Gary Roberts and Eoin Doyle scored on their home debuts as Chesterfield beat Cheltenham to make it two wins from two league games.

Roberts, who joined the Spireites from Swindon in the summer, powered through on goal and his looping effort took a deflection over goalkeeper Scott Brown.

Troy Brown had the ball in the net for Cheltenham in an entertaining second half but it was ruled offside.

Doyle made sure of the win when his shot went in off Craig Braham-Barrett.

VIEWS FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Chesterfield manager Paul Cook told BBC Radio Sheffield:

"In the first half, we were in control of the game, but in the second half, we weren't.

"I felt the second goal would calm us down if we could get it and we had a couple of opportunities, but so did Cheltenham. They don't lie down.

"You'll never beat Cheltenham and it'll be a walk in the park, so to get three points off them is a great result."

Cheltenham Town manager Mark Yates told BBC Gloucestershire:

"They're a good side and I said that before the game and I'll reiterate it now.

"I thought we were much better in the second half and played with a bit more urgency about ourselves and the game plan was to keep them quiet for 45 minutes.

"To be successful in this league you've got to focus for 90 minutes and particularly away from home. The first goal set us back a little bit more than it should have done."

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Saturday, 10 August 2013

League Two

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Chesterfield 2-0 Cheltenham FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Roberts 23
  • Doyle 90

    Chesterfield

    • 01 Lee
    • 03 Smith yellow card (Darikwa 46)
    • 04 Hird
    • 25 Talbot yellow card
    • 27 Edwards
    • 05 Morsy yellow card
    • 10 O'Shea (Togwell 83)
    • 11 Roberts
    • 12 Ryan
    • 15 Humphreys
    • 09 Richards (Doyle 65)

    Substitutes

    • 20 Chapman,
    • 06 Cooper,
    • 08 Togwell,
    • 07 Darikwa,
    • 17 Doyle,
    • 21 Gnanduillet,
    • 22 Brown

    Cheltenham

    • 01 S Brown
    • 05 T Brown
    • 06 Elliott
    • 20 Jombati
    • 22 Braham-Barrett
    • 08 Deering (Kotwica 78)
    • 11 McGlashan
    • 14 Richards
    • 16 Penn
    • 09 Harrison
    • 10 Gornell (Vincent 52)

    Substitutes

    • 12 Roberts,
    • 02 Lowe,
    • 03 Jones,
    • 15 Inniss,
    • 04 Taylor,
    • 21 Vincent,
    • 19 Kotwica
    Ref: BullAtt: 5,367
    CHESTERFIELD
    CHELTENHAM

