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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1877 as Crewe
Turned Professional: 1893

Current Division: EFL League One
Home Stadium: Alexandra Stadium (Gresty Road)
Address: Gresty Road, Crewe, Cheshire CW2 6EB

Nickname: The Railwaymen
Main Sponsors 2019/20: Mornflake
Club Mascot: Gresty the Lion

Derby Matches

Port Vale, Chester FC, Macclesfield Town, Northwich Victoria

Official 2019/20 Kits by FBT


Crewe Alexandra FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Red shirt with subtle wavy pinstripes and white detailing. White shorts with red trim and detailing. Red socks with white detailing.


Crewe Alexandra FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Gold shirt with tonal gradient hoops and black detailing. Black shorts with white detailing. Gold socks with black detailing.

History and Honours

Previous Names

Crewe (1877-1884)

Stadium History

Alexandra Stadium (Gresty Road) (1906-Present) / View Stadium
Alexandra Recreation Ground (1877-1896)

Club Honours

Division 2 (3rd Tier) Play-Off Winners: 1996/97
League 2 Play-Off Winners: 2011/12
Football League Trophy Winners: 2012/13
Welsh Cup Winners: 1935/36, 1936/37
Cheshire Premier Cup Winners: 2008/09, 2009/10
Cheshire Senior Cup Winners: 1909/10, 1911/12, 1912/13, 1922/23, 2001/02, 2002/03

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Rio Adebisi (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Callum Ainley (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Chuma Anene (Forward, On loan from FC Midtjylland, Denmark) /  Soccerbase  
Owen Dale (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Oliver Finney (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Green (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Nicky Hunt (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Will Jaaskelainen (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Travis Johnson (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
James Jones (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Charlie Kirk (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Oliver Lancashire (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Tom Lowery (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Perry Ng (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Eddie Nolan (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Michael Nottingham (Defender, On loan from Blackpool) /  Soccerbase  
Luke Offord (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Harry Pickering (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Chris Porter (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Daniel Powell (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Dave Richards (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Billy Sass-Davies (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Stephen Walker (Forward, On loan from Middlesbrough) /  Soccerbase  
Ryan Wintle (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Chairman: John Bowler MBE
Vice-Chairman: David Rowlinson
Directors: Richard Clayton, Dario Gradi MBE, Norman Hassall, Jimmy Rowlinson, Ian Williamson, Charles Grant

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: Dave Artell (Age 39 years) / Appointed 8th January 2017 (3 years, 9 months, 12 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Manager: Kenny Lunt
Head of Coaching: James Collins
Coach: Alex Morris
Goalkeeping Coach: Fred Barber
Director of Football: Dario Gradi MBE

Former Managers

Steve Davis (Nov 2011-Jan 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Dario Gradi (Oct 2009-Nov 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Gudjon Thordarson (Dec 2008-Oct 2009) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Holland (Jul 2007-Nov 2008) /  Soccerbase  
Neil Barker (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2003-Oct 2003) /  Soccerbase  
Dario Gradi (Jun 1983-Sep 2003) /  Soccerbase  
Peter Morris
Arfon Griffiths
Tony Waddington
Warwick Rimmer
Harry Gregg
Ernie Tagg
Jimmy Melia
Dennis Viollet
Tommy McAnearney
Jimmy McGuigan
Harry Ware
Maurice Lindley
Ralph Ward
Harry Catterick
Arthur Turner
Frank Hill
George Lillycrop
Tom Bailey
J B Bloomley
R Roberts
J G Hall
W C McNeill

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Club Media

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Official Apps

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Local Radio Stations

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