Accrington Stanley Vs Chesterfield, Sat 1 May 2010

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Accrington's Leam Richardson could be fit for the home game with Chesterfield.

The defender has only made one appearance this season for Stanley after a long-term groin problem but may make his comeback against the Spireites.

Manager John Coleman will be again without Ian Dunbavin as the goalkeeper completes the two-match ban for his sending off in last weekends match at Crewe.

Alan Burton is still unavailable as he continues his recovery from a persistent groin injury and Jimmy Ryan is still out with a knee problem but Sean McConville is fit despite limping out of Tuesday's 1-0 win over Barnet.

The victory against the Bees was Accrington's first win since the 2-1 victory over Rotherham on March 16 and Coleman will be hoping his side can take confidence from that win and secure the three points in their final home game of the season.

Chesterfield manager John Sheridan has no new injury or suspension worries as his side bid to move back into the play-off places.

Drew Talbot played 57 minutes in last week`s 1-1 draw with Bradford and the striker showed no ill-effects of a concussion that had kept him sidelined, so he is expected to feature at the Crown Ground.

Defensive duo Jamie Lowry and Aaron Downes and midfielder Simon Whaley continue to recover from their respective long-term injuries.

Despite suffering a recent slump in form, the Spireites are level on points with Port Vale, who occupy the final play-off place but with just two games remaining, Sheridan knows his side can not afford any slip-ups.

"We`ve only won one in 10 and we`ve still got a chance of getting in the play-offs," Sheridan told the club`s official website.

"In one way, we`ve been quite fortunate but we keep getting these chances so it`s about time we took them."

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Crewe Alexandra
Sean McConville
Alan Burton
Jamie Lowry
Simon Whaley
Aaron Downes
Port Vale
Bradford City
Jimmy Ryan
League Two
Ian Dunbavin
Simon Whaley
Drew Talbot
Accrington Stanley
Leam Richardson

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