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Sheridan: "you've got to dominate games for longer periods"

Chesterfield manager John Sheridan believes his side should be dominating games for longer periods, going into Tuesday's clash away at Maidenhead.

 The Spireites' boss was left dissappointed after a 2-1 opening day defeat against Dover at the Proact. 

Sheridan says he expects better: "I made that clear last year, you can't play in patches and you've got to dominate games for longer periods. You might gain an advantage from having a good spell in 20 minutes but you've got to be for a lot longer in the game and we were at home and we should be controlling the game a lot better."

And Sheridan was refusing to dwell on the amount of injuries in his squad, after the likes of Anthony Gerrard, Anthony Spyrou, Haydn Hollis, Laurence Maguire and Tom Denton missed out on the opening fixture at the weekend.

He said: "I don't want to talk about it. It's just football. It is frustrating but I can't dwell on it too much. I've just got to concentrate on the ones who are fit and I've got to try and get the best out of them so you won't hear me complaining about what I haven't got. You've just got to get on with it."

The Spireites will be looking for their first victory of the season at the second time of asking when they travel to Maidenhead United tomorrow evening (Tuesday, 6th August).

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