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OPINION: Allen impresses with Talbot U-turn, whilst Evatt impresses with landing his first managerial job

Five weeks after an experienced and popular trio were shown the door upon the arrival of Martin Allen at Chesterfield, broken hearts were mended when one of them made an unanticipated return.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Barnet v Chesterfield FC; 05/05/2018 KO 15:00; The Hive Stadium; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Ian Evatt thanks the travelling fans after defeat at Barnet

Ian Evatt set for Proact return this season...with another National League club

Ian Evatt is set for a return to the Proact Stadium next season, in charge of one of Chesterfield’s new National League rivals.

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Martin Allen and his staff face questions from Town fans at a Q and A (Pic: Tina Jenner)

Allen struggles to put frustration into words after plug is pulled on striker deal

Chesterfield’s move for a striker broke down at the 11th hour on Friday, much to Martin Allen’s frustration.

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Drew Talbot gets forward against Grimsby.

BREAKING: Allen brings popular Spireite back to the club

Drew Talbot’s Chesterfield exile lasted just five weeks before Martin Allen brought him back to the Proact.

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Chesterfield confirm further departure from the Proact

Chesterfield have confirmed the departure of defender Scott Wiseman.

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Teenage striker leaves Proact

Teenage Ricky German has left Chesterfield by mutual consent.

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FA Cup third round football action - Wigan Athletic V AFC Bournemouth, held at DW Stadium.'Wigan's Mauro Boselli falls as Bournemouth's Tommy Elphick, right, goes to tackle and goalkeeper, Shwan Jalal, left, goes for the ball.

Jalal’s got the secret to National League title success

In goalkeeper Shwan Jalal Chesterfield have a man who knows the secret to winning the National League title.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Barnet v Chesterfield FC; 05/05/2018 KO 15:00; The Hive Stadium; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Giles Coke blast wide of the Barnet goal

Coke not ready to call it quits despite injury nightmare

Former Chesterfield and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Giles Coke is adamant his career will go on, despite playing just two games in 27 months.

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SPIREITES COLUMN: Will Allen’s small-squad approach reap rewards?

Chesterfield manager Martin Allen is known for preferring not to have big squads of players.

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Key dates for every Spireite’s diary

Some key dates have been confirmed by the National League ahead of Chesterfield’s debut season in the competition.

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Chesterfield vs Burton Albion - Sam Morsy battles with John Mousinho - Pic By James Williamson

COLUMN: Morsy could join a short but distinguished list and add to the rich Spireite history

Before the week is out Sam Morsy could have joined a distinguished and short list of ex Spireites.

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How a ‘ruthless’ Allen almost kept the Bees up

Michael Nelson has revealed the ruthless changes that Martin Allen made at Barnet last season as he came close to pulling off a miracle.

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Another friendly added to the schedule

Chesterfield have added another pre-season friendly against a fellow non-league side to their summer schedule.

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Chesterfield v Belper Town in the Derbyshire Senior Challenge Cup quarter final, Tuesday January 9th 2018.  Chesterfied win after a penalty shootout. Chesterfield keeper Dylan Parkin makes a save. Picture: Chris Etchells

Young stopper stoical about his Spireites exit

Being released by Chesterfield was both disappointing and surprising for Dylan Parkin, but not the end of the world.

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Size and noise of Spireites support for already-down Town captured management team’s imagination

The size and noise of the Chesterfield following at the Hive on the final day of the season did not go unnoticed by the men who now manage the Spireites.

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Allen preparing the Spireites for National League aerial bombardments

Martin Allen will not allow his Chesterfield side to be overwhelmed by aerial bombardments in the Vanarama National League next season.

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Martin Allen, right, addresses the press conference.

Assistant credits Allen’s fairness

Martin Allen is not just a manager who dishes out rollickings, according to his number two.

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Chesterfield v Swindon.....Scott Boden and Jordan Bowery

Former Spireite Boden seeing green over ex Red Dragons team-mate’s blue move

Scott Boden admits he’s seeing green over Sam Wedgbury swapping Wrexham red for Chesterfield blue.

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Spireites gaffer’s ‘very old’ quip has landed him in hot water with the Nelson household

Martin Allen’s quirky press releases have landed him in hot water according to Spireites new boy Michael Nelson.

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Chesterfield v Belper Town in the Derbyshire Senior Challenge Cup quarter final, Tuesday January 9th 2018.  Chesterfied win after a penalty shootout. Chesterfield keeper Dylan Parkin makes a save. Picture: Chris Etchells

Released Spireites keeper finds new home in the division below

A young goalkeeper released by the Sprieites at the end of the season has found a new home with a National League North outfit.

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