• FT

    Brentford

    1

    Preston

    0

  • FT

    Bury

    1

    Colchester

    2

  • FT

    Coventry

    1

    Hartlepool

    0

  • FT

    Crewe

    1

    Shrewsbury

    1

  • FT

    Doncaster

    1

    Portsmouth

    1

  • FT

    L Orient

    4

    Carlisle

    1

  • FT

    MK Dons

    3

    Tranmere

    0

  • FT

    Notts County

    1

    Scunthorpe

    0

  • FT

    Oldham

    0

    Bournemouth

    1

  • FT

    Stevenage

    4

    Sheff Utd

    0

  • FT

    Walsall

    2

    Crawley Town

    2

ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE

The Alexandra Stadium, England

Referee: P Gibbs | Attendance: 5106

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Crewe Alexandra

  • Byron Moore 10'

1 - 1

FT

Shrewsbury Town

  • Luke Summerfield 28'

Alex and Shrews share spoils

Nathan Ellington came close to earning Crewe their first win in three home games when he clattered the bar with a late header in the 1-1 draw with Shrewsbury at Gresty Road.

The veteran striker, who signed for the Railwaymen on a short-term deal a week ago, almost provided the decisive touch in a goalmouth scramble to mark his debut.

Byron Moore gave Alex an early lead when he drove into the far corner after Ajay Leitch-Smith slipped a ball inside after 10 minutes.

But Luke Summerfield headed Shrewsbury level when he was left unmarked to direct Marvin Morgan's 28th-minute delivery into the bottom corner.

Alex left-back Gregor Robertson planted a far-post header over after greeting a Kelvin Mellor cross.

But Shrewsbury relied on the excellence of Chris Weale, who made a string of excellent saves after the restart.

The former Leicester City goalkeeper pawed a Leitch-Smith cross-cum-shot away from his top corner and then blocked the same striker's left-footed effort.

Weale then denied teenager Max Clayton with a near-post save.

But Crewe were nearly caught out by a swift Shrews counter attack that almost produced a fourth goal in five games for Bolton loanee Tom Eaves.

The towering striker was denied by Alex keeper Steve Phillips, who was smartly of his line.

Sub Ellington went close to stealing the win before Shrewsbury had later penalty appeals turned down after Rob Purdie fell in the box.

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Scoring Summary

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Shrewsbury Town
Byron Moore (10')

Match Stats

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Shrewsbury Town
10(2) Shots (on goal) 7(3)
9 Fouls 9
2 Corner kicks 4
0 Offsides 3
48% Time of Possession 52%
0 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
5 Saves 3

Teams

  • Crewe Alexandra
  • Shrewsbury Town
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