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Crewe had let them off the hook with keeper Tracey heroic as his defenders seemed intent on giving the game away.
Stating that he has been dealing with his back problem since he was a teenager, Clarke insisted that at no stage had he ever contemplated giving the game away, adding that he is no different than other professional sportsmen who also take the field despite facing physical injury.
Despite trying to hide his guilt the others have guessed that he is to blame, giving the game away by going to bed before the others at 10.