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Sky Bet League 2

Proact Stadium (ATT 4,988) 16th April 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: N Miller

Chesterfld Chesterfield vs Plymouth Argyle Plymouth

Chesterfld 1

G Branston (og 57)

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Plymouth 2

J Bryan (21)
C Nelson (26)

Spireites haunted by old boss

Last Updated: 16/04/13 11:34pm

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Joe Bryan: Amongst the goals

Joe Bryan: Amongst the goals

Former Chesterfield boss John Sheridan steered Plymouth a step closer to League Two safety with a 2-1 win over the Spireites.

First-half goals from Joe Bryan and Curtis Nelson gave the visitors a two-goal half-time cushion and, although Guy Branston put through his own net 12 minutes after the break, Plymouth held on for three precious points.

Argyle started well and had already created two chances before Bryan put them in front with a brilliant curling shot from the left side of the box in the 21st minute.

The visitors increased their lead five minutes later when Chesterfield failed to get the ball away and Nelson pounced to fire into the roof of the net from close range.

The hosts had offered little in the first half but they were handed a lifeline in the 57th minute when Branston turned a low cross into his own net.

They had plenty of possession but could not find a way through a stubborn defence and Andres Gurrieri missed a good chance to score a third late on.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Luton Town 15 30
2 Wycombe Wanderers 15 29
3 Burton Albion 15 28
4 Shrewsbury Town 15 27
5 Bury 15 27
6 Plymouth Argyle 15 26
7 Newport County AFC 15 23
8 Morecambe 15 23
9 Southend United 15 22
10 Exeter City 15 22
11 Cheltenham Town 15 22
12 Cambridge United 15 21
13 AFC Wimbledon 15 20
14 Portsmouth 15 20
15 Stevenage 15 20
16 Accrington Stanley 15 20
17 Mansfield Town 15 19
18 Northampton Town 15 18
19 Oxford United 15 16
20 Carlisle United 15 15
21 Dagenham & Redbridge 15 15
22 York City 15 12
23 Tranmere Rovers 15 11
24 Hartlepool United 15 11