    Possession

    • Chesterfield 57%
    • Cheltenham 43%

    Attempts on target

    • Chesterfield 9
    • Cheltenham 4

    Attempts off target

    • Chesterfield 8
    • Cheltenham 6

    Corners

    • Chesterfield 6
    • Cheltenham 3

    Fouls

    • Chesterfield 15
    • Cheltenham 8
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+4:01 The final whistle goes and the game is over.
    • 90:00+3:20 Jimmy Ryan takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.
    • 90:00+2:29 Corner taken by Tendayi Darikwa.
    • 89:32 Assist on the goal came from Gary Roberts.
    • 89:32 GOAL - Eoin DoyleChesterfield 2 - 0 Cheltenham Eoin Doyle scores a right footed goal. Chesterfield 2-0 Cheltenham.
    • 87:43 Scott Brown takes the free kick.
    • 87:28 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Braham-Barrett by Tendayi Darikwa.
    • 86:37 Clearance by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 86:05 Clearance by Sam Hird.
    • 86:02 Matt Richards crosses the ball in from the free kick.
    • 85:56 Booking
    • 85:56 Drew Talbot goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
    • 85:35 Drew Talbot gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Zack Kotwica.
    • 85:18 Sido Jombati makes a clearance.
    • 85:11 The ball is crossed by Sam Togwell.
    • 84:16 Tendayi Darikwa makes a clearance.
    • 84:09 The ball is swung over by Jermaine McGlashan.
    • 82:47 Substitution Sam Togwell replaces James O'Shea.
    • 81:15 Steve Elliott makes a clearance.
    • 81:12 Gary Roberts produces a cross.
    • 80:54 Clearance by Steve Elliott.
    • 80:23 The ball is delivered by Jermaine McGlashan.
    • 79:47 Jermaine McGlashan restarts play with the free kick.
    • 79:40 Sam Morsy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jermaine McGlashan.
    • 79:19 Corner taken by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 78:44 Ritchie Humphreys makes a clearance.
    • 78:38 Corner from the right by-line taken by Matt Richards.
    • 77:21 Substitution Zack Kotwica comes on in place of Sam Deering.
    • 76:47 Shot by Gary Roberts went wide of the right-hand upright.
    • 75:54 The ball is delivered by Craig Braham-Barrett.
    • 75:04 Sam Hird restarts play with the free kick.
    • 74:56 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Edwards by Ashley Vincent.
    • 74:21 Eoin Doyle takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
    • 73:22 Clearance by Troy Brown.
    • 73:18 Ritchie Humphreys sends in a cross.
    • 72:38 Ashley Vincent manages to make a clearance.
    • 72:30 Corner from the left by-line taken by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 72:04 James O'Shea takes a shot. Scott Brown fumbles the ball.
    • 71:35 Corner taken by Sam Deering.
    • 71:13 Ashley Vincent has an effort at goal.
    • 70:56 Drew Talbot manages to make a clearance.
    • 70:53 The ball is swung over by Russell Penn.
    • 69:16 James O'Shea takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
    • 68:08 Shot by Gary Roberts. Scott Brown catches the ball.
    • 68:02 Gary Roberts restarts play with the free kick.
    • 67:49 Unfair challenge on Gary Roberts by Matt Richards results in a free kick.
    • 67:09 Clearance by Drew Talbot.
    • 66:56 Matt Richards restarts play with the free kick.
    • 66:40 Free kick awarded for a foul by Sam Hird on Ashley Vincent.
    • 65:41 Tendayi Darikwa takes a shot. Scott Brown safely holds on.
    • 64:06 Substitution Eoin Doyle replaces Marc Richards.
    • 61:26 Centre by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 61:16 Steve Elliott makes a clearance.
    • 61:13 Corner from the left by-line taken by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 60:49 The ball is sent over by Ritchie Humphreys.
    • 59:28 The ball is swung over by Sido Jombati.
    • 58:55 Matt Richards takes the free kick.
    • 58:44 Booking
    • 58:44 Booking for Sam Morsy for unsporting behaviour.
    • 58:38 Unfair challenge on Russell Penn by Sam Morsy results in a free kick.
    • 58:16 Ashley Vincent has an effort at goal. Tommy Lee safely holds on.
    • 57:25 Tommy Lee takes the free kick.
    • Correction - 56:35 Foul by Ashley Vincent on Tommy Lee, free kick awarded.
    • 56:35 Unfair challenge on Nathan Smith by Ashley Vincent results in a free kick.
    • 56:26 Free kick taken by Matt Richards.
    • 56:10 Jimmy Ryan challenges Matt Richards unfairly and gives away a free kick.
    • 54:27 Clearance by Steve Elliott.
    • 54:24 A cross is delivered by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 53:52 Free kick taken by Tommy Lee.
    • 53:42 The assistant referee flags for offside against Ashley Vincent.
    • 53:22 Free kick taken by Matt Richards.
    • 53:07 Free kick awarded for a foul by Sam Hird on Byron Harrison.
