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.

Former Chester FC legend shows Cheshire's probation is in a safe pair of hands

Blue's chairman Grenville Millington talks about working for probation

Blind woman knits hundreds of tiny hats and blankets to keep Chester babies warm

Gail England donated the beautiful knitted items to the neonatal unit at The Countess of Chester

Sean McConville says Chester FC's thrashing of Lincoln City was a long time coming

Sean McConville makes it 2-0 against Lincoln City
Blues attacking midfielder was on the scoresheet as Steve Burr's men delivered a handsome 4-0 success over the Imps on Tuesday night

IN PICTURES: Rare images from Chester FC's epic 1975 League Cup clash with Aston Villa

Fans packed into Sealand Road for the first leg against Aston Villa
The Chronicle delves into the archives 40 years on from semi-final showdown

Chester FC: New faces have boosted us, says manager

Ryan Higgins is one of the new signings to have made an impressive start to his Chester career
Steve Burr delighted with the contribution January recruits are making
Fans packed into Sealand Road for the first leg against Aston Villa

IN PICTURES: Rare images from Chester FC's epic 1975 League Cup clash with Aston Villa

The Chronicle delves into the archives 40 years on from semi-final showdown

Chester FC 4 Lincoln City 0: Rate the players

John Rooney scores the opening goal with the help of a big deflection off Sean Newton
Take a look at Jim Green's ratings and then have a go at leaving your own marks

On this day: Stuart Rimmer nets a hat-trick against Southend United on his Chester City debut

Chester City legend Stuart Rimmer was an instant hit at Sealand Road
It's 30 years since legendary striker opened his account for the Blues
Sean McConville makes it 2-0 against Lincoln City

Sean McConville says Chester FC's thrashing of Lincoln City was a long time coming

Blues attacking midfielder was on the scoresheet as Steve Burr's men delivered a handsome 4-0 success over the Imps on Tuesday night

Chester FC: New faces have boosted us, says manager

Ryan Higgins is one of the new signings to have made an impressive start to his Chester career
Steve Burr delighted with the contribution January recruits are making

Chester FC: We were excellent, says Steve Burr

Ben Heneghan takes the ball forward out of defence
Blues boss delighted after his team demolish Lincoln City at the Swansway Chester Stadium

Match Reports

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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
Swansway Chester Stadium, home of Chester FC

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

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

Blues legend named as new chairman

Chester FC legend Grenville Millington
Chester FC: Grenville Millington, who made more than 300 appearances for the club, takes over from Tony Durkin

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