Recap: Curtis Weston scores stunning late volley against Eastleigh to send Chesterfield second in National League

Eastleigh v Chesterfield - live updates.Eastleigh v Chesterfield - live updates.
Eastleigh v Chesterfield - live updates.
Chesterfield will be glad to get back to doing their talking on the pitch against Eastleigh today after a controversial week.

As everybody will know by now, manager James Rowe has been suspended over misconduct allegations and an investigation is ongoing.

The Spireites, led by first-team coach Danny Webb today, will be hoping they can forget about that for 90 minutes at least and get back to winning ways in the National League.

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Eastleigh sacked manager Ben Strevens in midweek so neither side will have a permanent boss on the touchline.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at the Silverlake Stadium and will bring you everything you need to know before, during and after the game.

Eastleigh v Chesterfield: LIVE UPDATES

Key Events

  • FT: Eastleigh 0 v 1 Chesterfield (5.20pm KO)
  • Spireites move back up to second with late win
  • Weston scores stunning volley on 89 minutes
  • Danny Webb in charge; James Rowe suspended over misconduct allegations
  • Four changes for Chesterfield as Kerr, Kellermann, Whittle and Mandeville replace King (suspended), Miller, Khan and Asante.
  • 3-4-1-2: Loach; Kerr, Croll, Maguire; Williams, Weston, Kellermann, Whittle; Mandeville; Quigley, Tshimanga. Subs: Grimes, Miller, Khan, Asante, Denton.

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You can’t beat a last-minute winner!

It wasn’t pretty but that could be a huge, huge three points.

Back up to second in the league.

Enjoy your weekend!

It’s all over!!! Get in!!!

FT: Eastleigh 0 v 1 Chesterfield

Curtis Weston’s stunning 89th minute volley secures a vital three points for the Spireites in what has been a rough week.

How crucial could that be? WESTYYYYY!!!!

Second Spireite sub

Tshimanga off, Grimes on.



OMG! A stunning 89th minute volley from Weston flys into the top corner. GET IN!!!

Heads over from Whelan’s corner.

Five to go, 0-0.

For Tshimanga.

Weston looped a first-time ball over the top of the home defence. Tshimanga ran in behind, the angle was against him, but the striker did not connect and McDonnell claimed easy.

Attendance: 3,076 (381 Spireites fans).