Shakers clinch promotion – League Two review

Billing Monday’s game at Chesterfield as the title decider only really rang true in terms of the Spireites’ pursuit of the championship, writes Danny Brothers, but Bury, the winners of a match worthy of any division, kept hold of their ambitions of stealing the title away at the last while also confirming their place in League One next season.

It was a pulsating contest at the B2Net Stadium …

Spireites promoted – League Two review

Chesterfield got what they were craving on Friday night as the Spireites were promoted to League One without having to kick a ball, writes Danny Brothers. After the steam rolling effect that they’ve had in League Two this season, it may be fitting that they were elevated to the next level thanks to their rivals not keeping up with the incredible pace they’ve set.

That’s certainly not for the …

Chesterfield Football Club – Champions elect

Chesterfield will be playing in League One next season. Not officially, of course. Not yet. But it really is just a matter of time now. Fittingly, John Sheridan’s side chose a live broadcast of a crucial game with fourth-placed Rotherham United to showcase their talent. Friday night had barely begun and Chesterfield had three goals.


By the end of it, they had enjoyed 60% of the possession, peppered Andy Warrington’s …

The return of Football League fan power?

There have been many high-profile additions to the second tier this summer. But while David James and Edgar Davids are seemingly winding down their careers outside of the top flight, Craig Bellamy is arguably still at his peak. Japanese international midfielder Yuki Abe, now of Leicester City, is 28 and enjoyed a decent tournament in South Africa.

Record Scottish Premier League goalscorer Kris Boyd should be in the prime of …

The 72 Interview #1: Ronnie Moore

Rotherham United manager Ronnie Moore is never short of an opinion. The Millers boss spoke to Mike Holden for The Seventy Two and is forthright about the season ahead in League Two and the challenges facing his club…

Now that the dust has settled, how do you look back on last season?

I thought it was a fantastic season. It didn’t end the way we wanted but to finish …

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