Match preview: Boreham Wood (a)

The Spireites are involved in a huge clash today, as they take on Boreham Wood away from home. The lads will be looking to capitalise on the opportunity and gain some yards on league leaders Stockport County, while giving themselves some extra breathing space over Boreham Wood, who sit just below the Blues with games in hand. 

Here’s all you need to know…

Date: Saturday, March 12, 2022

Kick-off: 5:20pm

Competition: National League

Opponents: Boreham Wood 

Where: Meadow Park


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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:

If you’re an Android user, you can download the app here:

Alternatively, you can listen online here:          

It is also available via Alexa.

Commentary is provided by Phil Tooley. It is sponsored by iDeal Flooring – check out their website here:

Social media

Our official Twitter page ( 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:

Our official Instagram page will keep you posted with key moments and content throughout the day on our stories:

The post-match interview with Paul Cook will be posted to our YouTube channel soon after the game is finished:

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

Jeff King and Calvin Miller will be hoping to keep their places in the side, while Alex Whittle will also be pushing for his place in the starting XI.

Joe Quigley was on the bench last time out and made an impact when he came on to the pitch against Southend United and he will be hoping he did enough to earn his place in the side.

Manny Oyeleke is nearing a return, but is still a doubt for this fixture.

Tom Denton, who was left out against Southend due to a sore knee, will be assessed ahead of the fixture. 

Fact file

Name: Boreham Wood

Nickname: The Wood 

Founded: 1948

Stadium: Meadow Park

Address: Broughinge Road, Borehamwood, England, WD65AL

Capacity: 4,500

Manager: Luke Gerrard

On Boreham Wood

Boreham Wood are an established National League side who have dreams of competing in the Football League. They are managed by Luke Garrard, who made over 150 appearances for the club as a player, before being appointed as manager back in 2015. 

They famously drew Everton in the fifth round of the FA Cup this season, after beating Bournemouth away from home in the fourth round. They lost 2-0, but it was a day for the club to remember. 

This season Boreham Wood will be hoping they can win promotion from the National League for the first time in their history. 

One to watch

Scott Boden is a renowned goalscorer in the National League. The striker is of course no stranger to Chesterfield, having made over 160 appearances for the Spireites. 

The Spireites’ last three: (W/W/D)

Won – Chesterfield 1-0 Yeovil – National League 

Won – Chesterfield 3-1 Notts County – National League

Drew – Chesterfield 2-2 Southend – National League 

The Wood’s last three: (W/L/L)

Won – Boreham Wood 1-0 Eastleigh – National League

Lost – Everton 2-0 Boreham Wood – FA Cup

Lost – Wrexham 4-2 Boreham Wood – National League

The Spireites beat the Wood 2-1 at the Technique Stadium last time out.