Football: HULSE ON THE PULSE; Oldham 1 Crewe 3
Byline: Steven ADAMS
ROB HULSE scored twice to make it 22 goals for the season as promotion-hopefuls Crewe recorded their eighth away win of the season against 10-man Oldham.
Hulse put the visitors ahead after Fitz Hall had been shown the red card, but Oldham defender Chris Armstrong scored his first goal in nearly two years to level matters.
But goals in the final five minutes from Hulse and substitute Dean Ashton enabled Crewe to gain revenge for their defeat against the same opponents four weeks ago.
The visitors, third in the table at the start of play after three successive league victories, started brightly with Hulse lobbing the ball over the crossbar early on.
Oldham then created their first opportunity with Wayne Andrews' goalbound effort from close range deflected wide. Iain Dowie made one change to the side that drew 2-2 at Wycombe.
David Eyres returned from suspension in place of Lee Duxbury, while Crewe had keeper Danny Milosevic making a debut following his loan switch from Leeds.
Paul Tierney and Ben Rix also returned to the starting line-up.
Andrews, who has scored six goals so far this season, had two further attempts at goal as the home side enjoyed the bulk of possession before Milosevic made his first meaningful save to deny the 25-year-old striker. …