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Alexandra Stadium (ATT 4,720) 17th August 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: A Madley

Crewe Crewe Alexandra vs Tranmere Rovers Tranmere

Crewe 2

R Colclough (42, 85)

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Tranmere 1

D Holmes (S/O 33)
J Akpa Akpro (87)

Teenage rampage at Crewe

Last Updated: 17/08/13 6:16pm

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Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro: Grabbed the consolation

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro: Grabbed the consolation

Two goals from Ryan Conclough earned Crewe their first victory of the season with a 2-1 success over struggling Tranmere.

The 18-year-old fired the home side in front after 41 minutes when he skipped past Rovers defender Ash Taylor and smashed the ball into the top corner from inside the box.

And in the 83rd minute Conclough doubled his and Crewe's total for the afternoon when he received Byron Moore's cross on the six-yard line and converted an easy finish.

The damage had already been done for the visitors when Danny Holmes was shown a red card for a second bookable offence in the 33rd minute.

The right-back was cautioned early on for a foul on Moore before a rash tackle on the same man earned him a red card.

Ronnie Moore's Tranmere did pull one goal back after 87 minutes when Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro tapped home Andrai Jones' cross.

But it proved to be nothing more than a consolation for the visitors, who remain without a win in the league this season.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 39 84
2 Preston North End 38 74
3 Swindon Town 37 70
4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
5 Sheffield United 39 61
6 Rochdale 38 56
7 Barnsley 39 56
8 Peterborough United 39 56
9 Chesterfield 38 54
10 Bradford City 37 54
11 Doncaster Rovers 38 53
12 Fleetwood Town 39 53
13 Oldham Athletic 39 52
14 Gillingham 39 51
15 Port Vale 39 48
16 Walsall 38 46
17 Coventry City 39 46
18 Crewe Alexandra 39 45
19 Scunthorpe United 38 44
20 Notts County 38 43
21 Crawley Town 39 43
22 Leyton Orient 38 42
23 Colchester United 38 38
24 Yeovil Town 39 33