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REPORT | Chesterfield 2 v 1 Academy

30 November 2019

Rotherham United's Academy suffered their first defeat of the 2019/20 Youth Alliance campaign on Friday, narrowly losing out to Chesterfield away from home.

Javanne Smith rattled in a quick-fire double for the hosts despite a bright start from the Millers, but Jerome Greaves hit one back when a poor clearance paved the way for him to latch onto a cross and head home from close range. 

The Millers were persistent as they searched for a leveller, but they were unable to restore parity in Derbyshire as the Spireites held on to secure all three points.  

Millers | Ellis; Hanley, Hull, Smith, Salah (Millen 69'); Peel-Evans, Spence, Gratton, Gateshill; Kenny (Wenham 80'); Greaves. 

Unused | Scott.

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