Match preview: Weymouth (H)

Match preview: Weymouth (H)

The Spireites aim for a third successive victory when Weymouth visit the Technique Stadium on Saturday (3pm). Here is our match preview in association with LV BET.

How to watch:

The game is available to stream on the Chesterfield website at a cost of £10. You can purchase the stream via the link:https://page.inplayer.com/ChesterfieldFC/item.html?id=193761

Chesterfield legend Drew Talbot will once again join Steve Yorke on commentary on the Spireites+ live stream.

Commentary on the match will be provided in association with Elastic FM with Spireites legend Jamie Hewitt joining Alan Wilkinson. A link to the commentary will be posted on our website and social media channels in the build-up to kick-off.

You can buy your 50/50 tickets for Saturday’s game at just £1 per ticket. There is no limit to the number of tickets you can buy so why not increase your odds of winning and purchase multiple tickets.

Opposition

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), 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 – P1     W0     D0     L1

One to Watch: Josh McQuoid

Age: 31

Position: Forward

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

This Season’s Stats in All Competitions:

Games Played: 23

Goals: Seven

Yellow Cards: Three

Red Cards: None

Minutes Played: 1,775

Head to Head

The two sides have only played each other once in a competitive game with the Spireites coming away with the victory.

Goals from Akwasi Asante and Tom Denton were enough for Chesterfield to defeat Weymouth 2-1 in James Rowe’s first game in charge.

Form Guide

The Blues have bounce back from successive defeats with back-to-back away wins against Barnet and Aldershot Town.

The Terras have lost once in their last five – a 2-0 defeat to Wrexham. They have defeated Stockport County and Wealdstone as well as drawing twice.

Team News

Jak McCourt will miss the game due to injury. However, Joel Taylor will be available for the game.

James Rowe said that Jack Clarke is 50/50 heading into the weekend after going off with a tight hamstring against Aldershot Town.

From the dugout:

James Rowe: “I think they are trying to do the right thing in the way that they play. You can see they have got longer-term objectives there.

“They want to establish themselves as a National League side. I think that is probably their objective.”