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Preview: Crewe Welcome Jolley's Grimsby To Gresty Road

26 October 2018

Crewe Alexandra welcome Grimsby Town to Gresty Road looking to continue their fine home form against The Mariners.

The Alex won 2-0 last season, and 5-0 the previous season, with the Alex also winning the previous three meetings in Crewe stretching back to 1999.

Crewe are buoyed after going three games unbeaten, but the Mariners are also in impereous form.

They've kept four clean sheets in their last four and won three of those games alongside a 0-0 draw with Exeter.

After a poor start to the campaign, the Mariners have now hit the right note & pose a very real threat on match day.

 

Date: Saturday 27 October 2018

Competition: Sky Bet League Two 

Venue: Alexandra Stadium

Previous Meeting At Host Club: Crewe 2-0 Grimsby (January 2018)

Referee: Peter Wright (P11, Y33, R4)

 

Crewe: Perry Ng is suspended after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season at Yeovil in midweek.

Eddie Nolan could fill the void left after he successfully returned from injury for the Under 23s in midweek, whilst Michael Raynes, Nicky Hunt or Billy Sass-Davies could also deputise.

There are no fresh injury concerns for Dave Artell from the side that picked up four points on the road.

 

Grimsby: Crewe Alex academy graduate Harry Davis continues to be missing for the Mariners with a knee injury, whilst Harry Cardwell is also missing.

A few bumps & bruises were picked up in the victory over Colchester in mid-week, but Michael Jolley will assess his squad ahead of the match.

 

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