2008–09 Crewe Alexandra F.C. season

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This article details Crewe Alexandra's 2008-09 season in League One. This was Crewe's 85th competitive season.

Crewe Alexandra Football Club
Season 2008–09
Head Coach   Guðjón Þórðarson
Technical Director   Dario Gradi
Chairman   John Bowler
League   League One
League Position 2007–08: 20th (League One)
Final position: 22nd (relegated)
FA Cup Third Round
League Cup Third Round
Football League Trophy Second Round
Top goalscorer League:
All: Tom Pope (10)
Most appearances League:
All: Billy Jones (40)
Highest attendance 7138
Lowest attendance 3432
Last match Leicester City (H), lost 0−3
Next match FL2, 08/08/09
Transfer Spending £ 0,330,000 Increase
Transfer Income £ 2,200,000 Decrease
Last updated: 21:32, 16 May 2009 (UTC)


Events[edit]

This will be a list of the significant events to occur at the club during the 2008-09 season, presented in chronological order.

9 August 2009- season begins with a 2-1 loss at home to Brighton.
26 August 2009- Crewe progress into the third round of the League Cup with wins over Barnsley and then Bristol City, and are drawn to face Liverpool at Anfield.

Players[edit]

Squad information[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK  ENG Collis 27 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2010 Free
2 DF  ENG Woodards 24 EU 2007 51 0 30 June 2010 £30,000
3 DF  ENG Jones 25 EU 2007 26 0 30 June 2010 £65,000
4 MF  ENG Schumacher 24 EU 2007 29 1 30 June 2010 Free
6 DF  FRA Baudet 29 EU 2006 77 2 30 June 2009 Free
7 MF  DEU Bopp 24 EU 2007 12 1 30 June 2010 Free
8 MF  NIR O'Connor 20 EU 2005 59 1 30 June 2010 Youth system
9 FW  ENG Elding 26 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2011 Undisclosed
10 FW  COD Zola 23 Non-EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2011 £200,000
11 MF  ENG Grant 20 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2011 £130,000
12 MF  ENG Rix 24 EU 2001 152 4 30 June 2009 Youth system
13 GK  ENG Legzdins 21 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2010 Free
14 DF  ENG McCready 26 EU 2007 117 2 30 June 2009 Free
15 DF  NGR Abbey 29 EU 2007 23 0 30 June 2010 Free
16 MF  ENG Livermore 18 EU 2008 0 0 11 January 2009 Loan On loan from Tottenham Hotspur
17 FW  ENG Moore 19 EU 2007 36 2 30 June 2010 Youth system
18 MF  ENG Carrington 21 EU 2005 14 0 30 June 2009 Youth system
19 FW  ENG Pope 22 EU 2005 32 7 30 June 2009 Free
20 FW  ENG Miller 20 EU 2006 25 4 30 June 2011 Youth system
21 GK  ENG Tomlinson 23 EU 2001 17 0 30 June 2009 Youth system
22 DF  ENG Daniel 20 EU 2007 1 0 30 June 2009 Free
23 MF  ENG Bailey 19 EU 2007 1 0 30 June 2009 Youth system
25 MF  ENG Roberts 21 EU 2004 129 11 30 June 2009 Youth system
26 MF  ENG Clements 18 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2009 Youth system
DF  ENG Danville 18 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2009 Youth system
FW  ENG Leitch-Smith 18 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2009 Youth system
MF  ENG Murphy 18 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2009 Youth system
DF  ENG O'Donnell 22 EU 2007 59 2 30 June 2010 £100,000
FW  ENG Thompson 17 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2009 Youth system
DF  ENG Westwood 18 EU 2008 0 0 30 June 2009 Youth system

Appearances (starts and substitute appearances) and goals include those in the League One (and playoffs), FA Cup, League Cup and Football League Trophy.

