VIDEO: A dark day in Spireites history as Gillingham hit double figures

Sport Retro - Chesterfield FC team 10th August 1987
fl-r: Richard Marriott, Dave Hoole, Bob Bloomer, Tony Reid, Dave Waller, Tony Coyle, Kevin Randall, Mick Henderson, Brian Ferguson, Kevin Ely, Andy Wood, Andy Tylor, Reece Simpson, Sean Sanderson, 
Ml-r: Paddy McGeeny, Dave Perry, Lee Rodgers, Darren Wood, Simon Harrison, Jim Brown, Dave Caldwell, Carl Bradshaw, Jamie Hewitt, Triston Benjamin, Derek Walker
Bl-r: Keith Jones, David Hoole, Gavin McDonald, Darren Trueman, Simon Grisdale, Martin Barber, Steven Stoppard, Mark Hedley and Anthony Briffa.
Sport Retro - Chesterfield FC team 10th August 1987 fl-r: Richard Marriott, Dave Hoole, Bob Bloomer, Tony Reid, Dave Waller, Tony Coyle, Kevin Randall, Mick Henderson, Brian Ferguson, Kevin Ely, Andy Wood, Andy Tylor, Reece Simpson, Sean Sanderson, Ml-r: Paddy McGeeny, Dave Perry, Lee Rodgers, Darren Wood, Simon Harrison, Jim Brown, Dave Caldwell, Carl Bradshaw, Jamie Hewitt, Triston Benjamin, Derek Walker Bl-r: Keith Jones, David Hoole, Gavin McDonald, Darren Trueman, Simon Grisdale, Martin Barber, Steven Stoppard, Mark Hedley and Anthony Briffa.

Today marks a dark day in the history of Chesterfield Football Club.

Thirty years ago on 5th September the Spireites were hammered by a rampant Gillingham side at Priestfield Stadium.