Manager: James Rowe
After being released by Charlton Athletic at the age of 18, Rowe joined Ilkeston Town and then Histon, where he scored 30 goals as an 18-year-old before a serious knee injury interrupted his progress. Spells at Heybridge Swifts, Stamford, Grantham Town and Rugby Town followed before he returned to Histon. He then had stints at Needham Market, AFC Sudbury, Leisto
Danny Rowe

Danny Rowe

Forward
After being with Manchester United as a youngster, Rowe played in non-league football, which included a prolific six-year spell with AFC Fylde. He joined Oldham Athletic in 2020 before moving to Bradford City. The Spireites signed Rowe for an undisclosed fee in April 2021.
Stefan Payne

Stefan Payne

Forward
The experienced striker joined Chesterfield this summer after leaving Grimsby Town. His former clubs include Barnsley and Shrewsbury Town and he has previous National League experience, having enjoyed a successful spell at Dover Athletic.
Calvin Miller

Calvin Miller

Midfielder
Chesterfield secured Miller’s signature recently, beating off competition from other clubs to sign him. The 23-year-old Scot, who started his career at Celtic, played against Chesterfield for Notts County in the play-offs at the end of last season. He had been on loan at Notts from Harrogate.
Saidou Khan

Saidou Khan

Midfielder
Khan agreed to sign for the Spireites last week on a two-year contract. He is no stranger to the National League, having ended last season on loan at Dagenham & Redbridge from Maidstone United.
Alex Whittle

Alex Whittle

Defender
Whittle, who plays on the left-hand side of defence, joined Chesterfield after leaving Gloucester City in January 2021. After being with Liverpool as a youngster, he played for Dunfermline Athletic for three years. Whittle then played for a number of clubs including AFC Fylde, Southport, York City and Forest Green Rovers before signing for Gloucester in August 2020, where he played under James Rowe.
Manny Oyeleke

Manny Oyeleke

Midfielder
Oyeleke joined the Spireites from Port Vale in April for an undisclosed fee. He was with Chelsea and Queen Park Rangers as a youngster. Oyeleke made his breakthrough at Brentford and had spells at Exeter City and Aldershot before signing for Vale in the summer of 2018.
Jack Clarke

Jack Clarke

Midfielder
Clarke joined the Spireites on loan from Aston Villa in January. The young midfielder started out with Villa’s Under-9s and had a spell on loan at Yeovil Town earlier in the season. He was signed permanently this summer after coming to the end of his contract at Villa.
Jak McCourt

Jak McCourt

Midfielder
McCourt played for the likes of Port Vale, Northampton Town and Barnsley before joining the Spireites in 2017. Following relegation from the Football League in 2018, he left the club and went on to play for Swindon Town and Macclesfield Town. The central midfielder rejoined the Spireites as a free agent in December.
Jamie Grimes

Jamie Grimes

Defender
The central defender joined Chesterfield after helping Hereford reach the FA Trophy final at Wembley at the end of last season. The 30-year-old’s former clubs include Ebbsfleet United, Macclesfield Town, Cheltenham Town and Dover Athletic.