Chesterfield officials will attend a personal hearing at Wembley Stadium next Monday after the club was charged by The FA with a breach of FA Cup rules. It is alleged that the club are in breach of FA Cup Rule 15(j)(i) for fielding an ineligible player following Georg Margreitter's appearance in Saturday's second round tie at MK Dons.
The club has until 5pm on Thursday to reply to the charge. Club officials will then travel to the capital on Monday for the hearing.
The FA has charged Chesterfield FC with a breach of FA Cup rules, after allegedly fielding an ineligible player in their FA Cup Second Round Proper fixture against Milton Keynes Dons.
MK Dons were beaten 1-0 at home by Chesterfield on Saturday 6 December 2014, during which fixture Georg Margreitter featured for the away side.
It is alleged that Margreitter – on loan to Chesterfield from Wolverhampton Wanderers – played in the fixture without the necessary written permission having been received by The FA as at the 12noon deadline on Friday 5 December 2014. Chesterfield FC has until 5pm on Thursday 11 December to reply to the charge.
There are calls from fire officers for safety messages to be displayed on electronic cigarettes after a growing number of accidents involving the devices.
Figures show they were involved in more than 100 incidents in less than two years. Last October, a 68 year old woman died in Chesterfield after a fire in her room which was linked to an e-cigarette battery overheating.
A man his been arrested by police investigating after another man was hit by a car.
Police say they are treating the incident as deliberate.
A 59-year-old man was struck by a car on Gloucester Road in Chesterfield on 31 October at around 1.40pm. He was taken to hospital in Sheffield. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
A grandmother from Chesterfield says her world just opened up when she heard that her grandson was in hospital having life saving brain surgery. Elaine Preston is now helping to care for 15 year old Kai who is recovering:
A teenager from Chesterfield is starting to rebuild his life after a potentially fatal burst blood vessel in his brain. Kai Thomas, who's 15, has had to learn to walk and talk again after collapsing with a severe headache back in June. His family were warned he may not survive as James Webster reports:
The mother of a teenager from Chesterfield who is recovering from a burst blood vessel in his brain says she will always be grateful to the doctors at Sheffield Children's Hospital for saving him. Tracey Thomas has been describing how she was initially warned that he son Kai might not survive:
Kai Thomas says he found it frustrating when he could not communicate following life-saving surgery on his brain. The 15 year old is now enjoying being back home, though his speech is still affected:
Kai Thomas' family documented his stay in hospital by taking photographs as he recovered from his near-fatal brain bleed. Doctors at Sheffied Children's Hospital had to operate on a burst blood vessel in his head.The photograph below shows Kai shortly after being brought out of his medically induced-coma:
He had developed a blood clot inside his brain and the operation to remove it took six hours. After the procedure he was not able to communicate and would sometimes lash out in frustration.
A teenager from Chesterfield is recovering from a life-threatening brain bleed. Kai Thomas, 15, had to be put into a medically-induced coma for treatment at Sheffield Children's Hospital after a blood vessel in his brain burst in June. Four months on, he has had to learn to walk and speak again.