FC Halifax Town host Chesterfield at the MBi Shay Stadium on Saturday in front of the BT Sport camera, 5.15pm kick-off
Here are 10 things you may or may not know about our visitors.
- Chesterfield currently play their home games at the Proact Stadium, a home they have had since 2009. Prior to this they played at Saltergate which was demolished in 2012.
- The highest finish Chesterfield has achieved is a 4th place finish in the Football League Second Division back in the 1946-47 season.
- Chesterfield managed to reach the semi-finals of the cup in 1996-7 losing to Middlesbrough 3-0 in a replay.
- Like Halifax Town, Chesterfield’s record attendance comes against Tottenham as they saw a crowd of 30,561 in 1938.
- Chesterfield signed Jason Lee from Watford for a club record £250,000 in 1998 when they were in the Second Division.
- Chesterfield were winners of the EFL cup in 2012, finishing runners up 2 years later.
- Their top goal scorer is Ernie Moss who played for Chesterfield across three separate spells: 1968–1975, 1979–1981, and 1984–1986.
- Current manager Martin Allen has been in charge since May earlier this year having left Barnet for the fifth time in May.
- Chesterfield have won the 4th tier of English football on 4 separate occasions: 1969–70, 1984–85, 2010–11, 2013–14.
- Billy Kidd is currently Chesterfield’s oldest ever player having played at the age of 40 years 232 days, having played at Chesterfield for his entire career between 1931–1947
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