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Team news: Crewe Alexandra (A)

14 August 2018

Joey Barton has named his side to face Sky Bet League Two side Crewe Alexandra in the First Round of the Carabao Cup at Gresty Road.

Barton has made eight changes to his starting 11, with Alex Cairns, Lewie Coyle and Gethin Jones keeping their place in the side.

Striker Paddy Madden captains the side after coming off the bench to score the second goal in a 2-0 victory against Oxford United last weekend. Midfielder Harrison Biggins starts alongside Jack Sowerby and Nathan Sheron. Sheron became the first ever academy graduate to feature in a Football League game, and is given the nod tonight.

The Fleetwood line-up is as follows: Cairns (GK), Coyle, Spurr, Bolger, G. Jones, Biggins, Sowerby, Sheron, Burns, McAleny, Madden.

Subs: P. Jones (GK), Eastham, Holt, Dempsey, Grant, Hunter, Long.

The game is live on iFollow, and you can listen to full match commentary from 7:45pm. To access the live commentary, click the link.

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