Cook: Massive month lies ahead

Chesterfield manager Paul Cook insists the next month will make or break his side's promotion aspirations.

Last Updated: 14/02/13 at 16:20

Paul Cook: Targets winning run

Paul Cook: Targets winning run

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Spireites go into Saturday's local derby against Rotherham, who currently occupy the final play-off spot, six points behind the Millers.

Second-placed Gillingham visit the Proact Stadium next weekend before Cook's men travel to Cheltenham, third in the table, at the start of March.

Chesterfield have a home game against struggling Aldershot and a trip to Dagenham in between the Gillingham and Cheltenham matches.

Cook said: "The next two, three, four or five games are massive for us. We have a massive month ahead.

"We need to start winning matches and quickly. We need to start an unbeaten run and quickly. If we don't then the teams above us are picking up points and going away from us.

"We need to start bridging that gap. If we don't do it quickly then the gap will become too big to bridge and the season will peter out for us, which I obviously don't want to happen.

"We go there (Rotherham) on Saturday on the back of a win against AFC Wimbledon and we will be looking for another win."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

he thing is, footballers are role models, and children are influenced by them. I watched the Chelsea game with my 6 year old, and at school the next day she stamped on Emre Can.

megabrow (cufc)
Diego Costa: The Patron Saint Of S**thousery

Y

et again Barcelona try to convince the world that they only play the most virtuous of football. I've never seen a team so willing and able to dish out lumps but feel so self-righteous that no opposition player should ever have the audacity to tackle them.

charsmatcengma
Enrique hauls Neymar to safety

I

d love to see a United v Liverpool FA cup final. It would certainly fit the narrative. Obv I'd want the ending to be one of an O.G. and tears as he collects his runner-up medal.

GVMUFC
Gerrard Constantly Searching For That Final Hurrah

Footer 365

Premier League: Nigel Pearson insists his players must forget about their win against Manchester United

Nigel Pearson has been trying to make Leicester forget about their Manchester United win ever since they beat them 5-3.

Transfer news: Andre Schurrle nears Chelsea exit after agreeing personal terms with Wolfsburg

Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle is closing on a move back to Germany after agreeing to personal terms with Wolfsburg.

Premier League: Roberto Mancini could make a return to English football

Roberto Mancini has not ruled out a return to Manchester City in the future.

Mail Box

It's A Massive, Big, Brilliant Mailbox

And we left lots of Suarez/Costa mails unopened. What we do have is a video of some rotten Suarez tackles and views on the future of football, Spurs, Liverpool and...

But Biting Doesn't Hurt Like Stamping...

There are Liverpool fans arguing that Luis Suarez is nowhere near Diego Costa's sh*t-house league but we have plenty of love for the agitator too. Oh and Spurs...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company