GALLERY: The incredible images that tell the sad story of Chesterfield's doomed 2017/18 season

Chesterfield's 2017/18 season was another dramatic and ultimately anti-climatic chapter in the club's rich history.

Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 12:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 12:31 pm
Picture by Gareth Williams/; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Forest Green Rovers v Chesterfield FC; 21/04/2018 KO 15:00; The New Lawn; copyright picture; Howard Roe/; A devastated Drew Talbot after defeat at Forest Green

Our photographers were there for every kick and captured some incredible images that laid bare the raw emotion of it all.

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From Gary Caldwell’s summer optimism to Jack Lester’s relentless positivity, from the sea of blue in the away stands to supporters seeing red as disaster eventually and inevitably struck.

To see some of the best images our photographers took, click on the slideshow logo on the main picture or the blue text at the top of this article.