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Accrington Stanley   5 - 3   Crewe

Accrington v Crewe

Accrington 5-3 Crewe (UK users only)

Bobby Grant and Michael Symes both scored twice as Accrington beat Crewe in a thriller at the Crown Ground.

Cash-strapped Stanley scored twice in the opening five minutes through a Grant volley and Symes' 40-yard lob.

Shortly before the break Joel Grant slotted home for Crewe to make it 2-1, but Bobby Grant soon made it 3-1.

Andy Procter's shot extended Stanley's lead, with Symes adding a fifth, before Joel Grant punished a Stanley error and Luke Murphy lobbed in to make it 5-3.

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Friday, 25 September 2009

League Two

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Accrington 5-3 Crewe FT
(HT 2-1)
  • Grant 3
  • Symes 5
  • Grant 49
  • Procter 68
  • Symes 77
  • Grant 43
  • Grant 82
  • Murphy 90+3

Accrington Stanley

  • 01 Martin
  • 05 Kempton
  • 12 Edwards
  • 15 Winnard
  • 26 Lees
  • 06 Procter
  • 07 Miles
  • 08 Joyce
  • 14 Ryan (Turner 65)
  • 11 Grant (Kee 85)
  • 19 Symes

Substitutes

  • 25 Dunbavin,
  • 20 Murphy,
  • 24 King,
  • 16 Turner,
  • 17 McConville,
  • 09 Kee,
  • 55 Riley

Crewe

  • 01 Collis
  • 05 O'Donnell (Moore 66)
  • 12 Mitchell-King
  • 27 Worley
  • 02 Brayford
  • 03 Jones
  • 04 Schumacher
  • 28 Walton (Murphy 72)
  • 10 Zola
  • 11 Grant
  • 15 Miller

Substitutes

  • 13 Legzdins,
  • 06 Ada,
  • 19 Westwood,
  • 18 Murphy,
  • 21 Clements,
  • 25 Aman,
  • 14 Moore
Ref: WhitestoneAtt: 2,764
ACCRINGTON
CREWE

