Shrewsbury Town Vs Chesterfield, Sat 22 Jan 2011

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Graham Turner may well opt to keep an unchanged XI for the visit of league leaders Chesterfield.

The Shrewsbury boss watched his side clinch a welcome first win in six attempts at Accrington on Tuesday night, James Collins bagging a brace and Mark Wright the other in a 3-1 triumph.

And, having not even seen fit to make any substitutions during the course of the 90 minutes, he is unlikely to make changes to his winning formula.

Captain Ian Sharps shrugged off a dead leg to start at the Crown Ground and was joined in defence by debutant full-back Jermaine Grandison following his loan switch from Coventry.

Goalkeeper Ben Smith was also recalled for his first league appearance since August and performed well.

Should Turner opt to try and counter John Sheridan`s side then he does have options from the bench in the form of Lionel Ainsworth, Jake Robinson, Matt Harrold and Sean McAllister.

Deane Smalley is set for a recall for Chesterfield.

Manager John Sheridan has indicated that Smalley will start at The Greenhous Stadium. The on-loan Oldham forward was the star man in the win at Southend. However, he was back on the bench against Stevenage last weekend.

"Deane will play at Shrewsbury," said Sheridan. "He's got a bit of confidence and I'm not afraid to make changes. I don't like swapping and changing too much but I do it for the benefit of the team.

"He was our best player at Southend and it was difficult to leave him out. He came on for 15 minutes in the win over Stevenage and looked sharp again."

Veteran striker Jack Lester is likely to make way for Smalley`s return to the side.

Fellow forwards Dean Morgan and Scott Boden remain out with ankle injuries but defender Scott Griffiths should play after returning on loan from Peterborough, while Javan Vidal will also be included in the squad after signing on loan from Manchester City.

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Matt Harrold
Ben Smith
Ben Smith
Scott Boden
Deane Smalley
Scott Griffiths
Javan Vidal
Ian Sharps
Dean Morgan
Lionel Ainsworth
Dean Morgan
Jake Robinson
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Sean McAllister
James Collins
Mark Wright
Jack Lester
Jermaine Grandison

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