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2017/18 English League Two, Regular Season
  • Jamie Grimes (52')

Jamie Grimes strike earns Cheltenham win over Crewe

Jamie Grimes' third goal of the season was enough to earn Cheltenham a 1-0 home win over Crewe.
The big centre-half slotted past Ben Garratt in the 52nd minute after a flick from his defensive partner Will Boyle.
Cheltenham were on top for much of the first half, with Danny Wright's powerful effort deflected over the bar in the fourth minute.
Scott Flinders had to make a double save to keep out Chris Porter and then George Cooper in the 35th minute at the other end.
Jerell Sellars' well-struck shot was parried by Garratt two minutes later before a low effort from Perry Ng nearly caught out Flinders after taking a bobble, but he did enough to keep it out.
Mo Eisa was fed by Wright and shot just wide of the far post in the 48th minute, but the breakthrough finally came and Cheltenham celebrated their first League Two win in six.
Substitute Callum Ainley fired high over the bar in the final seconds for Crewe, who rarely threatened to muster a leveller until deep into stoppage time when Cheltenham survived a scramble in the box.

English League Two Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Crewe Alexandra 13 +7 26
2 Exeter City 13 +7 26
3 Bradford City 13 +7 24
4 Forest Green Rovers 13 +7 24
5 Newport County 12 +6 23
6 Cheltenham Town 12 +10 22
7 Swindon Town 13 +4 21
8 Colchester United 13 +4 19
9 Crawley Town 13 +1 19
10 Grimsby Town 13 +4 18
11 Plymouth Argyle 13 +2 17
12 Macclesfield Town 13 0 17
13 Port Vale 13 -2 17
14 Salford City 13 -4 17
15 Mansfield Town 13 +2 16
16 Cambridge United 13 +2 16
17 Leyton Orient 13 -3 16
18 Northampton Town 13 -2 15
19 Walsall 13 -8 15
20 Carlisle United 13 -8 14
21 Oldham Athletic 13 -9 11
22 Scunthorpe United 13 -5 10
23 Stevenage 13 -9 8
24 Morecambe 13 -13 7