All posts tagged with: Ollie Banks

Newport County 0-1 Tranmere Rovers Six Things: Super White Army secure back-to-back Play-Off promotions

Tranmere Rovers have secured back-to-back promotions thanks to Connor Jennings’ 119th-minute header, which gave them a 1-0 victory over Newport County in the League Two Play-Off Final. Here’s our Six Things from the game. Newport’s energy Newport began with a 4-4-2 shape, rather than the 3-5-2 their starting XI is also capable of, which showed… Read more →

Chesterfield Season Preview: the rebuild

Last season was disastrous for Chesterfield, who finished bottom of League One, 13 points adrift of safety. Just what went wrong? Supporter Alex Ambler discusses the problems at the Proact… Last year was a shambles right from the beginning. It all started in pre-season when our commercial manager thought it’d be a good idea to fake a raffle winner… Read more →

Oldham v Bradford: Shez starts strongly

James Hanson’s departure from Valley Parade has been greeted with some sadness, having spent eight years at the club with great memories along the way, but not the disappointment that there might have been previously. Hanson’s height and physical presence had made him a key component of Phil Parkinson’s direct outfit, but under Stuart McCall, the team did not… Read more →

Ariyibi stars as Spireites counter gung-ho Tykes

Chesterfield defeated Barnsley 2-1 at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon. It was a result which was partially down to questionable refereeing decisions and a fine performance from visiting goalkeeper Tommy Lee. However, to say bad luck was the only factor behind Barnsley’s defeat would be to neglect the fact that some of their problems were self-created. Although… Read more →