Spireites: Chesterfield boss Paul Cook reflects on ‘fair result’ with Oldham Athletic

Chesterfield manager Paul Cook
Chesterfield manager Paul Cook

Chesterfield boss Paul Cook wants his players to turn draws in to wins after they were held at home to Oldham Athletic.

The Spireites fell behind shortly after the re-start when Jonathan Forte’s penalty gave the Latics a 47th minute lead.

A first home goal for Sam Clucas pulled Chesterfield level and there were chances for both teams before the final whistle.

He said: “It was probably a fair result but it’s disappointing to concede a goal after half-time.

“If you want to be a successful club you’ve got to improve and when you make mistakes don’t continue to make the same ones.

“Unfortunately we’re making them again at the minute and it’s costing us more points than what we’ve got.

“We’re doing OK but you’ve got to want more. At the minute we’re just not going that extra yard that I feel is important in football.

“It’s something that we demand out of the lads every day. We’re a nice team, we’re a good team, we’re involved in a lot of good games and we get a lot of plaudits for that.

“We now want to be winners, we want to be up there with the Bristol City’s, we want to win more games but at the minute we’re not doing it.

“We’ve come a long way quickly and credit to our supporters, our home support were fantastic.”

Full time report: Chesterfield 1 Oldham 1