Spireites to face Championship sides

Promoted Chesterfield FC have two pre-season friendlies against Championship clubs scheduled for the B2net Stadium.

The Spireites, who scooped the League Two title, will entertain Coventry City on Tuesday, July 26, kick off 7.45pm.

The following Saturday - July 30 - Hull City will be the visitors at Whittington Moor for a showdown with a 3pm kick off.

Manager of the Year John Sheridan takes his troops for Conference new-boys Alfreton Town on Friday, July 15 (7.45pm) before the traditional annual meeting at Causeway Lane with Matlock Town at the Reynolds Arena on Tuesday, July 19 (7.45pm).

A day later, the Blues send a team to Staveley MW (7.30pm) while on Saturday, July 23, the Spireites travel into Cheshire to face League Two outfit Macclesfield Town at Moss Rose (3pm).

Chesterfield’s keenly-anticipated League One fixtures will be announced on Friday, June 17.