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.

Matty Brown hasn't been offered a new deal at Chester FC

Matty Brown 'gutted' over Chester FC departure

Centre-back on the lookout for a new club after being informed he would not be offered a new deal

IN PICTURES: What happened to the Chester City team following relegation from the Football League in May 2000

Stuart Hicks holds off a defender in the 1-0 loss to Peterborough United, which resulted in relegation for Chester City
The Blues were relegated to the Football Conference after losing 1-0 to Peterborough United on May 6, 2000

Vanarama Conference team of the season 2014-15: Carl Magnay, Jon Parkin and John Akinde make the cut

John Akinde, Carl Magnay, Rhys Taylor and Jon Parkin make our Vanarama Conference team of the season
Blues reporter Jim Green picks out the opposition players who have caught his eye

Conference Wrap: Godfrey Poku '50-50' to leave AFC Telford United, James Norwood exits Forest Green Rovers

AFC Telford United midfielder Godfrey Poku rates his chances of staying at New Bucks Head as '50-50'
A round-up of the latest news and player movements from the Vanarama Conference

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

Blues legend and chairman Grenville Millington
Blues legend impressed at progress made under Steve Burr and predicts further improvements
Stuart Hicks holds off a defender in the 1-0 loss to Peterborough United, which resulted in relegation for Chester City

IN PICTURES: What happened to the Chester City team following relegation from the Football League in May 2000

The Blues were relegated to the Football Conference after losing 1-0 to Peterborough United on May 6, 2000

Vanarama Conference team of the season 2014-15: Carl Magnay, Jon Parkin and John Akinde make the cut

John Akinde, Carl Magnay, Rhys Taylor and Jon Parkin make our Vanarama Conference team of the season
Blues reporter Jim Green picks out the opposition players who have caught his eye

Conference Wrap: Godfrey Poku '50-50' to leave AFC Telford United, James Norwood exits Forest Green Rovers

AFC Telford United midfielder Godfrey Poku rates his chances of staying at New Bucks Head as '50-50'
A round-up of the latest news and player movements from the Vanarama Conference
Matty Brown hasn't been offered a new deal at Chester FC

Matty Brown 'gutted' over Chester FC departure

Centre-back on the lookout for a new club after being informed he would not be offered a new deal

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

Blues legend and chairman Grenville Millington
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

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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