First Team

Goalkeepers

  • James Boffey

    James Boffey

    Position

    Goalkeeper

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Cheshire Blades, Betley, Crewe FC

    About

    James is a young goalkeeper who has progressed through the youth teams and is now being integrated into the 1st Team setup.

    He has all the attributes to develop into a superb goal keeper over the coming seasons.

  • Arran Lyons

    Arran Lyons

    Position

    Goalkeeper

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Barnton Wanderers, Rudheath Social

    About

    Arron has the potential to be one of the best keepers around and a really good signing for us during the 2016/2017 season.

    He takes a good start position and is a good shot stopper & there aren't many keepers you'd have as favourite in a head to head from the penalty spot.

    We are looking forward to seeing what Arron can bring to Crewe FC over a full season.

Defenders

  • Connor Alcock

    Connor Alcock

    Position

    Right Back

    Nationality

    English

    Previous Clubs

    None

    About

    Mr Consistency! Connor can play anywhere along the back four and will play in every position as equally well.

    We are yet to see him have a bad game, even in training.

    Good in the air and on the ground, he was another great addition to our group during the 2016/2017 season.

  • Jack Gater

    Jack Gater

    Position

    Centre Back

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Wistaston Athletic, Rising Sun, Nantwich Town (youth)

    About

    Jack can play anywhere across the back, but has been used in a number of positions since joining the club thanks to his quality and versatility.

    He is a real leader on and off the pitch and sets a great example to the Junior players at the Club.

  • JJ Bailey

    JJ Bailey

    Position

    Centre Back

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Market Drayton FC, Nantwich Town FC

    About

    Undoubtedly one of the best centre backs in the league & someone others definitely hate to play against.

    Physically & technically strong, JJ has proved more than a match for even the best centre forwards the league.

  • Hovik Nersesyan

    Hovik Nersesyan

    Position

    Centre Back

    Nationality

    Armenian

    Previous Clubs

    Pyunik, Armenia Us

    About

    Hovi, has been excellent since joining the blues 18months ago.

    Technically, he is very good.

    He is great in the air, strong in the tackle & a real favourite in the dressing room with his teammates.

  • Rich Elcock

    Rich Elcock

    Position

    Left back

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    None

    About

    Fast, athletic and passionate about succeeding for Crewe FC.

    He is a nightmare to play against due to his athleticism & his determined attitude.

    Rich has been fantastic during the 2016/2017 season & we are expecting similar for the season ahead.

  • Tom Matthews

    Tom Matthews

    Position

    Left Back

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Nantwich Town

    About

    Our current Young player of the year due to his effort, attitude and manner around the club.

    Determined to learn and do well, Tom is a good left back who is calm on the ball.

    He is still adjusting to adult football, but we're confident he can live up to his potential over the coming seasons.

  • Ethan Tizard

    Ethan Tizard

    Position

    Right Back

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Nantwich Town

    About

    The Wizard is regarded as one of the best right back in the league and has been for many a season.

    2016/2017 has been plagued by injury but Tiz's ability on the ball, combined with his defensive know how makes him a real asset to any side.

    We are looking forward to having him back available to us.

Midfielders

  • Danny Lavalette

    Danny Lavalette

    Position

    Left Midfield / Striker

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    None

    About

    Fast, athletic and skilful.

    Lavs can play as either a centre forward of left winger, and has caused chaos for opposition defences all year, scoring 13 goals from midfield in the process, his most productive season at the club.

    When he is on song, he is one of the most dangerous players locally.

  • Ian Carr

    Ian Carr

    Position

    Centre Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    None

    About

    Carzey is the biggest influence at the Club & has a huge impact on the side when he plays.

    His experience, combined with his relentless work rate has a really positive influence on those around him.

  • Kieran O'Connor

    Kieran O'Connor

    Position

    Centre Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Malpas

    About

    Kieran is a very intelligent footballer with and without the ball.

    He has all of the tools to be an outstanding footballer and has performed well in his first season with the club.

    The challenge for Kieron will now be to start adding goals to his game.

  • Ryan Williamson

    Ryan Williamson

    Position

    Centre Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Whitchurch Alport

    About

    Ryan unfortunately missed most of the 2016/2017 season with injury was a big loss.

    He is a clever centre midfielder that can unlock almost any defence with his range of passing.

    We are hoping that he remains injury free in 2017/2018.

  • Harry Ashworth

    Harry Ashworth

    Position

    Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Betley, Witton Albion

    About

    Harry joined us, just before the 2016/2017 transfer deadline day and has played to a tremendous standard since his debut.

    A master technician with an eye for a pass & a willing runner off the ball, we are very excited to see what he can produce this season.

  • Brandon Kelly

    Brandon Kelly

    Position

    Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Nantwich Town, Sandbach United

    About

    Brandon has a fantastic future a head of him.

    He has had to be patient in his first season at this standard but has put in some fine displays towards the tail end of the year.

