In this column, we look at how the Alex Academy Graduates have done in this weekend with all games taking place on Saturday unless stated.
Ashley Westwood played the full game for Burnley in their 2-0 win at home to Cardiff City.
Luke Murphy was not involved in Bolton Wanderers 4-0 home defeat at Derby County.
Billy Jones was not involved for Rotherham United in their 2-2 draw at Stoke City.
Cheyenne Dunkley played the full game for Wigan Athletic in their 1-1 draw against Norwich City yesterday while Nick Powell came on for the final 18 minutes for the hosts.
Liam Nolan was not involved for Accrington Stanley in their 2-1 home win against Walsall.
Oliver Turton played the full game for Blackpool in their 1-0 home defeat against Peterborough United. George Cooper came on for the final 11 minutes for the visitors while Max Clayton was not involved for the hosts.
Kelvin Mellor was not involved for Bradford City in their 3-2 defeat at Bristol Rovers.
Gareth Evans came on for the final 32 minutes and scored for Portsmouth in their 4-1 home win against Rochdale.
Ryan Colclough was not involved for Scunthorpe United in their 3-0 home defeat against Burton Albion.
Junior Brown was an unused substitute in Coventry City’s 5-4 win at Sunderland.
Nicky Maynard played 80 minutes for Bury in their 2-0 home win against Colchester United while Byron Moore came on for the full second half for the hosts.
Ben Garratt, Perry Ng, Ryan Wintle (scored), Tom Lowery, Callum Ainley (75 mins) and Charlie Kirk all started for Crewe Alexandra in their 3-0 home win against Notts County. Owen Dale (15 mins), Lewis Reilly (11 mins) and James Jones (9 mins, scored) were all used substitutes for the Alex while Shaun Miller, Ollie Finney and Billy Sass-Davies were all unused subs. Matt Tootle played the full game while David Vaughan was an unused sub, both for the visitors.
Billy Waters played the full game for Cheltenham Town in their 1-1 draw at Lincoln City. Both Michael O’Connor (Lincoln) and Chris Clements (Cheltenham) were unused subs for their teams. This result was enough to see Lincoln City promoted to League 1.
Harry Davis played the full game for Grimsby Town in their 1-1 draw at Morecambe. Ritchie Sutton was an unused substitute while AJ Leitch-Smith wasn’t involved, both for the hosts.
Will Appleyard was not involved for Stevenage in their 3-0 home win against Carlisle United.
Andy Bond was an unused substitute in AFC Fylde’s 2-1 away defeat against Braintree Town.
Both Mark Carrington and Chris Holroyd played the full game in Wrexham’s 2-1 away win at Barnet while Jason Oswell came on for the final 14 minutes for the visitors.