Crewe boss Davis to field historic homegrown XI against Walsall

Crewe Alexandra boss Steve Davis is ready to make history this weekend.

Davis has announced he will field a home grown XI for their final League One match of the season with Walsall on Saturday, believed to be the first time this has happened in a senior English football fixture.

They will be led out by Luke Murphy, who joined the club as an eight-year-old in 1997 and has been a regular in the first team for five years.

Also in the ranks will be 18-year-old Max Clayton, who has been on the club's books since the age of six, and is often tipped to follow Nick Powell, now at Manchester United, to bigger things.

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