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Branston on his pride at leading Town, why managers should want the job and how the players have responded to him

Guy Branston admits it will be a proud moment to stand on the touchline as Chesterfield manager, but insists he doesn’t want the job permanently.

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Brendon Daniels

Alfreton Town march on in FA Cup after seeing off AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Alfreton Town finally hurdled the first obstacle in their 2017/18 FA Cup season when they won their Second Qualifying Round replay at AFC Rushden & Diamonds on Tuesday night, after recovering from a 0-2 setback in the original tie.

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Raheem Sterling

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City could propose to swap Raheem Sterling for Alexis Sanchez in January | PSG offer Edinson Cavani to Real Madrid

The proposed swap deal featuring Raheem Sterling and Alexis Sanchez could be revived once the January transfer window reopens.

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Dominic Calvert-Lewin puts Everton ahead. Picture by FRANK REID

Everton Carabao Cup hero Calvert-Lewin ‘always’ in Koeman’s mind

Ronald Koeman says Dominic Calvert-Lewin is “always” in his mind after his brilliantly-taken brace sank Sunderland.

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Jerome Binnom-Williams on crutches in Portugal after rolling his ankle

Binnom-Williams gives insight into timeline for return, Rowley closer to a comeback

One of Chesterfield’s long-term injury victims hopes to be back in action in the next two months.

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Jack Lester leaving pitch Chesterfield FC v Exeter

Spireites ready to compile shortlist and set deadline for appointment

Chesterfield will tomorrow begin to compile a shortlist from the deluge of applications for the vacanct manager’s position.

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Chesterfield FC v Torquay Utd 
Guy Branston, left and Jack Lester

COLUMN: One of the biggest decisions in Chesterfield’s 151-year history

Chesterfield’s own version of Groundhog Day is here again and this time they simply cannot afford to get things wrong.

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Karim Benzema

RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid considering selling Karim Benzema | United boss Jose Mourinho wants Alexis Sanchez

Here are today’s main football rumours.

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Chesterfield v Middlesbrough 1997 FA cup semi final. Fabrizio Ravanelli in action for Boto.

Does 1997 FA Cup Boro star Ravanelli want the Spireites job?

One of the men who broke Chesterfield hearts 20 years ago could be interested in the managerial vacancy at the Proact.

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa, who is the subject of a final 'take-it-or-leave-it' offer of �57 million from Atletico Madrid, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Atletico Madrid make final £57m offer for Diego Costa, while Liverpool and Arsenal battle for Draxler

Atletico Madrid have made a final ‘take-it-or-leave-it’ offer of £57 million for wantaway Chelsea striker Diego Costa, according to today’s football transfer grapevine.

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Gary Caldwell

OPINION: ‘Sacking Gary Caldwell just does not make sense’

I would like someone to explain the business case – and the logic – in what has happened in the last few months at Chesterfield FC.

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Former Chesterfield assistant manager Steve Eyre

Chesterfield still ‘best club in League Two,’ insists Eyre

One of the men earmarked by bookies as a potential new Chesterfield manager believes they’re still the best club in League Two.

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Chesterfield FC v Accrington, Scott Wiseman speaks with angry fans at the full time whistle

Wiseman speaks out over incident shown in social media footage

Scott Wiseman has spoken out to reassure the Chesterfield fanbase that he was not involved in an angry confrontation with fans at full-time on Saturday at the Proact.

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Chesterfield v Notts County....Bloody afternoon for Chesterfield defender Dean Holden as County manager Martin Allen bellows out

Bookies favourites: Odds given on club legends, a former manager, a current Spireite and experienced gaffers

Club legends, a former manager and even a current player are among the early bookies’ favourites for the Chesterfield job.

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LOOK: Can you spot a familiar face in our Chesterfield fans gallery?

Chesterfield fans suffered more disappointment after a 2-1 home defeat to Accrington.

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Lee Clay shoots at goal. Picture by David Clark.

Clay Cross get revenge after dramatic last day

They say that revenge is sweet and it came no sweeter than on Saturday when Clay Cross Town played host to Collingham FC at Mill Lane.

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Match gallery: The action from Gary Caldwell’s last match as Chesterfield boss

A 2-1 defeat at home to Accrington Stanley ended Gary Caldwell’s tenure as Chesterfield boss.

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Spireites legend planning to throw hat in the ring for manager job

Spireites legend planning to throw hat in the ring for manager job

A Chesterfield FC legend plans to speak to the club to express his interest in the vacant managerial position.

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Gary Caldwell

OPINION: Chesterfield board must get new appointment and structure right

The Chesterfield board of directors need to seriously look at the ‘manager selection process’ before moving forward with the next appointment.

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Brilliant Belgian Kevin De Bruyne, who is set to be offered a bumper new contract by Manchester City, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City to offer De Bruyne bumper contract, while Real Madrid eye Arsenal’s Sanchez

Brilliant Belgian Kevin De Bruyne is set to be offered a bumper, new contract by Manchester City to reward his fine start to the Premier League season.

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