Rotherham 1-0 Chesterfield

25 September 2010 04:49
Rotherham condemned Chesterfield to their first defeat of the season thanks to an Adam Le Fondre goal.Danny Harrison should have given the home side the lead early on but he headed wide from close range. [LNB]Le Fondre did put United ahead when he superbly lobbed the goalkeeper from the edge of the area. [LNB]Rotherham goalkeeper Andy Warrington had to be at his best to keep out Dean Morgan and Craig Davies as the home side held on for the points. [LNB][LNB]Rotherham United manager Ronnie Moore told BBC Radio Sheffield:"I think we were a better side by a mile. We should have been three up.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "There was some great football from us in the first half. [LNB]"Overall I think in the end we shaved it. We defended well and the clean sheet was great from us." [LNB]Chesterfield boss John Sheridan told BBC Sheffield: "I think we deserved something from the game. I think we had some good opportunities to score goals"[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "People weren't switched on. Ball went out of play and people are stood day dreaming" [LNB]"I thought we were the better team in the second half" [LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 25 September 2010[LNB] Npower League Two[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Rotherham 1-0 Chesterfield FT (HT 0-0) Le Fondre 53 Rotherham 01 Warrington 03 Newey 05 Cresswell yellow card 17 Mullins 22 Geohaghan 04 Harrison (Bradley 83) 07 Law 08 Taylor 15 Ellison 09 Pope 10 Le Fondre Substitutes 30 Annerson, 06 Fenton, 12 Green, 23 Holden, 16 Warne, 18 Bradley, 21 Marshall Chesterfield 01 Lee 06 Ford 12 Griffiths 23 Hunt 07 Allott (Niven 46) 10 Whitaker 11 Mattis 09 Davies 14 Lester (Gray 63) 17 D Morgan 25 Talbot Substitutes 26 Redmond, 05 Page, 16 Breckin, 08 Niven, 20 Gray, 24 Clay, 19 Boden Ref: HainesAtt: 5,365 ROTHERHAM CHESTERFIELD Possession Rotherham 51% Chesterfield 49% Attempts on target Rotherham 7 Chesterfield 6 Attempts off target Rotherham 9 Chesterfield 6 Corners Rotherham 9 Chesterfield 12 Fouls Rotherham 8 Chesterfield 5 Final Result Full Time 90:00+4:06 The match has reached full-time. 90:00+3:40 Corner taken by Nicky Law from the left by-line. 90:00+1:19 Effort from the edge of the area by Danny Whitaker goes wide of the left-hand upright. 90:00+0:57 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Davies from the right by-line. 87:42 Jack Hunt concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Pope. Nicky Law takes the direct free kick. 86:44 Nicky Law produces a cross, clearance made by Scott Griffiths. 86:22 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Nicky Law. 85:45 Dean Morgan takes a shot. Save made by Andy Warrington. 84:39 Jack Hunt sends in a cross, Simon Ford has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal. 82:35 Substitution Mark Bradley replaces Danny Harrison. 81:22 Effort on goal by Adam Le Fondre from just inside the area clears the bar. 80:03 Corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the right by-line. 79:35 Danny Whitaker takes the inswinging corner, Simon Ford takes a shot. Save by Andy Warrington. 78:42 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Whitaker from the left by-line, Exodus Geohaghon makes a clearance. 78:08 Tom Newey challenges Drew Talbot unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jack Hunt takes the free kick. 78:02 Dean Morgan sends in a cross, Exodus Geohaghon manages to make a clearance. 77:27 Drew Talbot takes a shot. Save made by Andy Warrington. 77:10 Inswinging corner taken by Danny Whitaker. 76:53 Dean Morgan takes a shot. 76:02 Booking The referee shows Ryan Cresswell a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. 75:56 Ryan Cresswell is penalised for a handball. Free kick taken by Dean Morgan. 75:38 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dan Gray by Kevin Ellison. Derek Niven takes the free kick. 75:05 Effort from outside the area by Craig Davies goes wide right of the goal. 74:03 Nicky Law takes a shot. Save by Tommy Lee. 72:10 The ball is sent over by Drew Talbot, clearance by Exodus Geohaghon. 72:01 A cross is delivered by Tom Newey, clearance by Jack Hunt. 71:04 Dean Morgan sends in a cross. 70:49 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Danny Whitaker. 70:34 Dean Morgan crosses the ball, clearance made by Johnny Mullins. 70:00 Corner taken by Nicky Law. 69:00 Danny Whitaker is ruled offside. Andy Warrington takes the free kick. 68:34 Jack Hunt crosses the ball, clearance made by Jason Taylor. 67:59 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Danny Whitaker, Ryan Cresswell makes a clearance. 66:51 Inswinging corner taken by Danny Whitaker. 66:36 Dean Morgan takes a shot. Clearance by Tommy Lee. 65:34 Nicky Law delivers the ball, Jack Hunt manages to make a clearance. 63:41 The ball is swung over by Nicky Law, Dwayne Mattis manages to make a clearance. 62:17 Substitution Dan Gray is brought on as a substitute for Jack Lester. 60:56 Kevin Ellison takes a shot. Save by Tommy Lee. 58:53 Kevin Ellison sends in a cross, Jack Hunt makes a clearance. 57:23 The ball is sent over by Nicky Law. 56:51 The ball is swung over by Adam Le Fondre, clearance by Simon Ford. 56:08 Jack Hunt produces a cross, save made by Andy Warrington. 