This column looks at the results of the fixtures played this midweek (Tuesday unless stated) in the EFL Trophy, National League and the National League North.
Travis Johnson, Rio Adebisi, Callum Ainley, Regan Griffiths, Oli Finney and Owen Dale all played the full game for Crewe Alexandra in their 4-3 defeat against Shrewsbury Town while Perry Ng, Harry Pickering, Ryan Wintle, Tom Lowery and Charlie Kirk were all unused subs, all for the hosts.
Ben Garratt was an unused sub for Burton Albion in their 4-1 penalties defeat against Fulham’s Under-21 (the game finished 1-1 after 90 mins).
Nicky Maynard was not involved for Mansfield Town in their 2-1 win at Scunthorpe United.
Alex Hurst played the full game and scored for Port Vale in their 4-2 home win against Liverpool’s Under-21s while Dan Trickett-Smith was not involved for the hosts.
Matty Lund was not involved for Rochdale in their 2-1 home defeat against Salford City.
George Cooper played the full game and scored for Plymouth Argyle in their 3-1 home win against Newport County while Byron Moore was not involved for the hosts.
George Ray played the full game for Tranmere Rovers in their 3-1 penalties win at home to Wigan Athletic (the game finished 2-2 after 90 mins) last night.
Oliver Turton played the full game for Blackpool in their 3-0 home win against Leeds United Under-21s.
Both Billy Sass-Davies and Joe Robbins played the full game for Altrincham in their 2-0 home defeat against Solihull Moors last night while neither Andy White nor Toby Mullarkey were involved for the hosts.
National League North:
Liam Nolan was not involved for AFC Fylde in their 1-0 home win against Spennymoor Town.
Matt Tootle played the full game for Boston United in their abandoned game at Darlington (the game was 2-0 to Boston when it abandoned in the 89th minute due to a serious injury to former Alex defender Nicky Hunt).
Both Brendon Daniels (45 mins) and Jason Oswell started for AFC Telford United in their 4-1 defeat at Gloucester City.