Match preview: Boreham Wood (h)

The Spireites will be looking to get back to winning ways after suffering late heartbreak on Tuesday night when the Blues couldn’t hold onto their one-nil lead away at York City. They will be hoping to bounce straight back in front of a big home crowd.

Here’s all you need to know…

Match details

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022

Kick-off: 3pm

Competition: National League

Opponents: Boreham Wood

Location: Technique Stadium


Matchday Coverage

Live radio commentary

Our in-house radio station, 1866 Sport, will provide 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:

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Alternatively, you can listen online here:            

It is also available via Alexa.

Commentary is provided by Phil Tooley. It is sponsored by National Windscreens.

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 manager 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.

The Opposition

Fact file

Name: Boreham Wood

Nicknames: The Wood

Founded: 1948

Stadium: Meadow Park

Capacity: 4,500

Manager: Luke Garrard

On Boreham Wood

The club was founded back in 1948 and in recent years have seen a huge uplift in the club, rising up the non-league pyramid and now fighting to gain Football League status.

In 2014/15, Boreham Wood finished as runners-up in the Conference South. In the subsequent play-offs, they beat Havant & Waterlooville 4–2 on aggregate before defeating Whitehawk 2–1 in the final to earn promotion to the re-named National League.

They have been in the National League since and have endured several play-off campaigns but are yet to be successful. 

This season Boreham Wood sit in fifth, just one point behind the Spireites. They will be looking to keep their momentum going and push for promotion this season to the Football League, whether that’s via the play-offs or automatically. 

One to watch

Will Evans is no stranger to the Spireites, having played for the club for three seasons. He joined Boreham Wood at the start of the 2021/22 season after leaving Chesterfield. He famously went in goal and saved a penalty in the 3-3 draw with Ebbsfleet United. The centre-back has made 16 appearances this season and will be hoping to finally gain promotion back to the Football League. His former clubs include Swindon Town, Newport County and Aldershot Town.

Recent Form

Chesterfield FC: L/W/D

Boreham Wood: W/D/D

Last time we met

The last time the two sides met was back in March 2022, with the sides drawing 1-1 at Meadow Park that day.