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Alexandra Stadium (ATT 4,001) 30th November 2013 - Kick off 15:00

Crewe Crewe Alexandra vs Crawley Town Crawley

Crewe 1

V Oliver (S/O 55)
C Aneke (81)

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Aneke snatches win for Crewe

Last Updated: 30/11/13 6:17pm

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Chuks Aneke: Netted the crucial winner

Chuks Aneke: Netted the crucial winner

Super-sub Chuks Aneke handed 10-man Crewe three points as they ended their winless streak with a 1-0 win against Crawley.

The winger had only been on the pitch a matter of seconds when he stooped low to head home Matt Tootle's cross at the back post in the 80th minute.

There had been few previous flashpoints in a low-key match, with Crawley's Jamie Proctor having the best chance of the first half when he crashed a shot against the crossbar.

The visitors were handed a one-man advantage when Crewe's Vadaine Oliver was sent off in the 55th minute.

The forward received two yellow cards, his first for a leading elbow and the second for what looked like a clear dive.

But Crawley failed to make the most of it, with Nicky Adams testing goalkeeper Neil Etheridge and Mat Sadler having a shot cleared off the line.

And after Aneke's whirlwind introduction, Andy Drury somehow headed over at the other end as Town extended their winless run to eight.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 17 36
2 Swindon Town 17 32
3 Preston North End 17 31
4 Notts County 16 29
5 Sheffield United 16 29
6 Milton Keynes Dons 14 27
7 Peterborough United 17 27
8 Rochdale 16 26
9 Oldham Athletic 17 26
10 Fleetwood Town 17 25
11 Barnsley 16 22
12 Port Vale 17 22
13 Bradford City 17 22
14 Chesterfield 17 21
15 Crawley Town 17 20
16 Walsall 17 19
17 Doncaster Rovers 15 18
18 Colchester United 17 17
19 Gillingham 17 17
20 Coventry City 17 17
21 Leyton Orient 17 16
22 Scunthorpe United 16 15
23 Crewe Alexandra 17 15
24 Yeovil Town 17 14