League Two
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Chesterfield 2-1 Fleetwood Town

Chesterfield celebrate title

Chesterfield staged a second-half fight-back to clinch the League Two title with victory over Fleetwood.

Matty Blair fired the visitors ahead with a low shot but the hosts turned it around with two quick-fire goals.

First Sam Hird headed Jay O'Shea's cross in from eight yards out and then Gary Roberts curled a left-foot shot past keeper Chris Maxwell soon after.

Chesterfield could have scored more goals before the final whistle sparked off wild celebrations.

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Chesterfield boss Paul Cook

Chesterfield manager Paul Cook told to BBC Radio Sheffield:

"The whole day was set up for us to do something good. At half time you are obviously not happy, but in the second half we did really well.

"Football is all about the players, and it always will be. I can stand here today and take all the plaudits like I'm a top manager, a good manager, but I'm very lucky to have good players here.

"I'd thank everyone because football management is tough, and days like today are very, very good.

"I'm proud of the whole club in general."

Line-ups

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 25TalbotSubstituted forGardnerat 57'minutes
  • 3Smith
  • 15Humphreys
  • 23Evatt
  • 4Hird
  • 17DoyleSubstituted forRichardsat 81'minutes
  • 11RobertsSubstituted forTogwellat 85'minutes
  • 7Darikwa
  • 10O'SheaBooked at 90mins
  • 12Ryan

Substitutes

  • 8Togwell
  • 9Richards
  • 16Devitt
  • 21Gnanduillet
  • 26Gardner
  • 35Dunbavin
  • 44Beesley

Fleetwood

  • 28Maxwell
  • 14Hogan
  • 20Taylor
  • 8Schumacher
  • 16CresswellBooked at 90mins
  • 25JordanBooked at 58mins
  • 7Evans
  • 4Murdoch
  • 9Parkin
  • 17Blair
  • 24MorrisSubstituted forHughesat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Davies
  • 5Roberts
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 21Allen
  • 22Hughes
  • 23Ball
  • 29Barton
Referee:
Andy Madley
Attendance:
9,037

Match Stats

Home TeamChesterfieldAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home12
Away7
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away2
Fouls
Home6
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Chesterfield 2, Fleetwood Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chesterfield 2, Fleetwood Town 1.

Booking

Ryan Cresswell (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.

Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Cresswell (Fleetwood Town).

Booking

Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Liam Hogan.

Attempt missed. Dan Gardner (Chesterfield) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Ian Evatt (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Cresswell (Fleetwood Town).

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Jay O'Shea.

Foul by Jimmy Ryan (Chesterfield).

Gareth Evans (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Sam Togwell replaces Gary Roberts.

Dan Gardner (Chesterfield) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Matty Hughes (Fleetwood Town).

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Ryan Cresswell.

Attempt missed. Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Marc Richards replaces Eoin Doyle.

Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Chesterfield).

Gareth Evans (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Ritchie Humphreys (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matty Blair (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt missed. Steven Schumacher (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from more than 40 yards on the right wing is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Jimmy Ryan (Chesterfield).

Matty Blair (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Matty Hughes replaces Josh Morris.

Jimmy Ryan (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stewart Murdoch (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt saved. Liam Hogan (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Morris (Fleetwood Town).

Foul by Dan Gardner (Chesterfield).

Jon Parkin (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Stephen Jordan (Fleetwood Town) is shown the yellow card.

Jimmy Ryan (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephen Jordan (Fleetwood Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Dan Gardner replaces Drew Talbot.

Goal!

Goal! Chesterfield 2, Fleetwood Town 1. Gary Roberts (Chesterfield) left footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield462315871403184
2Scunthorpe462021568442481
3Rochdale462491369482181
4Fleetwood4622101466521476
5Southend4619151256391772
6Burton461915124742572
7York4618171152411171
8Oxford Utd461614165350362
9Dag & Red461515165359-660
10Plymouth461612185158-760
11Mansfield461515164958-960
12Bury461320135951859
13Portsmouth461417155666-1059
14Newport461416165659-358
15Accrington461415175456-257
16Exeter461413195457-355
17Cheltenham461316175363-1055
18Morecambe461315185264-1254
19Hartlepool461411215056-653
20Wimbledon461414184957-853
21Northampton461314194257-1553
22Wycombe461214204654-850
23Bristol Rovers461214204354-1150
24Torquay46129254266-2445
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