Crewe beat Accrington as chaotic FA Cup tie ends without assistant referee

09 November 2019 07:17
Crewe won 2-0 at Accrington in an extraordinary, delayed FA Cup first-round tie which ended with just one assistant referee after two referees were injured.The first referee, Neil Hair, limped off in the 22nd minute and was replaced in the middle by fourth official Alan Clayton – but he picked up an injury and was unable to return for the second half. Crewe took the lead through Charlie Kirk in first-half stoppage time, but the interval lasted over an hour as both sides discussed how to move forward. Related: Spurs 1-1 Sheffield United, Southampton 1-2 Everton – as it happened Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian