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Crewe boss on injured trio

Crewe Alex boss Dave Artell says it is unlikely three of his players will be fit for the opening game of the season.

Defender George Ray is still recovering after suffering a stress fracture in his back in April.

Jordan Bowery and James Jones are both recovering after undergoing hernia operations ten days ago.

The pair have returned to training and are making good progress, according to Artell.

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