Midfielder Ryan Montrose begins a two-match ban after picking up his 10th booking of the season in the Minstermen's last fixture, away at Hartlepool United.
Chesterfield, who will go top of the table if they win tonight, welcome back striker Marc Richards after a one-game suspension.
York City: Pope, Oyebanjo, Davies, McGurk, Fletcher, Penn, Carson, Lowe, McCombe, Bowman, Reed
Subs: Coulson, McDonald, Platt, Allan, Ingham, Dickinson, Hayhurst
Chesterfield: Lee, Banks, Morsy, Cooper, Darikwa, Robers, Ryan, Humphreys, Doyle, Evatt, Gardner
Subs: Smith, Hird, Togwell, Richards, O'Shea, Gnandullet, Dunbavin