It’s all to play for at the B2net on Saturday.
League Two leaders Chesterfield and eighth-placed Gillingham are both looking for the results that will satisfy their desires.
The Spireites need a draw or win or see Bury fail to win their final match at Stevenage to clinch the title. Gills need to do better than Stevenage or Torquay United, who play at Rotherham United, to secure a play-off spot.
Gillingham have a number of injuries and will be without Andy Barcham (hamstring), Barry Fuller (leg), Stefan Payne (knee), Curtis Weston (knee), Chris Palmer (knee) and Dennis Oli (hamstring).
Bury feel they’re still in the title hunt. Caretaker boss Richie Barker said: “We can still win the league. It’s important we go about things the right way and make sure we have no regrets when we leave the pitch on Saturday. If we didn’t prepare properly and Chesterfield did lose, we’d be kicking ourselves. There was a lot of disappointment after the Wycombe defeat but this is not the end.”
No Championship has been clinched at home by Chesterfield since 1936, so they will be looking to rectify that long interval.
They’ve not managed a home win against Gills since 1998 whilst the visitors have lost just one away game in the last six months.
Three young men watching events with added significance will be striker Jordan Burrow, midfielder Ben Watkis and defender Matt Needham. The trio, all members of the North-East-Conference title-winning Under-18 side, have been awarded six month professional contracts