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Crossley confirms Spireites may bring a third goalkeeper to the Proact

The new Spireites goalkeeping coach has been speaking after re-joining the club earlier this week.

New Chesterfield goalkeeping coach Mark Crossley says the club are exploring the idea of bringing a third shot-stopper to the Proact.

Shwan Jalal and Luke Coddington are currently battling for the Spireites number one jersey ahead of the upcoming campaign.

Crossley told Spireites Digital he's been impressed with both of them since he re-joined the staff on Monday;

"We'll maybe look to bring a young goalkeeper in as well, that remains to be seen, but I'm quite happy with the two that we've got."

"I'm looking forward to hopefully maintaining Shwan Jalal, because he's got a lot of experience, and improving Luke Coddington."

Also, Crossley confirmed he's looking forward to working in the National League for the first time; 

"I've watched quite a few games in this league, I know it's very strong and I know there's some awkward and big teams."

"It won't be an easy season, but if we can carry on the form the players showed from the end of last season and take it into this one, then there's no 

reason we can't progress and put up a challenge."

It's Crossley's fourth spell with the Spireites, having already enjoyed two coaching roles with the club, as well as finishing his playing career in North

Derbyshire.

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