TEAM NEWS: First pro start for teenager and Ched Evans is back in the line-up

Chesterfield FC v Fleetwood Town, Ched Evans

Chesterfield FC v Fleetwood Town, Ched Evans

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Chesterfield manager Danny Wilson has handed Ricky German the first start of his professional career.

The 17-year-old striker will play up front alongside Ched Evans today against League One leaders Scunthorpe United.

For Evans it’s a first start since September.

It ends speculation about his fitness after Wilson refused to reveal whether it was Evans or Paul McGinn who had suffered an injury set-back.

Kristian Dennis is out with a calf injury picked up in midweek against Fleetwood.

Chesterfield: Fulton, O’Neil, Donohue, Hird, Anderson, Liddle, Nolan, Ariyibi, O’Shea, Evans, German. Subs: Allinson, Evatt, Gardner, Mitchell, Dimaio, Simons, Graham.

Scunthorpe United: Daniels, Sutton, Townsend, Mirfin, Wallace, Holmes, Morris, Dawson, Bishop, Madden, Van Veen. Subs: Anyon, Hopper, Mantom, Smallwood, Goode, Margetts, Ness.

Referee: Mr Oliver Langford. Assistants: Mr Geoffrey Russell, Mr Adam Crysell.