

47:35

Centre by Danny Thomas.

46:50 +1.50

Danny Thomas delivers the ball, clearance made by David Artell.

46:21 +1.21

The referee penalises Daniel Bradley for handball. Patrick Ada takes the indirect free kick.

45:44

Corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line, Kyle Perry makes a clearance.

45:09 +0.09

Joel Grant has an effort at goal from long range that misses to the right of the target.

44:04

Centre by Alex Rodman.

43:05

The assistant referee signals for offside against Danny Thomas. Indirect free kick taken by Patrick Ada.

42:11

Handball decision goes against Patrick Ada. Neil MacKenzie takes the indirect free kick.

41:50

Joel Grant takes a shot. Brilliant save by James Severn.

40:48

Free kick awarded for a foul by Byron Moore on Michael Wylde. Indirect free kick taken by James Severn.

39:46

Richard Tait booked.

39:15

Clayton Donaldson takes a shot. Brilliant save by James Severn.

38:25

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Stefan Oakes from the left by-line, clearance by David Artell.

36:49

Joel Grant takes a shot. James Severn makes a comfortable save.

36:39

Joel Grant takes a shot. Save by James Severn.

35:57

Alex Rodman produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

35:22

Byron Moore booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Byron Moore on Richard Tait. Free kick taken by James Severn.

34:08

Corner taken left-footed by Stefan Oakes from the right by-line, Shot by Aaron Mitchell from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

33:54

Alex Rodman takes a shot. Lee Bell gets a block in.

33:08

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Stefan Oakes, Michael Wylde takes a shot.

31:26

Corner taken by Stefan Oakes, Michael Wylde takes a shot. Rhys Taylor makes a comfortable save.

30:27

Clayton Donaldson delivers the ball, comfortable save by James Severn.

30:02

The referee blows for offside against Alex Rodman. Free kick taken by David Artell.

28:28

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Thomas by Mat Mitchel-King. James Severn takes the free kick.

24:15

Ashley Westwood takes a shot. Save made by James Severn.

23:52

Kyle Perry is caught offside. Patrick Ada takes the indirect free kick.

23:08

A cross is delivered by Byron Moore.

21:17

Foul by Joel Grant on Richard Tait, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Stefan Oakes from the free kick.

20:34

Unfair challenge on Matt Tootle by Kyle Perry results in a free kick. Rhys Taylor takes the indirect free kick.

17:31

Long range shot by Ashley Westwood goes wide right of the net.

16:37

Danny Thomas produces a cross, David Artell manages to make a clearance.

15:41

Foul by Neil MacKenzie on Ashley Westwood, free kick awarded. David Artell restarts play with the free kick.

14:41

Goal scored by Alex Rodman from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Tamworth 1-0 Crewe.Assist by Danny Thomas.

13:38

Mat Mitchel-King concedes a free kick for a foul on Kyle Perry. Stefan Oakes takes the free kick.

12:37

Foul by Michael Wylde on Clayton Donaldson, free kick awarded. Lee Bell crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Richard Tait.

10:28

Matt Tootle challenges Daniel Bradley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Daniel Bradley.

9:33

Danny Thomas produces a cross, David Artell manages to make a clearance.

6:26

Patrick Ada fouled by Kyle Perry, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Bell takes the free kick.

5:37

The ball is crossed by Patrick Ada, clearance made by Scott Barrow.

5:09

Danny Thomas produces a cross, Ashley Westwood makes a clearance.

4:30

Shot by Clayton Donaldson from outside the box goes high over the target.

2:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Murphy by Scott Barrow. David Artell takes the free kick.

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

It is the end of the first-half.

The second half kicks off.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

Smith suspended for Tamworth Jay Smith has been ruled out of Tamworth`s FA Cup clash with Crewe through suspension. Smith was booked for the fifth time this season against Fleetwood last weekend. Midfielder Ben Wilkinson missed that match and may again be absent this weekend. He faces a late fitness test on a groin injury. Daniel Bradley is pushing for a start after being reduced to a bench role last time out, and he will compete for a starting spot with Seb Lake-Gaskin. Caretaker manager Des Lyttle hinted at other changes in his post-match interview following the defeat to Fleetwood, although Kyle Perry is again likely to lead the attack. Perry has previous history in the FA Cup having been part of the famous Chasetown team who knocked out Port Vale three years ago. Crewe chief Dario Gradi has hinted at changes for the tie. After this week`s league defeats to Port Vale and Shrewsbury, Alex face a further three games in eight days starting with the trip to The Lamb Ground as the fixtures start to pile up. Gradi is concerned the likes of Lee Bell and David Artell, who have featured in all 18 games so far this season, may start to suffer from burn out. Therefore, he is considering giving the likes of Adam Dugdale, Mat Mitchel-King and Nick Powell a chance to impress, while also hinting he would tinker with his strike-force. "With games coming up like this I don't think all the players will be able to cope," said Gradi. "I'd imagine Belly will need a rest soon and the same goes for Artell. "Shaun (Miller) will play at some point and I'd like to give AJ (Leitch-Smith) a run-out too. We need to see if we have enough strength in depth. That is the purpose of having a squad." Meanwhile, left-back Danny Blanchett is a doubt after he sustained a bruised calf and Achilles tendon against Shrewsbury on Tuesday night.

Formation:433Manager:

Tamworth

Formation: 442Manager:

Crewe

  • James Severn
  • Richard Tait
  • Aaron Mitchell
  • Michael Wylde
  • Scott Barrow
  • Daniel Bradley
  • Stefan Oakes
  • Neil MacKenzie
  • Alex Rodman
  • Kyle Perry
  • Danny Thomas
  • SUBS
  • Louis Connor
  • Tom Marshall
  • Sebastian Lake-Gaskin
  • Jake Sheridan
  • Des Lyttle
  • Troy Wallen
  • Ben Wilkinson

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Match Report

Rodman slams Crewe Alex Rodman's first-half strike and Danny Thomas' stunner helped Blue Square Bet Premier Tamworth stun Crewe with a 2-1 FA Cup win at the Lamb Ground. Rodman set the home side on their way in the 15th minute with the opener before Thomas curled home a spectacular second 10 minutes after the restart. Ashley Westwood netted a consolation in the 88th minute but the Lambs held on for a famous win. Rodman had The Lamb ground rocking 15 minutes in as his powerful shot cannoned against the crossbar and into the net with the aid of a deflection. In a pulsating first half, the Lambs went close to a second twice in the space of a minute as Michael Wylde's effort was cleared off the line by Matt Tootle and then Scott Barrow and Aaron Mitchell were denied by frantic Crewe defending. Tamworth goalkeeper James Severn also pulled off three fine saves late in the half to deny Joel Grant, twice, and Clayton Donaldson. The lively Thomas then curled home a brilliant second from 25 yards while, at the other end, Severn pulled off a stunning save to deny Westwood and Donaldson. Westwood gave Alex a sniff two minutes from time when his close range shot was bundled in but Des Lyttle's side held out.

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