New role for Lormor with Spireites

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Former Spireites hero Tony Lormor has rejoined the club as the new kit man.

Striker Lormor, who scored 35 goals in 113 appearances for Chesterfield in the 1990s, says of the opportunity: “Chris Turner got in touch to ask me whether I fancied the job and I jumped at the chance.

“It’s nice to be back and I’m really looking forward to it.”

Chief executive Turner added: “It’s great to have a former player involved in this role.

“Tony is passionate about the club and I’m sure he’s going to be a great asset to Paul Cook and his staff.”

Lormor began his career at Newcastle United, joining the Spireites from Peterborough United in 1994.

He was a hugely p0pular figure in a three-year spell at Saltergate.

His most memorable moment came when he opened the scoring in the 2-0 victory over Bury in the 1995 Third Division play-off final at Wembley.

Lormor joined Preston North End in a part-exchange deal which saw David Reeves move to Chesterfield.

Spells at Notts County (loan), Mansfield Town, Hartlepool United and Shrewbury Town (loan) followed before he ended his playing career in non-league football.

Lormor gave up a job in sales at Derby County in order to take up his new role.