CHESTERFIELD: Liam Cooper looks forward to making Spireites’ history in the FA Cup

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WITH four wins in his four Chesterfield appearances, on-loan Liam Cooper is looking forward to this weekend’s trip to Merseyside.

Spireites travel to Ronnie Moore’s League One leaders Tranmere Rovers for a second round FA Cup tie.

The Hull man, 21, who last season played in the cup for his parent club in a win over Ipswich before appearing in a surprise defeat against Crawley Town, is hoping to progress. He also thinks the competition retains some of the sheen, saying: “I think it’s massive.

“It would be just great to get in that third round draw and get a big club down at the Proact, preferably Hull City, that would be good! We want to be in that third round draw and go as far as we can, we’ll not be taking it lightly, that’s for sure.”

With Chris Atkinson back at Huddersfield Town, midfielder Craig Clay will be hoping for a recall to the starting line up. The 20 year old has doubled his career appearance numbers this season having appeared in a dozen games so far in this campaign.

He last started in the 3-2 defeat at Bristol Rovers but since then has come off the bench twice to help Spireites see out victories against Cheltenham and Plymouth.

Mark Randall, missing with a shin injury in the last few games, is fully fit and he’ll be looking for at least a spot on the bench as Chesterfield look to beat Rovers in the FA Cup for the first time ever.