Letter: I'm a supporter of Chelsea but was delighted by my hometown club's efforts at Stamford Bridge

Born and raised in Chesterfield (where my family still reside), I have lived in London for the past 15 years, supporting my local club Chelsea.

Thursday, 13th January 2022, 12:00 pm

However when my hometown club were lucky enough to face the European Champions in the FA Cup third round draw, I couldn’t help but root for the Spireites.

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to attend such a huge match for Chesterfield FC.

The atmosphere when Akwasi Asante scored for Chesterfield was electric.

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A former Chesterfield resident is proud of the recent achievements of the Spireites.

Even in the Chelsea end, where we were sitting as season ticket holders, the Chelsea fans around us extended their congratulations!

We can now proudly boast that Chesterfield scored against the European Champions.

Rachel Howard

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