The countdown had begun and the clocks are ticking ...
For in less than a week Chesterfield FC’s fixtures for their 2011/12 campaign in League One will be released.
The Spireites schedule of matches for next season will be revealed at 9am on Thursday, June 17.
And the Derbyshire Times website is the place to find them.
Fans will discover all the dates and locations of all the other league matches Chesterfield will play between August and May.
Before the league fixtures become known, the first round draw of the Carling Cup will be made public at 10am on Thursday, June 16.
The matches will take place on the week starting on Monday, August 8.