One of Chesterfield’s National League rivals in ‘financial trouble’

Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Vanarama National League; Ebbsfleet United v Chesterfield FC; 04/08/2018 KO 15:00; The Kuflink Stadium; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Spireites' Charlie Carter tries to force his way through the Ebbsfleet midfield
Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Vanarama National League; Ebbsfleet United v Chesterfield FC; 04/08/2018 KO 15:00; The Kuflink Stadium; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Spireites' Charlie Carter tries to force his way through the Ebbsfleet midfield

One of Chesterfield’s National League rivals are reportedly experiencing financial trouble.

Ebbslfeet United, who sit two places above the Spireites in 17th position, are said to be bracing themselves for player exits amid late payment of wages.

Kent Online reports that Fleet, who parted ways with coaches Steve Gritt and David Jupp today, have had to loan players out to raise vital funds.

Fleet, one of the sides Chesterfield beat in their three-game winning streak at the start of the season, are nine without victory.