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Derbyshire Times
Spireites legend Moss turns 68Today is Chesterfield legend Ernis Moss’s 68th birthday. The striker scored 19
Derbyshire Times / Posted 49 minutes ago
Today is Chesterfield legend Ernis Moss’s 68th birthday. The striker scored 192 goals in 539 appearances for the Spireites before going on to manage various clubs at non-league level. However, in recent years his life has been blighted by the onset... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Former Spireite lands first managerial rolefor whom footballing life began at Chesterfield has landed his first managerial
Derbyshire Times / Posted 22 hours ago
for whom footballing life began at Chesterfield has landed his first managerial role. Kevin Davies, who applied for the Spireites job after the sacking of Gary Caldwell, has been named the new Southport boss. The 40-year-old will be assisted by... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
SLIDESHOW: Spireites who made the 380-mile round-trip and saw a winfor their support last night with a precious victory. The fact that it came al
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for their support last night with a precious victory. The fact that it came all the way down at Crawley, where around 150 Spireites had gathered, made it even sweeter. Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX.com; Football; Sky Bet League Two; Crawley... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Allen makes Proact return and talks possible January transfer activity with Lesterthe football pitch. “He’s looking to back the football club and it was a very
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the football pitch. “He’s looking to back the football club and it was a very positive conversation.” Lester inherited a Spireites side deep in League Two relegation trouble, following last season’s exit through the League One trapdoor. The... Read more
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Spireites A lead the way in Open Snooker League Spireites A lead the way in the First Division of the Open Snooker League. Pi
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Spireites A lead the way in the First Division of the Open Snooker League. Picture: PA After two weeks of the Open Snooker League Spireites A lead the First Division after victories against Woodside... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Delighted Lester praises Spireites’ characterdelight as he picked up his first Sky Bet League Two victory since taking over
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
delight as he picked up his first Sky Bet League Two victory since taking over the Proact hot seat from Gary Caldwell. The Spireites superbly ended a dire run of six straight league defeats down in Sussex thanks to late goals from Kristian Dennis... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Crawley 0-2 Chesterfield: Spireites hand Jack his first winheroes down in Sussex as their late strikes handed Jack Lester his first League
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
heroes down in Sussex as their late strikes handed Jack Lester his first League Two victory since taking over as manager. Spireites ended a run of six straight defeats in fine style, in a 2-0 win at Crawley. Their goals came in the final 17... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Sheffield FC boss has high hopes for Spireite loaneeNational League North side Alfreton, for whom he scored three goals. But he was
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
National League North side Alfreton, for whom he scored three goals. But he was recalled early by Chesterfield due to what Spireites boss Jack Lester called ‘issues’ that required him to see a doctor. German will remain at The Coach and Horses... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
The greatest Spireites - nominate your favourite Chesterfield right-backWho would be in your best-ever-Spireites starting XI? It’s a debate that could
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
Who would be in your best-ever-Spireites starting XI? It’s a debate that could rage all year. But the Derbyshire Times wants to find and name the greatest Chesterfield FC line-up, as nominated and voted for by the Town fanbase. Our plan is to run... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Tough draw in the FA Cup for Lester’s menopposition. Chesterfield will travel to Bradford City in the first round prope
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
opposition. Chesterfield will travel to Bradford City in the first round proper, thanks to the draw made last night by ex Spireites boss Dean Saunders. The Bantams, who sit third in League One, have already come up against Town this season. When... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Lester and squad excited for FA Cup drawJack Lester and his Spireites are excited for tonight’s FA Cup first round draw
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
Jack Lester and his Spireites are excited for tonight’s FA Cup first round draw. Chesterfield will learn their first round proper opponents just after 7.10pm tonight. The Town boss is a big fan of the competition and hopes his men can stay in it... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Slideshow: Chesterfield v Morecambe in picturesHere is the best of the action from Saturday’s home match with Morecambe for th
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
Here is the best of the action from Saturday’s home match with Morecambe for the Spireites. It was a day to forget for Jack Lester’s Chesterfield as they suffered a 2-0 loss. Picture Andrew Roe/AHPIX LTD, Football, EFL Sky Bet League Two,... Read more
