Welcome to Chesterfield FC Community Trust

Latest News from the Trust

Celebrate Derbyshire Day!

As a Community Trust as part of a football club with firm Derbyshire roots, we are delighted to support Derbyshire Day. The Derbyshire flag flies proudly at the…

Spireites performing well in CUP26

The Spireites, who won the inaugural Planet Super League competition, continue to perform well in CUP26. The Spireites secured a resounding 72-16 victory over Sheffield United last week…

Trust’s club ownership makes Fair Game “a natural home”

John Croot, CEO of both Chesterfield FC and Chesterfield FC Community Trust, has outlined why the Spireites chose to become one of the founding members of Fair Game.…

Chester’s Den’s five-star rating!

Chester’s Den has received a five-star Food Hygiene Rating following the latest local authority inspection. Darren Parkinson, the Community Trust’s facilities manager, is delighted with th…

Represent the Spireites in CUP26!

CUP26 has kicked off and you could represent the Spireites in the latest Planet Super League competition! Score goals for Chesterfield by completing green actions, competing against 48…

Plans for 3G pitch announced

Chesterfield FC Community Trust has plans to install a new 3G pitch on Stand Road, for the benefit of the community. John Croot, chief executive of the Community Trust, said: “If our plans…

Fundraising effort for Spireites Football for Life

Roy Jackson has decided to take part in a sponsored abseil to raise funds for the Spireites Football for Life team. Roy was inspired to do the fundraising…

Football & Education programme

A Football & Education programme is once again being delivered by Chesterfield FC Community Trust. With recruitment for the Under-17 age group currently taking place, Josh Wain, who…

Featured Areas of our Work

Football & Education


Football Sessions

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we offer a variety of matchday activities to get you involved

Sports Club

Fun & Exciting Holiday Activities for ages 7-14

Sport & Health Club

Our sport & health club has a gym and hydrotheraphy pool

Spireites School Partnership

offering a variety of initiatives for schools to engage with

Our Work Within The Community

The work of the Trust falls into five broad areas. However there is considerable overlap in many of our projects.

For each of these themes within this wider plan there is a departmental plan that sets the broad agenda for that work.


“To provide inclusive opportunities, in particular for young people, to engage in sports participation to improve their quality of life

Health & Wellbeing

“To work with individuals and partners to deliver community programmes that will make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of all


“To work with partners to improve the post 16 education opportunities through the provision of sports-related courses and programmes


“To establish and maintain the history of Chesterfield Football Club and facilitate social interaction by means of this


“To provide an inclusive, modern and unique community facility, for all

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Your support is greatly appreciated

As a charity, we depend on donations to help us keep providing our activities and services to help our local community.

Our Vision

“To work in partnership with our communities to develop a wide range of opportunities which improve the quality of life and outlook for individuals, groups and neighbourhoods in Chesterfield and the surrounding area.”

Mission Statement

“To help shape the future of health and wellbeing in Chesterfield and North Derbyshire thereby making a difference to the lives of local people.”