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Whaddon Road Ground (ATT 2,195) 5th March 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: K Woolmer

Cheltenhm Cheltenham Town vs Chesterfield Chesterfld

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P Benson (90+2)

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Last Updated: 05/03/13 11:17pm

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Paul Benson: Match-winner for Robins

Paul Benson: Match-winner for Robins

Paul Benson's late header earned Cheltenham a 1-0 win for their first-ever victory over Chesterfield in 12th attempts.

The former Swindon striker met Billy Jones' cross one minute into added time at Whaddon Road to move the Robins back back into the top three of League Two on Tuesday night.

A Jones corner created the first chance of the match which Keith Lowe nodded over the bar in the sixth minute as the hosts made the stronger start.

The Spireites improved as the first half wore on and Jay O'Shea saw a firm drive blocked by Steve Elliott in the 18th minute.

Drew Talbot also saw a shot hit Elliott and deflect behind for a corner after Conor Townsend reached a cross from Sam Togwell, but his header was wide of the near post as the first half ended goalless.

It was a scrappy affair, with neither team able to find the killer ball, but substitute Jermaine McGlashan made a positive impact for Mark Yates's troops on the right wing.

They looked the more likely winners, with Jason Taylor going close with a shot from the edge of the box that just cleared the bar before Benson settled it.

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2 Shrewsbury Town 21 40
3 Luton Town 21 40
4 Burton Albion 22 40
5 Plymouth Argyle 21 37
6 Southend United 21 35
7 Newport County AFC 21 34
8 Exeter City 22 34
9 Bury 21 31
10 Morecambe 21 30
11 Accrington Stanley 21 30
12 Cambridge United 21 29
13 Stevenage 21 28
14 Portsmouth 21 27
15 AFC Wimbledon 21 27
16 Mansfield Town 21 26
17 Oxford United 21 25
18 Cheltenham Town 21 25
19 Northampton Town 21 24
20 Dagenham & Redbridge 21 21
21 Carlisle United 21 21
22 York City 21 20
23 Tranmere Rovers 21 19
24 Hartlepool United 21 13