Date: 18th September 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 with all games taking place yesterday. Those with * in the tables have a player out on loan that fits the AA criteria.

League 1:

Oliver Turton was an unused sub for Blackpool in their 1-0 win at Doncaster Rovers.

Gareth Evans came on at half-time for Portsmouth in their 2-2 home draw against Burton Albion.

Michael O’Connor was an unused sub for Lincoln City in their 1-1 draw at Rochdale.

Billy Jones was an unused sub for Rotherham United in their 1-1 draw at Sunderland.

George Ray played the full game for Tranmere Rovers in their 2-2 home draw against Peterborough United.

Luke Murphy was an unused sub for Bolton Wanderers in their 0-0 home draw against Oxford United.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
1 Coventry* 9 5 4 0 15 9 6 19
5 Blackpool 9 4 3 2 13 11 2 15
6 Peterborough* 8 4 2 2 20 8 12 14
8 Lincoln 9 4 1 4 14 9 5 13
14 Rotherham 7 3 2 2 12 8 4 11
18 Portsmouth 6 1 3 2 9 9 0 6
19 Tranmere 8 1 3 4 12 15 -3 6
23 Bolton 7 0 2 5 1 23 -22 -10

League 2:

Kelvin Mellor played the full game and was booked for Bradford City in their 3-2 defeat at Cheltenham Town while Chris Clements came on for the final 15 minutes for the hosts.

Antoni Sarcevic played the full game for Plymouth Argyle in their 2-2 draw at Crawley Town. Byron Moore played the first 68 minutes while George Cooper was an unused substitute, both for the visitors.

Dan Trickett-Smith was not involved for Port Vale in their 2-0 defeat at Exeter City.

Perry Ng, Harry Pickering, James Jones, Ryan Wintle, Tom Lowery and Charlie Kirk (54 mins) all started for Crewe Alexandra in their 2-1 win at Leyton Orient. Owen Dale (36 mins) and Callum Ainley (30 mins) were both used substitutes while Ollie Finney and Josh Lundstram were both unused subs.

Nicky Maynard was not involved for Mansfield Town in their 4-0 home defeat against Cambridge United.

Shaun Miller (73 mins) and AJ Leitch-Smith (17 mins) both played for Morecambe in their 1-0 home defeat against Walsall while Ritchie Sutton was an unused sub for the hosts.

Harry Davis was not involved for Grimsby Town in their 1-0 defeat at Salford City.

Matty Lund played the whole game, was booked and scored for Scunthorpe United in their 2-2 home draw with Oldham Athletic while Junior Brown also played the full game and was booked and Ryan Colclough played the final 19 minutes, both for the hosts.

Billy Waters was an unused sub for Northampton Town in their 1-0 win at Stevenage.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
2 Crewe 9 6 0 3 13 11 2 18
3 Cheltenham 9 5 2 2 17 9 8 17
9 Bradford 9 4 2 3 11 8 3 14
10 Northampton 9 4 1 4 10 8 2 13
11 Grimsby 9 3 3 3 15 12 3 12
12 Plymouth 9 3 3 3 14 11 3 12
15 Port Vale 9 3 3 3 9 12 -3 12
18 Mansfield 9 2 3 4 10 13 -3 9
22 Morecambe 9 1 3 5 8 16 -8 6
23 Scunthorpe 9 1 2 6 10 17 -7 5