Owls made to pay penalty

A late Dean Morgan penalty gave Chesterfield a hard-earned 1-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday at the B2net Stadium.

Last Updated: 18/02/12 at 18:45

Morgan: Penalty hero

Morgan: Penalty hero

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

John Bostock fouled Nicky Ajose with 12 minutes remaining and Morgan dispatched the spot-kick in front of 2,800 Owls fans who had seen their team squander several first-half chances.

Wednesday dominated much of the first half without finding a finish as Ryan Lowe, Reda Johnson and Lewis Buxton all went close before Lowe had convincing claims for a penalty turned down. However, Chesterfield had their moments with Stephen Bywater having to tip a 20-yard drive from Liam Ridehalgh over the crossbar.

The home side came into the game after half-time and Bywater made another good save to deny Drew Talbot in the 64th minute before Morgan was presented with the chance to make the breakthrough from the penalty spot.

The Owls almost responded immediately but Tommy Lee clawed away a Rob Jones header to leave Gary Megson's side regretting those early missed chances.

A third straight league defeat for the first time since March last year meant Wednesday missed the chance to reclaim second place in the table while the win saw Chesterfield, temporarily at least, move to within a single point of safety.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Sunday, 24 May 2015
17:30
Preston 4-0 Swindon Report
Monday, 11 May 2015
19:45
Swindon 5-5 Sheff Utd  
Sunday, 10 May 2015
12:15
Preston 3-0 Chesterfld Report
Thursday, 07 May 2015
19:45
Chesterfld 0-1 Preston Report
Sheff Utd 1-2 Swindon Report
Sunday, 03 May 2015
12:15
Barnsley 5-0 Rochdale Report
Bristol C 8-2 Walsall Report
Colchester 1-0 Preston Report
Crawley 1-2 Coventry Report
Crewe 0-1 Bradford Report

Footer 365

Middlesbrough 0-2 Norwich: Cameron Jerome and Nathan Redmond strike as Canaries seal immediate return to Premier League

Norwich City gained promotion to the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Yaya Toure will stay at Manchester City, insists agent Dimitri Seluk

Yaya Toure will stay at Manchester City, according to his agent.

UEFA chief Michel Platini says it would be good for football if Sepp Blatter loses FIFA election

Michel Platini is backing Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan in Friday’s FIFA presidential election.

Mail Box

Can We Combine Danny And Theo?

The finishing of Theo Walcott and the hold-up play of Danny Welbeck would be just perfect. Plus, lots of Brendan Rodgers, some Big Sam and all hail Degsy...

Only One Real Manager Of The Year

Winning the Premier League with the best squad in the Premier League is only par; Ronald Koeman did a whole lot better. Plus, the last word on Raheem and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company