Neal Ardley insists Notts County’s players are battling hard to avoid dropping out of the English Football League despite limping to a tame 3-0 loss at Crewe.
The Alexandra Stadium
Crisis club Notts County sunk further into trouble as goals from Aaron Taylor-Sinclair, Ryan Wintle and James Jones secured Crewe a 3-0 win at Gresty Road.
Crewe welcome back skipper George Ray for the visit of Notts County after he served a one-match ban in the defeat to Port Vale last time out.
Dave Artell was left exasperated by Crewe skipper George Ray, whose reckless lunge proved to be the “turning point” at Gresty Road.
Billy Waters and Luke Varney hit late goals as Cheltenham came from behind to win 3-1 at Crewe, who had skipper George Ray sent off.
Crewe skipper George Ray will return to contention for the Sky Bet League Two clash with Cheltenham after suspension.