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Posted 1st August 2013 at 12:00 am

Evatt joined Chesterfield in 2003 and spent two personally successful seasons with the club, winning the Player of the Year in his first season was runner up the following campaign. After spells with QPR and Blackpool, he rejoined the Spireites a matter of days before the 2013/14 season to become club captain.

Came through the ranks with Derby County, gaining extra experience in a loan spell at Northampton. Joined Chesterfield in 2003 and spent two personally successful seasons with the club, winning the Player of the Year in his first season and he was runner up the following campaign. 


Moved to QPR for £150,000 but after a year joined Blackpool, initially on loan. Was an integral part of their two promotions in three years and he appeared in every game for them in the Premier League in 2010-11. Picked up a knee injury before being released by The Seasiders. 


Trained with Blackburn before opting to re-join the Spireites a few days before the start of the 2013-14 season. His solid shows after regaining full match fitness were integral in Spireites’ title win and him earning him a place in the PFA Team of the Year for League Two. 


Extended his contract in the summer to tie him to the club until 2017.


Home shirt sponsor: Richard and Fiona Hancock


Away shirt sponsor: Andrew Twigg

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