CHESTERFIELD: Spireites fishing for first home victory over ‘bogey-team’ Shrimps

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Spireites host Morecambe tomorrow looking for their first ever home win over the Shrimps.

The north-west side have travelled to North Derbyshire four times in the league and once in the FA Cup and they’ve returned home as winners three times and twice having drawn.

Paul Cook’s Chesterfield put in a fine second half show to see off York City 3-0 on Boxing Day whilst Morecambe lost 1-0 at neighbours Fleetwood, they’ve not yet won in December.

Spireites assistant boss Tommy Wright said: “Morecambe have been a bit of a bogey side. They’re all difficult games, they’ll come here having had some good results on the road, so we’ll have to be careful. We’ll concentrate on what we’re good at, we’ve got some good players at this club and if we play to our full potential, we can beat anyone in this league. It’s the first of two important games coming up, Accrington away comes afterwards, it’s always a tough place to go to.”

Goalkeeper Tommy Lee added: “They’re the sort of games you need to pick points up in if we’re to get where we want to be. All footballers want to win games and the gaffer wants to do that, and that’s what we’re going to do.”

Marc Richards has an outside chance of making the game but the makeshift front two of Luis Boa Morte and Jay O’Shea showed enough against York to suggest that they may start again.