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Crewe Alexandra: Ticket information ahead of Michael Duff's first match in charge

14 September 2018

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Michael Duff returns to the Jonny-Rocks Stadium this weekend, this time as Cheltenham Town's new manager.

It will crown an eventful week which saw the club's finest youth product take the first steps in his managerial career at the place where it all started.

Ticket information

Tickets for Saturday's big match are available to buy online and will be available from 12noon on matchday from the Ticket Office. Cash sales will be available from 1.30pm on the turnstiles.

Prices (from): Adults £16, Over-65s £12, Under-18s and students £5 and Junior Robins FREE. 

All tickets are available to puchase online in advance.

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Junior Robins FREE

Children aged 11 and under can sign up to the Junior Robin membership scheme at a cost of £10 and receive free entry into all league home games for the 2018/19 season. Contact the Ticket Office on for more information.

Ticket collections

If you have purchased tickets in the Autovillage Main Stand, Paddock or Tunnel Areas your tickets on a matchday will be available for collection at the Ticket Office.

If you have purchased tickets in the Colin Farmer Stand your tickets will be available from the collection point located at the stand.

In order to collect your tickets, please remember you will need to quote your name and postcode at the relevant collection points.

In focus: Crewe Alexandra

Crewe Alexandra are the visitors, currently level on seven points in 16th place but two places better off than the Robins courtesy of a better goal difference.

Duff's side come into the important League Two match on the back of two successive away wins under cartaker boss Russ Milton and an encouraging display against Colchester United at home a fortnight ago.

It's Crewe's 10th league trip since Boxing Day in 2002, when a classy Alexandra ran out comfortable 4-0 winners on their first visit to Whaddon Road.

Honours have been pretty much even since then, the Robins shading the head-to-head record thanks to the win last term thanks to Jamie Grimes' only goal on Blue Day.

In total Cheltenham have won four and drawn two of the nine previous encounters in Gloucestershire going into Saturday's match.

David Artell's side has lost all three games on their travels so far this season, failing to score a goal in defeats at Newport County (0-1), Colchester United (0-6) and Carlisle United (0-1).

Their two successes to date have come at Gresty Road, including the 6-0 thrashing of Morecambe on the opening day of the season.

In the media: Michael Duff

"The relationship I’ve got with the club, the affinity, the manager it was a big wrench to leave but I got an opportunity to come home and get into first team management," he told the gathered media during his first press conference on Tuesday.

"It’s a place that I know and that’s close to my heart so after some thoughts with the family, and after a while you’ve got to take the plunge and this has been a long-term plan for about 10 years now," he added.

"I’d like to think I’m good at what I do and I think I showed the board that and it’s up to me to prove that."

Watch Michael Duff's first interview
Watch Michael Duff's Crewe Alexandra press conference

Previous five visits

Robins 1 (Grimes 52), Crewe 0
December 9, 2017

Robins 2 (Dickie 16, Dayton 22), Crewe 0
August 27, 2016

Robins 0, Crewe 1 (Davis pen 54)
October 25, 2011

Robins 2 (Thomas 22, 42, Goulding 62), Crewe 2 (Ada 4, Zola 49)
August 14, 2010

Robins 0, Crewe 4 (Zola 29, 73, Schumacher 37, Shelley 69)
October 31, 2009

Former Players Association: welcome back, Archie and Super Dale!

Following on from the successful launch of the Former Players Association, we are delighted to be welcoming Lee "Archie" Howells and Dale Watkins to the game this Saturday. 

Howells is the fourth highest appearance holder for the Robins, playing 450 times between 1991 and 2004 scoring a total of 77 goals.

Watkins was signed from Gloucester City in 1997, playing 73 times for Cheltenham and scoring 38 goals in the process.

The Former Players Association will be in the main bar from 2pm to announce the team news before participating in a Q&A.

Welcome back Archie and Super Dale

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