Match preview: Aldershot Town (a)

The Spireites travel down to the EBB Stadium this evening (Tuesday), kick-off 7pm, to take on Aldershot Town. Here is our match preview in association with LV BET.

How to watch:

The game is available to stream on Aldershot’s website at a cost of £11.99. You can find the stream via this link:


Manager: Danny Searle

Fact File: Age – 42

Years spent as footballer – N/A

Position – N/A

Teams played for – N/A

Years spent in management – 2

Teams managed – Braintree Town (2019 and Aldershot Town (2019-present).

Record against Chesterfield as manager – P4     W0     D2     L2

One to Watch: Josh Rees

Age: 27

Position: Midfielder

What other clubs has he played for? Arsenal (2012-2013), Brentford on loan (2013), Nottingham Forest (2013-2016), Nuneaton Town on loan (2015), Torquay United on loan (2016), Chelmsford City (2016-2017), Bromley (2017-2018), Gillingham (2018-2019) and Bromley (2019-2020).

This Season’s Stats in All Competitions:

Games Played: 30

Goals: 10

Assists: Three

Yellow Cards: One

Red Cards: None

Minutes Played: 1,487

Head to Head

Chesterfield and Aldershot Town have faced each other 13 times since the latter’s reformation in 1992.

The Spireites have won six times with the Shots winning just twice. The last two meetings between the sides have been draws.

Form Guide

The Blues have three victories in their last five league games with a 2-0 win at Barnet last time out.

Aldershot have also won three out of their last five. However, the Hampshire side have failed to win in their last two.

Team News

Jak McCourt and Joel Taylor are in contention to return to the team after the pair missed Saturday’s game at Barnet game due to injury.

From the dugout:

James Rowe: “To come back and perform like that [the Barnet performance], I think that shows a lot about the group.

“I was really impressed, but it’s quickly forgotten. We learn from that. Can we now go into Tuesday and back that win up?”