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.

Sean McConville hits the crossbar in the 1-1 draw at New Bucks Head on December 13

Match preview: Chester FC v AFC Telford United

FA Trophy second round place up for grabs as the Blues and the Bucks meet for a fourth time

Barnet 3 Chester FC 0: Rate the players

Kieran Charnock heads clear when the sides met at the Swansway Chester Stadium
How did you rate the Blues performance at The Hive?

Burr: The sending off had a big impact

Steve Burr was frustrated and disappointed following the 3-0 defeat at Barnet
Chester FC: Manager rues a mistake and two significant decisions from the officials after defeat at Barnet

Match report: Barnet 3 Chester FC 0

John Rooney tries to breakdown the Barnet defence in the first meeting between the clubs
Jim Green reports from The Hive where luck was not on the Blues side

Match preview: Barnet v Chester FC

Chester keeper Jon Worsnop in the 5-0 defeat to Barnet on the opening day of the season
Blues make the trip to North London looking to write the wrongs of opening day nightmare
John Rooney battles for the ball with Barnsley's Dale Jennings during the FA Cup second round replay

Rooney singing a redemption song as Chester FC prepare for Barnet

Chester FC: Midfielder admits Blues have a point to prove after opening day hammering

We know what to expect from Chester FC, says Barnsley boss

Barnsley manager Danny Wilson
Chester FC: Tykes manager predicts a tough game but confident of reaching FA Cup third round

Kingsley James insists Chester FC can finish the job

Kingsley James in action at Oakwell, where the sides drew 1-1.
Chester FC: Midfielder confident the Blues can knock Barnsley out of the FA Cup
Sean McConville hits the crossbar in the 1-1 draw at New Bucks Head on December 13

Match preview: Chester FC v AFC Telford United

FA Trophy second round place up for grabs as the Blues and the Bucks meet for a fourth time

Barnet 3 Chester FC 0: Rate the players

Kieran Charnock heads clear when the sides met at the Swansway Chester Stadium
How did you rate the Blues performance at The Hive?

Burr: The sending off had a big impact

Steve Burr was frustrated and disappointed following the 3-0 defeat at Barnet
Chester FC: Manager rues a mistake and two significant decisions from the officials after defeat at Barnet

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
Grenville Millington, who made 345 appearances for the club, is the new Chester FC chairman

Chairman with a true blue passion

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

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

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