Keeper due back on training pitch, midfielder still '˜a couple of weeks away' from action

Spireites goalkeeper Shwan Jalal was due to return to training this week after injury and sickness.

Tuesday, 6th November 2018, 3:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th November 2018, 4:14 pm
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The veteran hasn’t played for Town since the 3-1 defeat at home to Maidenhead, having had a problem with his Achilles and subsequent illness.

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Martin Allen said: “Shwan is going to start training this week, he’s had flu again.”

Midfielder Robbie Weir, meanwhile, is still a couple of weeks away from action after damaging his knee in the Maidenhead game.