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Grimsby: Preview & Ways To Follow The Game

1 January 2018

Crewe Alexandra v Grimsby Town, Sky Bet League Two, Alexandra Stadium, Monday 1 January 2018, Kick-Off 3:00pm


Crewe kick-off 2018 with a New Years' Day clash with Grimsby Town at Gresty Road.

Dave Artell & his troops will be hoping the turn of the year brings an upturn in fortunes after a underwhelming start to the 2017/18 campaign.

Included in that came a 1-0 defeat to the Mariners at Blundell Park in September, but there are fonder memories of the last meeting in Crewe - a 5-0 victory in February.

Grimsby had won three on the bounce before Christmas, but they've drawn two & lost two over the Christmas period, including a 3-0 defeat to Accrington on Saturday.

With both teams playing just 48 hours after their previous fixtures, the match could be a test of stamina & endeavour to get the result.


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

Overseas-based fans will be able to watch the game LIVE on IFOLLOW THE ALEX – for a £5 pay-per-view one-match-only pass (Just register for an iFollow free pass now to get started).

UK subscribers can iFollow The Alex HERE for a monthly fee of £4.49, with no fixed term contract - cancel whenever you like.

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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