Johnstone Paint Trophy Final 2012
Chesterfield 2-0 Swindon Town
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By Alex Byrom
Deputy Football Editor



The Johnstone Paint Trophy Final: see the full report here


Chesterfield got into the JPT fever as the mayor held the trophy aloft in a pre-match party.

From Derbyshire with love: This Chesterfield fan drove down to the Wembley showepiece to cheer on his local side.

The build-up adde spice, suspense and excitement in preparation for the final. 

Jack Lester (above blue) has an early sighter for Chesterfield.

Drew Talbot looks on as captain Ford clears away the danger, with Swindon looking dangerous early on. 

Here they come again: second half onslaught from the Robins as midfielder Ferry has a pop from distance but it's blocked.

Swindon striker Adam Connell battles with Mendy, trying to keep things moving for Swindon

All over now: Craig Westcarr - on the break - finally seals the trophy for the spirites, finishing off in stoppage time.

Chesterfield players run and celebrate with goalscorer Craig Westcarr (player with no top inset) as he scored the clincher to make it 2-0 in stoppage time. 

The Chesterfield fans go wild as the second goal goes in. Now they can celebrate the ending of their trophy drought of 44 years. 

Swindon boss looks on in dismay from the technical area as Swindon collapse to defeat. 

Despondent and heartbroken Swindon players walk up the Wemblet steps to receive their runners-up medals.

Swindon's sorry  players' look of despair says it all as they clap the new Johnstone Paint Trophy Champions.

The fans of both sides look at past games on the big screens.

Captain Jack Lester holds aloft the Johnstone Paint Trophy to bring the curtain down on 44 years of trophy drought for Chesterfield. 

Chesterfield players celebrate with the trophy - and champagne - as they prepare a lap of honour.

What's bigger? The trophy, or Manager John Sheridan's smile?

Chesterfield: Back to Derbyshire with a cup. The new champions begun the party, an the atmosphere is electric. 

The Man of the Match Craig Westcarr shows off the glittering trophy, and grins. 

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