Match preview: Aldershot Town (h)

Aldershot Town are the visitors to the Technique Stadium tonight (7pm) as James Rowe takes charge of his first home game. 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 the Chesterfield FC website at a cost of £10. You can purchase the stream via the link:

Former Spireite Steve Williams will be the match summariser on the live stream.

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Manager: Danny Searle

Fact File: Age: 38

Years spent as footballer – N/A

Position – N/A

Teams played for – N/A

Years spent in management – One

Teams managed – Braintree Town (2019) and Aldershot Town (2019-Present).

Record against Chesterfield as manager – P3     W0     D1     L2

One to Watch: Mohamed Bettamer

Age: 27

Position: Striker

What other clubs has he played for? Kingsbury London Tigers (2010), Watford (2010-2011),  London Tigers (2011), Hayes & Yeading United (2011-2012), Bedford Town on loan (2012), North Greenford United (2012), London Tigers (2012), Hampton & Richmond Borough (2012-2013), Al-Ahly Benghazi (2013-2014), Staines Town (2016-2018), Braintree Town (2018), Barnet (2018-2019), Welling United on loan (2019) and Hemel Hempstead Town on loan (2019).

Last Seasons Stat’s in All Competitions:

Games Played: 20

Goals: Six

Assists: None

Yellow Cards: One

Red Cards: None

Minutes Played: 1,632

Head to Head

Since the reformation of Aldershot Town, the two sides have faced each other 11 times with Chesterfield winning on five occasions.

The last game saw the teams draw 2-2 at the EBB Stadium last November. Goals from Scott Boden and Tom Denton earned the Spireites a point.

Form Guide

After three successive defeats, Chesterfield bounced back to beat Weymouth 2-1 on Saturday after goals from Akwasi Asante and Tom Denton.

Aldershot are in mixed form at the moment with a win, a draw and a loss in their last three games. The Shots most recently fell to a 1-0 away defeat at Wrexham.

Team News

There are no new injuries and suspensions for the Spireites heading into the Aldershot game.

From the dugout:

James Rowe: “I’ve got a great affinity with the supporters there. It was a good place to be. I know I’ve got some good players They just need some structure and some belief.”