52:31 Assist on the goal came from Johnny Mullins. 52:31 GOAL - Adam Le Fondre:Rotherham 1 - 0 Chesterfield Adam Le Fondre finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Rotherham 1-0 Chesterfield. 51:56 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Pope by Dwayne Mattis. Tom Newey restarts play with the free kick. 50:21 Effort on goal by Craig Davies from just inside the area clears the bar. 50:09 Derek Niven crosses the ball, clearance made by Johnny Mullins. 50:01 The ball is swung over by Derek Niven. 46:18 Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Law, clearance made by Dwayne Mattis. 45:02 Tom Newey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Drew Talbot. Tommy Lee takes the free kick. 45:01 The game restarts for the second half. 45:01 Substitution Derek Niven joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mark Allott. Half Time 45:00+1:15 The players leave the pitch at half time. 45:00+0:34 Effort from inside the area by Craig Davies misses to the left of the goal. 45:00+0:05 Corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the left by-line, Ryan Cresswell manages to make a clearance. 43:14 Corner taken left-footed by Kevin Ellison from the right by-line, clearance by Scott Griffiths. 43:08 Adam Le Fondre crosses the ball, Mark Allott makes a clearance. 41:35 Drew Talbot produces a cross, save made by Andy Warrington. 41:01 A cross is delivered by Drew Talbot, Tom Newey gets a block in. 40:39 A cross is delivered by Drew Talbot, clearance by Ryan Cresswell. 39:54 Tom Pope takes a shot. Tommy Lee makes a save. 39:37 Danny Whitaker crosses the ball, Exodus Geohaghon manages to make a clearance. 38:02 Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Law from the left by-line, Ryan Cresswell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dwayne Mattis. Tommy Lee takes the free kick. 37:15 Inswinging corner taken by Kevin Ellison from the right by-line, clearance by Tommy Lee. 37:00 Scott Griffiths delivers the ball, Exodus Geohaghon manages to make a clearance. 36:11 Long range effort from Jason Taylor misses to the left of the target. 35:58 The ball is swung over by Kevin Ellison, Dwayne Mattis makes a clearance. 35:00 Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Ellison on Drew Talbot. Jack Hunt takes the free kick. 34:21 Jack Lester takes a shot. Save by Andy Warrington. 33:44 Centre by Craig Davies. 32:24 Long range shot by Jason Taylor goes wide right of the target. 31:22 Tom Pope is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Tommy Lee. 29:08 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Nicky Law, Dwayne Mattis makes a clearance. 28:54 Kevin Ellison takes a shot. Blocked by Jack Hunt. 27:18 Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Morgan on Adam Le Fondre. Free kick taken by Kevin Ellison. 26:53 Dean Morgan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Exodus Geohaghon. Free kick taken by Andy Warrington. 25:28 The assistant referee signals for offside against Jack Lester. Andy Warrington takes the free kick. 24:56 Jason Taylor takes a shot. Save by Tommy Lee. 24:03 Ryan Cresswell produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar. 21:39 Exodus Geohaghon takes a shot. Save made by Tommy Lee. 21:07 Corner from left by-line taken by Nicky Law. 20:48 Tom Newey produces a cross, Drew Talbot manages to make a clearance. 19:40 Exodus Geohaghon fouled by Craig Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Cresswell. 17:54 Shot from 35 yards by Adam Le Fondre went wide right of the target. 17:25 Scott Griffiths delivers the ball. 16:51 Exodus Geohaghon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Morgan. Mark Allott takes the direct free kick. 16:37 A cross is delivered by Adam Le Fondre, Tommy Lee makes a save. 15:17 Kevin Ellison has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target. 14:46 Effort on goal by Adam Le Fondre from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target. 14:33 The ball is delivered by Nicky Law. 13:59 Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Danny Whitaker. 12:48 Nicky Law takes a shot. Dwayne Mattis gets a block in. 12:32 A cross is delivered by Danny Harrison, Dwayne Mattis manages to make a clearance. 11:07 Foul by Tom Pope on Jack Hunt, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Simon Ford. 9:52 The offside flag is raised against Craig Davies. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Warrington. 9:05 Corner from the right by-line taken by Danny Whitaker, Drew Talbot takes a shot. Save made by Andy Warrington. 8:40 Adam Le Fondre delivers the ball. 7:47 The offside flag is raised against Dean Morgan. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Warrington. 7:09 Danny Harrison takes a shot. 6:06 The ball is delivered by Dean Morgan, clearance by Tom Newey. 4:33 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Danny Whitaker. 4:24 Drew Talbot crosses the ball, Johnny Mullins manages to make a clearance. 3:58 Unfair challenge on Danny Whitaker by Danny Harrison results in a free kick. Simon Ford takes the free kick. 0:00 The game kicks-off. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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