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  • Date:25 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Spotland Stadium
  • Attendance:2,494
  • Jones (73)
  • Westcarr (35) Westcarr (35)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92mins

Jonathan Grounds delivers the ball, Jason Kennedy manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Lee Johnson. The ball is sent over by Dean Holden.

89mins

Lee Johnson takes the inswinging corner, save made by David Lucas.

89mins

Craig Westcarr sends in a cross, Gary Jones manages to make a clearance.

88mins

Andrew Tutte takes a shot from a long way out which goes wide of the right-hand upright. Craig Clay comes on in place of Danny Whitaker.

88mins

Nicky Adams takes a shot. Greg Fleming makes a save.

87mins

The ball is delivered by Drew Talbot, clearance made by Marcus Holness.

86mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Jones by Lee Johnson. Free kick taken by Nicky Adams.

85mins

Centre by Jonathan Grounds.

85mins

The ball is swung over by Nathan Smith.

84mins

Nicky Adams delivers the ball, blocked by Drew Talbot.

84mins

The ball is delivered by Jonathan Grounds, Pim Balkestein makes a clearance.

84mins

Centre by Drew Talbot, Neal Trotman manages to make a clearance.

83mins

Noel Alexandre Mendy sends in a cross, Neal Trotman makes a clearance. Corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Neal Trotman.

83mins

The offside flag is raised against Nicky Adams. Free kick taken by Aaron Downes.

82mins

Corner taken right-footed by Danny Whitaker from the right by-line, Aaron Downes takes a shot. Marcus Holness gets a block in.

81mins

Reece Gray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Johnson. Lee Johnson restarts play with the free kick.

78mins

Shot from just outside the box by Nathan Eccleston misses to the left of the goal. (Rochdale) makes a substitution, with Jason Kennedy coming on for Nathan Eccleston.

76mins

The ball is swung over by Noel Alexandre Mendy, Nathan Smith takes a shot. Save made by David Lucas.

74mins

Gary Jones finds the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Rochdale 1-1 Chesterfield.Assist by Reece Gray.

73mins

The ball is swung over by Nathan Smith, David Lucas makes a save.

72mins

Leon Clarke produces a cross, Shot by Craig Westcarr from deep inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

69mins

Reece Gray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Drew Talbot. Craig Westcarr restarts play with the free kick. The ball is delivered by Craig Westcarr, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Lucas by Leon Clarke. David Lucas takes the indirect free kick.

68mins

Reece Gray is brought on as a substitute for Brian Barry-Murphy.

67mins

Effort on goal by Danny Whitaker from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

67mins

Neal Trotman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Smith. Jonathan Grounds takes the free kick.

65mins

Craig Westcarr has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

63mins

The ball is sent over by Craig Westcarr, Shot from just outside the box by Danny Whitaker misses to the right of the goal.

63mins

A cross is delivered by Craig Westcarr, clearance by Marcus Holness.

62mins

Lee Johnson is caught offside. David Lucas restarts play with the free kick.

62mins

Noel Alexandre Mendy challenges Gary Jones unfairly and gives away a free kick. Brian Barry-Murphy takes the direct free kick.

61mins

Pim Balkestein takes a shot. Save made by Greg Fleming.

60mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Tutte on Greg Fleming. Greg Fleming takes the free kick.

55mins

Shot from deep inside the area by Leon Clarke goes over the bar.

55mins

Ashley Grimes is caught offside. Aaron Downes restarts play with the free kick.

54mins

Jonathan Grounds concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Eccleston. Brian Barry-Murphy crosses the ball in from the free kick, Aaron Downes makes a clearance.

52mins

The ball is sent over by Stephen Darby.

52mins

The ball is crossed by Brian Barry-Murphy, Aaron Downes manages to make a clearance.

51mins

Nicky Adams takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Craig Westcarr.

51mins

Nicky Adams produces a cross, Dean Holden manages to make a clearance.

48mins

Gary Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Johnson. Jonathan Grounds takes the indirect free kick.

