Dagenham v Chesterfield preview

Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Dagenham and Chesterfield at Dagenham Stadium.

Last Updated: 01/03/13 at 13:38

Sam Hird: Returns for Spireites

Sam Hird: Returns for Spireites

More of the games that matter

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

Wayne Burnett will ponder any changes to his Dagenham side in what is his first home game at Victoria Road since being placed in interim charge.

First-team coach Burnett was on Tuesday handed the reigns until the end of the season following boss John Still's sudden decision to switch to Luton but called for his charges to carry on as normal.

His actions echoed those words as he named an unchanged side for Wednesday's 1-1 draw at Bradford from the one which Still named for his final game in charge at home to AFC Wimbledon last weekend.

Burnett again has a fully-fit squad to select from but could opt to freshen his line-up having played 24 hours later than Chesterfield, who drew 0-0 with Aldershot on Tuesday night.

The likes of Billy Bingham, Kevin Maher, Jake Reed and Dominic Green, among others, are all pushing for involvement.

Captain Sam Hird will return to the Chesterfield squad for their trip.

Hird has completed a two-match suspension for racking up 10 yellow cards this season and the former Doncaster defender is expected to slot straight back into Paul Cook's side at centre-half.

Blues boss Cook is hopeful Armand Gnanduillet will also come back into the squad. The big Ivorian striker has missed the last two matches with an abductor problem.

Sam Togwell is available again after missing the midweek stalemate against Aldershot but fellow midfielder Craig Clay is set for a spell on the sidelines with a hernia problem.

Chesterfield have failed to score in their last three outings and Cook joked: "We've worked very hard this (Thursday) morning on putting the ball in the net.

"We've had a very enjoyable morning because we were doing it against no opposition. Hopefully come Saturday when Dagenham players appear, our habits will be good."

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

League Two Fixtures

Monday, 30 March 2015
19:45
Burton Alb v Stevenage
Friday, 03 April 2015
15:00
AFC W'don v Northamptn  
Cambridge Utd v Bury  
Carlisle v Portsmth  
Luton v Exeter  
Morecambe v Accrington  
Newport v Hartlepool  
Plymouth v Burton Alb  
Shrewsbury v Dag + Red  
Southend v Mansfield  

Footer 365

Arsenal are repoortedly keen to sign Liverpool's Raheem Sterling

Arsenal are interested in signing Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, with the winger set to reject his offer of a new deal.

European Qualifiers round-up: Wins for Germany, Portugal and Romania

Goals from Marco Reus and Thomas Muller gave Germany victory over Georgia while Portugal beat Serbia to go top of Group I.

Luis Suarez rules out joining any English club but Liverpool

Luis Suarez refused to rule out a return to Liverpool and insists he will never play for another Premier League club.

Mail Box

FA Refusing To Learn From Germany

We have a postcard from Germany in the Mailbox highlighting how Greg Dyke's quick-fix approach is all wrong. Also, the clamour for Kane, and size matters, apparently...

Where's The Love For Walcott?

Theo Walcott is wanted by neither Arsenal or Liverpool fans in the afternoon Mailbox. Also, some good points on the FA skewed priorities, and glorious geekery...

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