So, what was happening across the county in the year that Reflections was born? Plenty is the answer – from the closure of the Avenue Coking Plant at Wingerworth to the opening of the Toyota car plant near Derby. In between, 1992 brought us the worst crime figures ever in Derbyshire, a right royal launch for Carsington Reservoir, the decision to move Arkwright Town across the road and the introduction of ‘traffic calming’ in the county, as Barrie Farnsworth reports.
Chesterfield FC legend Ernie Moss hung up his playing boots, aged 42, at the end of the 1991-92 season after joining the Spireites as a 17-year-old back in 1967. Ernie played for Chesterfield in three spells, making a total of 539 appearances and scoring a club record of 192 goals. He helped Spireites to the Fourth Division championship in 1969-70 and 1984-85 and was part of the 1981 side that lifted the Anglo-Scottish Cup, beating mighty Glasgow Rangers along the way. His other league clubs included Mansfield Town, Port Vale, Doncaster Rovers, Peterborough United, Lincoln City, Stockport County, Scarborough and Rochdale. He played a total of 749 league games. He went on to play for non-league sides Kettering Town, Matlock Town and Shepshed Charterhouse before embarking on a 15-year career as manager at clubs including Matlock Town and Belper Town…Read More