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Ref watch: Read up on Saturday’s man in the middle

David Webb has been appointed as referee for Chesterfield’s vital League One game against Oxford United on Saturday.

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Chesterfield boss Gary Caldwell

Caldwell wants to strengthen Spireites backroom as Purchase departs

Chesterfield boss Gary Caldwell wants to bolster another area of his backroom team after it was confirmed strength and conditioning coach Mal Purchase had left the club.

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Oxford United vs Chesterfield - Ched Evans contests a header - Pic By James Williamson

PREVIEW: Saturday’s visitors Oxford have shown what a good run of form can do

Saturday’s visitors Oxford United appear to be a side capable of building the kind of momentum Chesterfield need in the League One run in.

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Spireites boss Gary Caldwell

Spireites are odds on with bookies for the drop

Whilst there may be some Chesterfield fans who think the club can escape from the relegation zone, the bookies overwhelmingly think otherwise.

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Chesterfield v Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Checkatrade Trophy at the Proact on Tuesday August 30th 2016. Chesterfield player Derek Daly in action. Photo: Chris Etchells

Chesterfield winger leaves for Ireland

Derek Daly has signed for Waterford FC from Chesterfield, the League of Ireland First Division side has confirmed.

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RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid in secret talks for Hazard, Rooney’s agent flies to China, Mourinho wants Casemiro reunion

RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid in secret talks for Hazard, Rooney’s agent flies to China, Mourinho wants Casemiro reunion

Here are the stories making today’s headlines...

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Chesterfield v Oldham Athletic, Ched Evans is scythed down

Injuries have hampered Ched Evans’ season but boss says he can still play a big part

Chesterfield hope to have striker Ched Evans back on the training pitch by the end of this week.

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Paul Holland takes on Long Eaton academy role

Paul Holland takes on Long Eaton academy role

Former Ilkeston FC boss Paul Holland has accepted a role as Long Eaton United’s head of football development which will begin next season.

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Organisers and supporters of the Football 4 Autism sponsored walk pictured at the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield on Monday, they are from left, Gillian Scotford from Accessible Derbyshire, Nick Johnson Head of Media at Chesterfield FC, Andy Girdham from Autism Plus, walk organiser Ray Watts, Sean Goldsmith from Hallam 2, John Croot from Chesterfield FC Community Trust and Jane Carver also of Accessible Derbyshire.

Spireites ‘leading the way’ in support of Football4Autism walk

Chesterfield FC continue to ‘lead the way’ in supporting families affected by autism, having this week played hosted to the launch of a charity walk.

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OPINION: Derby County’s season is over and there are tough decisions ahead!

OPINION: Derby County’s season is over and there are tough decisions ahead!

Nigel Clough’s return to Derby saw Burton Albion go home with a draw and unbeaten against The Rams in their first two ever league meetings.

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Marcus Dinanga

Matlock up to third with win over Skelmersdale

Matlock’s expected win at bottom club Skelmersdale saw them advance into a play-off spot of third - but the 2-0 win on Tuesday night did not come without a scare and frustration along the way.

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Ian Evatt leads the Chesterfield side at Millwall

Column: Reality has bitten Chesterfield’s young players hard this week

Chesterfield’s young players have been given a heavy dose of reality this week.

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RUMOUR MILL: Rooney’s China moves hinges on cup final place, Conte signs Chelsea extension, Koeman to splash cash on Oxlade-Chamberlain, Spurs set to move for Isco

RUMOUR MILL: Rooney’s China moves hinges on cup final place, Conte signs Chelsea extension, Koeman to splash cash on Oxlade-Chamberlain, Spurs set to move for Isco

Here are the stories making today’s headlines...

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Chesterfield's new boss Gary Caldwell, centre, flanked by company director Ashley Carson, left, and Chris Turner, right

Director admits Swedish bid was turned down but ‘deal can be done’ for £10m

A bid of £10m could yet be enough to secure ownership of Chesterfield FC, despite an offer of that exact amount being rejected last month.

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Matlock Town  assistant manager, Glenn Kirkwood.

Kirkwood: ‘Third spot means nothing at this stage of the season’

Joint boss Glenn Kirkwood says Matlock Town’s third place means absolutely nothing right now.

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LOOK: Gutsy Spireites battle to a point at Millwall.

Gary Caldwell’s Spireites battled to a gutsy 0-0 draw at Millwall last night

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Gary Caldwell and his players applaud the away fans after Spireites draw at Millwall

Caldwell: ‘Desire levels will keep Chesterfield up’

Gary Caldwell believes the battling 0-0 draw with Millwall shows exactly why Chesterfield will remain in League One.

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Sam Hird keeps close tabs on Millwall's Fred Onyedinma (Howard Roe/AHPIX.com)

Millwall 0 Chesterfield 0: Gutsy Spireites prove a point in the capital

Gutsy Chesterfield escaped Millwall with a much needed point tonight.

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Malcolm Darling, in white, is pictured sliding in to steer the ball past Peterboroughs Eric Steele

RETRO: Chesterfield’s Darling, known for ability to earn penalties, on target at the Posh

This week’s Spireites retro takes us back to 22nd February 1975, when Malcoln Darling was on target in a Chesterfield win against Peterborough.

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Chesterfield's new boss Gary Caldwell, centre, flanked by company director Ashley Carson, left, and Chris Turner, right

Spireites director to release statement on rumoured £10m Swedish consortium bid

Chesterfield director Ashley Carson has promised to make a statement tomorrow to address rumours of a £10m bid for the club from a Swedish consortium.

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