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.

Chester FC manager Steve Burr

Burr hoping more FA Cup magic can free up funds

Chester FC: Blues boss has taken both Northwich Victoria and Kidderminster Harriers into third round

Blues are starting to build a fortress, says Burr

John Rooney sends a shot fizzing past the post in the 2-1 win over Alfreton Town
Chester FC: Steve Burr says his side 'totally dominated' Alfreton Town in 2-1 win to extend unbeaten home record

Gallery: Chester FC 2 Alfreton Town 1

Matty Hughes in a footrace with Bradley Wood
Craig Mahon's goal with seconds remaining helped the Blues come from behind to secure a fifth home win

Match report: Chester FC 2 Alfreton Town 1

Matty Hughes celebrates his goal against Alfreton Town
Jim Green watched the Blues leave it late to secure all three points against the battling Reds

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
Matty Hughes in a footrace with Bradley Wood

Gallery: Chester FC 2 Alfreton Town 1

Craig Mahon's goal with seconds remaining helped the Blues come from behind to secure a fifth home win

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

Throwback Thursday: Chester City v Kidderminster Harriers (26.10.2004)

Ben Davies celebrates grabbing Chester's third in the 3-0 win over Kidderminster Harriers 10 years ago
Ten years ago next week, Liverpool legends Ian Rush and Jan Molby met for the first time as managers

Upton Heath Primary School pupil gets a right royal reply

William Wright invites Prince William to his Shakespeare Schools Festival production

Burr hoping more FA Cup magic can free up funds

Chester FC manager Steve Burr
Chester FC: Blues boss has taken both Northwich Victoria and Kidderminster Harriers into third round

Blues are starting to build a fortress, says Burr

John Rooney sends a shot fizzing past the post in the 2-1 win over Alfreton Town
Chester FC: Steve Burr says his side 'totally dominated' Alfreton Town in 2-1 win to extend unbeaten home record

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 legend Grenville Millington

Blues legend named as new chairman

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

Blues announce profit for latest financial year

Chester FC chairman Tony Durkin.
Chester FC: Fan-owned club posts £33,000 pre-tax profit for 2013-14

Blues favourite Turner moves to Town

Lewis Turner in action for Chester FC against Cambridge United
Chester FC: Blues' player of the season Lewis Turner has signed for Harrogate Town

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