47mins

The ball is swung over by Drew Talbot, clearance by Pim Balkestein. Outswinging corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the right by-line played to the near post, Brian Barry-Murphy makes a clearance.

46mins

Craig Westcarr produces a cross, Leon Clarke takes a shot. Save by David Lucas.

46mins

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro goes off and Nicky Adams comes on.

45mins

Foul by Gary Jones on Lee Johnson, free kick awarded. The referee shows Gary Jones a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Jonathan Grounds.

42mins

Foul by Brian Barry-Murphy on Noel Alexandre Mendy, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Jonathan Grounds, save by David Lucas.

40mins

Shot on goal by Nathan Eccleston from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

38mins

Inswinging corner taken by Brian Barry-Murphy from the right by-line played to the near post, save made by Greg Fleming. Ashley Grimes takes a shot. Blocked by Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro.

36mins

Neal Trotman concedes a free kick for a foul on Leon Clarke. Jonathan Grounds crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing. Goal scored by Craig Westcarr from outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Rochdale 0-1 Chesterfield.

35mins

The ball is sent over by Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro, Greg Fleming makes a comfortable save.

31mins

Nathan Smith crosses the ball, Shot from deep inside the area by Leon Clarke clears the crossbar.

31mins

The ball is crossed by Drew Talbot, Neal Trotman makes a clearance.

30mins

Danny Whitaker takes the inswinging corner, save by David Lucas.

30mins

Craig Westcarr crosses the ball, Leon Clarke takes a shot. Blocked by Neal Trotman.

28mins

Noel Alexandre Mendy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marcus Holness. David Lucas restarts play with the free kick.

26mins

Noel Alexandre Mendy takes a shot. Brian Barry-Murphy gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Danny Whitaker from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Brian Barry-Murphy.

25mins

Noel Alexandre Mendy sends in a cross, clearance made by Neal Trotman.

24mins

Pim Balkestein produces a cross.

24mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon Clarke on Brian Barry-Murphy. Brian Barry-Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

22mins

Nathan Smith crosses the ball, blocked by Andrew Tutte. Short corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the left by-line. Lee Johnson takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Jones.

21mins

Leon Clarke gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neal Trotman. Stephen Darby restarts play with the free kick.

20mins

Nathan Eccleston takes a shot. Blocked by Aaron Downes. Nathan Eccleston has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

17mins

Leon Clarke handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Brian Barry-Murphy takes the free kick. Effort from deep inside the area by Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro misses to the right of the target.

12mins

Centre by Nathan Smith, Pim Balkestein makes a clearance. Corner taken by Danny Whitaker from the right by-line played to the near post, Noel Alexandre Mendy produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

11mins

Centre by Pim Balkestein.

10mins

The ball is delivered by Jonathan Grounds. The referee blows for offside. David Lucas takes the free kick.

9mins

The ball is swung over by Noel Alexandre Mendy, clearance by Pim Balkestein.

8mins

Jonathan Grounds sends in a cross, clearance made by Andrew Tutte.

7mins

Centre by Craig Westcarr, Brian Barry-Murphy manages to make a clearance.

5mins

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Grounds, Danny Whitaker takes a shot. Andrew Tutte gets a block in.

4mins

A cross is delivered by Noel Alexandre Mendy.

