Millwall defender Sid Nelson has joined League Two side Chesterfield FC on loan for the remainder of the 2017-18 season, the South London club have this morning confirmed on their website.

Nelson, 22 will head out on his third loan spell in a year and will link up with his Spireites team mates in time for their league match on Saturday away against Accrington Stanley. Nelson was a loan player for Yeovil Town for the first half of this season however, he only made 12 appearances. His last coming in a 1-1 draw against Notts County which saw the defender pick up a red card late on.

Nelson also had a loan spell at Newport County last season making more of an impact, playing 14 times and helping the Welsh club avoid what seemed an almost inevitable relegation from the Football League. Had it not been for a remarkable upturn in results with caretaker manager Mike Flynn.

He played 26 times overall for his parent and boyhood club Millwall FC since being signed up in 2014. And was prematurely made captain for one game at the age of 19 by then Millwall manager Ian Holloway in a 3-1 home defeat to Ipswich Town in January 2015. H

e was made a regular for the back end of the 2014-15 season by Holloway’s successor Neil Harris but couldn’t help save their season and were inevitably relegated to League One.

Chesterfield sit 22nd in League Two, just 1 point above the relegation zone.


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