Chesterfield's Youth Team get their pre-season campaign underway this afternoon, when they take on Sheffield United Development at Hillsborough College, 1pm.
The clash with the Blades is the first of two friendlies this week, along with a match against Stoke City U18s at Lilleshall on Friday, 11.30am kick off. Both first and second-year academy shcolars will feature.
Following this week's matches the Youth Team will play a further four friendlies before their EFL Youth Alliance North East campaign begins on Saturday August, 5.
Details of full pre-season campaign can be found here.