Recap: Chesterfield keep up form after convincing win against Halifax

Chesterfield will be hoping to secure their first home win in six games when they take on Halifax at the Technique Stadium today (3pm KO).
Chesterfield v Halifax - live updates.Chesterfield v Halifax - live updates.
Chesterfield v Halifax - live updates.

The Spireites have won four of their last five matches and behind Woking in third only on goal difference.

Opponents Halifax are 16th but they have only lost one of their last eight and they are in the FA Trophy semi-final.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at the match and will bring you all the build-up, team news and updates.

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Key Events

  • FT: Chesterfield 2 v 0 Halifax (3pm KO)
  • Fitzsimons; King, Palmer, Grimes, Maguire; Jones, Banks; Mandeville, Dallas, Colclough; Quigley. Subs: Horton, Oldaker, Uchegbulam, Dobra, McCallum.
  • Spireites unchanged from win against Woking

Here we go in the second-half.

Spireites in front at HT

HT: Chesterfield 1 v 0 Halifax

Banks’ header has the Spireites deservedly in front at the break. The midfielder went close to scoring three times before that and Quigley also went close. Dallas and Colcough threatening. Halifax have had a couple of ‘nearly’ moments.



Chesterfield take the lead in first-half stoppage time. Banks glances in Maguire’s cross from the left. Two goals in two games for the midfielder. He had gone close three times before that. 1-0.

Colclough and Quigley both have chances in the box but are both denied by blocks close to the goal-line.

Paul Cook is booked

For showing his frustrations towards referee Greg Rollason.

Palmer has taken a knock to his left eye and needs a new shirt. He’s going to be okay but play has been halted for about three miutes now.

He is now back on.

Mandeville and Dallas both have shots in the box blocked after Maguire did ever so well to keep the ball in play. A big roar goes up from the home fans. They are encouraged by this.

By Halifax’s Cappello, who threw himself at the ball, to deny Banks on the edge box after King played a clever free-kick to him.

For Halifax’s Golden after he brought down Colclough after the winger went by him down the inside and headed towards the box.