Squad stats[edit]

Total League One FA Cup Football League Cup Football League Trophy
No.
P
Nat.
Name
Sts
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
1 GK  ENG Collis 7 7 4 2 1
2 DF  ENG Woodards 7 7 4 2 1
3 DF  ENG Jones 6 7 1 4 2 1 1
4 MF  ENG Schumacher 1 4 1 1 2 1 1
5 DF  ENG O'Donnell 4 4 1 2 1 1 1
6 DF  FRA Baudet 7 7 4 2 1
7 MF  GER Bopp 1 1 1
8 MF  NIR O'Connor 6 6 1 4 2 1
9 FW  ENG Elding 6 7 3 4 1 2 2 1
10 FW  COD Zola 2 3 1 2 1 1
11 MF  ENG Grant 6 6 1 4 1 2
12 MF  ENG Rix 2 3 1 1 1
13 GK  ENG Legzdins
14 DF  ENG McCready 3 2 1 1 1 1
15 DF  NGA Abbey 1 1
16 MF  ENG Livermore
17 FW  ENG Moore 6 7 1 4 2 1 1
18 MF  ENG Carrington 1 1
19 FW  ENG Pope 5 5 1 3 1 2
20 FW  ENG Miller 1 3 2 1
21 GK  ENG Tomlinson
22 MF  ENG Daniel 1 1
23 MF  ENG Bailey 6 6 4 2
25 MF  ENG Roberts
26 MF  ENG Clements
27 FW  ENG Donaldson 4 2 1 1
29 DF  ENG Westwood
30 DF  ENG Brayford

Source:[citation needed]
Ordered by Squad Numbers
0 shown as blank

Disciplinary record[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Notes
8 MF  NIR O'Connor 2 0 0
19 FW  ENG Pope 1 0 0
12 MF  ENG Rix 1 0 0

Source:[citation needed]
Only competitive matches
Yellow card = Number of bookings; Second yellow card = Number of sending offs after a second yellow card; Red card = Number of sending offs by a direct red card.

Awards[edit]

Individual[edit]
Date Country N P Name Award Notes
2008-08-26 England ENG 11 MF Grant League One Team of the Week
Club[edit]
Date Period Award Notes
23 February Season 2007/08 Bobby Moore Fair Play award Source

Players in and out[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Name
EU
Country
Age
Type
Moving from
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
13 GK Legzdins EU  ENG 21 Transfer Green tickY Birmingham City Summer 30 June 2010 Free
11 MF Grant EU  ENG 20 Transfer Green tickY Aldershot Town Summer 30 June 2011 £130,000
10 FW Zola Non-EU  COD 23 Transfer Green tickY Tranmere Rovers Summer 30 June 2011 £200,000
1 GK Collis EU  ENG 27 Transfer Green tickY Southend United Summer 30 June 2010 Free
24 FW Elding EU  ENG 26 Transfer Green tickY Leeds United Summer 30 June 2011 Undisclosed
TBA FW Donaldson EU  ENG 24 Transfer Green tickY Hibernian Summer 30 June 1011 Undisclosed
TBA DF McManus EU  ENG 19 Transfer Green tickY Manchester United Summer 30 June 2010 Free
16 MF Livermore EU  ENG 18 Loan Green tickY Tottenham Hotspur Summer 11 January 2009 Loan

Out[edit]

N
P
Name
EU
Country
Age
Status
Moving to
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
5 DF Cox EU  ENG 36 Retired Summer Free
20 FW Bailey EU  ENG 22 Transfer Green tickY Northwich Victoria Summer Free
1 GK Williams EU  ENG 25 Transfer Green tickY Carlisle United Summer Free
16 FW Lowe EU  ENG 29 Transfer Green tickY Chester Summer Free
21 GK Fôn Williams EU  WAL 21 Transfer Green tickY Stockport County Summer Free
9 FW Maynard  ENG 22 Transfer Green tickY Bristol City Summer £2.2m
29 DF Lynch EU  ENG 21 Considering Retirement Summer Free
26 FW Brown EU  ENG 19 Contract Offer Darlington Summer Free
24 FW Farquharson EU  ENG 19 Released Summer Free

EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); Age = age on the day of the signing; Moving from = only indicate the club the player was playing before start playing for this club in this season, for the type of the moving see Status column; Moving to = only indicates the club the player is going to play next, for the type of the moving see Status column; Ends = when the player's current contract ends; n/a = Not applicable.

