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.

Jon Worsnop in action for Chester FC during December's FA Cup clash at Barnsley

Jon Worsnop playing the middle man for Chester FC

Goalkeeper says players interested in joining the Blues have been contacting him

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon relishing Tranmere Rovers clashes

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon
Irishman can't wait to pit his wits against club where his uncle Alan was a fans favourite

Former Chester City FC skipper Stephen Vaughan jnr bailed in connection with policeman's death

Former Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr
Thirty-year-old appears in court after being charged with perverting the course of justice and driving without insurance

Ex-Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr charged over policeman's death

Stephen Vaughan in action for Chester City in 2009
Former Blues skipper due in court charged with perverting the course of justice

Meet the Vanarama National League newcomers: Bromley

Bromley defender Jack Holland challenges Farnborough's Phil Page
The Ravens and manager Mark Goldberg are determined to make an impact after winning the Conference South title
Former Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr

Former Chester City FC skipper Stephen Vaughan jnr bailed in connection with policeman's death

Thirty-year-old appears in court after being charged with perverting the course of justice and driving without insurance

Ex-Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr charged over policeman's death

Stephen Vaughan in action for Chester City in 2009
Former Blues skipper due in court charged with perverting the course of justice

Meet the Vanarama National League newcomers: Bromley

Bromley defender Jack Holland challenges Farnborough's Phil Page
The Ravens and manager Mark Goldberg are determined to make an impact after winning the Conference South title
Jon Worsnop in action for Chester FC during December's FA Cup clash at Barnsley

Jon Worsnop playing the middle man for Chester FC

Goalkeeper says players interested in joining the Blues have been contacting him

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon relishing Tranmere Rovers clashes

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon
Irishman can't wait to pit his wits against club where his uncle Alan was a fans favourite

Jon McCarthy forecasts a more settled summer for Chester FC

Blues coach Jon McCarthy thinks having a more settled pre-season can make a 'big difference'
Coach identifies John Rooney, Craig Hobson and Ben Heneghan as players capable of further improvement

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
Founding board member Jeff Banks showed his colours by wearing a polo shirt embroidered with the new crest at the launch night

IN PICTURES: Five years on from the official launch of Chester FC

Hundreds of supporters squeezed into the historic Guildhall to celebrate the club's rebirth on May 20, 2010

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

Chester FC have secured a new 50-year lease on the Swansway Chester Stadium
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

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