Date: 28th January 2014 at 3:12pm
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Keith Walwyn was signed in November 1979 after scoring hat-tricks in 2 trial games. Even though he scored regularly for the reserves and scored a brace on his debut was not given a run in the team that he deserved. York City came in for him in July 1981 and signed him for around 4 thousand pounds having only made 3 appearances for the Spireites.

He led York City’s attack for the next 6 seasons and became an instant Legend with the fans. The striker scored 119 league goals, becoming the club’s second all-time top scorer behind Norman Wilkinson. The total includes the 25 goals which gave them the Fourth Division Championship in the 83-84 season.

Keith Walwyn died at the age of 47, on 15 April 2003 while undergoing a heart operation. His memory lives on at York’s Bootham Cresant, where one of the hospitality suites, the ‘Keith Walwyn Vice presidents lounge’, bears his name.

Midfielder David Pugh joined the Spireites in December 1967, from Newport County. The tough tackling and hard-working midfielder helped the Spireites win the Fourth Division Title in 1970. He made 212 appearances and scored 12 goals.

He went onto play for Halifax Town and Rotherham United before joining York City in November 1978 making 73 appearances and scoring 2 goals. He was player/coach for the Minstermen from May 1980 until May 1981.

Forward Kevin Randall joined the Spireites from Bury in July 1966. He formed a formidable partnership with Ernie Moss helping Chesterfield win the Fourth Division in 1970. He made 258 appearances for the Spireites scoring 96 goals becoming the Club’s joint third alongside George Smith in the club’s list of all-time record goalscorers.

He finished his League career with York City, joining them from Mansfield Town in October 1977, making 96 appearances and scoring 27goals for the Minstermen. He scored twice on his York debut and established himself as a crowd favourite. He became youth coach in 1980 before becoming their caretaker manager for 3 months, leaving as Denis Smith took over.