Recap: Chesterfield's wait for promotion goes on after defeat to Halifax

Chesterfield will clinch the National League title and promotion to the EFL if they avoid defeat to Halifax tonight (7.45pm KO).
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Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at The Shay and will bring you all the build-up, team news and updates.

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Has hobbled off down the tunnel. He was booked on his way. We will ask about hi at full-time.

Palmer heads towards goal

But Johnson saves.

4,127 (2,304 Spireites fans).

Pinball in the Halifax box, there was a couple of blocks on the line, but the hosts escape! Chesterfield throwing the kitchen sink at them now.

Hobson off, Quigley on.


4-2. A glimmer of hope for Chesterfield. Sub Berry runs through and slots in. 10 minutes to go.

Second Spireites sub - 75

Palmer replaces Williams, who looked to have picked up a slight injury.

Big chance for Grigg

He goes through one v one but Johnson makes the save. It's not going to be Chesterfield's night.

Goal for Halifax: 4-1

Chesterfield had thrown men forward and Halifax countered, and Cosgrave applied the finish. The hosts have been clinical.

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