Things have changed since at Aldershot since they were beaten 2-0 by Chesterfield in Hampshire during November.
A string of lacklustre results - especially at home - saw the fans turn on manager Kevin Dillon who was sacked last month and replaced by Dean Holdsworth, the former Wimbledon and Bolton striker.
And 6ft 4in striker Marvin Morgan has moved on loan to Dagenham and Redbridge after a bizarre incident in which he insulted Shots supporters on Twitter.
There were jeers from some home followers when Morgan was substituted and he responded by writing on the social network site: ‘I hope you all die.’
He was fined two weeks wages by club chiefs and placed on the transfer list before being moved on to the Daggers.
The team’s form has picked up since the arrival of Holdsworth, who took over last month, but Chesterfield remain strong favourites when the two sides meet at the B2net Stadium on Saturday.
One man who will have to pass a late fitness test if he is to feature is former Spireite Wade Small who spent last season at Saltergate.
Aldershot’s midweek clash against Barnet was abandoned at half-time because of fog but in their previous game - a 2-1 defeat against Gillingham - Small was substituted. He had been suffering from a bug and had to come off after being sick and it is thought he has hardly trained this week.
One player who could make a difference is former Alfreton Town trialist Alex Rodman.
Frontman Rodman (23) has a reputation for being quick and skilful and he can operate on either flank. A former England Universities player, Rodman joined Aldershot from Tamworth.
Team skipper is Anthony Charles, a commanding central defender.
Charles, who has also played for Barnet and made one England C appearance, provides a solid presence at the back but he is also handy at set-piece plays when his team is going forward.
But the man to watch could be experienced midfielder Luke Guttridge.
Wearing the No 4 shirt, Guttridge (28) began his career with Torquay and played for Cambridge, Southend, Leyton Orient and Colchester before he joined Aldershot from Northampton.
He also has an eye for goal and is renowned for his defence-splitting passes.
However, John Sheridan will be expecting nothing less than a return of three points from his men who have an unbeaten run that stretches beck nine games.
The match has a scheduled 3pm kick-off.