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Sam Morsy captains Chesterfield to 2-2 draw against Scunthorpe

Sam Morsy was awarded captaincy in ’s 2-2 draw against Scunthorpe United.

An inspired second-half comeback from Chesterfield, captained by Egypt-eligible Sam Morsy, earned themselves a third round replay against fellow League One side Scunthorpe United.

Scunthorpe United took the lead in the 18th minute when Alex Davey fired home from outside the box.

Lyle Taylor doubled the home sides lead in the 43rd minute slotting home beating goalkeeper Thomas Lee.

Chesterfield’s comeback began in the 70th minute when Eoin Doyle covered a penalty after Gary Roberts was brought down inside the box. It was Eoin Doyle’s 18th of the season.

The comeback was complete in the 84th minute when Jay O’Shea equalise into the bottom left corner of the goal.

The replay will be played at the Spireites’ stadium, The Proact. If they proceed to the fourth round they will play fellow Derbyshire side Derby County.

Ahmad Yousef is a proud Egyptian football fanatic who started playing football at a young age and was scouted for Ipswich Town. A hardcore Tottenham Hotspur fan and Zamalek supporter by blood, Ahmad mainly follows European football involving Egyptian players and the Egyptian national team. Ahmad’s love for Egyptian players abroad is what initially spurred him into writing. He now writes regularly and is also an editor at

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