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Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Mon 27 Dec 2021
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It’s 1st vs 2nd tomorrow as league leaders Chesterfield will host FC Halifax Town at the Technique Stadium, 3pm kick-off.

The Spireites start the day top of the table level on points with Town but with a game in hand over over the Shaymen. The winners of tomorrow’s match will be top at the end of 2021 going into the new year.

Town have picked up 22 points from the last 30 on offer and have won their last three league games with a 2-0 win over King’s Lynn, 1-0 win over Wealdstone and 3-2 away at Torquay United and have also progressed in the FA Trophy with a penalty shoot-out win over local neighbours Bradford Park Avenue.

Billy Waters continues to lead the goalscoring chart with 13 goals from 24 appearances in league and cup this season

Chesterfield are unbeaten in their last 9 league games but have not played in the league since the 11th December when they beat Grimsby Town 1-0 at Blundell Park. They have won 6 and drawn 3 of those 9 games

They have not lost on home soil in the league this season winning 5 and drawing 3 of their 8 games. They have scored 19 goals and conceded 9.

Kabongo Tshimanga has 18 goals in 18 league appearances, 4 of them coming from the penalty spot.

Former Town man Jeff King last played for Chesterfield back on the 20th November against Solihull Moors. He is currently out of action due to a medial knee ligament injury until January.

Match Coverage

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Match Officials

Referee: Garreth Rhodes

Assistants: Jack Forder / Paul Tomes

Fourth Official: Neil Howlett

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Altrincham vs Wrexham

Chesterfield vs FC Halifax Town

Dagenham & Redbridge vs Aldershot Town

Eastleigh vs Torquay United

Maidenhead United vs Bromley

Solihull Moors vs Stockport County

Southend United vs Barnet

Woking vs Dover

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Grimsby Town vs FC Halifax Town – Monday 3rd January, 3pm kick-off

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