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Former Spireites Skipper Passes Away

22 August 2017

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Sad news reaches us that former Spireites skipper Bill Green has passed away at the age of 66.

Bill joined Chesterfield from Peterborough United in 1979 and lifted the Anglo-Scottish Cup as captain two years later.

A commanding central defender, he made 160 appearances for the Spireites before moving to Doncaster Rovers in 1983.

After a spell as manager of Scunthorpe United, Bill became a much respected player recruitment figure at clubs including Sheffield Wednesday, Wigan Athletic and Derby County.

A native of Newcastle, Bill had latterly been working for Southampton as their senior recruitment officer. 

Our sincere condolences go to Bill's family and friends.

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