Rochdale 2-3 Chesterfield

14 November 2009 05:48
A David Perkins effort settled a topsy-turvy match at Spotland as Chesterfield overcame their promotion rivals.Jack Lester looked to have put the visitors on course for victory when he finished from close range then latched onto Wade Small's neat pass to score. [LNB]But Dale hit back when Chris O'Grady turned and fired home from the edge of the box and Craig Dawson headed home. [LNB]It was not enough though, as Chesterfield won it when former Dale star Perkins saw his shot deflected in. [LNB][LNB]Chesterfield manager John Sheridan told BBC Radio Sheffield:[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "First-half, we dominated the game and created some very good opportunities. [LNB]"Second-half, we come out and after 10 minutes it's 2-2. I'm saying that people have got to listen to me. [LNB]"I'm not being downbeat or taking anything away from them, but for us to get out of the division they have got to listen to me." [LNB][LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 14 November 2009[LNB] League Two[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Rochdale 2-3 Chesterfield R (HT 0-2) O'Grady 49 Dawson 52 Lester 25 Lester 28 Perkins 63 Rochdale 38 Heaton 02 Wiseman yellow card 03 Kennedy 23 McArdle 26 Dawson 07 Kennedy 08 Jones (Flynn 46) 12 Stephens (Buckley 42) 14 Whaley 09 Dagnall 19 O'Grady (Spencer 90) Substitutes 13 Taberner, 28 Flynn, 31 Holness, 30 Buckley, 10 Spencer, 16 Magna, 18 Higginbotham Chesterfield 01 Lee 02 Picken yellow card 05 Page 16 Breckin 28 Little 07 Allott 26 Small (Boden 88) 27 Perkins 30 Djilali 14 Lester 25 Talbot Substitutes 23 Crossley, 06 Austin, 18 Hall, 08 Niven, 10 Currie, 20 Gray, 19 Boden Ref: Phil GibbsAtt: 3,011 ROCHDALE CHESTERFIELD Possession Rochdale 52% Chesterfield 48% Shots on target Rochdale 12 Chesterfield 6 Shots off target Rochdale 8 Chesterfield 5 Corners Rochdale 7 Chesterfield 5 Fouls Rochdale 17 Chesterfield 9 Final Result Full Time 90:00+5:31 The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle. 90:00+4:40 Booking Scott Wiseman is booked. 90:00+4:26 Kieran Djilali fouled by Scott Wiseman, the ref awards a free kick. Kieran Djilali takes the free kick. 90:00+2:42 Drew Talbot has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal. 90:00+1:06 Simon Whaley takes the inswinging corner, save by Tommy Lee. 90:00+0:09 Unfair challenge on Jack Lester by Rory McArdle results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Allott. 89:24 Substitution Chris O'Grady leaves the field to be replaced by Scott Spencer. 88:48 Simon Whaley produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target. 87:09 Substitution Scott Boden comes on in place of Wade Small. 83:52 Shot from just outside the area by William Buckley goes over the bar. 82:07 Mark Little concedes a free kick for a foul on William Buckley. Simon Whaley crosses the ball in from the free kick. 80:59 Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Allott on William Buckley. Simon Whaley delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, save by Tommy Lee. 78:55 Booking Phil Picken is cautioned. 77:32 Free kick awarded for a foul by Phil Picken on Jason Kennedy. Rory McArdle takes the free kick. Correction - 76:27 Phil Picken fouled by Simon Whaley, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tommy Lee. 76:27 Simon Whaley challenges Phil Picken unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Tommy Lee. 74:26 The official flags Wade Small offside. Scott Wiseman takes the indirect free kick. 71:20 Robert Page concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris O'Grady. Thomas Kennedy takes the direct free kick. Simon Whaley takes a shot. Blocked by David Perkins. The referee gives a free kick against Phil Picken for handball. Simon Whaley restarts play with the free kick. 68:44 Shot by Jack Lester. Tom Heaton makes a save. 66:03 Corner taken short by David Perkins. David Perkins decides to take the corner short. 64:49 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Drew Talbot by Thomas Kennedy. The free kick is delivered left-footed by David Perkins from right wing. 62:43 GOAL - David Perkins:Rochdale 2 - 3 Chesterfield A goal is scored by David Perkins from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Rochdale 2-3 Chesterfield. 61:47 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Allott by Chris O'Grady. Direct free kick taken by Robert Page. 58:51 Matthew Flynn concedes a free kick for a foul on David Perkins. Wade Small takes the direct free kick. Mark Little takes a shot. 57:34 Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Dawson on Wade Small. Direct free kick taken by Jack Lester. 57:19 Unfair challenge on Phil Picken by Chris Dagnall results in a free kick. Ian Breckin takes the direct free kick. 56:15 Free kick awarded for a foul by David Perkins on Chris O'Grady. Free kick taken by Thomas Kennedy. 