Deadline Extended for Football and Education Programme Applications

The deadline has been extended until this Friday for applications to join Chesterfield FC Community Trust’s Football and Education Programme for 16-18-year-olds. Those who take part in the programme will study at Outwood Academy (Newbold) or at the Proact Stadium in one of the three educational pathways being offered: BTEC Level 2 in Sport BTEC …

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Community Trust Statement

Chesterfield FC Community Trust remains committed to purchasing the majority shareholding in Chesterfield Football Club. Due diligence is currently taking place, with no issues identified so far and future plans are being formulated. The original agreed deadline of February 14 for completing the purchase unfortunately cannot be met. The total financing has also suffered a …

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CFC Community Trust u11s Kids Cup 2020

Young Spireites Annual Party

The annual Young Spireites party was held in the SBK Spires Restaurant at the Proact recently. The event featured entertainment and a Q&A session involving the players. Caretaker-manager John Pemberton also made an appearance. We hope that everyone who attended the party had an enjoyable time. If you did attend, you may see yourself in …

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Collection Raises Funds For Trust

A bucket collection held at last Saturday’s game at the Proact, when the Spireites faced Sutton United, raised a total of £435 for the Community Trust. The money will be used to help support the various community projects delivered by the Trust, including the award-winning substance misuse project: A Spire Right. Our thanks go to …

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Annual Matchday Collection for the Trust

The annual matchday collection for Chesterfield FC Community Trust will be held on Saturday when the Spireites take on Sutton United at the Proact. Money raised on the day will help support the wide variety of projects undertaken by the Trust in north Derbyshire, including the award-winning substance misuse programme: A Spire Right. Any contribution …

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Statement re Trust’s Aims

Chesterfield FC Community Trust’s aims for the future of Chesterfield Football Club have been outlined following the announcement of plans to purchase the majority shareholding in the club. The Trust would like to reassure supporters that funds are in place from credible partners. Subject to the satisfactory outcome of due diligence and valuations, the Trust …

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Traineeship Turns Apprentice’s Life Around

A football coaching apprentice at Chesterfield FC Community Trust has explained how the organisation’s traineeship programme has helped turn her life around. Alice Hodgson, 17, joined the programme in February after mental health issues resulted in her losing her place at college. She said: “I was told to leave college because I’ve had issues with …

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Players Visit Patients at Christmas

Chesterfield FC Community Trust organised visits to Ashgate Hospicecare and Chesterfield Royal Hospital this week, helping the Spireites players and staff to spread some festive cheer. Spireites defender Haydn Hollis spoke to Spireites Digital about visiting the local hospice and began by explaining that it’s a great opportunity for him and the rest of the …

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Xmas Keypad Quiz At Spireites Speakeasy

This Friday’s Spireites Speakeasy will feature a special Chesterfield Christmas keypad quiz. There will be questions relating to the club, local area, trivia and Christmas. There are multiple choice answers – meaning anyone can take part – with a timer and sound effects adding to the excitement! It is free to take part, with prizes …

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