Dean Saunders finds the right set-up to raise Crawley’s survival hopes

19 April 2015 21:08
Andrew Wordsworth’s set-piece precision helps Crawley Town to vital win over fellow strugglers Notts County in League One relegation dogfightRicardo Moniz said before his third match in charge of Notts County, against Crawley at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday: “For us it’s about dead or alive.” This may be Dutch for a six-pointer, though there are so many clubs scrambling to avoid the drop from League One that the English, too, is double Dutch. Crawley’s 2-0 win lifts them from 22nd to 19th and drops County from 21st to 22nd.The position will be clearer after Tuesday, when five of the nine sides trying not to join Yeovil in relegation play their match in hand and everyone has two to play. County are at home to Preston but their home form is the worst in the division, with only one win since beating Crawley 5-3 in October. They ended that month in fourth, with 26 points from 14 games, before four wins in 23 saw the back of Shaun Derry as manager four weeks ago. The loan system may have backfired on them. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian