Recap: Ruthless Chesterfield make Torquay United pay at Plainmoor

Torquay United v Chesterfield - live updates.Torquay United v Chesterfield - live updates.
Torquay United v Chesterfield - live updates.
Chesterfield take on strugglers Torquay United in Devon today (3pm KO).

The Spireites are third, while the Gulls are 22nd.

Our reporter Liam Norcliffe is at Plainmoor and will bring you the build-up, team news, updates and reaction.

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Key Events

  • FT: Torquay United 1 v 5 Chesterfield (3pm KO)
  • Grimes header for 0-1 on eight minutes; De Silva 1-1 on 30; Oldaker 1-2 on 49; Clements 1-3 on 57; Uchegbulam 1-4 on 77;
  • Tshimanga adds fifth late on
  • Spireites XI (4-1-4-1) Fitzsimons; King, Williams, Grimes, Clements; Jones; Mandeville, Oldaker, Whelan, Dobra; Quigley. Subs: Maguire, Akinola, Cooper, Uchegbulam, Tshimanga.
  • Chesterfield unchanged from FA Cup win
  • Paul Cook serves touchline ban for this match

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A five-star performance today.

Take care.

How the action unfolded

FT: Torquay United 1 v 5 Chesterfield

A five-star showing from the Spireites in Devon.

Goals from Grimes, Oldaker, Clements, Uchegbulam and Tshimanga.

Reaction coming up



Chesterfield have FIVE! Oldaker plays Tshimanga in and he buries it. ‘Easy, easy’ chants from the travelling Spireites fans. The home supporters head for the exits.

Great sliding tackle from Jones

He has been excellent once again.

The home fans are leaving.

Quigley off, Tshimanga on.

Booking for Oldaker

10 to go. 1-4.