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Blackburn Replay: Preview & Ways To Follow The Game

13 December 2017

Match Previews

Blackburn Replay: Preview & Ways To Follow The Game

13 December 2017

Unable to make it to our FA Cup replay against Blackburn? The Alex have you covered…


Crewe Alexandra vs Blackburn Rovers

Emirates FA Cup Second Round Replay

Alexandra Stadium

Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Kick-Off 7:45pm


Crewe & Blackburn do it all over again under the floodlights at Gresty Road after playing out a gripping 3-3 draw in the original tie at Ewood Park.

Rovers took a commanding 3-0 lead inside 20 minutes, but after having two men sent off, Crewe battled back to earn the credible draw to set-up the replay.

The winner of the contest will take on Hull City at home in the third round in January, but Blackburn haven't gone out any earlier than the third round in 45 years - the last side to beat them this early in the competition? Crewe Alexandra of course!

The best way to take in the game is obviously in person at the stadium (tickets available at up until kick-off, click here for more info) but if you can't make it, then take in the information below for different ways to follow the action! 


UK Subscribers to iFollow will be able to listen to live commentary from the game on IFOLLOW THE ALEX.

Overseas-based fans will not be able to watch the game live as FA Cup games are not part of the streamable package, but audio commentary WILL be available.

You can subscribe to iFollow The Alex HERE for a monthly fee of £4.49.

Supporters without a subscription can follow live updates, including instantaneous goal updates, from the game via the Club’s official Twitter account, @crewealexfc.

Be part of the conversation and join in our matchday coverage by tweeting #CreweAlex. We want to hear from you! Whether you are at the game or not, tweet us your pictures of you supporting the Alex and we will retweet some of our favourites!

Live updates are also available via the club's official Facebook page, CREWE ALEXANDRA FOOTBALL CLUB and official website, WWW.CREWEALEX.NET courtesy of our brand new MATCH CENTRE.

Meanwhile, team news will be posted across all of the club’s social media platforms roughly an hour before kick-off.

Elsewhere, a match report will be available on WWW.CREWEALEX.NET, after the game.

Manager and player post-match interviews will feature on IFOLLOW THE ALEX after the game, with extended match highlights and a full match replay also available to watch back from midday the day following the game.

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