Possession

  • Accrington 49%
  • Crewe 51%

Attempts on target

  • Accrington 6
  • Crewe 6

Attempts off target

  • Accrington 3
  • Crewe 5

Corners

  • Accrington 3
  • Crewe 6

Fouls

  • Accrington 11
  • Crewe 8
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+3:58 The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.
  • 90:00+2:29 GOAL - Luke MurphyAccrington Stanley 5 - 3 Crewe Luke Murphy fires in a goal from a long way out high into the middle of the goal. Accrington Stanley 5-3 Crewe.
  • 90:00+1:34 John Miles takes a shot. Steve Collis makes a save.
  • 90:00+1:02 Corner taken by John Brayford, clearance made by Dean Winnard.
  • 90:00 Corner taken by John Miles from the left by-line.
  • 88:23 The ball is delivered by Joel Grant, Andrew Procter makes a clearance.
  • 86:53 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Procter by Steven Schumacher. Indirect free kick taken by John Miles.
  • 84:06 Substitution Billy Kee on for Robert Grant.
  • 83:16 John Brayford fouled by Michael Symes, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by John Brayford.
  • 81:59 Unfair challenge on Andrew Procter by Luke Murphy results in a free kick. Darran Kempson takes the free kick.
  • 81:10 The assist for the goal came from Mat Mitchel-King.
  • 81:10 GOAL - Joel GrantAccrington Stanley 5 - 2 Crewe Joel Grant fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 5-2 Crewe.
  • 78:33 The offside flag is raised against Michael Symes. Steven Schumacher takes the free kick.
  • 78:15 Corner taken by Billy Jones from the right by-line, Alan Martin makes a save.
  • 76:50 Assist on the goal came from John Miles.
  • 76:50 GOAL - Michael SymesAccrington Stanley 5 - 1 Crewe Michael Symes grabs a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 5-1 Crewe.
  • 74:30 Unfair challenge on Luke Joyce by Steven Schumacher results in a free kick. Darran Kempson takes the indirect free kick.
  • 73:32 Corner taken left-footed by Billy Jones, Phil Edwards makes a clearance.
  • 71:23 Substitution Simon Walton leaves the field to be replaced by Luke Murphy.
  • 67:53 Assist on the goal came from Robert Grant.
  • 67:53 GOAL - Andrew ProcterAccrington Stanley 4 - 1 Crewe Andrew Procter scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 4-1 Crewe.
  • 66:51 Chris Turner concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Schumacher. Indirect free kick taken by Billy Jones.
  • 65:19 Substitution Byron Moore joins the action as a substitute, replacing Daniel O'Donnell.
  • 64:46 Substitution Chris Turner on for James Ryan.
  • 60:59 Shaun Miller is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Alan Martin restarts play with the free kick.
  • 57:04 Corner taken right-footed by Steven Schumacher from the right by-line, James Ryan manages to make a clearance.
  • 56:11 Luke Joyce produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
  • 55:32 Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Schumacher on Robert Grant. Indirect free kick taken by James Ryan.
  • 50:05 Michael Symes concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel O'Donnell. Steve Collis takes the indirect free kick.
  • 49:41 The assistant referee signals for offside against Calvin Zola. Darran Kempson restarts play with the free kick.
  • 48:27 GOAL - Bobby GrantAccrington Stanley 3 - 1 Crewe Goal scored by Robert Grant from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 3-1 Crewe.
  • 47:09 Shaun Miller takes a shot. Save made by Alan Martin.
  • 46:16 Harry Worley produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.
  • 45:01 The referee gets the second half underway.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+1:14 It is the end of the first-half.
  • 45:00+0:40 Calvin Zola challenges Andrew Procter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Darran Kempson takes the free kick.
  • 43:58 The official flags Robert Grant offside. Free kick taken by Steve Collis.
  • 42:05 Assist on the goal came from John Brayford.
  • 42:05 GOAL - Joel GrantAccrington Stanley 2 - 1 Crewe A goal is scored by Joel Grant from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 2-1 Crewe.
  • 40:06 Free kick awarded for a foul by James Ryan on Harry Worley. Steve Collis takes the free kick.
  • 39:14 John Brayford delivers the ball, Phil Edwards makes a clearance. John Brayford takes a shot. Tom Lees gets a block in.
  • 37:47 Corner taken right-footed by John Miles from the right by-line, clearance made by Mat Mitchel-King.
  • 37:23 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by John Miles, Mat Mitchel-King makes a clearance.
  • 36:40 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Procter by Simon Walton. Tom Lees crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Daniel O'Donnell.
  • 35:39 Corner taken by Billy Jones played to the near post, clearance made by Andrew Procter.
  • 34:43 James Ryan delivers the ball.
  • 30:56 A cross is delivered by John Brayford, Darran Kempson makes a clearance.
  • 29:28 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Harry Worley by Michael Symes. Steve Collis restarts play with the free kick.
  • 27:25 Foul by Harry Worley on Michael Symes, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Tom Lees.
  • 25:01 Dean Winnard crosses the ball, Headed effort from inside the box by Luke Joyce misses to the right of the target.
  • 23:30 Effort from the edge of the area by Calvin Zola goes wide of the left-hand upright.
  • 21:59 Corner taken by Billy Jones, Close range shot by Daniel O'Donnell clears the bar.
  • 21:26 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mat Mitchel-King by Michael Symes. Indirect free kick taken by Mat Mitchel-King.
  • 20:06 Foul by Steven Schumacher on Luke Joyce, free kick awarded. Alan Martin takes the indirect free kick.
  • 19:01 Mat Mitchel-King takes a shot. Save by Alan Martin.
  • 18:36 Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Procter on Steven Schumacher. Free kick taken by Billy Jones.
  • 18:11 Steven Schumacher takes a shot. Save by Alan Martin.
  • 16:57 Harry Worley fouled by James Ryan, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Collis takes the indirect free kick.
  • 16:22 A cross is delivered by John Brayford, Headed effort from inside the area by Calvin Zola misses to the left of the goal.
  • 15:54 Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Procter on Simon Walton. Harry Worley takes the free kick.
  • 11:13 The official flags Calvin Zola offside. Alan Martin restarts play with the free kick.
  • 10:12 Effort from deep inside the area by Michael Symes misses to the left of the goal.
  • 8:27 The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Alan Martin.
  • 7:02 Tom Lees gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joel Grant. Free kick taken by Billy Jones.
  • 4:22 GOAL - Michael SymesAccrington Stanley 2 - 0 Crewe Michael Symes finds the net with a goal from long range to the top right corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 2-0 Crewe.
  • 2:54 Alan Martin provided the assist for the goal.
  • 2:54 GOAL - Bobby GrantAccrington Stanley 1 - 0 Crewe A goal is scored by Robert Grant from just outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Accrington Stanley 1-0 Crewe.
  • Correction - 2:02 James Ryan concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Schumacher. Free kick crossed right-footed by Billy Jones, save by Alan Martin.
  • 2:02 Steven Schumacher fouled by James Ryan, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Billy Jones, save made by Alan Martin.
  • 0:00 The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

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League Two table snapshot

As it stood on 25 Sep 2009 23:59 UK

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Bournemouth 8 9 21
2 Dag & Red 8 10 19
3 Rotherham 8 6 17
4 Barnet 8 5 15
5 Rochdale 8 4 14
6 Aldershot 8 4 14
7 Shrewsbury 8 2 14
8 Notts County 8 12 13
9 Cheltenham 8 2 13
10 Crewe 9 0 12
11 Bradford 8 -3 12
12 Accrington Stanley 9 -4 12
13 Burton Albion 8 1 11
14 Chesterfield 8 0 11
15 Port Vale 8 2 10
16 Lincoln City 8 -4 9
17 Bury 8 -6 9
18 Grimsby 8 -7 9
19 Morecambe 8 -4 8
20 Hereford 8 -2 7
21 Northampton 8 -3 7
22 Torquay 8 -5 6
23 Macclesfield 8 -8 6
24 Darlington 8 -11 1