Spireites fans at Ebbsfleet on 4th Aug 2018.Spireites fans at Ebbsfleet on 4th Aug 2018.
Spireites fans at Ebbsfleet on 4th Aug 2018.

Tears, despair and joy: Here are 85 cracking pictures of Spireites fans on an emotional rollercoaster during the National League years

The long wait is finally over . . . Spireites are back.

Chesterfield’s status as deserved National League champions should be confirmed tonight, baring a miracle.

Town are currently 21 points clear of second-placed Barnet with only 21 points to play for and with a far superior goal difference.

Mathematically, they need one more point at FC Halifax Town tonight to officially secure top spot and their place in the Football League next season.

Relegation from the Football League in 2017/18 heralded a tough, and long spell, in the National League .

But fans saw Spireites get better and better as they put the building blocks in place for a long-awaited return to the Football League.

Here we take a look at some of the games fans have enjoyed, with pictures league games at Dagenham, Chorley, Borehamwood and many more, plus the defeat at Wembley to Notts County.

Check out this gallery and see if you, or anyone you know features.

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