Recap: Laurence Maguire scores twice as Chesterfield complete stunning comeback against Notts County

Chesterfield are gunning for back-to-back wins as they host promotion rivals Notts County tonight (7.45pm KO).

By Liam Norcliffe
Tuesday, 1st March 2022, 9:45 pm
Chesterfield v Notts County - live updates.
Chesterfield v Notts County - live updates.

The second-placed Spireites recorded their first victory in five on Saturday against Yeovil Town.

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The Magpies, meanwhile, jumped into the play-off places with a 2-0 success at Woking.

Notts could close the gap on Town to just three points with a win in Derbyshire this evening.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at the game and will provide all the build-up, team news, updates and reaction.

Chesterfield v Notts County: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Tuesday, 01 March, 2022, 23:45

  • FT: Chesterfield 3 v 1 Notts County (7.45pm KO)
  • Elisha Sam scores excellent opener on 40 minutes for Notts County
  • Laurence Maguire heads equaliser on 60 minutes and then scores again on 86 minutes
  • Spireites stay 2nd after win but cut gap to leaders Stockport to three points
  • Akwasi Asante scores late penalty after Liam Mandeville fouled
  • One change for Chesterfield as Saidou Khan replaces Joe Quigley
  • (4-2-3-1) Loach; King, Grimes (C), Maguire, Whittle; Kellermann, Whelan; Mandevile, Khan, Miller; Asante. Subs: Minter, Kerr, Williams, Rowley, Quigley.

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What a night. Enjoyed that.

Liam Norcliffe's Chesterfield player ratings from thrilling comeback win against Notts County

Two goals from Laurence Maguire and an Akwasi Asante penalty secured a thrilling second-half Chesterfield comeback against rivals Notts County.

NOTTS COUNTY REACTION: Chesterfield's stunning comeback was memorable night for Paul Cook

Chesterfield’s stunning second-half comeback against Notts County was one of Paul Cook’s most memorable moments in his two spells at the Spireites.

FT: Chesterfield 3 v 1 Notts County

A brilliant comeback from the Spireites. Deserved win in the end.

Reaction coming up.

From Loach to keep out Cameron’s header.



He tucks away the penalty.

Five minutes added.

Penalty to Chesterfield!

Mandeville brought down. Chance for a third. Asante to take.



Loz is at the double with a scrambled effort.

Chesterfield lead 2-1 with four minutes remaining.

For Chesterfield. Jaros denied Rowley and then King’s shot is parried for a corner.

For Asante but he scuffs his shot.

83 played, 1-1.

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