Influential midfielder likely to make Barnsley trip
Crewe Alexandra’s influential midfield player Anthony Grant is expected to be fit for tomorrow night’s trip to Barnsley for the first round of the Capital One Cup. Grant was forced off during the second half of our opening day defeat to Fleetwood Town after receiving a hefty knock on his shin and calf. Grant suffered the injury in the first 15 minutes and after tightening up at half-time nearly came off at the interval.
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Steve told crewealex.net: “Granty got a knock on his shin and in the back of his calf and he was struggling.
“It restricted his running and I nearly took him off at half-time because of it but he wanted to try and get through it and we went as far as we could with him.
“I had to bring him because he couldn’t go on and we are confident that he will be fit for Tuesday’s game at Barnsley.”