GALLERY: Remembrance Ceremony

There was an impressive turn out for yesterday’s Armistice Day ceremony, held in our well-loved Memorial Garden. Players and the management team were joined by staff from the Community Trust and the club, including partner organisations and many Spireites. It was a special occasion, held to remember the 17 players and officials from Chesterfield FC …

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Trust Promotes Inclusion in Football

Following the unsavoury scenes witnessed in Bulgaria recently, the Community Trust has been actively promoting the message that no matter who you are or where you come from, football in Chesterfield is accessible for all. Our annual Kick it Out fixture took place recently when Notts County visited the Proact, with flag bearers proudly displaying …

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Chester helps to net new foster carers for children in Derbyshire County Council’s care

A football club mascot is helping Derbyshire County Council recruit new foster carers – as well as offering children in foster care some treats and trips throughout the year. Chesterfield Football Club mascot Chester the Field mouse will be proudly promoting fostering opportunities with Derbyshire County Council. As part of the partnership package the National …

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John Croot- Mover

The Movers List has been released. It’s a 50-strong roll call – compiled by Lucozade Sport and judged by the likes of boxer Anthony Joshua and England footballer Nikita Parris – of people who are making a difference to people’s lives by getting them moving in new and unexpected ways. At number 25 on the …

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Our BIGGEST EVER Soccer School!!!

Our biggest ever Soccer School has got bigger!! With the addition of our Pan-Disability Soccer School for young people with SEND in partnership with Fairplay we now have sessions available for everybody during the summer holidays!! Girls Soccer School ✔️ Goalkeeper Masterclass ✔️ Bamford Roadshow ✔️ SEND Pan-Disability ✔️ St Marys Soccer School ✔️ Day Trips ✔️ Don’t miss out!! Book your place …

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Trust Launch Wildcats Sessions!

SSE Wildcats football centres offer girls aged 5-11 a chance to try football for the first time and provide regular opportunities to play!   Sessions take place on a weekly basis, and are focused on helping girls make friends, have fun and be active through football. All sessions are delivered by FA qualified coaches, providing …

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Spire Juniors leading the way on Plastic Pollution

We were lucky enough to be invited to Spire Junior School to watch their Year 5 students deliver a vital message to rest of the school and some parents about Plastic Pollution. The Students created wonderful video adverts and hard hitting presentations and delivered the whole event perfectly. Spire Juniors Headteacher, Mr Shaw commented how …

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Heritage Group inaugural meeting

As part of the Trust’s heritage project we are setting up a group to report to our trustees about aspects of the work done. Like the board of trustees it is expected that this group will be made up of volunteers who have an interest in the history of the football club and who see …

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Football & Education Programme – ETC Progression

Once a player leaves the ETC at 16 years of age, they are given the opportunity to remain within the football club in the form of the Football and Education programme.   The programme offers players the chance to train full time, whilst gaining an education at Outwood Academy at Newbold.   Outwood offer the …

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Killamarsh School represent Chesterfield FC!

The National League Trust Cup is a football tournament aimed at Spireites Partner Primary Schools which offers the opportunity to potentially play at Wembley Stadium. The school representing Chesterfield FC in the tournament was Killamarsh St Giles Primary School, after winning our Partner School tournament held in December at Outwood Academy Newbold. After winning the …

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