In this column, we look at how the Alex Academy Graduates have done in this weekend.
Ashley Westwood played the full game for Burnley in their 2-1 home win against Tottenham Hotspur.
Luke Murphy came on for the final 4 minutes in Bolton Wanderers’ 2-1 defeat at Leeds United.
Billy Jones played the full game for Rotherham United in their 1-1 draw at Reading.
Cheyenne Dunkley (61 mins) and Nick Powell (29 mins) played for Wigan Athletic in their 1-1 home draw against Ipswich.
Ryan Colclough was not involved for Scunthorpe United in their 1-1 home draw against Doncaster United.
Oliver Turton played the full game for Blackpool in their 1-0 home defeat against Oxford United while Max Clayton was not involved for the hosts.
George Cooper was an unused substitute for Peterborough United in their 2-1 home defeat against Shrewsbury Town.
Gareth Evans was an unused substitute for Portsmouth in their 0-0 home draw with Barnsley.
Kelvin Mellor came on for the final 5 minutes in Bradford City’s 3-2 defeat at Walsall.
Nicky Maynard came off in second-half stoppage-time and scored twice in Bury’s 3-1 home win against Oldham Athletic. Byron Moore played the full game for the hosts.
Billy Waters played 88 minutes for Cheltenham Town’s 1-0 home win against Port Vale with Chris Clements playing the final 11 minutes for the hosts.
Ben Garratt, Perry Ng, George Ray, Harry Pickering, Callum Ainley, Ryan Wintle and Charlie Kirk (88 mins) all started in Crewe Alexandra’s 2-1 home defeat to Exeter City. Owen Dale (22 mins) and Shaun Miller (2 mins) were used substitutes while Tom Lowery and Ollie Finney were also unused subs.
Ritchie Sutton played the full game for Morecambe in their 2-0 home defeat to Lincoln City. Michael O’Connor played 84 minutes for the visitors while AJ Leitch-Smith was not involved for the hosts.
Will Appleyard was not involved for Stevenage in their 2-1 home defeat against Northampton Town.
Harry Davis played the whole game for Grimsby Town in their 1-1 draw at Swindon Town.
Both Matt Tootle and David Vaughan were unused substitutes in Notts County’s 1-0 defeat at Tranmere Rovers.
Jason Oswell played the full game for Wrexham in their 1-1 draw at Gateshead while Mark Carrington (77 mins) and Chris Holroyd (13 mins) also played for the visitors.