Many clubs have produced young stars for the big clubs in the Premier League. The big clubs are known to prey on the young talent from clubs in lower divisions. Some of the talents go on to reach their peak while others never lived up to their expectations.
Here we take a look at young players who came through the academy of Crewe Alexander.
He was scouted and signed by Crewe manager Dario Gradi in 2003. Billy Jones was just 16 when he signed his first professional contract. He completed his debut for the club. In that season he won the Goal of the Season and younger Player of the Year award. Not a bad way to introduce yourself. He later played for West Brom and Sunderland.
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Premier league clubs are holding talks over the possibility of deferring wages, accoridng to reports. The clubs are concerned about their financial future and stability due to the Corona virus outbreak. Clubs at every level are facing uncertainties as a result of the pandemic. Club executives are trying to reach a compromise with playing and non playing staff of their respective clubs so as to reach an agreement over how they will manage the issues with wages.
According to reports, some top-flight clubs are pushing for a unanimous agreement among all 20 Premier League teams to defer wages during the period of the lock down, which will then need to be presented to players, the Professional Footballers Association and agents.
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Former Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot says Frank Lampard has every reason and right to drop Blue’s first choice goalkeeper KepaArrizabalaga to the bench after the Spaniard slacked as he has done all season.
Kepa did well under Maurizio Sarri so much so that the Juventus manager was rumored to be interested in taking the Spain international with him to Italy but given the kind of performances he has put in since this season, even Crewe Alexandra will turn down the chance to sign him for free.
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Crewe Alexandra suffered a blow in its quest for securing the automatic spots in League Two after falling to a 4-1 defeat to Northampton.
The home side were rampant with an early brace from Crewe Alexandra setting the tone for the game in which Crewe never got out of their slumber. The game began with Crewe missing a good chance through Paul Green.
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Not everyone gets the honour of being pointed out by Sir Alex Ferguson as a kid that will go on to be a world beater. Nick Powell certainly knew that feeling when the Scot decided to pry him away from Crewe Alexandra 7 years ago.
It’s been 6 years since the old man retired and Powell couldn’t be more far away from the Red Devil’s first team, playing for a Stoke team that sits at the bottom of the 2nd
tier league of England.
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Aston Villa routed Crewe Alexandra 6-1 in the Carabao Cup third round. The scoreline does not pose a true reflection of the game as the Villans needed to soak up some early pressure before outclassing the home team.
Villa manager Dean Smith was proud of his team after the game as he believed that his players showed the right attitude. Premier League sided typically approach Carabao games with laxity which is typically costly against lower league opposition.
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