    Good with the ball and great decision making, we are predicting great things for Brandon in the next few seasons with the Club.

  • Farrell Duncan

    Farrell Duncan

    Position

    Midfield

    Nationality

    English/Caribbean

    Previous Clubs

    Nantwich Town

    About

    Right or left winger, who is equally competent as a left or right back.

    He has lots of enthusiasm, works very hard & is another one of our young players who we think has a bright future in the game.

    Faz has all the tools and is learning how to use them very quickly.

  • Josh Ruane

    Josh Ruane

    Position

    Centre Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Middlewich, Rhyl, Market Drayton

    About

    An athletic and combative centre midfielder who has the ability to dictate the pace of a game.

    Josh is another member of the squad who is good on the ball and a real asset to the group, doing everything he can to drive the team forwards.

  • Josh Rowley

    Josh Rowley

    Position

    Centre Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Nantwich, Alsager, Congleton, Stone Dominoes, Eccleshall, Whitchurch Alport

    About

    The celebratory of the group, Josh returned to the club this year, but unfortunately, an injury-plagued season limited the amount of games he played.

    When fit, he is a nightmare to play against.

    A tenacious tackler with a high work rate, compliments his on-the-ball ability.

    He is excellent when available.

  • Charlie Burden

    Charlie Burden

    Position

    Attacking Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Stoke Academy, Wrexham Academy, Liverpool Academy, Manchester City Elite Squad

    About

    Charlie could be 'The One'! He can play in almost every midfield and forward position and causes mayhem wherever he plays.

    Technically, he is already one of the best players in the league with genuine 'match winning ability'.

    We are expecting his second season in adult football to be the making of him.

  • Robin Gibson

    Robin Gibson

    Position

    Midfield

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Wrexham, Stafford Rangers, Droylsden, Nantwich Town, Leigh RMI

    About

    Mr Experience.

    Robin is a nightmare to play against due to his quality and his 'in-game' knowhow.

    He is also a real father figure in the dressing room supporting the development of the younger lads in the squad.

Strikers

  • Nathan Southern

    Nathan Southern

    Position

    Forward

    Nationality

    British

    Previous Clubs

    Nantwich Town, Congleton Town, Winsford United, Witton Albion, Alsager Town, Stone Dominoes

    About

    The hitman!! Few words are needed for skipper.

    His performances and goals have already given him legendary status at our club.

    He leads by example and never fails to produce, playing every game in the last two seasons.

  • Curtis Lewis

    Curtis Lewis

    Position

    Left Midfield / Striker

    Nationality

    Caribbean

    Previous Clubs

    Fletcher Moss Rangers

    About

    Curtis is lightening quick with a great work ethic & superb first touch.

    He doesn't give you a moments peace and will be a handful for any defender in the league.

    We are expecting big things of him in 2017/2018.

Backroom Staff

  • Andy Aspinall

    Andy Aspinall

    Position

    Manager

    Nationality

    British

    About

    Having 'found his feet' at the Club over the past 2 seasons, firstly as Head Coach and now as 1st Team Manager, Andy bring a huge amount of experience to the Club.

    His drive and ambition to push the club forward is infectious and he sets the standards he expects others to follow and achieve.

    Having picked up his first piece of silverware in 2016/2017, the challenge of delivering the Club's first league title has been laid out.

    Over to you, Boss!

  • Danny Massey

    Danny Massey

    Position

    Coach

    Nationality

    British

    About

    An excellent player in his day and now an excellent coach.

    Danny knows how he wants the game to be played and has fantastic ways and ideas to get that message across to the players.

    He has a steely determination to drive this great club forward at all levels and expects the same of the players.

  • Ray Potts

    Ray Potts

    Position

    Assistant Manager

    Nationality

    British

    About

    Mr Motivator.

    Ray has a wealth of experience in supporting the development of high performing teams and he is a real asset to our dugout.

    He doesn't let the players get lazy and keeps the group organised and focussed.

    He is a great asset to the Club and we would struggle without him.

  • Maggie Vickers

    Maggie Vickers

    Position

    Club Secretary

    Nationality

    British

    About

    The First Lady of Crewe FC is indispensable to the Club and one of the main reasons the Club exists.

    She sets a great example for others to follow and we are very lucky to have her as part of our team.

  • Norman Braithwaite

    Norman Braithwaite

    Position

    Stadium Manager

    Nationality

    British

    About

    Nipper can often be found keeping everyone in check and ensuring match day operations go smoothly.

    He is a hugely respected figure at the club and highly valued by all.

  • Craig Holding

    Craig Holding

    Position

    Sports Therapy and Conditioning Coach

    Nationality

    British

    About

    Craig joined the Club a little over 12 months ago and revolutionised the fitness and conditioning programme at Crewe FC. Extremely driven, professional & knowledgable in his work, Craig is a firm favourite with players through the entire Club. He is destined for great things, but will always be a Blue.

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