Spireites will be looking to seal back-to-back home wins against Accrington Stanley tonight (7.45pm).
Paul Cook’s Stanley sit in fifth place after an impressive start, though they’ve only drawn their last two games.
Away from home, they’ve won at Southend United and Exeter City and on Saturday they drew at Dagenham & Redbridge. Irish striker Padraig Amond has proved to be their early dangerman, having notched up three goals already this term.
Caretaker boss Tommy Wright indicated that his players had picked up a few ‘bumps and bruises’ in their 3-1 win over Wycombe on Saturday but he’s hopeful that all of the weekend’s squad will be available for selection.
Scoring debutant Chris Atkinson, on loan from Huddersfield Town, looks set to continue in midfield alongside Sam Togwell, who said of his new partner: “Chris has got a good future ahead of him if he works hard and listens to the right people. He had to get across the front man for his goal, which is what you are taught.
“If it comes your way, just get it on target and with the pace of the ball these days, the keeper hasn’t got much chance.”
Spireites have taken former Owls winger Etienne Esajas on trial. The 27-year-old Dutchman had his contract at Swindon Town terminated by mutual consent in the summer.