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Confident On Captain

3 April 2013

Club upbeat about Murphy's fitness levels for Final

Crewe Alexandra are hopeful that captain Luke Murphy will be fit enough to lead the club out at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

, but after intensive treatment, the influential midfielder is set to return to action against Southend in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final.thMurphy has missed the club’s last three matches after aggravating his groin in the 2-1 win over MK Dons on March 19

Manager Steve Davis is confident that his consistent midfielder will be fit: “Murph has been making steady progress and has been improving each day. We didn’t take any risks with him and we didn’t expect him to feature in the Easter games.

“He should be fit for the Final and we are confident that he will be and lead the team out. It is something he has been looking forward to. It will be a great honour for him to lead his local team out at Wembley Stadium.”

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