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Whaddon Road Ground (ATT 2,317) 25th February 2014 - Kick off 19:45

Cheltenhm Cheltenham Town vs Chesterfield Chesterfld

Cheltenhm 1

B Harrison (57)

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Chesterfld 4

D Gardner (22)
E Doyle (23)
O Banks (26)
L Cooper (29)

Spireites hit Robins for four

Last Updated: 25/02/14 10:52pm

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Dan Gardner: In amongst the goals

Dan Gardner: In amongst the goals

Cheltenham crashed to their worst home defeat of the season as rampant League Two leaders Chesterfield romped to a 4-1 victory.

The Spireites had wrapped up the points by half-time, with four goals in a mere seven minutes doing the damage.

Dan Gardner drilled home a 22nd-minute opener after collecting a Gary Roberts pass, and the former Swindon midfielder also set up the next just two minutes later for Eoin Doyle, who rifled his shot high into Scott Brown's net.

A mistake by Robins right-back Mitch Brundle gifted the ball to Ollie Banks and he thundered his shot into the top corner for the visitors' third after 26 minutes, before Liam Cooper glanced in a header from a 29th-minute corner.

Jermaine McGlashan was denied by Spireites goalkeeper Tommy Lee at the start of the second half and, with the visitors content to sit on their lead, the Robins began to exert themselves on the game.

Byron Harrison headed home a corner to reduce the arrears after 57 minutes and they would have edged closer still had Ashley Vincent and Terry Gornell not missed gilt-edged chances later in the half.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 13 28
2 Bury 13 26
3 Burton Albion 13 25
4 Luton Town 13 24
5 Plymouth Argyle 13 22
6 Morecambe 13 22
7 Shrewsbury Town 13 21
8 Southend United 13 21
9 Newport County AFC 13 19
10 Cheltenham Town 13 19
11 Cambridge United 13 18
12 Northampton Town 13 18
13 AFC Wimbledon 13 18
14 Portsmouth 13 17
15 Stevenage 13 17
16 Mansfield Town 13 17
17 Exeter City 13 16
18 Accrington Stanley 13 16
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 13 14
20 Oxford United 13 13
21 Carlisle United 13 12
22 Hartlepool United 13 11
23 York City 13 10
24 Tranmere Rovers 13 9