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Around the grounds with the exes 14/10/2017lifting the Shrimps to 20th in league 2. Chris O'Grady was subbed on the hour m
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 3 days ago
lifting the Shrimps to 20th in league 2. Chris O'Grady was subbed on the hour mark for the home side leaving the Spireites bottom and last of the football league with 5 points to their name. Ricky Ravenhill played the full 90 minutes as... Read more
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Spirerites Get It Wrong - Again...he also received his marching orders. Since then, former striker Jack Lester ha
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
he also received his marching orders. Since then, former striker Jack Lester has been given the job of trying to keep the Spireites in the EFL. If he has even a slight chance of doing this, the club need to start picking up points rapidly and... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
McCourt on the ‘simple’ Spireites plan for today’s visit of Morecambecourse life doesn’t always give you what you want, particularly when you’re Che
Derbyshire Times / Posted 5 days ago
course life doesn’t always give you what you want, particularly when you’re Chesterfield FC. But McCourt says the Spireites players know exactly what manager Jack Lester wants them to do and it’s now down to them to go and execute his plan... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Lester won’t build Shrimpers battle up into ‘must win’ scenariowon’t call it a ‘must win’ fixture. Bottom side Chesterfield play host to 21st
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 days ago
won’t call it a ‘must win’ fixture. Bottom side Chesterfield play host to 21st-placed Morecambe in the kind of game the Spireites need to win if they want to get out of trouble. The Shrimps have just one win in their last five league outings,... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
New face at the Proact impressed Lester with attitude and passionwith his attitude and passion for the role. Former Shrewsbury Town and Stockpo
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 days ago
with his attitude and passion for the role. Former Shrewsbury Town and Stockport County player Jake Simpson has become the Spireites’ new strength and conditioning coach and started his new role today at the Proact. His remit is to help the... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Chesterfield will be ready for a physical battle with Lincoln next time, vows Lesterthat Lester expected to be physically stronger than his own. The statistics pr
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 days ago
that Lester expected to be physically stronger than his own. The statistics proved his concerns were well founded, the Spireites losing out in 120 of 190 battles on the ground and in 52 of 83 aerial battles. But Lester believes they were drawn... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Jack Lester delighted with Town’s latest signingJack Lester believes Chesterfield’s latest signing will be vital in taking the
Derbyshire Times / Posted 7 days ago
Jack Lester believes Chesterfield’s latest signing will be vital in taking the club forward. The Spireites manager has welcomed the appointment of the man he’ll have to work closely with, new CEO Michael Dunford. Former Everton, Derby and... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
A strange old season for Chesterfield’s only reliable goal threata strange old season thus far for Chesterfield’s leading goalscorer and only re
Derbyshire Times / Posted 8 days ago
a strange old season thus far for Chesterfield’s leading goalscorer and only reliable goal threat. Kristian Dennis led the Spireites in goalscoring last season, despite the presence of far more experienced strikers Ched Evans and Sylvan... Read more
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Report: Lincoln City 2-1 Chesterfieldthen had a decent effort which, unfortunately, went straight into Anyon's waiti
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 9 days ago
then had a decent effort which, unfortunately, went straight into Anyon's waiting arms. As the clock ticked down, Spireites brought on Reece Mitchell and five minutes later, he charged into the Imps' box before being challenged by... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Teenage defender sent on loan to assistant’s old clubassistant manager Nicky Eaden, who was a player, player assistant and assistant
Derbyshire Times / Posted 9 days ago
assistant manager Nicky Eaden, who was a player, player assistant and assistant manager in two spells at Latimer Park. Willock, who stands at 6ft 4ins tall, only joined the Spireites at the end of August, from Solihull Moors, penning a two-year de... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Match gallery: Lincoln City 2 Chesterfield 1The wait for a league away win goes on after a 2-1 defeat to Lincoln City. The
Derbyshire Times / Posted 10 days ago
The wait for a league away win goes on after a 2-1 defeat to Lincoln City. The defeat leaves Spireites at the foot of the table as the battle to pull out of the drop zone goes on. Chesterfield's Joe Rowley fends off Lincoln's Harry... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
The greatest Spireites – nominate your favourite Town keeper of all timeWho would be in your best-ever-Spireites starting XI? It’s a debate that could
Derbyshire Times / Posted 10 days ago
Who would be in your best-ever-Spireites starting XI? It’s a debate that could rage all year. But the Derbyshire Times wants to find and name the greatest Chesterfield FC line-up, as nominated and voted for by the Town fanbase. Our plan is to run... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Ex Spireites striker training with non-league outfitwithout a club since his Proact departure, is training with a non-league club.