    • 51:26 Substitution (Cheltenham) makes a substitution, with Ashley Vincent coming on for Terry Gornell.
    • 49:27 Gary Roberts produces a cross.
    • 49:18 Clearance made by Sam Hird.
    • 49:08 Steve Elliott takes the free kick.
    • 49:02 Sam Deering fouled by Sam Morsy, the ref awards a free kick.
    • 47:06 Shot by Terry Gornell.
    • 45:48 James O'Shea has an effort at goal. Scott Brown parries the ball away.
    • 45:01 The referee gets the second half started.
    • 45:01 Substitution Tendayi Darikwa replaces Nathan Smith.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+2:23 The ref blows to signal half-time.
    • 45:00+1:40 Jermaine McGlashan takes a shot and cleared the net.
    • 45:00+1:33 Clearance made by Sam Hird.
    • 45:00+1:22 Matt Richards crosses the ball in from the free kick.
    • 45:00+0:25 Nathan Smith goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
    • 45:00+0:25 Booking
    • 45:00+0:18 Russell Penn fouled by Nathan Smith, the ref awards a free kick.
    • 44:40 Byron Harrison takes a shot. A parry by Tommy Lee prevents the goal.
    • 44:06 Steve Elliott makes a clearance.
    • 44:00 Centre by Drew Talbot.
    • 43:35 Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Gary Roberts.
    • 42:51 Handball by Terry Gornell.
    • 42:34 Shot by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 41:57 Free kick taken by Gary Roberts.
    • 41:51 Foul by Russell Penn on Sam Morsy, free kick awarded.
    • 41:25 Sam Deering crosses the ball in from the free kick.
    • 41:08 Sam Morsy challenges Jermaine McGlashan unfairly and gives away a free kick.
    • 40:30 Corner from the left by-line taken by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 40:19 Nathan Smith produces a cross.
    • 38:50 Drew Talbot manages to make a clearance.
    • 38:44 Corner from the left by-line taken by Sam Deering.
    • 37:31 Gary Roberts takes a shot. Scott Brown catches the ball.
    • 35:19 Troy Brown restarts play with the free kick.
    • 35:09 Jimmy Ryan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Russell Penn.
    • 31:58 Header by Ritchie Humphreys misses right.
    • 31:45 Centre by Marc Richards.
    • 31:24 Corner from the right by-line taken by Gary Roberts.
    • 30:54 James O'Shea takes a shot and went wide right of the target.
    • 29:56 Scott Brown restarts play with the free kick.
    • 29:41 Free kick awarded for a foul by James O'Shea on Russell Penn.
    • 29:28 Clearance made by Troy Brown.
    • 29:22 The ball is delivered by Nathan Smith.
    • 29:07 Gary Roberts takes the free kick.
    • 29:01 Free kick awarded for a foul by Russell Penn on Jimmy Ryan.
    • 28:12 Ryan Edwards restarts play with the free kick.
    • 28:03 Jermaine McGlashan concedes a free kick for a foul on Drew Talbot.
    • 27:18 Centre by Nathan Smith.
    • 25:21 Marc Richards has an effort at goal. Scott Brown catches the ball.
    • 24:27 Nathan Smith crosses the ball.
    • 22:51 GOAL - Gary RobertsChesterfield 1 - 0 Cheltenham Gary Roberts grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Chesterfield 1-0 Cheltenham.
    • 21:59 Centre by Craig Braham-Barrett.
    • 21:35 Shot by Jermaine McGlashan went wide right of the target.
    • 21:04 Header at goal by Byron Harrison to the left of the net.
    • 20:58 The ball is delivered by Sido Jombati.
    • 20:40 Craig Braham-Barrett restarts play with the free kick.
    • 20:24 Foul by Ryan Edwards on Terry Gornell, free kick awarded.
    • 17:38 Gary Roberts sends in a cross.
    • 16:56 Clearance made by Troy Brown.
    • 16:38 Free kick taken by Drew Talbot.
    • 16:27 Craig Braham-Barrett concedes a free kick for a foul on Drew Talbot.
    • 15:55 Free kick taken by Jimmy Ryan.
    • 15:39 The referee gives a free kick against Terry Gornell for handball.
    • 14:31 Russell Penn has an effort at goal. Tommy Lee safely holds on.
    • 10:30 James O'Shea produces a cross.
    • 9:33 Byron Harrison takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.
    • 8:40 Steve Elliott manages to make a clearance.
    • 8:36 Centre by Gary Roberts.
    • 5:20 Jimmy Ryan delivers the ball.
    • 4:50 Sam Morsy restarts play with the free kick.
    • 4:45 Terry Gornell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sam Morsy.
    • 4:01 Header at goal by Terry Gornell to the left of the net.
    • 3:42 Sam Deering crosses the ball in from the free kick.
    • 3:31 Jimmy Ryan concedes a free kick for a foul on Jermaine McGlashan.
    • 2:48 Header at goal by Marc Richards misses to the right.
    • 2:40 Gary Roberts produces a cross.
    • 1:47 The ball is crossed by Sam Deering.
    • 1:15 Gary Roberts produces a cross.
    • 0:52 Free kick taken by Steve Elliott.
    • 0:45 Free kick awarded for a foul by Sam Hird on Byron Harrison.
    • 0:00 The referee gets the game underway.

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