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League Two
Can Crewe Alexandra seal promotion to League One?
10:00 Wednesday 4th March 2020

Former Liverpool defender and Match of the Day pundit, Alan Hansen, infamously remarked “you can’t win anything with kids”, well Crewe Alexandra provide an exception to this rule. The Railwaymen currently sit 2nd in League…

League Two
Eoin Doyle's loan and the League Two title
09:01 Saturday 28th December 2019

When Eoin Doyle struck for the eleventh game running for Swindon, to become just the second player this century to score consecutively that many times (alongside Leicester’s Jamie Vardy), the Irishman met acclaim from fans, pundits…

The downfall of the Football League Trophy
13:00 Sunday 25th November 2018

Alan Partridge is decked out in his shortest shorts, the underpant lining has long since perished.  He is striding around his room at the Linton Travel Tavern, Dictaphone in hand.  He presses record. ‘David Prutton to host Checkatrade…

League Two
The League Two relegation battle: A fight to stay in the Football League
19:00 Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Another round of games has been completed as the Easter fixtures secure English leagues to be even tighter. League Two is the root hub in English football and a few teams are fighting to survive relegation right now. You could say there are…

League Two
10 Crewe Alexandra players who came through the academy
13:30 Sunday 3rd December 2017

League Two club Crewe Alexandra is renowned for having a good academy. Even today youngsters are given a chance in the first-team. Over the past 30 years, Crewe have produced some top talents. They have also signed players at a young age…

The Offside Trust: Why Sport’s most important incentive deserves more recognition
14:15 Monday 20th February 2017

Andy Woodward, Steve Walters and Chris Unsworth are three footballers who said they were sexually abused at the start of their careers. Their bravery in speaking out about their experiences in their careers has been one of the saddest yet heroic…

Football's latest scandal shows it's still living in the past
09:30 Thursday 24th November 2016

Just days after Andy Woodward, along with Steve Walters, courageously gave harrowing accounts of years of sexual abuse to The Guardian - abuse suffered at the hands of Crewe Alexandra coach and convicted sex offender Barry Bennell – it appears…

Premier League
Arsenal, Preston and Doncaster the Picks for a Winning Weekend
12:51 Friday 28th November 2014

Our regular tipster Michael is away this week so stepping into the breach is Steve Chambers who is looking at away fixtures this weekend to help bolster the IRAIW Christmas kitty. A full fixture list will be available for punters this weekend…

League One
Walsall, Yeovil and Bristol Rovers Tipped To End Season on a High
11:59 Friday 26th April 2013

Having reached the 'nitty-gritty' stage of the football season, there is a plethora of teams fighting it out for promotion and coveted play-off spots, whilst down at the other end of the four divisions, many sides are looking to avoid…

Football League Review - League Two
14:48 Sunday 13th May 2012

It's been a phenomenal season in League Two this year. Both ends of the table have been incredibly competitive, and it says a lot that a favourite for the title didn't emerge until March and that likely relegation contenders didn't begin to…

Match Report: Torquay United 1-1 Crewe Alexandra (Torquay Fan's Perspective)
08:50 Tuesday 8th May 2012

Torquay United saw their automatic promotion hopes dashed by a late equaliser from Crewe's Nick Powell in an end-to-end encounter at Plainmoor. The Gulls had looked to be holding out for a vital win made even more important by Crawley Town's…

Match Report: Barnet 2–0 Crewe Alexandra (Barnet Fan's Perspective)
14:15 Wednesday 1st February 2012

Still unbeaten in 2012, with four wins on the bounce, victory against Crewe Alexandra last weekend was made all the more easier by the dismissal of two of the Alex's players in the first half. Had it been 11 v 11 it could have been a very different…