Stags fan sacked from Spireites radio station

Stags fan Craig Priest who has lost his job at Peak FM.

Stags fan Craig Priest who has lost his job at Peak FM.

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A Stags fan who was given his big break as a radio commentator for arch-rivals Chesterfield has been given the boot following a furious backlash from angry Spireites fans.

Craig Priest, who is a life-long Mansfield Town supporter, says he was subject to a torrent of abuse and threats after Chesterfield fans found out he had been given a month-long trial by Derbyshire-based Peak FM, covering live matches.

Messages of disbelief and in some cases, abuse, were left on Twitter and on-line football message boards by a section of furious Chesterfield fans.

 

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