Bury manager David Flitcroft expects ‘20% more effort’ from Chesterfield players, out to impress caretaker boss Mark Smith ahead of the club making a permanent appointment.
Oldham’s injury-hit squad returns to League One action at Chesterfield this weekend, with the form books suggesting Latics could snatch an away win despite having won just twice this season – the fewest in the division.
Gary Caldwell’s Wigan Athletic travel to the Proact Stadium on Saturday (3pm) in a bid to earn their first points away from home this season.
Dale triumphed 4-1 thanks to Ian Henderson’s double and strikes from Scott Tanser and Calvin Andrew as teen star Callum Camps pulled the strings in midfield, helping to move the club up to fifth in League One.
Manager Keith Hill has had a productive week, penning deals with Reuben Noble-Lazarus and Febian Brandy having already secured the services of defender Ashley Eastham ahead of their clash with Crawley Town.