Chesterfield players set to find out futures after play-off semi-final defeat

Chesterfield’s players are today set to find out whether they have a future at the club following their play-off exit.

By Liam Norcliffe
Monday, 30th May 2022, 9:33 am

The Spireites will be playing in the National League for a fifth consecutive season after Sunday’s semi-final defeat at Solihull Moors.

Paul Cook will hold individual talks with players today to let them know whether they are in his plans going forward.

Spireites manager Paul Cook.

Cook has previously said Town have 16 players out of contract this summer, which we believe includes the likes of first-team regulars Scott Loach, Alex Whittle, Curtis Weston and Liam Mandeville among others.

Once discussions have taken place the Blues are expected to announce the retain list in the coming days.

Given the amount of players whose contracts are due to expire, it is set to be a big summer of change at the Spireites, who are already being linked with a move for King’s Lynn Town striker Michael Gyasi.

"The plans (for next season) are already underway and will be set in motion tomorrow (Monday) morning,” Cook said after Sunday’s defeat.

"I appreciate you guys have questions to ask but I think the biggest thing is to respect we have lost a big game today and we will wait for all that other news to take care of itself.”