Wombles edge past Spireites
The 29-year-old was the joint-top scorer in the division last
season and opened his account for the new campaign in the 35th
minute, sweeping home after collecting Angus MacDonald’s lofted
The visitors, relegated from League One last season, made much
of the early running with Drew Talbot immediately involved, finding
Marc Richards who teed himself up before volleying wide of Seb
Talbot could have twice put John Sheridan’s side ahead after
that but found Brown equal to his stinging drives, before Warren
Cummings cleared Jordan Bowery’s goal-bound effort off the
Midson then made Chesterfield pay for their wastefulness in
front of goal but the Spireites piled on the pressure in the second
half in search of an equaliser.
Brown had to be at his best to deny Sam Togwell, diving low to
turn his strike round the post but that was the best opportunity
they could muster as the Dons held on.