CHESTERFIELD put Matlock Town, the Gladiators, to the sword tonight, winning 5-1 to claim the Banner Jones Cup.
The League Two visitors took the lead when 22-year-old forward Scott Boden evaded the home defence to score.
The Evo Stik Premier side went further behind when Jordan Bowery gives the Spireites a 2-0 lead with a neat finish.
And the first half drubbing was underlined by midfielder Mark Randall.
HALF TIME: Matlock 0 Spireites 3.
Marc Richards one of seven second half subs helped himself to two second-half goals in his first appearance.
Matlock’s consolation came from ex Spireite Gareth Davies, from a free-kick.
Spireites: Lee, Darikwa, Quinn, Forbes, Hird, Panther, Wafula, Randall, Bowery, Boden, Hazel.
*Read Phil Tooley’s analysis of tonight’s friendly in Wednesday’s Star.