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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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C Sheff Utd 46 30 10 6 100 45
P Bolton 46 25 11 10 86 32
3 Scunthorpe 46 24 10 12 82 26
4 Fleetwood 46 23 13 10 82 21
5 Bradford 46 20 19 7 79 19
6 Millwall 46 20 13 13 73 9
7 Southend 46 20 12 14 72 17
8 Oxford 46 20 9 17 69 13
9 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 9
10 Bristol Rovers 46 18 12 16 66 -2
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12 MK Dons 46 16 13 17 61 2
13 Charlton 46 14 18 14 60 7
14 Walsall 46 14 16 16 58 -7
15 Wimbledon 46 13 18 15 57 -3
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17 Oldham 46 12 17 17 53 -13
18 Shrewsbury 46 13 12 21 51 -17
19 Bury 46 13 11 22 50 -12
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