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.

Steve Burr's Chester FC side will be clocking up the miles next season live

LIVE: Chester FC's 2015-16 Vanarama National League fixtures are announced

All the build-up and reaction as the Blues discover their 2015-16 programme

Ex-Chester FC winger Peter Winn signs for Cleethorpes Town

Peter Winn unleashes a shot during the defeat to FC Halifax Town in August 2014
Injuries restricted the winger to 15 appearances in a frustrating spell with the Blues

Luke George: I can't wait to show Chester FC fans what I can do

Luke George in action for Southport at Macclesfield Town in September 2014
Liverpool-based midfielder grateful to Southport but describes switch to Blues as 'pretty easy decision'

Jordan Chapell joins as Chester FC seal sixth signing

Jordan Chapell battling Chester defender Gareth Roberts for Torquay United in September 2014
Steve Burr snaps up Sheffield-born winger after his contract at Torquay United expired

Elder statesman Ian Sharps ready to fight for Chester FC starting spot

New Chester FC signing Ian Sharps
Ex-Tranmere Rovers centre-half happy to help youngsters but wants to cement his place in team too
Steve Burr's Chester FC side will be clocking up the miles next season live

LIVE: Chester FC's 2015-16 Vanarama National League fixtures are announced

All the build-up and reaction as the Blues discover their 2015-16 programme

Elder statesman Ian Sharps ready to fight for Chester FC starting spot

New Chester FC signing Ian Sharps
Ex-Tranmere Rovers centre-half happy to help youngsters but wants to cement his place in team too

Conference Call: Andy Monkhouse moves to Grimsby Town, Danny Wright joins Cheltenham Town

Andy Monkhouse celebrates scoring for Bristol Rovers against Chester with team-mates Ellis Harrison and Matty Taylor
A round-up of the latest news and player movements from the Vanarama National League
Peter Winn unleashes a shot during the defeat to FC Halifax Town in August 2014

Ex-Chester FC winger Peter Winn signs for Cleethorpes Town

Injuries restricted the winger to 15 appearances in a frustrating spell with the Blues

Luke George: I can't wait to show Chester FC fans what I can do

Luke George in action for Southport at Macclesfield Town in September 2014
Liverpool-based midfielder grateful to Southport but describes switch to Blues as 'pretty easy decision'

Jordan Chapell joins as Chester FC seal sixth signing

Jordan Chapell battling Chester defender Gareth Roberts for Torquay United in September 2014
Steve Burr snaps up Sheffield-born winger after his contract at Torquay United expired

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
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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