We’ve searched our archives to bring you these fantastic pictures from when the Spireites played at the old ground at Saltergate.
From 1871 to 2010 Chesterfield Football Club played at Saltergate – but after the club’s relocation to Sheffield Road, the site stood empty and was sold to Barratt Homes in 2012.
Here we look back at the glory years at Saltergate – and some of the great players that graced its hallowed turf...
Alan Birch in full flight in 1981 Photo: Sheffield Newspapers Ltd
Chesterfield FC.1965 L to R rear Holmes, Watkins, Osborne, Blakey, Beresford, Sears. L to R front Duncan, Stephenson,Clarke, Hollett and McCann Photo: Sheffield Newspapers Ltd
Chesterfield v Mansfield was always a bid derby clash. Photo: Chad
Chesterfield FC 1956-57: L to r rear W.Whitehouse, T.Flockett, R.W.G.Powell, D.Blakey, J.B.Hutchinson, F.J.Capel
L to R front W.Sowden.K.Havenhand. J.W.Smallwood. G.B.Smith and R.A,Cunliffe Photo: Sheffield Newspapers Ltd