55:55 Unfair challenge on Mark Little by Chris O'Grady results in a free kick. David Perkins takes the free kick. 53:45 Simon Whaley has an effort at goal. Ian Breckin gets a block in. 53:30 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Blocked by Robert Page. 52:50 Unfair challenge on Jason Kennedy by Mark Allott results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Kennedy. 51:06 Assist by Simon Whaley. 51:06 GOAL - Craig Dawson:Rochdale 2 - 2 Chesterfield Craig Dawson finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Rochdale 2-2 Chesterfield. 50:51 Inswinging corner taken by Simon Whaley, 49:46 Jack Lester has a drilled shot. Save made by Tommy Lee. 48:07 GOAL - Chris O'Grady:Rochdale 1 - 2 Chesterfield A goal is scored by Chris O'Grady from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Rochdale 1-2 Chesterfield. 47:26 Inswinging corner taken by Simon Whaley from the left by-line, Phil Picken makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Simon Whaley to the near post, clearance by Jack Lester. 47:02 William Buckley takes a shot. Save made by Tommy Lee. 46:05 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Robert Page gets a block in. 45:01 The referee gets the second half underway. 45:01 Substitution Gary Jones goes off and Matthew Flynn comes on. Half Time 45:00+3:15 The whistle is blown to end the first half. 45:00+1:15 Foul by Simon Whaley on Kieran Djilali, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Phil Picken. 43:38 Chris O'Grady challenges Mark Little unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Page takes the direct free kick. 42:29 The assistant referee flags for offside against Jack Lester. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Wiseman. 41:07 Substitution William Buckley comes on in place of Dale Stephens. 38:20 Chris O'Grady takes a shot. Save by Tommy Lee. 35:57 Effort from deep inside the area by Jack Lester misses to the left of the goal. 33:36 Corner taken by Simon Whaley, save made by Tommy Lee. 32:47 Mark Little has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target. 32:23 Foul by Scott Wiseman on David Perkins, free kick awarded. David Perkins restarts play with the free kick. 31:05 Inswinging corner taken by David Perkins. 28:28 Chris O'Grady fouled by Robert Page, the ref awards a free kick. Thomas Kennedy takes the free kick. 27:23 GOAL - Jack Lester:Rochdale 0 - 2 Chesterfield A goal is scored by Jack Lester from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Rochdale 0-2 Chesterfield. 26:25 Effort from just outside the area by Simon Whaley goes over the target. 24:34 The assist for the goal came from Ian Breckin. 24:34 GOAL - Jack Lester:Rochdale 0 - 1 Chesterfield Jack Lester grabs a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Rochdale 0-1 Chesterfield. 23:59 Thomas Kennedy concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Little. David Perkins crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing. 22:28 Shot from just outside the penalty box by Thomas Kennedy misses to the left of the target. 21:23 Foul by Craig Dawson on Wade Small, free kick awarded. Robert Page takes the free kick. 20:38 Shot from deep inside the area by Rory McArdle clears the bar. 20:05 Simon Whaley takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Drew Talbot. 19:43 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Comfortable save by Tommy Lee. 18:53 Gary Jones takes a shot. Robert Page gets a block in. 18:02 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wade Small by Craig Dawson. David Perkins takes the free kick. 17:00 Effort from inside the area by Wade Small misses to the right of the target. 14:49 Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David Perkins, clearance by Craig Dawson. 13:10 Ian Breckin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris O'Grady. Direct free kick taken by Jason Kennedy. 12:06 Kieran Djilali takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Kennedy. 11:21 Chris O'Grady produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target. 10:05 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Simon Whaley from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Jack Lester. 9:43 Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Tommy Lee makes a save. 8:33 Jack Lester is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Thomas Kennedy takes the free kick. 7:53 Corner taken by David Perkins from the left by-line, save made by Tom Heaton. 7:11 Effort on goal by Chris O'Grady from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target. 5:26 Unfair challenge on Drew Talbot by Thomas Kennedy results in a free kick. David Perkins delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Jason Kennedy. 3:36 Phil Picken challenges Chris Dagnall unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Wiseman takes the free kick. 2:18 Jason Kennedy takes a shot. Blocked by David Perkins. 1:28 Shot from just outside the box by Gary Jones misses to the left of the target. 0:14 Mark Little fouled by Simon Whaley, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tommy Lee. 0:00 The game gets underway. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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