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Lester fears trip to Forest Green may come too soon for talismanic defender

Jack Lester fears that tomorrow’s do-or-die clash at Forest Green Rovers may come too soon for his talismanic defender.

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Chesterfield company secretary Ashley Carson (Pic: Tina Jenner)

VIDEO: Ashley Carson’s interview in full as fans demand answers from director

Chesterfield director Ashley Carson has been in the interview hot seat this afternoon, facing a barrage of questions posed by the club’s fanbase.

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Paul Mitchell of Sheffield Utd during the 2017/18 Photocall at Bramall Lane Stadium, Sheffield. Picture date 7th September 2017. Picture credit should read: Sportimage

Chesterfield in need of a new head of recruitment

Chesterfield are in need of a head of recruitment according to first team boss Jack Lester.

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Chesterfield FC v Forest Green Rovers.'Kristian Dennis rises above the Forest Green defense.

PREVIEW: Plenty of common ground with Saturdays hosts as Town face do-or-die fixture

Chesterfield travel to a side with whom they share many similarities for one of the biggest games of the League Two season.

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Ashley Carson unveils Jack Lester as the club's new first team manager

Spireites director on why he hasn’t quit, plans for relegation, the manager’s future and takeover status

Chesterfield’s Football League status might still be hanging by a thread but the club’s board are already planning for life in the National League.

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Owner Dave Allen with directors Ashley Carson, Mike Warner and John Croot

COLUMN: Dear Dave Allen, where did it all go wrong?

Dear Dave Allen, how has it ever come to this for Chesterfield Football Club?

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Lester responds to criticism of January signings and insists there’s time for players to become heroes

Jack Lester says financial constraints made it difficult to recruit players in January.

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Maguire says squad are devastated but still believe they can escape the drop

Chesterfield defender Laurence Maguire says the players are ‘devastated’ at how the season has gone so far, but insists they believe they can beat the drop.

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‘We’re not playing Real Madrid, we’re going to places we’re capable of winning’

Jack Lester says Chesterfield could ‘easily’ pick up a much needed win at high flying Exeter tomorrow night.

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How did the Spireites players rate in defeat to Mansfield?

Spireits sunk a step nearer to relegation after a defeat to Mansfield at the weekend.

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Chesterfield company secretary Ashley Carson (Pic: Tina Jenner)

Submit your questions for Derbyshire Times interview with Spireites director

Chesterfield FC director Ashley Carson will be in the interview hot seat on Wednesday and Spireites fans have the chance to submit their questions.

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Lester wants youngster to fight his way back into the team

Chesterfield boss Jack Lester says he wants to see Joe Rowley fight his way back into the starting XI.

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Evatt challenges Chesterfield team-mates after derby defeat to Mansfield Town

Ian Evatt has asked the entire Chesterfield squad to look themselves in the mirror and ask if they’re doing enough to get the club out of trouble, after a ‘heartbreaking’ defeat by Mansfield.

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Lester: ‘There will be families hurting from that result’

Jack Lester said his players didn’t live up to the ‘needle’ of today’s big derby, after he suffered his first ever defeat to Mansfield Town.

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MATCH REPORT: Chesterfield 0-1 Mansfield Town - Spireites suffer derby day defeat

Another big chance to pick up much needed points came and went for Chesterfield, who slumped to a derby day defeat at home to Mansfield Town.

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Chesterfield FC v Lincoln City, Jacob Brown

Brown well aware of derby’s significance

Jacob Brown insists he’s well aware of how significant today’s derby game against the Stags is.

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Picture by Howard Roe/AHPIX.com;Football;League One;'10/04/2018  KO  7.45pm; copyright picture;Howard Roe;07973 739229'                         'Chesterfield midfielder Jak McCourt is helped to his feet after suffering a suspected discolated shoulder during the match between Morecambe and Chesterfield.

Midfielder sore, but in contention for Stags game after shoulder ‘popped back in’

Jak McCourt dislocated his shoulder this week at Morecambe but he’s still in contention for today’s game against Mansfield Town.

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Lester on the ‘sweet spot’ Spireites have to hit during heat and hatred of derby

Jack Lester wants his players to hit a ‘sweet spot’ tomorrow amid the heat and hatred of the Spireites-Stags derby.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Chesterfield FC v Swindon Town; 24/03/2018 KO 15.00; Proact Stadium; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Spireites boss Jack Lester celebrates victory over Swindon at the full-time whistle

Lester wants to see Tuesday’s fighting spirit in Saturday’s ‘massive’ derby game

Jack Lester says Tuesday’s stirring comeback at Morecambe shows his men still have fight left in them, ahead of a ‘massive’ derby with Mansfield Town.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Cheltenham Town v Chesterfield FC; 17/03/2018 KO 15.00; LCI Rail Stadium; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Robbie Weir and Andy Kellett combine to steal the ball from Cheltenham's Carl Winchester

Weir: ‘Everyone needs to bring something to the table’

Robbie Weir is demanding that every Chesterfield player contributes to the League Two survival cause.

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