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Barnsley have shocked doubters, say Angus MacDonald

Defender Angus MacDonald believes Barnsley are proving people wrong this season.

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Chesterfield FC v Accrington Stanley, mutual shirt pulling for Mark Hughes and Tom Anderson

Town draw Luton in Checkatrade Trophy and Anderson is devastated to be suspended

The Checkatrade Trophy might not be everyone’s cup of tea but Tom Anderson is still ‘devastated’ to be missing the third round game against Luton in January.

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Will Buckley

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls facing multiple injury concerns ahead of Reading duel

Sheffield Wednesday have concerns over the fitness of several key players ahead of Saturday’s trip to third-placed Reading.

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Chesterfield�"s Sam Hird battles for the ball late on at Charlton

Hird back in training and champing at the bit but Spireites will be ‘sensible’

After a return to training this week, Sam Hird will be ‘champing at the bit’ to play on Saturday, but his management team will only select him if it’s ‘sensible.’

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Owls Lucas Joao with Wolves Jack Price

Alan Biggs at Large: Fernando Forestieri’s absence means the time is Joao for Lucas at Sheffield Wednesday

Despite having to sit out the next three matches, Fernando Forestieri is in no danger of losing the mantle of “the man most likely to” at Sheffield Wednesday for the second successive season.

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Harry Chapman

Sheffield United: Harry Chapman ruled out until April

Harry Chapman has been ruled out for three to four months, Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has confirmed.

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Peterborough vs Chesterfield - Jay O'Shea beats Peterborough's Marcus Maddison to the ball - Pic By James Williamson

PREVIEW: Stats and dangermen as Town visit a Peterborough side in form, at least on paper

On paper Peterborough United look like a side in daunting form ahead of Chesterfield’s visit to London Road on Saturday.

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Chesterfield Manager Danny Wilson and his staff stand for a minutes silence before the game

Wilson and coaching staff handling scouting responsibilities

Danny Wilson and his coaches are handling scouting responsibilities at the Proact.

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Sheffield FC - Pat Lindley on the right. Pic by Ben Webster

Sheffield FC: Players pride in world’s oldest club

What a turnaround in fortunes there has been at Sheffield FC over the past six weeks!

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Tom Lees

Sheffield Wednesday: Tom Lees sets Owls target

Tom Lees wants the Owls to be firmly in the Championship promotion hunt heading into the final 10 matches of the campaign.

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Ethan Ebanks-Landell of Sheffield Utd

Sheffield United: Ethan Ebanks-Landell situation is out of our hands, admits Blades’ Alan Knill

He has captured the hearts and minds of the Bramall Lane support, become a new terrace hero and a version of a festive Wham! hit has even been adapted in his honour.

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Tony Stewart

Rotherham United: Millers’ £60,000 show of faith in new head of recruitment

Rotherham United are spending £60,000 on player software as they prepare for the arrival of their new head of recruitment.

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Jordan Houghton

Doncaster Rovers: James Coppinger lavishes praise on Chelsea loan star Jordan Houghton

Doncaster Rovers captain James Coppinger has lavished praise on loan star Jordan Houghton.

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Andy Williams is in contention to start at Plymouth.

Doncaster Rovers: Ferguson interested in points not position

Doncaster Rovers might be top of League Two but it is all about points rather than positions for boss Darren Ferguson.

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Aaron Ramsdale of Sheffield Utd

Sheffield United: No concerns over Aaron Ramsdale as our No.2 goalkeeper, says Blades’ Alan Knill

Alan Knill says Sheffield United have no worries over playing teenager Aaron Ramsdale after describing the youngster as a “very competent goalkeeper who looks the part”.

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George Hirst in action for the Owls against Cambridge United

Sheffield Wednesday: David Hirst’s son George a hot prospect for Owls

His potential to be a future star is undeniable.

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Aidy White is back in training for Barnsley. 
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Barnsley: We’ll always be a work in progress, says Heckingbottom

Head coach Paul Heckingbottom admits Barnsley will likely “always be a work in progress”.

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Chesterfield's  Lawrence Maguire applauds the travel fans all 74 of them (Pic: Howard Roe/ahpix.com)

VIDEO: Two sent off as Maguire and Evans put Town in next round of Checkatrade Trophy

Chesterfield progressed to the next round of the Checkatrade Trophy with a 2-0 win at Rochdale.

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Spireites ticket reward for ‘the Rochdale 56’

Spireites ticket reward for ‘the Rochdale 56’

Chesterfield will say thank you to the 56 Spireites who travelled to last night’s Checkatrade Trophy victory at Rochdale, with free tickets.

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Chesterfield v Scunthorpe United. Fans Gallery.

Column: Accountability and criticism are scary for clubs, but fans asking awkward questions can help avoid scandals

Where did it all go so wrong for the beautiful game?

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