Match preview: Woking (a)

Match preview: Woking (a)

The Spireites continue to push for a play-off spot as they travel to Woking on Saturday (3pm). Here is our match preview, in association with LV BET.

How to watch:

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

You can buy your 50/50 tickets for the 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.


Manager: Alan Dowson

Fact File: Age: 50

Years spent as footballer – 18

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

Teams managed – Walton & Hersham (2004-2007), Kingstonian (2007-2014), Hampton & Richmond Borough (2014-2018) and Woking (2018-Present).

Record against Chesterfield as manager – P2     W1     D0     L1

One to Watch: Max Kretzchmar

Age: 27

Position: Midfielder

What other clubs has he played for? Wycombe Wanderers (2012-2016), Woking (2016-2017) and Hampton & Richmond Borough (2017-2018).

This Season’s Stats in All Competitions:

Games Played: 35

Goals: Eight

Assists: Four

Yellow Cards: Nine

Red Cards: One

Minutes Played: 2,544

Head to Head

Chesterfield and Woking will meet each other for just the third time with the two clubs recording one win apiece.

The Spireites won the reverse fixture 4-0 thanks to two goals from Luke Rawson (2), Tom Denton and Alex Kiwomya.

Form Guide

The Blues are in mixed form at the moment two wins in the last eight games with two draws in that time as well.

Woking are without a win in their last 11 games in all competitions. In the run they have only managed one draw.

Team News

Joel Taylor will miss the next couple of game after James Rowe revealed that the wing-back had suffered a groin strain.

From the dugout:

James Rowe: “Woking’s results haven’t been so good in the last ten, but nothing is easy. Nothing’s a given in this league.

“We’ve got to make sure we are fully focused and fully respect Woking, which we will. We need to make sure we perform to the levels that we want to.”