Witton Albion vs Crewe Alexandra (PSF).

Witton team news & latest score updates will appear here as and when they become available.

Team news: New signings James Short, Liam Goulding & James Murray all start. The starting line-up also includes three trialists. Chris Noone, Tom Owens, Rob Hopley & goalkeeper Ryan Neild are amongst the substitutes.

Trialist A, Trialist B, James Short, Josh Wardle, Liam Goulding, Billy Smart, Danny McKenna, James Foley, Trialist C, Will Jones, James Murray.

Subs: Chris Noone, Trialist D, Tom Owens, Rob Hopley, Trialist E, Ryan Neild.

Our visitors have two familiar faces in their squad - former Witton loanees Shaun Miller in their starting line-up whilst Owen Dale starts on the bench.

Kick off delayed until 8pm due to queues at the turnstiles.

The club are observing a minute’s applause before kick off.

Pinball in the Crewe penalty area on 2 minutes as Albion look to get off to a good start.

Trialist C bursts forward on the break on 5 minutes and gets a shot away which drifts just wide of the visitors post.

Liam Goulding with a header off the line on 9 minutes before Will Jones at the other end, fires a shot from distance which is saved by Dave Richards in the Crewe goal.

Cross from the left from James Murray on 18 minutes finds the head of Billy Smart in the box but his effort is just wide.

Good play down the right on 19 minutes, Danny McKenna crosses for Trialist B but the header is well saved by the Crewe keeper Dave Richards.

Crewe’s Regan Griffiths has an effort from distance on 24 minutes which goes well wide of the Witton goal.

Shaun Miller with a shot from the edge of the area on 27 minutes but a great save by Trialist A in the Albion goal, who tips it over the bar.


Latest Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 0 Crewe Alexandra 1.

Daniel Powell gives the visitors the lead on 28 minutes - planting a firm header into the bottom corner at the back post.

Another good save by Witton’s Trialist A on 41 minutes to deny Crewe’s Regan Griffiths.

Half Time Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 0 Crewe Alexandra 1.

Albion unlucky to be behind at the interval after showing some promise.

Witton Substitutions:

Trialist A replaced by Ryan Neild on 46 minutes.

Billy Smart replaced by Chris Noone on 46 minutes.

James Foley replaced by Tom Owens on 46 minutes.

Trialist C replaced by Trialist D on 46 minutes.

Will Jones replaced by Rob Hopley on 46 minutes.

James Murray replaced by Trialist E on 46 minutes.


Latest Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 0 Crewe Alexandra 2.

Daniel Powell nets his second of the night on 58 minutes with a low driven shot from the edge of the box, beating Ryan Neild in the Albion goal.

A good save from Ryan Neild in the Albion goal on 63 minutes prevents a Crewe third.

75 minutes played - Albion still trail 2-0.


Latest score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 0 Crewe Alexandra 3.

A quick counter attack from the visitors ends with a tidy finish from close range by former Witton loanee Shaun Miller on 78 minutes following good work from Crewe Substitute Travis Johnson.

Another smart save by Ryan Neild in the Albion goal on 84 minutes who turns the ball round the post for a Crewe corner.