Date: 3rd April 2009 at 9:38pm
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Another fixture arrives and another massive relegation clash as Town welcome Crewe to The County Ground.

Vital Quotes:

Danny Wilson has indicated yet again that there is still a long way to go in the quest for League One survival. ‘We’re prepared to go the distance should it come to that’ stated Wilson in a recent interview with BBC Radio Wiltshire.

Swindon Town Team News:

Owain Tudur-Jones returns from international duty and will no doubt go staight back into the first XI. Sean Morrison is out and Hal Robson-Kanu is fighting to be fit.

Player to watch: Simon Cox

The Crewe defence and midfield will no doubt try and prevent more goals from one of League Ones best players

Crewe Alexandra Team News:

Dennis Lawrence returned from international duty with Trinidad & Tobago unscathed but will face a fitness test.

Calvin Zola has been deemed fit to play after shaking off a hamstring injury.

After being stretchered off last week Byron Moore is fighting to be fit – Scott McManus is standing by to replace him.

Chris McCready, Steven Schumacher and Mark Carrington are all out.

Player to watch: Tom Pope

The Stoke born 23 year old has come a long way since entering the Football League from Biddulph Victoria.

He’s had a decent season scoring ten goals including a brace in the recent 3-2 loss to Leeds United.

Match Facts & Stats

Last 5 League Games:



Swindon Town’s form versus Crewe:

P: 23

W: 10

D: 3

L: 10

13/12/08: CAFC 1-0 STFC

C: S. Miller (’45)

26/01/08: CAFC 0-0 STFC

01/09/07: STFC 1-1 CAFC

S: M. Pook (’24) C: S. Schumacher (’42)

19/04/03: CAFC 0-1 STFC

S: S. Miglioranzi (’75)

21/12/02: STFC 1-3 CAFC

C: D. Ashton (’18), S. Foster (’40), R. Jack (’59) S: S. Parkin (’75 pen)

Played for Both Clubs

Gareth Whalley, Keith East, Patrick Noubissie, Ashley Westwood, Colin Prophett & Anthony MacNamee are among the selected few to have played for both clubs.

Meanwhile Maurice Lindley managed both clubs during his coaching career.

Match Prediction:

2-1 Swindon (just)

Next Fixtures:

After Play-Off heartbreak followed by four losses – Swindon Town visit Brighton & Hove Albion.