I was a Crewe obsessive. Now I’m so ashamed of my club I’ve divorced them | Adam Breeze

27 February 2018 03:04
Since the crimes committed by Barry Bennell at Crewe came to light, the seeming lack of empathy and common decency shown by the people in charge has been incomprehensibleLast year I divorced my football team. After 38 years of (a few) ups and (mostly) downs, I let go of Crewe Alexandra.I wasn’t a casual fan, I was obsessed. I was proud of the miracle that transformed the perennial laughing stock into everyone’s second-favourite team. Ours was a story that celebrated everything that was right in the beautiful game. In a world of multimillionaire players, oligarch owners and fickle fans, Crewe Alex were the beacon of hope. A club with a fabled reputation for nurturing local talent and playing a style of football that was a purist’s dream. Related: Crewe Alexandra fans quiz chairman on Barry Bennell scandal at forum If the club’s board has any shred of morality left it should turn on the floodlights and flush out the truth Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian