Date: 15th March 2019 at 9:00pm
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In this column, we look at how the Alex Academy Graduates have done in this mid-week round of fixtures that took place on Tuesday unless stated.

Championship:

Nick Powell played 81 minutes for Wigan Athletic in their 3-0 defeat at Blackburn Rovers while Cheyenne Dunkley played the full game and was booked for the visitors.

Luke Murphy was not involved for Bolton Wanderers in their 2-0 home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday.

Billy Jones came on as a second-half stoppage-time substitute for Rotherham United in their 2-1 win at Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday night.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
21 Wigan 37 9 9 19 36 55 -19 36
22 Rotherham 37 7 15 15 39 59 -20 36
23 Bolton 37 7 8 22 24 58 -34 29

League 1:

George Cooper was not involved for Peterborough United in their 1-0 away defeat at AFC Wimbledon.

Neither Oliver Turton nor Max Clayton were involved for Blackpool in their 1-1 draw at home to Doncaster Rovers.

Kelvin Mellor was not involved for Bradford City in their 1-0 home defeat against Luton Town.

Junior Brown came on for the final half-hour in Coventry City’s 2-1 home win against Fleetwood Town.

Ryan Colclough was not involved for Scunthorpe United in their 4-1 home win against Southend United.

Gareth Evans was an unused substitute in Portsmouth’s 3-2 win at Walsall.

Liam Nolan was an unused substitute for Accrington Stanley in their 3-1 win at Wycombe Wanderers.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
4 Portsmouth 37 19 11 7 64 41 23 68
7 Peterborough 37 15 10 12 57 52 5 55
8 Blackpool 37 13 14 10 39 37 2 53
9 Coventry 37 15 8 14 41 41 0 53
14 Accrington 36 11 11 14 38 49 -11 44
15 Scunthorpe 37 12 8 17 46 62 -16 44
23 Bradford 37 10 6 21 42 62 -20 36

League 2:

Ben Garratt, Perry Ng, George Ray (booked), Harry Pickering (booked), James Jones (63 mins), Ryan Wintle, Callum Ainley and Shaun Miller (76 mins) all started for Crewe Alexandra in their 1-0 defeat at Tranmere Rovers. Tom Lowery (27 mins) and Ollie Finney (10 mins) were both used substitutes while Charlie Kirk was an unused sub.

David Vaughan played the full game for Notts County in their 3-1 away win against Carlisle United while Matt Tootle was an unused substitute for the visitors.

Michael O’Connor came on for the final 8 minutes in Lincoln City’s 2-0 home win against Oldham Athletic.

Ritchie Sutton played the full game for Morecambe in their 4-2 home win against MK Dons while AJ Leitch-Smith was not involved for the hosts.

Will Appleyard was not involved for Stevenage in their 2-0 home win against Swindon Town.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
1 Lincoln 37 21 12 4 65 35 30 75
2 Bury 37 20 10 7 71 41 30 70
10 Stevenage 37 15 7 15 42 46 -4 52
15 Crewe 37 13 8 16 40 47 -7 47
16 Grimsby 37 14 5 18 40 48 -8 47
17 Cheltenham 37 12 9 16 46 55 -9 45
19 Morecambe 37 11 8 18 44 58 -14 41
23 Notts County 37 7 11 19 38 71 -33 32

National League:

Andy Bond was not involved for AFC Fylde in their 4-2 home win against Hartlepool United.

Jason Oswell played the first 53 minutes for Wrexham in their 3-1 home defeat against Barrow. Chris Holroyd came on for the hosts for the final 14 minutes while Mark Carrington was not involved, both for the hosts.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
3 Wrexham 38 20 9 9 46 29 17 69
4 AFC Fylde 37 18 13 6 63 32 31 67