4mins

The ball is crossed by Noel Alexandre Mendy, Marcus Holness manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Hackney blow for Dale Rochdale winger Simon Hackney has suffered a setback in his recovery from injury and will play no part against Chesterfield. Summer signing Hackney has yet to appear for Dale due to a long-term abdominal injury, but had recently returned to training and was closing in on his debut before suffering a recurrence of the problem. Manager Steve Eyre has no new injury or suspension problems, but following the weekend defeat at Exeter hinted at a change at left-back, where Marc Twaddle could be preferred to Pim Balkestein. Recent arrival Nathan Eccleston scored on his debut at Exeter and is expected to make his first home appearance for the club following his loan move from Liverpool. Dale are chasing their first win in four league matches. Manager John Sheridan will make changes to his starting line-up when Chesterfield travel to Spotland for the second time this season. Sheridan saw his side defeated for the fifth successive league game as Hartlepool triumphed 3-2 at the B2net Stadium on Saturday. He said: "I`ve got a lot of players fit at this moment in time and it's up to me to pick the right team. I've got a lot of players who think they should be playing and they might get a chance. I will make some changes but whoever comes in, I am comfortable with." Defender Aaron Downes, midfielder Craig Clay and forwards Dean Morgan and Jordan Bowery started on the bench at the weekend and are options for Sheridan, while midfielders Derek Niven and Dwayne Mattis and utility player Jamie Lowry are fit again. However, goalkeeper Tommy Lee remains out after suffering an injury setback. The first-choice stopper was expected to return from a five-week absence with a groin problem against Hartlepool but was ruled out at the last minute and is set for a scan on Monday. Chesterfield were beaten 3-2 after extra time by Rochdale in the Carling Cup first round during the opening week of the campaign.

Formation:433Manager: Steve Eyre

Rochdale

Formation: 442Manager: John Sheridan

Chesterfield

  • David Lucas
  • Stephen Darby
  • Marcus Holness
  • Neal Trotman
  • Pim Balkestein
  • Gary Jones
  • Andrew Tutte
  • Brian Barry-Murphy
  • Ashley Grimes
  • Nathan Eccleston
  • Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro
  • SUBS
  • Jake Kean
  • Jason Kennedy
  • Ahmed Benali
  • Reece Gray
  • Nicky Adams

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Match Report

Jones keeps Wolves from door Rochdale and Chesterfield - the two teams with the worst defensive records in npower League One - restricted each other to a solitary goal as they shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw at Spotland. John Sheridan's side looked to the heading for victory after Craig Westcarr had fired them ahead in the first half, but the Spireites were pegged back by Gary Jones' 74th-minute equaliser. Chesterfield were good value for their 1-0 lead at the break, Westcarr's drilled shot from the edge of the area deflected past Dale goalkeeper David Lucas by Neal Trotman. But for Lucas' point-blank save from Leon Clarke at the end of the opening period, the home support's booing as the teams left the field at half-time might well have been louder. The mood around Spotland would undoubtedly have been brighter had Jean Louis Akpa Akpro taken the hosts' best chance of the half after 14 minutes. Andrew Tutte's slide-rule pass split the Chesterfield backline, sending the striker clear, but the Frenchman was unable to match the quality of Tutte's creativity with his finish, blasting an effort wildly into the side netting. Danny Whittaker set up Clarke for another gilt-edged chance minutes into the second half, but he lifted his shot over Lucas and the crossbar before Jones latched on to Reece Gray's pass and shot past Greg Fleming.

Form Guide

    LLWDDL
  • Rochdale
  • VS
  • Chesterfield
  • WLLLLL

Last Meetings

  • Rochdale
  • 1 - 2
  • Chesterfield
  • 02/03/1974
  • Chesterfield
  • 1 - 0
  • Rochdale
  • 26/12/1973
  • Chesterfield
  • 2 - 1
  • Rochdale
  • 31/03/1973
  • Rochdale
  • 1 - 2
  • Chesterfield
  • 25/11/1972
  • Chesterfield
  • 2 - 0
  • Rochdale
  • 26/02/1972
  • Rochdale
  • 0 - 2
  • Chesterfield
  • 06/11/1971

Top Scorers

Rochdale

  • A Grimes 5
  • G Jones 2
  • J Akpa Akpro 2
  • M Holness 2
  • J Kennedy 1
  • N Adams 1
  • N Eccleston 1

Chesterfield

  • L Clarke 7
  • C Westcarr 3
  • J Lester 1
  • D Holden 1
  • N Mendy 1

Goals

Rochdale

    • Total goals 45
    • Goals per game 18
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Chesterfield

    • Total goals 44
    • Goals per game 17
  • 2 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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