Sports pic of the day: Chesterfield v Mansfield Town, 1971

1971 Chesterfield v Stags at Saltergate 1
1971 Chesterfield v Stags at Saltergate 1

This superb picture shows old rivals Chesterfield and Mansfield Town in action during a derby match at Saltergate back in 1971.

It was a busy year for the near neighbours with the sides sharing 2-2 draw’s in Division Three during the 1970/71 season.

They shared a 0-0 draw in the League Cup during the 1971/72 season, before Chesterfield won the reply at Field Mill 5-0.

Chesterfield then beat Mansfield 2-0 in Division Three later in the season.

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