Ollie Banks will miss Chesterfield’s remaining League Two games through injury.
The Spireites midfielder has sustained ligament damage in his right foot after an accidental collision with Jimmy Ryan.
The incident happened early on in Sunday’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final and he was quickly substituted by Sam Hird.
Chesterfield feared the worst after the final whistle and scans have revealed he will be sidelined for two months.
Dan Gardner, who has recently returned from injury, is in contention along with Hird and loanees Mason Bennett and Dan Kearns.