The Swansway Chester Stadium, home of Chester FC

Chester FC

Chester FC is a supporter-owned football club based in Chester. The club was founded in 2010 after Chester City FC was wound up in the High Court. The club, which plays its home games at the Swansway Chester Stadium, began its inaugural season in the Northern Premier League First Division North following a successful appeal to the FA against its initial placement in the North West Counties League. Since forming, Chester FC has been successive league champions of the Northern Premier League First Division North (2010–11), Northern Premier League Premier Division (2011–12) and the Conference North (2012–13). The club currently play in the Vanarama Conference, one league below the Football League.

Blues legend and chairman Grenville Millington

Chester FC chairman Grenville Millington wants club to challenge at the top

Blues legend impressed at progress made under Steve Burr and predicts further improvements

Conference 'gets tougher by the year' but Steve Burr determined Chester FC will improve

Blues boss Steve Burr
Blues boss hopes to be 'in the mix' next season after finishing 12th in 2014-15

George Thomson ready to commit his future to Chester FC

Attacking midfielder has impressed supporters since arriving from Kings Lynn Town on a short-term deal in January

Opinion: Steve Burr has got Chester FC moving in an upward trajectory

George Thomson celebrates with Craig Hobson during the 5-3 win over Nuneaton Town in the final game of the 2014-15 season
The Chronicle's Jim Green reflects on the 2014-15 season and reckons the future holds promise for the Blues

In pictures: Chester FC clinch the Evo-Stik Division One North title in a nail-biting finale at Garforth

Over 2,000 travelling fans backed the Blues on April 29, 2011 but the afternoon proved a lot tenser than expected

In pictures: Chester FC clinch the Evo-Stik Division One North title in a nail-biting finale at Garforth

Over 2,000 travelling fans backed the Blues on April 29, 2011 but the afternoon proved a lot tenser than expected

In pictures: Sealand Road memories 25 years on from Chester FC's final league game

Action from the final game at Sealand Road against Rotherham United
The Chronicle turns the clock back to April 1990 as the curtain came down on 84 years of football at the old ground

Chester FC: The best – and worst – Blues kits from the last 20 years in pictures

Michael Wilde models Chester FC's pink kit, worn on the club's Think Pink Day in 2001
Take a look back at Blues kits from the last two decades
Blues legend and chairman Grenville Millington

Chester FC chairman Grenville Millington wants club to challenge at the top

Blues legend impressed at progress made under Steve Burr and predicts further improvements

Conference 'gets tougher by the year' but Steve Burr determined Chester FC will improve

Blues boss Steve Burr
Blues boss hopes to be 'in the mix' next season after finishing 12th in 2014-15

George Thomson ready to commit his future to Chester FC

Attacking midfielder has impressed supporters since arriving from Kings Lynn Town on a short-term deal in January

Match Reports

Neil Young

Neil Young Column: No point feeling sorry for myself

Chester FC boss in his own words - he says there is no point in feeling down, it's time to turn things around

Chronicle pictures supporting Chester FC this season

Ian Cooper with Chronicle photographs that have been made into a 10ft banner by Chester fan Sean O'Reilly
Images have been put on two huge 10ft flags

Chester FC confirm a tasty looking new signing

The pies and food at a ground are normally high on any supporters priorities
Blues announce Dougherty and Allen as the new caters at the ground
Chester FC have secured a new 50-year lease on the Swansway Chester Stadium

Chester FC and Cheshire West and Chester Council finalise new 50-year stadium lease

Blues chairman Grenville Millington describes completion of negotiations as an 'important milestone in club's development'

Chester FC: Tony Durkin and Steve Harvey stand down from ops board

Swansway Chester Stadium, home of Chester FC
Club directors Brian Burns and John Martin have been appointed to operations board

Chairman with a true blue passion

Grenville Millington, who made 345 appearances for the club, is the new Chester FC chairman
Chester FC: Blues legend Grenville Millington 'proud and honoured' to be new chairman

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