Match preview: Weymouth (a)

James Rowe takes charge of the Spireites for the first time as they travel to Weymouth on Saturday (3pm). Read 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 Weymouth’s website at a cost of £9.99. You can purchase the stream via this link:


Manager: Brian Stock

Fact File: Age: 38

Years spent as footballer – 19

Position – Midfielder

Teams played for – AFC Bournemouth (2000-2006), Preston North End on loan (2006), Preston North End (2006-2007), Doncaster Rovers on loan (2006-2007), Doncaster Rovers (2007-2012), Burnley (2012-2014) and Havant & Waterlooville (2014-2019) and Wales (2009-2010).

Years spent in management – Less than a year

Teams managed – Weymouth (2020-present)

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

One to Watch: Josh McQuoid

Age: 30

Position: Striker

What other clubs has he played for? AFC Bournemouth (2006-2011), Millwall on loan (2010-2011), Millwall (2011-2012), Burnley (2012), AFC Bournemouth (2012-2015), Peterborough United (2014), Coventry City on loan (2014), Luton Town (2105-2018), Stevenage on loan (2017), Torquay United on loan (2017) and Aldershot Town (2018).

Last Season’s Stats in All Competitions:

Games Played: 27

Goals: Nine

Yellow Cards: None

Red Cards: None

Head to Head

The two teams have never played each other in a competitive fixture.

Form Guide

Chesterfield have fallen to three league defeats in a row.

Weymouth have not played a game in 28 days, since their 2-1 away victory against Stockport County. The Terras have record two victories in their last six games.

Team News

New striker Akwasi Asante could make his Chesterfield debut on Saturday after the 28-year-old signed today.

From the dugout:

James Rowe: “Weymouth are a great side, I’m so excited for tomorrow. We’re here now and so excited. I can’t wait to get out on the pitch. We’ve got a good squad and so have they.

“It’s about coming together and getting results. I’m fully aware of that, it’s a results business. I’m confident that we can do something here.”