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Greenhous Meadow (ATT 6,169) 17th November 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Sarginson

Shrewsbury Shrewsbury Town vs Crewe Alexandra Crewe

Shrewsbury 1

L Summerfield (43)

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Crewe 0

Summerfield inspires Shrews

Last Updated: 17/11/12 6:57pm

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Summerfield: Match-winning goal

Summerfield: Match-winning goal

Luke Summerfield headed Shrewsbury to only their fourth win of the season as they saw off in-form Crewe 1-0.

Summerfield struck in the 43rd minute with his first league goal for the club since his summer switch from Cheltenham. The midfielder timed his run into the box to perfection to power home a fine header from Marvin Morgan's left-wing cross.

It was fitting that Morgan should be the provider as he provided much of the inspiration for lowly Shrewsbury in the first half and twice forced two routine saves from goalkeeper Alan Martin.

Shrewsbury's goal came just after Crewe's strong penalty claims were rejected. Lauri Dalla Valle went down in the box but referee Chris Sarginson waved play on, much to the dismay of visiting manager Steve Davis.

Morgan might have doubled Shrewsbury's lead at the start of the second half when, set free by Luke Rodgers, he was again denied by a fine save from Martin.

Crewe then rallied but Chris Weale saved well from Dalla Valle before substitute Max Clayton hooked a volley just off target as the Railwaymen's three-match winning run bit the dust.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 15 33
2 Preston North End 13 28
3 Notts County 14 26
4 Peterborough United 15 26
5 Sheffield United 14 26
6 Oldham Athletic 15 25
7 Milton Keynes Dons 13 24
8 Rochdale 14 23
9 Swindon Town 13 23
10 Chesterfield 14 19
11 Fleetwood Town 15 19
12 Bradford City 15 19
13 Crawley Town 15 18
14 Colchester United 15 17
15 Barnsley 14 16
16 Port Vale 15 16
17 Coventry City 15 16
18 Leyton Orient 14 15
19 Walsall 15 15
20 Doncaster Rovers 13 15
21 Gillingham 15 14
22 Yeovil Town 15 13
23 Crewe Alexandra 15 13
24 Scunthorpe United 15 12