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The Spireites face an away trip to East London this weekend after back-to-back home games. They will be hoping to record their fifth victory on the bounce, but with Dagenham & Redbridge in good form, it’s set to be a tasty fixture.

Here’s all you need to know…

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Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021

Kick-off: 3pm

Competition: National League

Opponents: Dagenham & Redbridge

Where: Chigwell Construction Stadium

Tickets

Purchase your tickets online here: https://tickets.chesterfield-fc.co.uk/en-gb/categories/away

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Live radio commentary

Our in-house radio station, 1866 Sport, will provide commentary of all our National League games over the 2021/22 season. Supporters will be able to listen to full match commentary on the game, as well as pre-match/post-match analysis. 

Don’t forget that 1866 Sport is on air 24-hours a day, seven days a week! 

You can download the app from the Apple Store here: https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/1866-sport/id1580041321

If you’re an Android user, you can download the app here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.radio.ma57501030

Alternatively, you can listen online here: https://streaming.radio.co/s47db4a4f3/listen          

It is also available via Alexa.

Commentary is provided by Phil Tooley. It is sponsored by iDeal Flooring – check out their website here: https://www.chesterfieldcarpets.com

Social media

Our official Twitter page (https://twitter.com/ChesterfieldFC) will provide regular updates on the match. It is also the place to find our exclusive goal GIFs, which are used when a player scores a goal. 

Key news will also be posted on our Facebook page, which can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/ChesterfieldFC.

Our official Instagram page will keep you posted with key moments and content throughout the day on our stories: https://www.instagram.com/chesterfieldfc/?hl=en.

The post-match interview with manager James Rowe will be posted to our YouTube Channel soon after the game is finished: https://youtube.com/user/OfficialChesterfield.

Highlights of the game will also be posted to our YouTube Channel. 

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Gaving Gunning is a doubt for this fixture, after going off on Tuesday night with a broken nose and fractured eye socket. Jamie Grimes will most likely come in to replace the injured defender, after he put in a battling performance on Tuesday.

Kabongo Tshimanga, who recorded his 11th goal of the season against Eastleigh, will be looking to add to his tally.

Jim Kellermann limped off injured on Tuesday and the midfielder will be hoping he has fully recovered in time for the game.

Jeff King is one yellow card away from suspension, meaning if the defender picks up a booking in the fixture, he will miss the next league match.

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Fact file

Name: Dagenham & Redbridge

Nicknames: The Daggers

Founded: 1992

Stadium: Chigwell Construction Stadium

Address: Victoria Road, Dagenham, England, RM107XL

Capacity: 6,078

Manager: Daryl McMahon 

On Dagenham 

The club have floated around the lower leagues for several years. They dropped out of League Two back in 2016, after ten successful years in the Football League. They have competed in the National League ever since, with one play-off campaign that was unsuccessful. 

Dagenham will be looking to gain promotion back to the Football League within the next few years. They will be hoping for a successful season this term and they have got off to a good start, with the club currently occupying a play-off position.

One to watch

Paul MacCallum is a 28-year-old English striker, who has been at the club since 2020, scoring 22 goals in 47 appearances. The well-renowned goalscorer has been at several clubs over the years, including West Ham, Leyton Orient and Portsmouth. 

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The Spireites’ last three: (W/W/W)

Won – Curzon Ashton 0-4 Chesterfield – FA Cup

Won – Chesterfield 2-1 Boreham Wood – National League 

Won – Chesterfield 1-0 Eastleigh – National League

The Daggers’ last three: (W/W/L)

Won – Wealdstone 1-2 Dagenham – FA Cup

Won – Dagenham 3-0 Southend – National League 

Lost – Halifax 1-0 Dagenham – National League

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The last time the Spireites met the Daggers, the Blues came away with a 2-1 victory at the Technique Stadium.