Chesterfield: Sam or Ollie? That’s Cook’s big question

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Chesterfield manager Paul Cook’s only has one selection dilemma for the weekend trip to Crawley Town.

That’s whether to recall reigning player of the year Sam Morsy, who missed the home win over Barnsley through suspension. He was replaced by Ollie Banks for just his fourth league start of the season. While Banks carried out the holding midfield role well, Morsy is the master in that position and if he doesn’t start, it will be a major surprise.

Charlie Raglan has been exceptional in the last four games since he’s been thrust into the centre of Spireites’ defence. The inexperienced former FC United of Manchester man was many fans’ man of the match against Barnsley, controlling Devante Cole and Sam Winnall with some style.

He’s almost certain to retain his shirt ahead of fit again Georg Margreitter, one of the subs from last weekend’s game to feature in a 4-1 midweek practice defeat against Owls’ U21 side. Sam Hird, absent since August, also played in that game.

With two wins and two draws in Chesterfield’s last four outings, they travel for their first ever game in the County of West Sussex in good spirits.

Eoin Doyle, on 19 goals, is seeking to become the first Spireite in 88 years to reach 20 before Christmas.