Match preview: Maidenhead United (a)

The Spireites aim to secure a third successive victory with a win over Maidenhead United at York Road on Saturday (3pm). Here is our match preview in association with LV BET…

How to watch:

A reminder that this game is behind-closed-doors – please do not attempt to access the stadium or the car park.

The game is available to stream on Maidenhead United’s website at a cost of £10. You can find the stream via the link:


Manager: Alan Devonshire

Fact File: Age – 64

Years spent as footballer – 16

Position – Midfielder

Teams played for – Southall (?-1976), West Ham United (1976-1990) and Watford (1990-1992).

Years spent in management – 26

Teams managed – Osterley (1995), Brentford Women (1995-1996), Maidenhead United (1996-2003), Hampton & Richmond Borough (2003-2011), Braintree Town (2011-2015) and Maidenhead United (2015-Present).

Record against Chesterfield as manager – P4     W3     D1     L0

One to Watch: Danilo Orsi-Dadomo

Age: 24

Position: Forward

What other clubs has he played for? East Florida Titans (?-?), Oldham Athletic (?-?), East Thurrock (?-2018), Hungerford Town (2018-2019) and Hampton & Richmond Borough (2019-2020).

Last Season’s Stats in All Competitions:

Games Played: 22

Goals: 11

Yellow Cards: None

Red Cards: None

Minutes Played: 1,450

Head to Head

Chesterfield have never beaten Maidenhead United in the four competitive fixtures between the two sides. The Berkshire side have three wins and a draw.

Sam Barratt scored a brace to cancel out Scott Boden’s opener as the Spireites lost 2-1 at the Technique Stadium back in November.

Form Guide

The Blues have suffered only one defeat in their last six. The run also consists of four wins and one draw.

Since their 3-2 win away at Halifax Town, Maidenhead have failed to win in their last six league games. This run includes three draws and three defeats.

Team News

James Rowe confirmed that there are no fresh injury concerns going into Saturday’s game; however, Joe Rowley will not be ready.

Curtis Weston will miss the game through suspension. The midfielder picked up his fifth yellow card of the season against Yeovil Town.

From the dugout:

James Rowe: “Maidenhead aren’t on a great run, but they haven’t really played at home. We know what the conditions are going to be like.

“I’ve been there a few times with Aldershot. It’s a tricky game. So, we have to respect what Alan [Devonshire] has done there.”