IN PICTURES: Where are they now? The Chesterfield XI who started against Preston North End in the League One play-off first leg

It seems a long time ago that Chesterfield were gunning for a place in the Championship.

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 9:29 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 10:31 am

Here, we take a look at the team which started the first leg of the League One play-off semi-final against Preston North End at the Proact Stadium, and where they are now...

The long-serving 'keeper was an ever-present between the sticks. Reliable and often outstanding, he was a big loss in the second leg at Preston. Lee was forced to retire in November 2017 through injury, after 373 games for the club.
The versatile Darikwa played 56 games in the 2014/15 season. Sold that summer to Burnley for a reported 550k, he was part of Sean Dyche's side to lift the Championship title. Bought by Nottingham Forest in July 2017.

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The experienced centre-half returned to Chesterfield in 2013. He made 174 appearances for the Spireites in his second spell before taking caretaker charge at the end of the 2017/18 season. Currently Barrow manager.
After six years with the club, and 241 appearances, the influential defender-midfielder was released in 2018. Signed for Barrow, by former team-mate Evatt, after a brief spell at Alfreton Town.
The left-back was one of Paul Cook's first signings after promotion to League One and made that position his own during the 2014/15 season. Spent another two years with the club before released. Snapped up by Notts County.
A key player, turned captain, in Chesterfield's play-off side. The midfielder provided bite and was integral to Cook's 4-2-3-1 formation, reaching 99 league appearances. He joined Wigan in January 2016, currently managed by Cook.
The holding midfielder forged a good understanding with Morsy in the Spireites' engine room. Left for Fleetwood Town after play-off heartbreak, after two years with Chesterfield. Now at Blackpool.
The attacking midfielder was one of Cook's first signings at Chesterfield in 2012. He became a mainstay in the side, making 204 appearances before he left for Sheffield United on loan in January 2017. Joined Bury that summer.
So often Chesterfield's creative spark, with a wand of a left-foot, Roberts' two-year stay ended after play-off defeat. He followed Cook to Portsmouth and on to Wigan.
Plucked from non-league, Gardner burst onto the scene in January 2014. Pace and trickery, he slotted in on the right of an attacking three. His three-and-a-half years with the club ended in June 2017, joining Oldham Athletic.
Pinched from rivals Mansfield in September 2014, Clucas stood out from day one. He made 49 appearances before joining Hull for 1.3m at the end of the season. Swansea paid 16.5m in 2017. Currently at Stoke.