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  • Date:03 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:B2net Stadium
  • Attendance:5,861
Goal!

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94:04 +4.04

The ball is sent over by Robbie Weir, Drew Talbot manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Andy Robinson, clearance by Neal Trotman.

92:08 +2.08

Enoch Showunmi is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Tommy Lee. James Wallace is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

91:06 +1.06

The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Westcarr. Owain Fon Williams takes the direct free kick.

90:30 +0.30

Foul by David Davis on James Wallace, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by James Wallace.

89:03

James Wallace challenges Jordan Bowery unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Westcarr comes on in place of Jack Lester. Neal Trotman restarts play with the free kick.

88:54

Zoumana Bakayogo crosses the ball, clearance made by Josh Thompson.

88:31

A cross is delivered by Drew Talbot, save by Owain Fon Williams.

87:52

Foul by Ash Taylor on Jack Lester, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by David Davis.

87:30

Shot from just outside the area by Andy Robinson misses to the left of the target.

86:56

Andy Robinson sends in a cross, clearance made by Neal Trotman.

85:04

Corner taken by Andy Robinson, Ian Goodison produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

84:55

The ball is sent over by Andy Robinson, Neal Trotman makes a clearance.

80:29

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Robinson on Liam Ridehalgh. Josh Thompson restarts play with the free kick.

79:33

Mark Allott produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

79:17

The ball is delivered by Noel Alexandre Mendy, Ian Goodison makes a clearance.

77:34

Effort on goal by Enoch Showunmi from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

76:51

Zoumana Bakayogo comes on in place of Adam McGurk.

74:50

Jordan Bowery finds the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chesterfield 1-0 Tranmere.Jack Lester provided the assist for the goal.

74:14

Adam McGurk gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neal Trotman. Tommy Lee takes the free kick.

71:39

Ian Goodison concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Ridehalgh. Josh Thompson restarts play with the free kick. David Davis booked. Unfair challenge on John Welsh by David Davis results in a free kick. David Buchanan restarts play with the free kick, Enoch Showunmi produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

70:55

Effort from the edge of the area by James Wallace goes wide of the left-hand upright.

70:11

Andy Robinson takes a shot. Tommy Lee makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Adam McGurk, Neal Trotman manages to make a clearance.

69:22

Nick Ajose goes off and Noel Alexandre Mendy comes on.

68:15

Adam McGurk sends in a cross, clearance made by Neal Trotman.

66:14

Handball decision goes against John Welsh. Tommy Lee takes the free kick.

65:14

Liam Ridehalgh produces a cross.

64:06

Danny Whitaker challenges Adam McGurk unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams. Free kick awarded for a foul by Enoch Showunmi on Neal Trotman. Direct free kick taken by Tommy Lee.

62:53

Effort on goal by David Davis from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

61:42

The ball is delivered by David Buchanan.

58:22

Enoch Showunmi comes on in place of Ryan Brunt.

56:33

Jack Lester concedes a free kick for a foul on Owain Fon Williams. Free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.

54:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ian Goodison on Josh Thompson. Tommy Lee restarts play with the free kick.

53:56

Corner taken by Adam McGurk from the right by-line, Josh Thompson manages to make a clearance.

53:50

The ball is crossed by Robbie Weir, Liam Ridehalgh gets a block in.

52:38

Effort from just outside the area by Robbie Weir goes over the target.

50:57

Nick Ajose takes a shot. Save by Owain Fon Williams.

48:24

Unfair challenge on Adam McGurk by Drew Talbot results in a free kick. Free kick taken by John Welsh. The assistant referee flags for offside against Ian Goodison. Direct free kick taken by Tommy Lee.

45:01

Robbie Weir is brought on as a substitute for Martin Devaney.

44:62 +0.41

David Buchanan takes the outswinging corner, Foul by Ian Goodison on Danny Whitaker, free kick awarded. Tommy Lee restarts play with the free kick.

