Date: 31st December 2018 at 9:00pm
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In this column, we look at how the Alex Academy Graduates have done in the final round of fixtures in 2018.

Premier League:

Ashley Westwood played the full game for Burnley in their 2-0 home win against West Ham United.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
18 Burnley 20 4 3 13 19 41 -22 15

Championship:

Luke Murphy was an unused substitute for Bolton Wanderers in their 0-0 home draw with Stoke City.

Billy Jones was sent off for 2 bookings after 64 minutes for Rotherham United in their 1-0 defeat at Bristol City.

Cheyenne Dunkley played the full game for Wigan Athletic in their 2-2 draw at Swansea City while Nick Powell was not involved for the visitors.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
19 Wigan 25 7 5 13 25 37 -12 26
21 Bolton 25 4 11 10 17 32 -15 22
22 Rotherham 25 4 10 11 23 40 -17 22

League 1:

George Cooper was an unused substitute for Peterborough United in their 4-1 win at Accrington Stanley while Liam Nolan was not involved for the hosts.

Neither Oliver Turton nor Max Clayton were involved for Blackpool in their 0-0 draw at AFC Wimbledon.

Junior Brown was not involved for Coventry City in their 1-0 win at home to Southend United.

Gareth Evans came on for the final 37 minutes in Portsmouth’s 5-2 win at Fleetwood Town.

Kelvin Mellor was not involved for Bradford City in their 4-0 away win at Rochdale.

Ryan Colclough was not involved in Scunthorpe United’s 1-0 home win against Wycombe Wanderers.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
1 Portsmouth 25 16 6 3 44 23 21 54
5 Peterborough 25 12 8 5 45 31 14 44
8 Blackpool 24 9 8 7 26 24 2 35
9 Coventry 25 10 5 10 26 29 -3 35
10 Accrington 25 9 7 8 27 32 -5 34
21 Bradford 25 7 3 15 28 40 -12 24
22 Scunthorpe 25 6 6 13 30 51 -21 24

League 2:

Michael O’Connor came on for the final 28 minutes in Lincoln City’s 2-1 victory at Cambridge United.

Chris Clements played the full game for Cheltenham Town in their 2-2 home draw against Forest Green Rovers.

AJ Leitch-Smith played the opening 89 minutes for Morecambe in their 0-0 draw at Colchester United while Jason Oswell came on in the 73rd minute for the visitors.

Ben Garratt, Perry Ng, George Ray, Harry Pickering, James Jones, Ryan Wintle and Charlie Kirk all started for Crewe Alexandra in their 1-0 home win against Stevenage with Callum Ainley (3 mins) was a used substitute and Shaun Miller, Tom Lowery and Owen Dale were unused substitutes. Will Appleyard was not involved for the visitors.

Harry Davis was not involved for Grimsby Town in their 2-1 victory at Exeter City.

Billy Waters played 64 minutes before being replaced in Northampton Town’s 2-2 home draw with MK Dons.

Both Matt Tootle and David Vaughan (booked) played the full game for Notts County in their 0-0 home draw against Bury. Byron Moore played the full game and Nicky Maynard played 82 minutes, both for the visitors.

Ritchie Sutton played 70 minutes for Tranmere Rovers in their 0-0 home draw against Yeovil Town.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
1 Lincoln 24 15 5 4 44 23 21 50
5 Bury 25 11 7 7 45 28 17 40
9 Tranmere 25 10 8 7 37 31 6 38
12 Stevenage 25 10 5 10 30 32 -2 35
13 Grimsby 25 10 4 11 29 31 -2 34
15 Crewe 25 9 4 12 24 29 -5 31
16 Northampton 25 6 12 7 31 33 -2 30
17 Port Vale 25 7 7 11 25 32 -7 28
19 Cheltenham 24 6 8 10 27 36 -9 26
20 Morecambe 25 7 5 13 26 40 -14 26
21 Yeovil 23 5 9 9 26 27 -1 24
24 Notts County 25 4 8 13 26 51 -25 20

National League:

Andy Bond played the full game for AFC Fylde in their 2-1 draw at Harrogate Town.

Mark Carrington played the full game for Wrexham in their 1-0 home win against Solihull Moors with Chris Holroyd was an unused substitute for the hosts.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
2 Wrexham 26 15 8 3 36 15 21 52
3 AFC Fylde 27 13 10 4 43 20 23 49