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PREVIEW: Peterborough United

13 March 2017

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The Spireites take on Peterborough United tomorrow, in a Sky Bet League One clash at the Proact (7.45pm), here's our match preview.


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 are available online and from the Proact ticket office right up until kick off (7.45pm). With Adult tickets from £20, concessions from £13 and under 16s from £1

Season ticket holders are also eligible to bring up to 2 friends for £5 each!

Team News

Spireites captain Ian Evatt will miss the game after he was stretchered off in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Shrewsbury Town, striker Ched Evans will also miss the match with an ankle injury.

While Jon Nolan and Paul McGinn, will look to be in contention, having missed out at the weekend.

Peterborough manager Grant McCann will check on the fitness of right back Michael Smith after he was forced to withdraw from the 1-2 home defeat to Oxford United at the weekend.

Form Guide

While the draw with Shrewsbury halted the Spireites' three game losing run at the Proact, it left the Spireites eight points from safety in League One.

Meanwhile the Posh head into the game on the back of a just three wins in their last ten fixtures - with their last away win coming at Port Vale on February 4.

The two teams played out an entertaining game earlier in the season at the ABAX Stadium, with the Posh eventually winning 5-2 on December 10. 

From the Dugout

Chesterfield manager Gary Caldwell knows that despite the Posh's poor run of form they will still provide a tough test for his team.

He said: "They're a very attack minded team, they try to play on the front foot, score goals and get at you. 

"They like to play through midfield and the lines, so it's a difficult game.

"But I always try to focus on us and how we can go and affect the game. We have to be right mentally and aggressive, and if we do that we can beat anyone in this league, I'm convinced of that."       

Can't get to the Proact? Fear not, 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 evening on the official site

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