Derbyshire Times / Posted 10 days ago
without a club since his Proact departure, is training with a non-league club. Sylvan Ebanks-Blake was released by the Spireites at the end of last season, after a somewhat underwhelming two-year spell. The front man scored 13 goals in 51... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Lester knows how much needs to be done to turn Spireites aroundchief Jack Lester insists he and his coaching staff know they have plenty to do
Derbyshire Times / Posted 11 days ago
chief Jack Lester insists he and his coaching staff know they have plenty to do after defeat at Lincoln City. The Spireites sunk to their fifth successive league defeat after Michael Bostwick’s opener and Andy Kellett’s own goal. Kristian... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Chesterfield’s disastrous league form continues at Lincolngoal of the season from the spot, but it was not enough for the visitors to tak
Derbyshire Times / Posted 11 days ago
goal of the season from the spot, but it was not enough for the visitors to take anything from their trip to the Imps. The Spireites have failed to win on the road since March, 12 games ago, picking up just two league points away from the Proact... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Punters positive following Lester appointment at Chesterfielddefeat at home to Cheltenham, but his appointment has still sparked plenty of b
Derbyshire Times / Posted 12 days ago
defeat at home to Cheltenham, but his appointment has still sparked plenty of bets on the rookie manager turning around the Spireites’ fortunes and rescuing them from their early-season relegation battle. Since the announcement the club legend... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Cowley impressed by Lester the managerat Sincil Bank. It will be Chesterfield’s first visit to Lincoln since 2011 bu
Derbyshire Times / Posted 12 days ago
at Sincil Bank. It will be Chesterfield’s first visit to Lincoln since 2011 but a second visit in recent months for the Spireites’ new boss Jack Lester. Lester, who took over the reins at the Proact Stadium last week, took a Nottingham Forest... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Spireites will not lack energy under Lester - BarryBradley Barry believes Chesterfield will not lack energy under new boss Jack Le
Derbyshire Times / Posted 13 days ago
Bradley Barry believes Chesterfield will not lack energy under new boss Jack Lester. Barry said the Spireites have not lacked fitness so far this season but the defender has seen a noticeable shift in gear in training since Lester took over last... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Emerging Talent Centre celebrates first six youngsters to secure CFC Academy placesalready producing talent for the youth system. The ETC has recently celebrated
Derbyshire Times / Posted 13 days ago
already producing talent for the youth system. The ETC has recently celebrated six of its youngsters earning places in the Spireites Academy. Stephen Hancock is the ETC manager and he believes their early progress is evidence that the scheme... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
New CEO on the mistakes of the past, winning back fans and raising standardsChesterfield’s new CEO believes the Spireites still have the potential to becom
Derbyshire Times / Posted 13 days ago
Chesterfield’s new CEO believes the Spireites still have the potential to become, in time, a Championship club. Michael Dunford wants to put smiles back on the faces of those in both the stands and the offices at the Proact. But he’s warned that... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Jack back and hoping to torment the Imps once againJack Lester was something of a menace for Lincoln City when he played for Chest
Derbyshire Times / Posted 13 days ago
Jack Lester was something of a menace for Lincoln City when he played for Chesterfield. The Spireites’ new boss had a pretty decent record against the Imps and he’ll hope to continue that on Saturday when his side visit Sincil Bank.... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Jack Lester asking players for a repeat performance at Lincoln Cityof Tuesday’s ‘outstanding’ result when Chesterfield resume their historic rival
Derbyshire Times / Posted 14 days ago
of Tuesday’s ‘outstanding’ result when Chesterfield resume their historic rivalry with Lincoln City on Saturday. The Spireites boss masterminded his first victory in midweek at Rotherham, thanks to a last-gasp winner. And Lester, who was... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Bad news for Town keeper and why Lester went with a five-man benchis causing the problem, having reopened on a number of occasions. The cut tore
Derbyshire Times / Posted 15 days ago
is causing the problem, having reopened on a number of occasions. The cut tore open again on Saturday but Lester hopes the Spireites stalwart won’t be out of action for long. “He might have to get it stitched up a bit more in surgery, so not great... Read more
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RUFC - View From The Opposition - Chesterfieldnight's Checkatrade Trophy tie with Chesterfield to at least penalties despite
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 15 days ago
night's Checkatrade Trophy tie with Chesterfield to at least penalties despite him saying his side didn't Meanwhile, new Spireites Manager Jack Lester told Chesterfield's Speaking after an eighty-ninth minute goal by Jak McCourt gave the... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
GALLERY: So who wants to see Chesterfield celebrate some goals?Jak McCourt’s predatory late strike secured victory for Jack Lester’s in his se
Derbyshire Times / Posted 15 days ago
Jak McCourt’s predatory late strike secured victory for Jack Lester’s in his second game at the helm. Spireites beat League One outfit Rotherham 2-1 in the Checkatrade Trophy, and here are the pics you’ve been craving to see.... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Millers players waste opportunity to impress: Rotherham United 1 Chesterfield 2Ben Wiles, 18, the grandson of former Sheffield United centre-half Eddie Colquh
