Date: 6th February 2018 at 5:30am
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There have been 2 games played on February 7th this century.

In 2004, we travelled to the Bescot Stadium to face Walsall. Jorge Leitao opened the scoring for the hosts on the 27th minute before Steve Foster equalised for the Railwaymen 5 minutes from time.

Crewe: Ince; Wright, Moses, Foster, Tonkin; Lunt, Sorvel (Edwards 70), B. Jones, Rix (Higdon 90); S. Jones, Ashton

Walsall: Petterson, Ritchie, Roper, Bazeley, Aranalde, Osborn, Samways, Wrack, Birch, Leitao (Matias 76), Wales (Emblen 90)

3 years ago, we travelled to Colchester United`s Weston Homes Community Stadium. Chris Porter gave the hosts the lead in the final minute of the first half before 3 goals in 13 minutes from James Jones, Nicky Ajose and Anthony Grant gave the Alex a 3-1 lead with 9 minutes to go with Jack Marriott scoring a consolation 6 minutes from time to set up a nervy finish.

Crewe: Garratt; Turton, Davis, Tate, Ray, Leigh; Grant, Jones, Ness; Ajose, Dalla Valle (Haber 72)

Colchester: Walker, Clohessy, Eastman, Briggs, Wynter, Fox, Lapslie, Szmodics, Watt (Marriott 79), Massey, Porter