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Blades beaten at Crewe

Crewe Alexandra
1 - 0
Sheffield United

Gresty Road

23/04/13 7.45pm

Attendance: 5,739

Referee:

Sheffield United lost for the second time in four days as Crewe beat them 1-0 at Gresty Road.

Caretaker manager Chris Morgan made five changes to the side that were beaten 3-0 at Portsmouth at the weekend.

The only goal of the game came early in the second half when on loan Arsenal midfielder Chuks Aneke scored with a long-range strike.

United can now finish no higher than fourth, as they prepare for their final League One game of the season against Preston North End at Bramall Lane on Saturday.

Teams

Crewe:
Phillips, Mellor, Davis, Ellis, Stewart, Inman, Osman, Turton, Moore, Aneke (Ellington 86), Leitch-Smith (Ray 88)

Subs not used:
Garratt, Tootle, West, Clayton, Colclough

Sheffield United:
Long, Westlake, Higginbotham (Murphy 46), Collins, Maguire, Doyle, McDonald, Forte (Ironside 65), Robson (Chapell 70), Porter, McFadzean

Subs not used:
Coyne, Whitehouse, Flynn, Barry

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Writer:S2
Date:Tuesday April 23 2013
Time: 9:51PM

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