Match Preview: Woking (a)

The Spireites hunt for their first points of the National League season when Woking visit the Technique Stadium on Saturday (3pm).

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 live stream at a cost of £10. You can find the stream link here.

Manager: Alan Dowson
Fact File: Age – 50
Years spent as footballer – 18 years
Position – Defender
Teams played for – Millwall (1988-1991), Fulham on loan (1990), Bradford City (1991-1992), Darington (1992-1993), Slough Town (1993-1994), Gateshead (1994-1996) and Walton & Hersham (1996-2006).
Years spent in management – 14 years
Teams managed – Walton & Hersham (2004-2007), Kingstonian (2007-2014), Hampton & Richmond Borough (2014-2018) and Woking (2018-Present).
Record against Chesterfield as manager – P1 W1 D0 L0

One to Watch: Matt Jarvis
Age: 34
Position: Winger
What other clubs has he played for? Gillingham (2003-2007), Wolverhampton Wanderers (2007-2012), West Ham United (2012-2016), Norwich City on loan (2015-2016), Norwich City (2016-2019), Walsall on loan (2019).
Last Seasons Stats in All Competitions:
Games Played: 2
Goals: One
Assists: None
Yellow Cards: None
Red Cards: None
Minutes Played: 65

Head to Head
Chesterfield and Woking have only played each other on one occasion. The Cards secured a 2-1 victory at the Technique Stadium last September.

Form Guide
The Spireites have only faced on league game this season, losing to Hartlepool 2-1 on Tuesday at the Technique Stadium.
Woking have played two National League matches so far this season. They have six points out of six, beating both Solihull Moors and Weymouth.

Team News
Scott Boden will serve the first of his three-game ban after being shown a straight red card following a challenge on Ben Killip.
Injured trio Curtis Weston, Nathan Tyson and Haydn Hollis are all touch and go ahead of Saturday’s match.

From the dugout:
John Pemberton: “Woking have a good manager, a good squad and a very good team spirit. I want us to start like we did on Tuesday night and we’ve got a good chance.”