1 'Oh Mr Porter, what can I do? Supposed to get off at Birmingham but it's taken me on to....' Well, you've made at least one non-footy connection.
2 Up the Junction was probably engineered from a rolling stock of phrases, rail-roaded at a writer's workshop.
3 Alexandra Recreation Ground was their first home but was a long walk from the station - unlike now!
4 At Gresty Road, the carpark used to be redundant railway sheds. Don't call them the Railwaymen though, it's Alex - you southern softies.
5 Crewe actually won the Welsh Cup twice - why not more?
6 Their physio met an affluent woman from nearby Nantwich, who enjoyed shared salt baths. He didn't mind treatment but she didn't float his Crewe-less boat.
7 Dario Gradi - legend in er, Milan and a home contract beyond 2007?
8 Alex first started a School of Excellence to develop kids a pro's. And you though it was Man U two - aaahhhh!
9 Seth Johnson, a three million pond transfer to Derby - those were the days.
10 They go down, they come up. Come down, go... it's really sickening.