Louis Reed will have to fight for Spireites place when suspension ends

Louis Reed will have to fight for his place in the team once his two-game suspension is served, just like Jack Lester did as a player.

Wednesday, 7th March 2018, 3:40 pm
Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Chesterfield FC v Swindon Town; 24/03/2018 KO 15.00; Proact Stadium; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Louis Reed is confronted by Swindon's Kellan Gordon

The midfielder is banned for two games after picking up a 10th yellow card of the season against Swindon.

“It’s a bit of a blow but a chance for others,” said Lester.

“We don’t want to be losing a really consistent performer, we’ll miss him, but others can come in and then he’ll have to get his place back.

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“That’s the reality when you get suspended, I’ve had numerous in my time, you lose your place and it’s frustrating but he’s a competitive player.”

Reed has started more League Two games than any other Spireite this season.