john Sheridan’s Chesterfield bounced back from their opening day defeat at Tranmere to salvage a draw at home against Stevenage but it was a close run thing, with Jack Lester earning a point with a goal in the sixth minute of added time.
Until then it looked as though it would be another defeat for Spireites after they fell behind five minutes before the break.
A corner won from a free kick routine and disputed by the players led to Charles heading in from just under the bar.
Stevenage’s tactics met with the wrath of the home fans and the Chesterfield players. Stevenage had a tough, uncompromising rearguard and their in your face tactics seemed to involve flailing arms or a wrestling hold in every challenge. But after all that came Lester’s goal and a point.
For a full report, see the Green’Un.
Also, Danny rues Cup exit.