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There were plenty of laughs in Martin Allen's first pre-match press conference as Chesterfield manager, ahead of the serious business of the National League getting underway on Saturday.

Thursday, 2nd August 2018, 4:56 pm
Updated Thursday, 2nd August 2018, 5:03 pm
Chesterfield's Proact Stadium
Chesterfield's Proact Stadium

Allen was in fine form, but made no bones about his determination to perfectly prepare his side for the tough challenges that lie ahead.

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There were updates on Jordan Sinnott, trialist Ryan Hill, a potential new signing and recent addition Sam Muggleton, as well as the latest on squad fitness.

Derbyshire Times' Spireites correspondent Graham Smyth was there and discusses the highlights in our weekly Facebook Live video chat.

Chesterfield's Proact Stadium