MATCH PACK – Chesterfield (H)

SETTING THE SCENE Chesterfield make the relatively short 280-mile round journey from Derbyshire to Tyneside to face a Gateshead side with no win in six, and with only three goals in that time. After Gateshead’s defeat to Eastleigh last time out, the play-offs now appear to be out of reach meaning, barring a minor miracle, […]

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LONG READ: Belief Still There For Barrow

By Dominic Scurr FOUR hours into the return journey from an agonising 1-0 defeat at Eastleigh, Gateshead captain Scott Barrow grabs a coffee at Woodall Services and takes a seat to reflect on the day’s proceedings.  A looping 16th-minute header from Spitfires stand-in skipper Reda Johnson proved decisive as the Hampshire outfit moved seven points […]

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Forbes Frustrated Following Eastleigh Defeat

By Dominic Scurr TEENAGE midfielder Elliot Forbes was frustrated to mark his return to the starting XI with a 1-0 defeat at Eastleigh despite a Man of the Match display.  Forbes played the full 90-minutes at The Silverlake Stadium as Reda Johnson’s 16th-minute header was enough for the Spitfires to claim all three points and […]

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