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MD1 post-match reaction

1 year ago By Ashley Cox

Chesterfield and Cooper discuss the weekend's draw

Manager Gavin Chesterfield was in a contemplative mood following his squad’s first game in the JD Welsh Premier League.

Quizzed on the hotly-debated Aberystwyth Town equaliser that denied his team an opening victory, the Barry boss adopted a matter-of-fact approach, stating “If the referee’s got it right, then credit to him”.

“If he hasn’t, it doesn’t really matter, because the goal’s been given. We’ve got to take our medicine and look ahead now”.

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Sgorio: Aberystwyth

Reflecting on Sunday night's 1-1 draw at Jenner Park, Chesterfield called the televised outing a good day for the club, while offering some positive words for his pair of starting debutants, who combined effectively for Barry's opening goal.

“Ryan (Newman) gave us a lot of energy in midfield and Kayne (McLaggon) gave us a lot of nous up front”.

Meanwhile, fan favourite Luke Cooper commented on the fixture being a “tough test” for his team.

“They (Aberystwyth) were very physical, but we dealt with it and dug deep for each other”.

Our full post-match interview with Chesterfield and Cooper can be found here.

Updated 15:57 - 22 Aug 2017 by Ashley Cox

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