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Moore tipped for relegated Spireites

Former Rotherham United manager Ronnie Moore has been installed as the early favourite to replace Jack Lester as Chesterfield boss.

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Ronnie Moore, the current 3/1 favourite (Pic: Frank Reid)

RANK THEM: The early bookies’ favourites for the Chesterfield job

The bookies have installed Ronnie Moore as the early favourite to replace Jack Lester as Chesterfield manager.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Forest Green Rovers v Chesterfield FC; 21/04/2018 KO 15:00; The New Lawn; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Raw emotions for Chesterfield fans after defeat at Forest Green Rovers

OPINION: Life in non-league will be far from blue skies and plain sailing

As Chesterfield’s 97-year stay in the Football League comes to an end, the Spireites now face a whole world of new issues in non-league.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Forest Green Rovers v Chesterfield FC; 21/04/2018 KO 15:00; The New Lawn; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Agony for Chesterfield's Drew Talbot as their league status took a serious knock whilst Forest Green almost secured their league status

VIDEO: Where did it go wrong on the pitch for Chesterfield?

Chesterfield’s relegation out of the Football League has all but been confirmed after a season of struggle.

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Chesterfield FC at Wembley v Swindon Town. Tommy Lee with Lester

Tommy Lee: Jack will go on to be a success, I just hope our club can do the same

Seven months ago I sat in front of a friend and a manager and, fighting back the tears, I told him I was no longer capable of playing professional football.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Yeovil Town v Chesterfield FC; 20/01/2018 KO 15.00; Huish Park; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Players and fans celebrate Kristian Dennis' winner at Yeovil

VIDEO: Chesterfield’s five finest moments of the Lester era

It lasted just 37 games and ended in an all-but-mathematically confirmed relegation, but the Jack Lester era at Chesterfield did have some highlights.

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Chesterfield manager Jack Lester salutes the Chesterfield fans before the kick-off: Picture by Steve Flynn/AHPIX.com, Football: Skybet League Two match Port Vale -V- Chesterfield at Vale Park, Burslem, Staffordshire, England on copyright picture Howard Roe 07973 739229

LESTER: A joy to listen to, a pain in the backside, a man who couldn’t take the emotion out of the game

Jack Lester is and always will be a Chesterfield legend.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Forest Green Rovers v Chesterfield FC; 21/04/2018 KO 15:00; The New Lawn; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Spireites boss Jack Lester and the bench look crest fallen as they slipped to defeat at Forest Green

BREAKING: Chesterfield management team depart in wake of relegation from Football League

Chesterfield boss Jack Lester and his management team have today left the club in the wake of relegation from the Football League.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Wycombe Wanderers v Chesterfield FC; 16/12/2017 KO 15.00; Adams Park; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Jerome Binnom-Williams is bundled over by Craig Mackail-Smith

Pair of Spireites haven’t shown boss enough desire to break into squad

Jack Lester says a pair of his players haven’t shown enough desire to break back into the first team squad.

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Exeter City v Chesterfield FC; 17/04/2018 KO 19:45; St James Park; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Club Captain Ian Evatt takes his place on the bench

Lester fears trip to Forest Green may come too soon for talismanic defender

Jack Lester fears that tomorrow’s do-or-die clash at Forest Green Rovers may come too soon for his talismanic defender.

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Chesterfield company secretary Ashley Carson (Pic: Tina Jenner)

VIDEO: Ashley Carson’s interview in full as fans demand answers from director

Chesterfield director Ashley Carson has been in the interview hot seat this afternoon, facing a barrage of questions posed by the club’s fanbase.

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Paul Mitchell of Sheffield Utd during the 2017/18 Photocall at Bramall Lane Stadium, Sheffield. Picture date 7th September 2017. Picture credit should read: Sportimage

Chesterfield in need of a new head of recruitment

Chesterfield are in need of a head of recruitment according to first team boss Jack Lester.

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Chesterfield FC v Forest Green Rovers.'Kristian Dennis rises above the Forest Green defense.

PREVIEW: Plenty of common ground with Saturdays hosts as Town face do-or-die fixture

Chesterfield travel to a side with whom they share many similarities for one of the biggest games of the League Two season.

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Ashley Carson unveils Jack Lester as the club's new first team manager

Spireites director on why he hasn’t quit, plans for relegation, the manager’s future and takeover status

Chesterfield’s Football League status might still be hanging by a thread but the club’s board are already planning for life in the National League.

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GALLERY: Match action from Chesterfield’s clash with Exeter

Chesterfield once again fell to defeat by a single goal on Tuesday night, going down 2-1 at high flying Exeter.

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GALLERY: Spireites fans make long trek to Exeter

Chesterfield were yet again backed by their long-suffering supporters last night, 230 miles down the road at Exeter.

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Owner Dave Allen with directors Ashley Carson, Mike Warner and John Croot

COLUMN: Dear Dave Allen, where did it all go wrong?

Dear Dave Allen, how has it ever come to this for Chesterfield Football Club?

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Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Exeter City v Chesterfield FC; 17/04/2018 KO 19:45; St James Park; copyright picture; Howard Roe/AHPIX.com; Chesterfield boss Jack Lester roars his side on as they searched for a late equaliser at Exeter

Spireites staring at second consecutive relegation but Lester insists they’re ‘not dead yet’

Chesterfield are not dead yet, but will only pull off the great escape if their commitment is absolute, says manager Jack Lester.

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Worrying times for Jack Lester

Exeter 2 Chesterfield 1: Spireites' drop fears deepen after winless run stretches to five games

Chesterfield's relegation fears deepened after their winless run stretched to five games with defeat at promotion-chasing Exeter.

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