Crewe Alexandra v Newcastle United, 29 August 2017

Score2-1 to Newcastle United
RefereeRobert Jones
CompetitionFootball League Trophy Group D – North
VenueGresty Road
Attendance1,351
Kick-off: 7.30pm

2 Newcastle United

Manager: Peter Beardsley

Goals:

Jordan Bowery 88 G

Goals:

Liam Smith 4 G
Eddie Nolan own goal 68 OG

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ben Garratt
Defender Eddie Nolan
Defender Harry Pickering
Defender/Midfielder Zoumana Bakayogo
Midfielder Callum Ainley
Midfielder George Cooper
Midfielder Charlie Kirk
Midfielder Tom Lowery
Midfielder Brad Walker
Forward Jordan Bowery

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Paul Woolston
Defender Kyle Cameron
Defender Curtis Good
Defender Jamie Sterry
Midfielder Dan Barlaser
Midfielder Jack Hunter
Midfielder Liam Smith
Midfielder/Forward Víctor Fernández
Forward Luke Charman
Forward Cal Roberts

Substitutions:

Owen Dale for Charlie Kirk 69
Ryan Wintle for Tom Lowery 70
Lewis Reilly for George Cooper 89

Substitutions:

Callum Smith for Víctor Fernández 46
Mo Sangaré for Cal Roberts 67
Stefan O'Connor for Jamie Sterry 72

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dave Richards
Midfielder Ollie Finney
Midfielder Josh Lundstram
Forward Chris Dagnall
Forward Owen Dale
Forward Lewis Reilly
Forward Ryan Wintle

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Nathan Harker
Defender Owen Bailey
Defender Stefan O'Connor
Defender Josef Yarney
Midfielder Mo Sangaré
Midfielder Callum Smith
Forward Owen Gallacher

Comments:

In line with Premier League and League Championship clubs being allowed to enter the competition, Newcastle United had to select at least six players in their starting line-up who were aged under 21 on 30 June 2017. The Football League’s Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Newcastle United's second goal against Crewe Alexandra on 29 August 2017 has been confirmed as an own goal by Eddie Nolan.