Match preview: King’s Lynn Town (a)

The Spireites look to continue their good run of form and stay in the National League play-off places when they take on King’s Lynn Town at the Walks on Saturday (3pm). Here is our match preview in association with LV BET.

How to watch:

The game is available to stream on King’s Lynn’s website at a cost of £12. You can find the stream via the following link:


Manager: Ian Culverhouse

Fact File: Age – 56

Years spent as footballer – 18

Position – Defender

Teams played for – Tottenham Hotspur (1982-1985), Norwich City (1985-1994), Swindon Town (1994-1998), Kingstonian (1998), Brighton & Hove Albion (1998-2000).

Years spent in management – Four

Teams managed – King’s Lynn Town (2017-2018), Grantham Town (2018) and King’s Lynn Town (2018-Present).

Record against Chesterfield as manager – P0     W0     D0     L0 – First meeting against the Spireites.

This Season’s Stats in All Competitions:

Games Played: 22

Goals: Eight

Yellow Cards: One

Red Cards: None

Minutes Played: 1,317

Head to Head

Saturday’s game will be the first time that the two sides have met in a competitive fixture.

Form Guide

The Spireites have won four games in a row and kept four clean sheets. The last time the Blues won five in a row was in the 2013/14 season.

King’s Lynn come into this game after two successive victories and have only lost once in their last six games at the Walks.

Team News

Haydn Hollis will miss the rest of the season after rupturing his Achilles in the first half against Eastleigh last Friday.

James Rowe revealed that two of Jak McCourt, Laurence Maguire and Gavin Gunning will be fit for this weekend. However, he didn’t reveal which two players will be back.

From the dugout:

James Rowe: “Let’s focus on these next games. First and foremost, we’ve got to overcome a stubborn King’s Lynn team that, despite their position, have picked up two wins from their last two games.

“We know what’s coming. They are tactically fluid as well; they change their shape in games to get results. They did that on Monday, got two goals and won the game.”