Recap: Eastleigh concede late equaliser against Altrincham to put Chesterfield in driving seat for play-offs

Chesterfield will find out tonight what they need to do on Saturday to secure a play-off place.

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 9:05 pm
Live updates from Altrincham v Eastleigh.

Ninth-placed Eastleigh play their game in hand at Altrincham this evening (7pm KO) and a win for the visitors will leapfrog them to fifth, with the Spireites dropping out of the play-off positions.

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If that happens Town will need to beat Halifax this weekend and hope that either Wrexham or Eastleigh don’t win.

But a draw or defeat for Eastleigh tonight would keep the Spireites’ fate in their own hands.

Altrincham v Eastleigh: LIVE UPDATES

Last updated: Tuesday, 25 May, 2021, 21:59

  • FT: Altrincham 1 v 1 Eastleigh (7pm KO)
  • Draw puts Chesterfield’s play-off fate in their own hands
  • Town play Halifax away on final day of season on Saturday
  • Tyrone Barnett heads Eastleigh in front early in second-half, Ryan Colcloush equalises with 10 to go

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So there we have it.

Eastleigh’s draw tonight means Chesterfield know a win against Halifax will be enough to secure a top seven spot.

Join us again on Saturday for what is sure to be a rollercoaster of a day.


BREAKING: Chesterfield's play-off fate in their own hands after Eastleigh slip-up against Altrincham

Chesterfield go into the final day of the season knowing a win against Halifax will secure a place in the National League play-offs.

FT: Altrincham 1 v 1 Eastleigh

The draw means Chesterfield go into the final day of the season on Saturday in seventh and knowing that a win will secure a play-off spot.

Four minutes added

1-1. Hold on, Alty...please!

For a second goal here. Looking dangerous.

Long-range strike from Senior almost puts Alty in front but McDonnell palms it out. 1-1. Seven to go.


Colclough slots in after the ref played a BEAUTIFUL advantage when he could have stopped play for a foul. Ten minutes to go, 1-1.

Eastleigh still lead 1-0. They look very well organised. Alty are strugglling to find a way through.

By Eastleigh’s Partington who blocks Hannigan’s powerful effort from about six yards out after a corner dropped to him.

20 minutes to go, 0-1.

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