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff

Other information[edit]

Source: Crewe Alexandra Staff

Kits[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
League One 17th August 9, 2008 May 2, 2008
Football League Cup 1st round August 12, 2008
Football League Trophy Template:Fb round2 2008-09 Football League Trophy R1
FA Cup 1st round

Source: Competitions

League one[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Leicester City (C) (P) 46 27 15 4 84 39 +45 96 Promotion to Football League Championship 2009–10
2 Peterborough United (P) 46 26 11 9 78 54 +24 89
3 Milton Keynes Dons 46 26 9 11 83 47 +36 87 Qualification to Football League One playoffs
4 Leeds United 46 26 6 14 77 49 +28 84
5 Millwall 46 25 7 14 63 53 +10 82
6 Scunthorpe United (O) (P) 46 22 10 14 82 63 +19 76
7 Tranmere Rovers 46 21 11 14 62 49 +13 74
8 Southend United 46 21 8 17 58 61 −3 71
9 Huddersfield Town 46 18 14 14 62 65 −3 68
10 Oldham Athletic 46 16 17 13 66 65 +1 65
11 Bristol Rovers 46 17 12 17 79 61 +18 63
12 Colchester United 46 18 9 19 58 58 0 63
13 Walsall 46 17 10 19 61 66 −5 61
14 Leyton Orient 46 15 11 20 45 57 −12 56
15 Swindon Town 46 12 17 17 68 71 −3 53
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 13 13 20 55 70 −15 52
17 Yeovil Town 46 12 15 19 41 66 −25 51
18 Stockport County 46 16 12 18 59 57 +2 050*
19 Hartlepool United 46 13 11 22 66 79 −13 50
20 Carlisle United 46 12 14 20 56 69 −13 50
21 Northampton Town (R) 46 12 13 21 61 65 −4 49 Relegation to League Two
R Crewe Alexandra (R) 46 12 10 24 59 82 −23 46
R Cheltenham Town (R) 46 9 12 25 51 91 −40 39
R Hereford United (R) 46 9 7 30 42 79 −37 34

Updated to games played on 16 May 2009.
Source: The Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
* Stockport County deducted 10 points[1]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 12 10 24 59 82 −23 46 8 4 11 30 38 −8 4 6 13 29 44 −15

Last updated: 16 May 2009.
Source: http://www.crewealexandra-mad.co.uk/footydb/loadlgt.asp

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground H A H A A H H A H A H A A H A H H A A H A H A H A A H A A H H A H H A A H H A H A H A H A H
Result L L W L L W L D L L D L L D L L L L L W D L W W L L W L W W W W L W D W D L D L D D D L L L

Last updated: 16 May 2009.
Source: Matches section below
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

August 9, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 1 – 2 Brighton & Hove Albion
Zola Goal 85'
O'Connor Booked 75' (Unsporting behaviour)
Report Virgo Goal 36'
Forster Booked 84' (Dissent)
Forster Goal 90'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 4,557
Referee: J Moss

August 12, 2008
League Cup
First Round
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 0 Barnsley
O'Connor Goal 14' (pen.)
Elding Goal 36' (pen.)
Report Kozluk Booked 36' (Unsporting behaviour)
Foster Booked 68' (Unsporting behaviour)
Odejayi Booked 69' (Unsporting behaviour)
León Booked 83' (Unsporting behaviour)
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 2,492
Referee: A Taylor

August 16, 2008
Carlisle United 4 – 2 Crewe Alexandra
Graham Goal 15'
Graham Goal 19'
Dobie Goal 59'
Hackney Goal 76'
Report McCready Goal 22'
Pope Goal 86'
Pope Booked 90' (Dissent)
Brunton Park
Attendance: 6,919
Referee: M Oliver

August 23, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 1 Walsall
Elding Goal 21'
Grant Goal 45'
O'Connor Booked 68' (Unsporting Behaviour)
Report Hughes Goal 59'
Hughes Booked 70' (Unsporting Behaviour)
Ibehre Booked 76' (Unsporting Behaviour)
Reich Booked 79' (Unsporting Behaviour)
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 4,160
Referee: K Wright

August 26, 2008
League Cup
Second Round
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 1 Bristol City
Elding Goal 24'
Moore Goal 76'
Report Wilson Goal 79'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,227
Referee: A Hall

