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Crawley Town fan Q&A: We can push for the play-offs

Gwion Edwards celebrates scoring the first goal for Crawley

HITC speaks to Crawley Town fan Grant Elliott, who has been a supporter for 18 years.

Norwich City's Russell Martin (L) in action with Crawley Town's Gwion EdwardsNorwich City's Russell Martin (L) in action with Crawley Town's Gwion Edwards

Q: What have you made of your team’s start to the season?

A: A good solid start to the season, and better than expected.

Q: What are your opinions on your manager?

A: Dermot Drummy has done a great job considering this is his first job as a senior manager.

Q: What are your views on the board ?

A: Our new owner and board members are making strides to improve us both on and off the pitch.

Gwion Edwards celebrates scoring the first goal for CrawleyGwion Edwards celebrates scoring the first goal for Crawley

Q: Who is your favourite current player?

A: Enzio Boldewijn

Q: Who is your favourite ever player?

A: Sergio Torres

Q: What has been your best memory of the club ?

A: Reaching the FA Cup fifth round whilst in the Conference and losing 1-0 at Old Trafford to Manchester United.

Q: What has been your most disappointing moment ?

A: Getting relegated from League One two seasons ago

Simon Walton celebrates scoring Crawley's third goal from the penalty spotSimon Walton celebrates scoring Crawley's third goal from the penalty spot

Q: What has been your most shocking moment ?

A Watching the club go into administration, not once but twice in two years.

Q: Describe the best goal you ever saw at your club’s home ground

A: Jamie Cook’s thunderous left-footed strike from 40 yards out into the top left-hand corner.

Q: Which ground is your most favourite away day?

A: Portsmouth.

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Q: Who do you consider to be the club’s biggest rival and why?

A: Probably AFC Wimbledon, just because they are closest team to us that we have played during a league campaign.

Q: Who do you feel has been the club’s best and worst summer signing?

A: Best signing has been Enzio Boldewijn. And worst maybe Andre Blackman.

Q: Who is your one player to watch out for this season?

A: Enzio Boldewijn

Andy Drury celebrates scoring the second goal for Crawley for Gwion Edwards (R)Andy Drury celebrates scoring the second goal for Crawley for Gwion Edwards (R)

Q: Where do you think the club will look to strengthen in January?

A: We are looking for a right-back and left-back.

Q: Finally, what are you aims for this season, and where do you think your club will finish?

A: I would have said a mid-table finish before the start of the campaign, but now I feel we can finish in the top half or maybe a play-off push.

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