Date: 5th March 2020 at 8:00pm
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In this column, we look at how the Alex Academy Graduates have done in the midweek round of fixtures with all the games taking place on Tuesday unless stated. Those with * in the tables have a player out on loan that fits the AA criteria.

FA Cup – Monday:

Gareth Evans played the first 74 mins for Portsmouth in their 2-0 home defeat against Arsenal.

League 2:

Perry Ng, Luke Offord, Harry Pickering, James Jones and Ryan Wintle all started for Crewe Alexandra in their 1-1 away draw at Exeter City. Charlie Kirk (11 mins) was a used sub while Callum Ainley, Ollie Finney and Tom Lowery were all unused subs, all for the visitors.

Byron Moore and George Cooper (74 mins) both started for Plymouth Argyle in their 3-0 home win against Grimsby Town. Antoni Sarcevic missed the game through suspension for the hosts while Harry Davis played the first 63 mins for the visitors.

Ryan Colclough was not involved for Scunthorpe United in their 2-0 defeat at Swindon Town.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
2 Crewe 36 19 9 8 64 42 22 66
3 Plymouth 36 19 8 9 58 39 19 65
5 Cheltenham 35 17 12 6 52 27 25 63
6 Northampton* 36 17 7 12 53 38 15 61
7 Port Vale* 36 14 14 8 50 44 6 56
9 Bradford 36 14 12 10 44 38 6 54
10 Salford 36 12 11 13 47 46 1 47
14 Grimsby 36 11 11 14 43 51 -8 44
16 Newport 34 11 10 13 31 37 -6 43
18 Scunthorpe 36 10 10 16 44 54 -10 40
21 Mansfield 35 8 11 16 46 54 -8 35
22 Morecambe 36 7 11 18 35 59 -24 32

National League:

Matt Tootle was not involved for Chesterfield in their 4-3 home defeat against Harrogate Town.

Chris Holroyd was not involved for Chorley in their 2-1 home defeat against Eastleigh.

Liam Nolan played the final 2 mins for Halifax Town in their 1-0 home win against Sutton United while Will Appleyard was an unused sub for the hosts.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
3 Halifax 35 17 7 11 50 46 4 58
6 Notts County* 35 14 12 9 52 37 15 54
18 Wrexham 36 11 9 16 46 49 -3 42
21 Chesterfield 36 10 10 16 52 63 -11 40
24 Chorley 37 4 14 19 30 63 -33 26

Scottish Championship:

Owain fon Williams played the full game for Dunfermline in their 0-0 draw at Arbroath last night.

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against GD Pts
5 Dunfermline 26 10 5 11 39 34 5 35