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Saltergate – The Demolition Continues


On Monday 7th May my Dad visited Saltergate, the former home of Chesterfield FC, to see the continued demolition of the ground. The difference is clearly visible now with the Main Stand now nothing but a shell and the roof of the Kop has been removed. It won’t be long now until there is nothing left of the place that the Spireites played for 139 years.

See the photos below.

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Rotherham United 1-0 Chesterfield – League 2

On Saturday 25th September I went to Don Valley Stadium to watch unbeaten Chesterfield play fellow promotion-pushers Rotherham United.

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KVK Ieper 1-1 KSV Oudenaarde – Belgian 3rd Division (and Ieper lost ground visit)

On 27th March 2010 I went to watch KVK Ieper play KSV Oudenaarde in the Belgian 3rd Division. This was the first time I had been to a football match abroad. On 29th March I visited the lost ground, which has been left exactly as it was when they left. (more…)