August 30, 2008
Hereford United 2 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
O'Leary Goal 48'
Hudson-Odoi Goal 56'
Report
Edgar Street
Attendance: 2,894

September 2, 2008
Paint Trophy
Crewe Alexandra 3 – 0 Macclesfield Town
Schumacher Goal 5'
Jones Goal 27'
O'Donnell Goal 42'
Rix Booked 80'
Report Gritton Booked 10'
Gritton Yellow cardRed card 13'
Bell Booked 56'
Flynn Booked 62'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 2,463

September 6, 2008
Leeds United 5 – 2 Crewe Alexandra
Delph Goal 26'
Sheehan Goal 36'
Douglas Goal 49'
Beckford Goal 67'
Michalik Booked 69'
Delph Booked 71'
Robinson Goal 82'
Michalik Yellow cardRed card 90+2'
Report Baudet Booked 86'
Zola Goal 90+3'
Bopp Goal 90+4'
Elland Road
Attendance: 20,075

September 13, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 0 Colchester United
O'Connor Goal 46'
Pope Goal 69'
Report Ifil Booked 14'
Heath Booked 29'
Platt Booked 45+3'
Gillespie Red card 87'
Hammond Booked 90+5'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,510

September 20, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 3 – 4 Southend United
O'Connor Goal 25'
Pope Goal 42'
Zola Goal 66'
Report Freedman Goal 4'
Baudet Goal 21' (o. g.)
Freedman Goal 69'
Betsy Booked 86'
Grant Goal 88'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,574

September 23, 2008
League Cup
Liverpool 2 – 1 Crewe Alexandra
Agger Goal 15'
Lucas Goal 58'
Report O'Connor Goal 25'
Anfield
Attendance: 28,591

September 27, 2008
Bristol Rovers 0 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Hinton Booked 85' Report
Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 5,870

October 4, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 1 – 3 Northampton Town
O'Connor Booked 39'
Pope Goal 55'
Report Davis Booked 32'
Jackman Goal 45+1'
Crowe Booked 56'
Akinfenwa Goal 64' (pen.)
Osman Goal 70'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,977

October 6, 2008
Paint Trophy
Tranmere Rovers 1 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Shuker Goal 86' Report
Prenton Park
Attendance: 2,626

October 11, 2008
Scunthorpe United 3 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Woolford Goal 35'
Hayes Goal 67'
Iriekpen Goal 80'
Mirfin Booked 90'
Report Schumacher Booked 25'
Glanford Park
Attendance: 4,790

October 18, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 2 Milton Keynes Dons
O'Hanlon Goal 32' (o. g. )
Miller Goal 43]'
Report Baldock Goal 15'
O'Hanlon Booked 48'
Chadwick Goal 79'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 4,055

October 21, 2008
Yeovil Town 3 – 2 Crewe Alexandra
Owen Booked 37'
Schfield Goal 45+1'
Schofield Booked 56'
Schofield Goal 66'
Way Goal 85'
Report Zola Booked 45+2'
O'Connor Booked 70'
Moore Goal 73'
Miller Goal 77'
Huish Park
Attendance: 3,536

October 24, 2008
Tranmere Rovers 2 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Jennings Goal 51'
Shotton Booked 53'
Shuker Goal 74'
Report Miller Booked 77'
Jones Red card 87'
Prenton Park
Attendance: 5,790

October 28, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 1 – 1 Peterborough United
Pope Goal 88' Report McLean Goal 14'
Zakuani Booked 37'
Hyde Goal 90'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,699

November 1, 2008
Huddersfield Town 3 – 2 Crewe Alexandra
Butler Goal 20'
Parker Booked 36'
Craney Goal 39'
Worthington Booked 64'
Parker Goal 88'
Parker Yellow cardRed card 90+3'
Report Donaldson Goal 41'
Donaldson Goal 59'
Galpharm Stadium
Attendance: 11,679

November 8, 2008
FA Cup
Crewe Alexandra 1 – 0 Ebbsfleet United
O'Donnell Booked 29'
Donaldson Goal 34'
Grant Booked 37'
Report Hand Booked 64'
Ricketts Booked 79'
Charles Booked 80'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 2,593

