By , September 20, 2022 7:09 am

Let’s take look at those former Alex players that have been on the move in the month of August as well as Transfer Deadline Day. On Thursday 4th, Northern Premier League side Nantwich Town completed the signing of midfielder Joe Robbins, who made a single appearance for the Alex’s senior team before a loan move with the Dabbers last season.

On the same day, Northern Premier League – West club Macclesfield have been busy with players with Crewe connections. Striker Nicky Maynard has signed for the season with 2 players leaving the club as winger Alex Kiwomya left by mutual consent with midfielder Abdul Djalo (a former Alex Academy graduate himself) also leaving the club. Maynard made 67 appearances for the Alex between 2006 and 2008 while Kiwomya made 39 appearances for the Alex on loan from Chelsea during the 16/17 season.

On Friday 5th, League One Portsmouth completed the signing of midfielder Tom Lowery on a 3-year deal. He made 175 appearances in all competitions before leaving the club this summer. On Sunday 7th, the same club signed winger Owen Dale on a season-long loan from Blackpool. Dale made 109 appearances for the Alex before joining Blackpool, initially on loan last summer then permanently in January.

On Saturday 13th, Championship team Middlesbrough sold striker Uche Ikpeazu to Turkish side Konyaspor. Ikpeazu made 32 appearances in 3 loan spells across the 13/14 and 14/15 seasons. On the same day, League Two side Harrogate Town signed right-back Kayne Ramsey for an undisclosed fee from Southampton. Kayne made 19 appearances on loan at the Alex in the first half of last season.

On Wednesday 24th, League One club Exeter City would complete the signing of midfielder Rakeem Harper on a season-long loan. Harper made 15 appearances for the Alex during the second half of last season.

On Sunday 28th, Macclesfield would announce the signing of midfielder Luke Murphy. Luke would make 272 appearances in all competitions across two spells with the club between 2008 and 2013 as well as 2020 and this summer.



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