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Spireites Visit Bristol Rovers

25 October 2013

Chesterfield travel to the Memorial Stadium to take on Bristol Rovers in their 14th fixture of the 2013/14 Skybet League Two season.

Overview

The Gas are currently 21st in the League 2 table having taken ten points from their opening 13 fixtures, losing 2-1 to Accrington Stanley in their last outing at the Crown Ground.

Rovers finished the 2012/13 campaign in 14th place but without a win in eight games, John Ward's side have struggled in the league this year. 

Chesterfield approach this fixture on the back of a 2-2 draw at home to York City on Tuesday night, coming back from a two-goal deficit to earn a point at the Proact Stadium.

Without a win in five games, Chesterfield are currently second in the League 2 table and will be looking for a return to form against the Gas on Saturday.

Bristol Rovers last hosted the Spireites in November last year, where a late goal from Tom Eaves sealed a 3-2 victory for the Pirates.

Team News

Bristol Rovers
David Clarkson serves the second game of his three-match ban on Saturday and will not be available.

Chesterfield
Drew Talbot (abdominal) is the only player unavailable for selection on Saturday, a recurrence of his injury means the full-back sits out against the Gas.

Manager's Views


Odds

Bristol Rovers: 11/5 Draw: 12/5 Chesterfield: 6/5

Skybet Chesterfield as favourites going into Saturday's game but believe the home side have every chance of taking something from the game.

(Odds accurate as of 11am on Friday, October 25)

Coverage

If you can't make the game on Saturday you can follow the action through live commentary on Spireites Player and minute-by-minute text updates on Chesterfield's official Twitter account.

Spireites Player is also the best place for all post match reaction and highlights after the final whistle and throughout the weekend.

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