Match preview: Dagenham & Redbridge (h)

Match preview: Dagenham & Redbridge (h)

Following the last-gasp winner at Eastleigh, the Spireites are back in action at the Technique Stadium on Saturday. Danny Webb will once again take charge of the team, as the Blues look to climb back to the summit of the National League table. With some players potentially set for a return to the side, it’s sure to be an interesting team selection.

Here’s all you need to know…

Date: February 5, 2022

Kick-off: 3pm

Competition: National League

Opponents: Dagenham & Redbridge

Where: Technique Stadium

Tickets

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

Please note that the far side of Block E1 in the Karen Child Community (East) Stand will be in use as the Covid-secure area at the Technique Stadium. Access to this area will be via Gate D. An accessible toilet is available in the Harold Lilleker & Sons (North) Stand for those seated in this area of the stadium. 

Subject to availability, tickets will be sold online and in person right up until kick-off from the Club Superstore and the ticket windows. They can also be purchased over the phone – 01246269300.

Away tickets can be purchased here: https://tickets.chesterfield-fc.co.uk/en-gb/categories/match (BLOCK N3) 

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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 Danny Webb 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. 

Danny Webb will select the side for Saturday’s game, with some players potentially returning from injury.

Gaving Gunning will not feature after it was revealed in the pre-match press conference that he will be out for at least a couple of weeks with a calf injury. 

Manny Oyeleke will once again be assessed before the game; the midfielder has been struggling with a calf injury in recent weeks but could be set to return to the side.

Jim Kellermann will be available for selection, after coming through the recent fixture against Eastleigh okay.

Meanwhile, Curtis Weston could be set to make his 150th appearance for the club.

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 English Football League. They have competed in the National League ever since, with one play-off campaign that was unsuccessful. 

Dagenham will be hoping to gain promotion back to the Football League within the next few years. They currently sit just outside a play-off position, in ninth.

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 goal scorer has been at several clubs over the years, including West Ham, Leyton Orient and Portsmouth. He has scored seven goals this campaign.

The Spireites’ last three: (L/D/W)

Lost – Maidenhead 3-2 Chesterfield – National League

Drew – Chesterfield 0-0 Aldershot – National League 

Won – Eastleigh 0-1 Chesterfield – National League 

The Daggers’ last three: (L/W/L)

Lost – Dagenham 0-2 Stockport – National League 

Won – Weymouth 1-2 Dagenham – National League

Lost – Dagenham 1-3 Halifax – National League

The Spireites were held to an entertaining 2-2 draw earlier in the season at Dagenham.