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 Youth shaking hands with Prescot Cables prior to the FA Youth Cup tie.

Blues overcome Cables in FA Youth Cup

Chester FC: Youngsters progress in the FA Youth Cup with 2-1 win over Prescot Cables at the Swansway Chester Stadium

Match preview: Chester FC v Southport

Chester FC manager Steve Burr.
Blues boss Steve Burr assures fans his side will be ready for Southport test

Rooney on standby for England C

Chester FC midfielder John Rooney has been named in the England C contingency squad.
Chester FC: Midfielder John Rooney named in contingency squad for International Challenge Trophy fixtures

Burr: We deserved something from game

Jadan Hall takes the ball forward in the 1-0 loss at Woking.
Chester FC: Manager Steve Burr feels Blues should have had a penalty at Woking

Match report: Woking 1 Chester FC 0

Craig Mahon breaks down the wing in the 1-0 loss at Woking.
Mark Dowling reports on a disappointing defeat for the Blues at Kingfield Stadium
Chester FC Youth shaking hands with Prescot Cables prior to the FA Youth Cup tie.

Blues overcome Cables in FA Youth Cup

Chester FC: Youngsters progress in the FA Youth Cup with 2-1 win over Prescot Cables at the Swansway Chester Stadium

Hospice ‘delighted’ to have backing of the Blues

Mascots Claire Bear and BiG Lupus, John Martin and Tony Durkin of Chester FC, and Helen Carlson, of Claire House, celebrate the partnership between Chester FC and Claire House Children's Hospice at the Swansway Chester Stadium.
Chester FC: Club launches partnership with Claire House Children’s Hospice

How Blues youth system is 'the envy of a lot of bigger clubs'

The Swansway Chester Stadium, home of Chester FC
Chester FC: Academy head optimistic about future after summer of change
Chester FC manager Steve Burr.

Match preview: Chester FC v Southport

Blues boss Steve Burr assures fans his side will be ready for Southport test

Rooney on standby for England C

Chester FC midfielder John Rooney has been named in the England C contingency squad.
Chester FC: Midfielder John Rooney named in contingency squad for International Challenge Trophy fixtures

Burr: We deserved something from game

Jadan Hall takes the ball forward in the 1-0 loss at Woking.
Chester FC: Manager Steve Burr feels Blues should have had a penalty at Woking

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 chairman Tony Durkin.

Blues announce profit for latest financial year

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

Ex-boss defends his involvement with youth section

Ex-Chester FC boss Neil Young
Chester FC: Former manager Neil Young unhappy over remarks made at CFU meeting

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