Another stern test, on a good pitch in front of a good crowd for Chesterfield today

Chesterfield face another stern test today in the National League, according to manager Martin Allen.

Saturday, 29th September 2018, 9:19 am
Chesterfield FC v Maidenhead United. Curtis Weston makes a charge down the right wing in the second half.

The 20th-placed Spireites visit 18th-placed Maidstone United, who have a two-point lead over them.

Allen says they’re a side who make life difficult, on a good pitch, in front of a vociferous support.

“They got promotion a couple of years ago, they’ve stabilised,” he said.

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“They’ve got a good catchment area with a lot of decent clubs not too far from them,

“They always do very, very well, they’re well organised, hard working, play 3-5-2, difficult to play against and make it hard for you to beat them.

“They’ve got a good pitch, I’ve seen their facility, I know what that’s all about.

“They have a good, passionate crowd.”