“It will be a very tight game”

“It will be a very tight game”

Ahead of the Spireites’ trip to the ARMCO Arena this weekend to take on Solihull Moors, manager James Rowe outlined the threat posed by the opposition. 

Speaking to the media, he said: “We are just fully focused on Solihull. I went to their game on Tuesday. They played very well and conducted themselves excellently against League One opposition.

“They don’t let a lot of goals in. They don’t score so many either but it’s a difficult place to go. 

“They’ve got some good results since the Weymouth game where they were beaten soundly at home.

“It will be a very tight game. We need to make sure we have passages of play in the first half. Every team poses a different challenge in this league.

“They’ve got a very experienced manager, who I respect a lot. He’s had a really strong career as a manager. 

“He’s started well at Solihull. It’s going to be good to pit my wits against him and we look forward to trying to get a positive result.”

Tyrone Williams signed for Chesterfield last Friday and made his full debut against Weymouth. However, Rowe is expecting the defender to face a different challenge against his former club.

“I am delighted to have brought Tyrone to the club,” Rowe said. “I think it was an outstanding performance from him to come straight in after 24 hours.

“Solihull will probably be a harder proposition for him in terms of the emotion for him. Going back to a club where he did so well and has fond memories. It will be another challenge for him.”

With the likes of Akwasi Asante and Jack Clarke continuing on their road to recover, the gaffer gave an update on Danny Rowe and the latest injured player, Manny Oyeleke.

Rowe said: “[Oyeleke] is a big doubt tomorrow. He’s probably a no. He’s struggled with his calf for the past month in terms of it keeps flaring up.

“[Rowe] has started light training today but he’s not available for selection tomorrow. 

“He’s doing everything right and hopefully it will be good news next week that he can come back into full training.”