Greens on Screen’s first page was published in January 1999. Its early purpose was to bring Plymouth Argyle a little closer to those unable to see their team, and whilst it has changed a great deal over the years, its core themes - sites and sounds for Westcountry exiles - still stand. The site was very lucky to take on the content of Trevor Scallan’s Semper Viridis in the summer of 2007, and in 2009 launched GoS-DB, a wealth of facts and figures from PAFC’s history. A year later we embarked on a complete history of Argyle, with much-valued contributions from chapter authors.
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Full Name: Alexander Norman Crews
Born: 06 November 1888
Came from: Green Waves Went to: Chelsea
First game: 29 March 1911 Last game: 01 April 1911
Appearances: 2 (2/0) Goals: 0
Born in Stonehouse in 1888, Crews joined Argyle in 1910, having previously played local football for Green Waves. An amateur, he signed on at Home Park primarily to assist the reserves, but did make two appearances for the first team during a little under two years with the club. He served as vice-captain of the reserve team and could play at both centre-forward and centre-half.
In 1912 he joined Chelsea, still registered as an amateur player, but did not make a first team appearance for the club before moving on to Leicester Fosse later that year. Now a professional, Crews played only once for his new club before ending his career with a spell at Stockport County.
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APPEARANCE DETAILS [reselect competitions]
The details below reflect appearances in all first-team competitions.
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