Ex Chesterfield FC star Chris Herd walks away from Perth Glory deal

Former Chesterfield FC midfielder Chris Herd has walked away from a two year deal with hometown club Perth Glory.

Wednesday, 27th July 2016, 3:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th July 2016, 4:34 pm
Chesterfield vs Shrewsbury Town - Chris Herd celebrates towards the crowd as Chesterfield hit Seven against Shrewsbury - Pic By James Williamson
Chesterfield vs Shrewsbury Town - Chris Herd celebrates towards the crowd as Chesterfield hit Seven against Shrewsbury - Pic By James Williamson

Herd will now be looking for a Championship or League One club after revealing that the career of his wife and family life too prority over his football interests.

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Herd made 23 appearances for Spireites last season is married to a successful wedding photographer who had long term pre-existing business commitments.

Herd told theworldgame.sbs.com website: “She just couldn’t get off her work and that would have meant the baby (two and a half year old daughter Hollie) staying here and that was going to be too hard for us as a family,” he said.