Derbyshire Times / Posted 15 days ago
Ben Wiles, 18, the grandson of former Sheffield United centre-half Eddie Colquhoun, saw Rotherham take control before the Spireites’ last-gasp winner. Diego De Girolamo’s early goal gave Chesterfield the lead, but Will Vaulks brought the home... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Jack Lester proud of his players after first win as Chesterfield bossDelighted Spireites boss Jack Lester was proud of his players as they bagged th
Derbyshire Times / Posted 15 days ago
Delighted Spireites boss Jack Lester was proud of his players as they bagged their first win since he took over as manager. Jak McCourt’s predatory late strike secured victory in Lester’s second game at the helm at League One outfit Rotherham in the... Read more
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Millers Lose Out In Last Minute get the ball on the edge of the area and looking up lobbed Millers' 'keeper Ric
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 15 days ago
get the ball on the edge of the area and looking up lobbed Millers' 'keeper Richard O'Donnell to open the scoring for the Spireites. On thirteen minutes the Millers got their first corner which Anthony Forde got into the area to Hinds who saw his... Read more
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RUFC - Teams For This Evening- Bilboe, Mattock, Newell, Ball, Murr, Wiles, Kayode Starting for the Spireite
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 15 days ago
- Bilboe, Mattock, Newell, Ball, Murr, Wiles, Kayode Starting for the Spireites this evening are two former Millers in defender Scott Wiseman and striker Chris... Read more
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Preview: Lincoln City v Chesterfieldwe all were so desperate for. Our last victory against Chesterfield came on Box
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 15 days ago
we all were so desperate for. Our last victory against Chesterfield came on Boxing Day, 2009, when we won 2-1. The Spireites have had a dreadful start to their season and find themselves in the relegation places on five points following... Read more
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Millers v Spireites Previewevening for the next game in the Checkatrade Trophy competition. In their firs
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 15 days ago
evening for the next game in the Checkatrade Trophy competition. In their first game in this competition this season the Spireites lost four-two to Bradford at the Proact Stadium while the Millers lost out on penalties at the New York Stadium to... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Title winning Spireite on what he expects from his pal Lester in Proact dugoutOne of Jack Lester’s fellow 2010/11 title winning Spireites expects the new Tow
Derbyshire Times / Posted 16 days ago
One of Jack Lester’s fellow 2010/11 title winning Spireites expects the new Town boss to create a side very much in his image. Gregor Robertson played with Lester at both Forest and Chesterfield and was in the press box to see the new Town gaffer... Read more
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RUFC - Head-to-Head v ChesterfieldUnited welcome Chesterfield to the next game in Northern Group F of the Checkat
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 16 days ago
United welcome Chesterfield to the next game in Northern Group F of the Checkatrade Trophy. The Millers and Spireites have met in this competition before both times at Millmoor. The first time was in January 2000 when own goals from... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Duke departing Proact for Bramall Lane return, Bennett a possible replacementthe departing Duke. Bennett is a goalkeeping coach at Nottingham Forest’s acad
Derbyshire Times / Posted 17 days ago
the departing Duke. Bennett is a goalkeeping coach at Nottingham Forest’s academy, where he worked with Lester before the Spireites legend took charge at the Proact last week. Bennett, 45, spent 12 years at Birmingham City as a player and... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
New boss Lester left frustrated after Spireites lose outLester admitted Chesterfield were simply not good enough to beat Cheltenham tod
Derbyshire Times / Posted 18 days ago
Lester admitted Chesterfield were simply not good enough to beat Cheltenham today in his first game as Town boss. The new Spireites gaffer was delighted with the reception he received before the game, but not so much with the display the team gave... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
REPORT: Chesterfield 0-2 Cheltenham TownCheltenham eased to a first away win in the league since February. The club le
Derbyshire Times / Posted 18 days ago
Cheltenham eased to a first away win in the league since February. The club legend lost his first game in charge of the Spireites 2-0 and the many problems he will need to fix were laid bare. A lack of creativity and cohesion in the final... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Jack Lester on his vision to get the Proact rocking once againtime this time. I knew I was ready. “I feel well prepared.” His arrival has u
Derbyshire Times / Posted 19 days ago
time this time. I knew I was ready. “I feel well prepared.” His arrival has undoubtedly stirred the feelings of many Spireites, who still hold him close to their hearts for his efforts on the pitch. Although he wants to impress now with his... Read more
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League Managers Association
JACK LESTER APPOINTED CHESTERFIELD MANAGERhave today announced the appointment of Jack Lester as their new manager. Lest
League Managers Association / Posted 19 days ago
have today announced the appointment of Jack Lester as their new manager. Lester, who was a legendary player for the Spireites, scoring 94 goals during a six-year spell at the club, said: “I am really proud to have been given this opportunity... Read more
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