November 15, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 0 – 2 Leyton Orient
Grant Booked 18'
O'Connor Booked 58'
Report Saah Booked 14'
Mkandawire Goal 55'
Boyd Goal 74'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,872

November 22, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 0 – 3 Stockport County
Jones Booked 71' Report Davies Goal 48'
Pilkington Goal 66'
Thompson Goal 90+4'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 5,337

November 25, 2008
Leicester City 2 – 1 Crewe Alexandra
Fryatt Goal 15'
King Goal 72'
Report Zola Goal 70'
Walkers Stadium
Attendance: 16,961

December 3, 2008
FA Cup
Carlisle United 0 – 2 Crewe Alexandra
Report Miller Goal 3'
Miller Goal 12'
Brunton Park
Attendance: 2,755

December 6, 2008
Cheltenham Town 1 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Diallo Goal 48' Report
Whaddon Road
Attendance: 4,052

December 13, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 1 – 0 Swindon Town
Miller Goal 45+4' Report Paynter Red card 67'
Ifil Booked 81'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,941

December 20, 2008
Millwall 0 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Robinson Booked 13'
Grabban Booked 54'
Report
The Den
Attendance: 9,018

December 26, 2008
Crewe Alexandra 0 – 3 Oldham Athletic
Report Byfield Goal 57'
Hughes Goal 68'
Hazell Booked 73'
Hughes Goal 85'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 5,780

December 28, 2008
Hartlepool United 1 – 4 Crewe Alexandra
Porter Goal 48' Report Brayford Goal 45'
Nelson Goal 56' (o. g. )
Murhpy Goal 61'
Miller Goal 83'
Victoria Park
Attendance: 3,877

January 3, 2009
FA Cup
Millwall 2 – 2 Crewe Alexandra
Frampton Booked 20'
Laird Goal 40'
Frampton Goal 45+2'
Laird Booked 58'
Kandol Booked 68'
Fuseini Booked 78'
Report Lawrence Goal 12'
Brayford Booked 45+2'
Shelley Goal 58'
Donaldson Booked 79'
The Den
Attendance: 5,754

January 13, 2009
FA Cup
Replay
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 3 Millwall
Murphy Goal 7'
Miller Goal 58'
Report Barron Goal 8'
Barron Booked 23'
Harris Goal 54'
Whitbread Goal 86'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,060

January 17, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 3 – 2 Scunthorpe United
O'Connor Goal 60' (pen.)
O'Connor Booked 66'
Donaldson Goal 72'
O'Donnell Goal 90+3'
Report Hayes Goal 19'
Thompson Booked 54'
O'Donnell Goal 70' (o. g. )
Byrne Booked 90+2'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,811

January 24, 2009
Northampton Town 5 – 1 Crewe Alexandra
Clarke Goal 2'
Jackman Goal 19'
Doig Booked 28'
Clarke Goal 55'
Davis Goal 57'
Clarke Goal 70' (pen.) (Hat-trick)
Report Baudet Red card 18'
Carrington Booked 19'
Daniel Goal 30'
Daniel Booked 69'
O'Connor Booked 70'
Sixfields Stadium
Attendance: 4,675

January 27, 2009
Peterborough United 4 – 2 Crewe Alexandra
Boyd Goal 50'
McLean Goal 53'
Keates Goal 69'
Boyd Goal 87'
Report Pope Goal 2'
Pope Goal 57'
London Road Stadium
Attendance: 5,782

January 31, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 1 Tranmere Rovers
Donaldson Booked 9'
Grant Booked 82'Carrington Goal 83'
Grant Goal 82'
Report Shotton Booked 5'
Kray Goal 26'
Barnett Booked 72'
Chorley Booked 77'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 4,936

February 14, 2009
Leyton Orient 1 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Purches Goal 11'
Smith Booked 44'
Report Baudet Booked 28'
Jones Booked 88'
Brisbane Road
Attendance: 3,705

February 17, 2009
Southend United 0 – 1 Crewe Alexandra
Francis Booked 8'
Dervite Booked 69'
Report Jones Goal 34'
Roots Hall
Attendance: 6,614

