Remembering Chesterfield’s 15 minutes of fame – 15 years on

Remembering Chesterfield’s 15 minutes of fame – 15 years on

It’s bitterly ironic, writes Rob Doolan, that Chesterfield could find themselves relegated back to the basement of English football on FA Cup semi final weekend, almost 15 years to the day that the club enjoyed its finest hour in that epic tussle with a star-studded Middlesbrough team. Those proud memories however, remain tainted for many Spireites fans by the shocking refereeing decision that robbed them of a place in

The Seventy Two Unfortunates Football League season preview

The Seventy Two has joined forces with fellow Football League blog The Two Unfortunates, not to mention fans of all 72 clubs in the Football League, to bring you a full 108-page season preview.

Click on the image below to read online or click here to download the PDF.

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Brazilian love for the Football League – a season review

If you are unfamiliar with Gilmar Siqueira and Football League Brasil, please, please read this article first.

If you already know about them, read on…

I asked for Gilmar to sum up his thoughts on Football League Brasil’s first season covering the Championship, League One and League Two. In his reply, he apologised for his English and I could have attempted to rewrite this. But I think it reads …

League Two review: Final day drama

Radios are pinned to ears, text messages are quickly answered, cheers of joy and cries of sorrow are heard up and down the country, writes Danny Brothers.


It can only be the final day of the season and in League Two there was still everything to play for. A title race, automatic promotion, playoffs and relegation were all to be decided and places changed with the news of one …

League Two review: Wycombe sink Bury

The race to join Bury and Chesterfield in League One next season is going right to the wire, writes Danny Brothers. Either Wycombe Wanderers or Shrewsbury Town will finish third with the other facing the lottery of the playoffs. For Wanderers, after a morale boosting win over Bury on the Shakers’ own ground, it is in their hands and they will be hot favourites to seal the deal with …

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