Vital Football

Latest Chesterfield FC News

Gnanduillet And Wafula take centre stage.

Gnanduillet And  Wafula  take centre stage.

A good crowd of over 500 turned out for the Derbyshire Senior Cup Quarter Final against Belper Town, quite a few vocal Belper fans had turned up to cheer on their team.

The first 15 minutes Spireites were poor and went behind after 11 minutes when Tuton managed to score. Belper were clearly up for this and looked a very physically strong side. The scores were level when Randall scored from the penalty spot after Rushbury handled the ball in his own penalty area.

The Spireites went in front when Gnanduillet ran towards the Belper defence, produced a few step overs before unleashing a right footed thunderbolt Into the goal. He then came towards the West Stand and stood in front of the fans and spread his arms wide. Suddenly he had arrived, having struggled to get into the game he was now full of energy and looking dangerous.

H.T 2-1

After the break a lovely cross from Randall found Hazell who headed home to put the Spireites 3-1 up. In the 65th minute Warne a former Spireite pulled a goal back for the visitors.

Randall gave a penalty away, luckily Barrington produced a brilliant save to deny the visitors a deserved equaliser.

Wafula who was my Man of the Match headed home from a Townsend corner. He looks a great prospect, produced some good touches and managed to find space, full of running. In my opinion if Darikwa did get sold in the summer I feel Wafula could be a natural replacement for him.

F.T. 4-2

A lot of credit must go to Belper for putting in a great performance more then matching their opponents, the Spireites just had a bit more class. I can see why Belper are having a good season, I would like to wish them well and hope they win the promotion they deserve.

Gnanduillet looks a great prospect, he showed great composure, as a great awareness and produced some good passes. He's got plenty of pace and he is fit and very athletic. His body strength needs working on, although he's not scared to get stuck in.

Dungworth the reserve team coach talking to the official website said: 'Armand took his goal very well. He was very positive when he picked up the ball and it was a great strike. 'Towards the end of the game, he had another great afford which forced the keeper to make what I thought was the save of the match. '

The crowd were buzzing and impressed with the Ivorian youngster, they particularly enjoyed his goal and the celebration and his response to the crowd. Dungworth was also impressed with the Right Back Brindley he said: Richard looked very energetic and full off confidence. He got forward really well in the first-half supporting Wafula and he looked a great threat. In terms of defending he did quite well in the second half. '

Both players performed well and should be very proud of themselves, in the end it was an enjoyable evening were the crowd went home happy having been fully entertained by both teams.

Chesterfield face Matlock Town at Causeway Lane on the 12th of February in the Semi Final of the Derbyshire Senior Cup.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Deano The Spireite
Date:Wednesday January 30 2013
Time: 10:43PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Chesterfield Articles

After Game Player Interviews Explained

Scientific researchers have discovered that a tendency for professional footballers to overuse the words 'um' 'ah' and 'err' in post game press interviews...

No More ******* Bad Language - EFL

The Football League, or EFL for those with a rebrand nature, have called on fans across the country to say no to 'starry' language or no more...

FA Cup First Round Proper - Full Draw (17/10/16)

The draw for the first round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Chesterfield's FA Cup Ball Number Known (17/10/16)

With the FA Cup first round draw later this evening (Monday), clubs have been allocated ball numbers for the first stage of this year's competition.

Archived Vital Chesterfield Articles

Vital Chesterfield articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Chesterfield
Write For Vital Chesterfield
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bradford v Chesterfield
Suggested By:
Chesterfield win50%
Bradford win50%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 15 9 4 2 31 17
2 Bolton 15 8 4 3 28 7
3 Bradford 15 6 8 1 26 7
4 Sheff Utd 14 7 4 3 25 7
5 Bristol Rovers 14 6 5 3 23 3
6 Wimbledon 15 6 5 4 23 3
7 Port Vale 15 6 4 5 22 -2
8 Northampton 15 5 6 4 21 3
9 Rochdale 15 6 3 6 21 0
10 Peterborough 15 5 5 5 20 6
11 Bury 15 6 2 7 20 0
12 Walsall 14 5 5 4 20 -1
13 Fleetwood 14 5 4 5 19 2
14 Oxford 15 5 4 6 19 -1
15 Southend 15 5 4 6 19 -7
16 Millwall 14 5 3 6 18 -3
17 Charlton 14 3 8 3 17 3
18 Gillingham 15 4 5 6 17 -6
19 MK Dons 15 4 4 7 16 -4
20 Swindon 15 4 4 7 16 -4
21 Coventry 14 3 6 5 15 -4
22 Oldham 15 3 6 6 15 -8
23 Chesterfield 14 3 3 8 12 -5
24 Shrewsbury 15 2 4 9 10 -13
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Chesterfield Results (view all)

Chesterfield Fixtures (view all)

Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Nov 13 2016 2:15PM : Sheffield United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Nov 22 2016 7:45PM : Milton Keynes Dons (a)
Sky Bet League One
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Vital Football Comment