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Proact Stadium 23rd March 2013 - Kick off 15:00

Chesterfld Chesterfield vs Plymouth Argyle Plymouth

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Nathan Smith: Sidelined for Spireites

Nathan Smith: Sidelined for Spireites

Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Chesterfield and Plymouth Argyle at the Proact Stadium.

Chesterfield have been dealt a blow with the news that defender Nathan Smith will miss the remainder of the season with a foot injury.

Smith suffered the injury during the first half of the Spireites' away win at Oxford last weekend and missed the defeat at Torquay on Tuesday night while the club's medical staff ascertained the extent of the problem.

Scans have shown that the left-back has broken a bone at the top of his foot.

Manager Paul Cook has a handful of other players, who he did not name, nursing knocks and he will assess their fitness nearer the game.

"There's a lot of ifs and buts and bumps and bruises and we'll probably have to wait until after training on Friday to see what we've got," said Cook.

Armand Gnanduillet's knocks are not clearing up and the young striker will remain on the sidelines.

However, Craig Clay has resumed training following a hernia operation last month but this game will come too soon for the midfielder.

Argyle defender Anthony Charles will miss their clash with manager John Sheridan's former club.

The former Northampton centre back suffered a recurrence of a groin injury that he suffered earlier this month in the 2-0 win at Southend.

Paul Wotton replaced Charles in the first half of that vital victory on Tuesday night and he could get the nod from the start.

Striker Warren Feeney, who picked up an ankle injury in Sheridan's first match in charge in mid-January, has returned to training along with homegrown defender Curtis Nelson. The youngster had been sidelined by a persistent groin problem since late January.

Captain Conor Hourihane heads into this match on nine yellow cards, one away from two-game suspension.

Argyle are now two points clear of the relegation zone after suffering just one defeat in their last six games.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 46 94
2 Shrewsbury Town 46 89
3 Bury 46 85
4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 84
5 Southend United 46 84
6 Stevenage 46 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 71
8 Luton Town 46 68
9 Newport County AFC 46 65
10 Exeter City 46 64
11 Morecambe 46 63
12 Northampton Town 46 61
13 Oxford United 46 61
14 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 59
15 AFC Wimbledon 46 58
16 Portsmouth 46 57
17 Accrington Stanley 46 56
18 York City 46 52
19 Cambridge United 46 51
20 Carlisle United 46 50
21 Mansfield Town 46 48
22 Hartlepool United 46 45
23 Cheltenham Town 46 41
24 Tranmere Rovers 46 39