Chesterfield boss Cook to name full-strength team for Daventry date

TAKING NO CHANCES - Chesterfield boss Paul Cook
TAKING NO CHANCES - Chesterfield boss Paul Cook

Chesterfield manager Paul Cook has confirmed he will be naming a full-strength side for the visit of Daventry Town in the FA Cup first round clash at the Proact Stadium on Saturday (ko 3pm).

Flying high in Sky Bet League Two, the Spireites boss may have been tempted to rest a few key men for a game against visitors from the Calor League Division One Central, but he is having none of it.

Chesterfield haven’t won on home soil since beating AFC Wimbledon 2-0 back on September 14, and the Liverpudlian says he will be taking no chances against the Purple Army.

Asked if he will be playing a full-strength team, Cook answered: “Without a doubt.

“That is because we just want to win as our supporters have seen us draw four games on the spin.”

The only players unavailable to Cook are the veteran Ritchie Humphreys, Nathan Smith, who has an ankle problem, and Sam Morsy who has damaged knee ligaments.

The Spireites front line is likely to be led by former Northampton Town and Port Vale man Marc Richards.