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Victory for Spireites XI

28 January 2020

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A Chesterfield XI won 2-1 at Ilkeston Town on Tuesday evening following goals from Mike Fondop and Jack McKay.

Fondop, who was one of a number of players with first-team experience who featured, gave the Spireites a 25th minute lead, applying the finish following good approach play from Joe Rowley and Charlie Wakefield.

It was 2-0 when there was a breakaway following an Ilkeston corner, Rowley carried the ball for around 40 yards and found Jay Sheridan whose cross was met by McKay (34) at the far post.

Ayleal pulled a goal back for the hosts in the 75th minute when his header looped over Kurtis England.

All the youngsters who were on the bench came on for a run-out in front of caretaker manager John Pemberton.

After the match, coach Neil Cluxton said:"It was an extremely positive performance with a good attitude shown by all."

Spireites: Anderson, Hutchinson, Sharman, Brook, Sheridan, Rowley, Wakefield, Mandeville, McKay, Fondop, Rawson

Substitutes: England, Holmes, Fuertado, Netherwood, Smith, Garwood, Bradbury.

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