43:43

John Welsh takes a shot. Blocked by Drew Talbot. Jordan Bowery takes a shot. Save by Owain Fon Williams.

42:56

Jack Lester takes a shot. Save by Owain Fon Williams.

41:26

The ball is swung over by Jordan Bowery.

41:02

Martin Devaney crosses the ball, save by Tommy Lee.

37:47

Jack Lester takes a shot. Ian Goodison manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the left by-line, Close range header by Neal Trotman misses to the right of the goal.

36:40

Jack Lester challenges David Buchanan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.

34:33

A cross is delivered by Adam McGurk, clearance by Josh Thompson.

32:19

The ball is swung over by Liam Ridehalgh, Jordan Bowery takes a shot. Save made by Owain Fon Williams.

31:13

Danny Whitaker crosses the ball, save by Owain Fon Williams.

30:50

David Davis fouled by John Welsh, the ref awards a free kick. David Davis takes the free kick.

30:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nick Ajose by Adam McGurk. Direct free kick taken by Drew Talbot.

29:10

Shot from just outside the box by Drew Talbot goes over the bar.

28:31

The ball is delivered by Nick Ajose.

26:01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Lester by Ash Taylor. Liam Ridehalgh takes the free kick.

25:13

Jordan Bowery takes a shot. Save made by Owain Fon Williams.

23:58

Liam Ridehalgh sends in a cross, clearance by Adam McGurk. The ball is crossed by Nick Ajose.

23:35

The ball is sent over by Danny Whitaker, Ian Goodison makes a clearance.

23:02

Martin Devaney concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Whitaker. Tommy Lee restarts play with the free kick.

21:31

The assistant referee signals for offside against Andy Robinson. Tommy Lee takes the free kick.

20:34

Ian Goodison produces a cross. The ball is delivered by Martin Devaney.

19:16

Martin Devaney produces a cross, blocked by Liam Ridehalgh. Corner taken by David Buchanan from the right by-line, clearance by Josh Thompson.

17:46

Mark Allott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Robinson. Andy Robinson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Jordan Bowery makes a clearance.

17:07

Effort on goal by John Welsh from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

15:13

Unfair challenge on Ryan Brunt by Neal Trotman results in a free kick. David Buchanan restarts play with the free kick, Ryan Brunt takes a shot. Mark Allott makes a clearance.

14:29

Drew Talbot crosses the ball.

13:53

The official flags Ryan Brunt offside. Neal Trotman takes the free kick.

13:11

A cross is delivered by Adam McGurk, Martin Devaney takes a shot. Clearance by Drew Talbot.

10:37

The assistant referee signals for offside against Adam McGurk. Tommy Lee takes the free kick.

10:14

Neal Trotman concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Robinson. Ian Goodison restarts play with the free kick.

5:50

Ian Goodison produces a cross, Danny Whitaker manages to make a clearance.

4:18

Shot from outside the area by Jack Lester misses to the left of the target.

3:59

Neal Trotman takes a shot. Ian Goodison makes a clearance.

3:52

The ball is sent over by Liam Ridehalgh, Ian Goodison makes a clearance.

2:58

A cross is delivered by Adam McGurk, Neal Trotman makes a clearance.

