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PREVIEW: Bury

16 February 2017

After Tuesday's trip to Kent, the Spireites are back home on Saturday, when they take on Bury. Here's our match preview......

Reminder

Home and away supporters are asked to note that the Tesco Extra supermarket adjacent to the Proact has informed the club that they will be enforcing their two-hour parking restrictions on match days.

Tickets

Tickets are available online and from the Proact ticket office right up until kick off (3pm). With Adult tickets from £20, concessions from £13 and under 16s from £5

Team News

Spireites boss Gary Caldwell will check on the fitness of Ryan Fulton and Dan Jones after the duo missed Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Gillingham through illness.

Jon Nolan will miss the match after suffering a hamstring injury at the Priestfield Stadium, while striker Ched Evans is also set to miss the match due to an ankle injury.

Meanwhile, new Bury boss Lee Clark will be checking on the fitness of striker James Vaughan, after he was forced off at half time during Tuesday’s match with MK Dons.

Clark also looks set to be without midfielder Reece Brown, after injury ruled him out of the midweek fixture.   

Form Guide

While the point obtained at Gillingham could prove crucial in the Spireites bid for League One survival, it wasn’t enough to move the Spireites out of the relegation places.

Victory for the Spireites would see them move to within one point of Bury, who occupy 21st spot in the League One table, and are two points from safety.

But the Shakers head into the match unbeaten in their last two outings, a 1-0 win over Swindon Town last Saturday, and Tuesday’s 0-0 draw with MK Dons at Gigg Lane.

The two teams last met in September, with Bury emerging 2-1 winners thanks to striker Tom Pope’s 87th minute winner.

From the Dugout

Caldwell was delighted with the Spireites show of character at Gillingham, and he’s urged his players to take the confidence from that match into Saturday’s fixture.

He said: “The result at Gillingham will only be a big point by winning on Saturday. 

“Against Gillingham, I saw a team that was fighting and giving everything. 

“I’m sure Bury won’t like coming to the Proact, with a big crowd behind us we can make this a really good week after a disappointing start.”

Can't get to the Proact? Fear not you can still follow all the action from the game. 

Across match day we'll have: 
- Live commentary, exclusive to the internet, on PlayerHD 
- Minute-by-minute coverage for the club's Twitter page
- Updates and images from the club's Facebook and Instagram feeds 
- Stats and reaction across the weekend on the official site