February 21, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 3 – 1 Huddersfield Town
Moore Goal 32'
Pope Goal 58'
Donaldson Goal 60'
Broomes Booked 63'
Report Williams Booked 13'
Berrett Goal 30'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 5,056

February 24, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 0 Yeovil Town
Donaldson Goal 45+1'
Pope Booked 53'
Brayford Goal 79'
Report Peltier Booked 75'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,432

February 28, 2009
Brighton & Hove Albion 0 – 4 Crewe Alexandra
McNulty Booked 32'
Cox Booked 54'
Report Jones Goal 24' (pen.)
Daniel Booked 30'
Baudet Booked 40'
Schumacher Goal 79'
Jones Goal 84'
Sigurdsson Goal 89'
Withdean Stadium
Attendance: 6,366

March 3, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 1 – 2 Carlisle United
Donaldson Goal 34'
Baudet Booked 71'
Report Taylor Goal 17'
Raven Booked 38'
Kavanagh Booked 57'
Anyinsah Goal 73'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,759

March 7, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 1 Hereford United
Zola Booked 37'
Jones Goal 55' (pen.)
Jones Goal 82'
Report Hewson Booked 55'
Diagouraga Goal 79'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 5,195

March 10, 2009
Walsall 1 – 1 Crewe Alexandra
Deeney Goal 57' Report Schumacher Goal 90+3'
Bescot Stadium
Attendance: 3,604

March 14, 2009
Colchester United 0 – 1 Crewe Alexandra
Izzet Goal 67' Report Sigurdsson Goal 18'
Zola Goal 63'
Brayford Booked 86'

March 17, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 1 – 1 Bristol Rovers
Lawrence Goal 70' Report Disley Booked 33'
Duffy Goal 74'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 3,879

March 21, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 2 – 3 Leeds United
Jones Booked 17' (Dissent)
Jones Red card 17' (Foul & Abusive Language)
Pope Goal 60'
Pope Goal 73'
Report Kilkenny Goal 27'
Becchio Goal 30'
Snodgrass Goal 32'
Naylor Booked 45+4'
Ankergren Booked 90'
Snodgrass Booked 90+3'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 7,138

March 24, 2009
Milton Keynes Dons 2 – 2 Crewe Alexandra
Wilbraham Goal 15'
Puncheon Goal 19'
Gueret Booked 81'
O'Hanlon Booked 90'
Howell Booked 90+2'
Leven Booked 90+3'
Report Grant Booked 21'
Brayford Booked 38'
Pope Booked 66'
Carrington Goal 78'
Sigurdsson Goal 82' (pen.)
stadium:mk
Attendance: 8,454

March 28, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 0 – 1 Millwall
Baudet Booked 76'
Donaldson Booked 84'
Report Whitbread Booked 45+1'
Alexander Booked 70'
Bolder Booked 73'
Henry Booked 90'
Price Goal 90+2'
Price Booked 90+5'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 4,680

April 4, 2009
Swindon Town 0 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Robson-Kanu Booked 51'
Tudur Jones Booked 74'
Vincent Booked 86'
Report
County Ground, Swindon
Attendance: 7,165

April 11, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 0 – 0 Hartlepool United
Report
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 4,477

April 13, 2009
Oldham Athletic 1 – 1 Crewe Alexandra
Hazell Goal 41' Report Baudet Booked 42'
Moore Goal 89'
Boundary Park
Attendance: 4,334

April 18, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 1 – 2 Cheltenham Town
Sigurdsson Goal 2' Report Artus Booked 38'
Finnigan Goal 58' (pen)
Finnigan Booked 81'
Connor Goal 84'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 4,542

April 24, 2009
Stockport County 4 – 3 Crewe Alexandra
Vincent Goal 13'
O'Grady Goal 49'
Johnson Goal 65'
Johnson Goal 82'
Report Jones Goal 24'
Lawrence Goal 80'
McManus Goal 90+1'
Edgeley Park
Attendance: 7,134

May 2, 2009
Crewe Alexandra 0 – 3 Leicester City
Report
Crewe Alexandra are relegated to League Two
Berner Goal 56'
Dyer Goal 66'
Fryatt Goal 68'
Alexandra Stadium
Attendance: 6,982

Last updated: 16 May 2009

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