Match Preview

Spireites sweating on Talbot Chesterfield will check on the fitness of Drew Talbot ahead of the visit of Tranmere. Talbot has missed the last two matches with a knock he sustained during the 1-0 home victory over Sheffield Wednesday 13 days ago. The versatile 25-year-old is rated at 50-50 for Saturday's game. On-loan defender James Hurst has missed the last four fixtures with an ankle injury and he looks likely to miss out again along with fellow full-back Gregor Robertson (hamstring) and midfielder Jimmy Juan (ankle). Chesterfield are five points adrift of safety at the bottom of the table following successive defeats to Notts County and Charlton. However, John Sheridan's side have already beaten Tranmere at the B2net Stadium this season. The Spireites claimed a thrilling 4-3 victory in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy on their way to the final of the competition at Wembley later this month. Tranmere boss Les Parry will make a late decision on whether to include defender Mark McCrystal in his matchday squad. McCrystal is set for an extended period on the sidelines after discovering he needs a hernia operation but is not due to go under the knife until next week, leaving Parry with a dilemma. "I've got to consider what to do with Mark on Saturday because he won't be having his operation until the beginning of next week," Parry told Tranmere Player. "So we'll have a look at it and see if it's worth chancing him on the bench." Parry will enjoy an unfamiliar luxury of options in attack after Enoch Showunmi (leg) and Andy Robinson (knee) came through their returns as substitutes in last weekend's defeat to Oldham unscathed. The pair will push for a start alongside Ryan Brunt up front after Stoke agreed to extend the 18-year-old striker's loan spell at Prenton Park for a further month. Defenders Zoumana Bakayogo (leg) and David Raven (hernia) have returned to reserve action and full training respectively this week but are not expected to be considered for selection.

Formation:442Manager: John Sheridan

Chesterfield

Formation: 4411Manager: Les Parry

Tranmere

  • Tommy Lee
  • Drew Talbot
  • Neal Trotman
  • Josh Thompson
  • Liam Ridehalgh
  • Nick Ajose
  • Mark Allott
  • David Davis
  • Danny Whitaker
  • Jordan Bowery
  • Jack Lester
  • SUBS
  • Greg Fleming
  • Derek Niven
  • Craig Westcarr
  • Noel Alexandre Mendy
  • Nathan Smith

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Match Report

Bowery strike spurs Spireites Jordan Bowery's eighth goal of the season gave clinched struggling Chesterfield a vital 1-0 home win over Tranmere, who were dragged into the relegation battle. Bowery struck in the 76th minute to leave Tranmere without a victory in 2012 and anxiously looking over their shoulders. Chesterfield had not scored in their previous two games, but looked certain to take the lead in the 38th minute when a short back pass let Jack Lester in only for Rovers defender Ian Goodison to make a sliding goalline clearance. Tranmere were rescued again in the 51st minute by a plunging save from goalkeeper Owain Fon-Williams to keep out a 25 yard drive from Nicky Ajose. But the visitors forced Tommy Lee into his first serious save via Andy Robinson's near post shot in the 71st minute. But the home side finally made the breakthrough five minutes later when Lester's precise pass set up Bowery to drive a low shot from 12 yards past the right hand of Fon-Williams.

Form Guide

    WLDWLL
  • Chesterfield
  • VS
  • Tranmere
  • LDLDDL

Last Meetings

  • Tranmere
  • 1 - 0
  • Chesterfield
  • 06/08/2011
  • Tranmere
  • 2 - 0
  • Chesterfield
  • 02/03/2007
  • Chesterfield
  • 0 - 2
  • Tranmere
  • 26/08/2006
  • Tranmere
  • 4 - 1
  • Chesterfield
  • 11/03/2006
  • Chesterfield
  • 0 - 2
  • Tranmere
  • 27/08/2005
  • Chesterfield
  • 2 - 2
  • Tranmere
  • 26/03/2005

Top Scorers

Chesterfield

  • C Westcarr 6
  • J Lester 3
  • S Boden 3
  • J Bowery 3
  • D Morgan 2
  • J Juan 1
  • N Mendy 1
  • D Talbot 1
  • J Thompson 1
  • N Ajose 1
  • L Ridehalgh 1

Tranmere

  • A McGurk 4
  • R Weir 3
  • L Akins 3
  • J Labadie 3
  • M Devaney 2
  • A Taylor 2
  • I Goodison 1
  • J Welsh 1
  • A Robinson 1
  • E Showunmi 1
  • D Buchanan 1
  • R Brunt 1

Goals

Chesterfield

    • Total goals 93
    • Goals per game 36
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 10 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Tranmere

    • Total goals 88
    • Goals per game 31
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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