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Kick off 11:30 (UK)

14 October 2017 Venue Reaseheath Training Complex Attendance

Kick off 11:30 (UK)

Crewe Alexandra
1 - 1
Birmingham City

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U18 Report & Goals: Crewe 1-1 Birmingham City

19 October 2017

Decimated by a large number of  regular second year scholars being need for U23 duty, the Alex U18’s hosted Birmingham City at Reaseheath, fielding a side made up mainly of first years & U16’s.

Lee Bell's side took the a first half lead after Joe Thompson stabbed in from close range following a wonderful 12-pass move down the pitch, with the ball starting in the hands of Alex keeper Will Appleyard.

The older & more experienced Blues side pushed on in the second half & drew level with a header at the back post from a corner.

The visitors pressed on their advantage as the game wore on in search of a winner, but The Alex held on firm to record an impressive point.

Crewe: Appleyard, Manuel, Fenton, Barlow, Adibisi, Odipe (Griffiths), Heath, Robbins, Linton (Walsh), C.Johnson (T.Johnson), Thompson

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