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.

Action from the final game at Sealand Road against Rotherham United

In pictures: Sealand Road memories 25 years on from Chester FC's final league game

The Chronicle turns the clock back to April 1990 as the curtain came down on 84 years of football at the old ground

Jon Viscosi keen to capitalise on maiden Chester FC appearance

Jon Viscosi debuted for Chester FC in the 5-3 win over Nuneaton Town on the final day of the season
Canadian goalkeeper made his debut off the bench against Nuneaton Town on Saturday

We couldn't have finished off the season any better, says Chester FC manager Steve Burr

Sean McConville scores his first goal to bring the Blues level at 3-3
Second-half performance delights manager as Blues score four times to recover from 3-1 down and beat Nuneaton Town

Chester FC 5 Nuneaton Town 3: Match report

Sean McConville celebrates his second goal, which made it 4-3 to the Blues
Jim Green watched the Blues score five times to finish the 2014-15 season on a winning note
Action from the final game at Sealand Road against Rotherham United

In pictures: Sealand Road memories 25 years on from Chester FC's final league game

The Chronicle turns the clock back to April 1990 as the curtain came down on 84 years of football at the old ground

Chester FC: The best – and worst – Blues kits from the last 20 years in pictures

Michael Wilde models Chester FC's pink kit, worn on the club's Think Pink Day in 2001
Take a look back at Blues kits from the last two decades

We should be more than satisfied with improvement, says Chester FC defender Michael Kay

Michael Kay, tussling with ex-Chester loanee Matty Taylor, believes the Blues should be more than satisfied with their progression
Blues defender believes the progress made in the last 12 months should give grounds for optimism
Jon Viscosi debuted for Chester FC in the 5-3 win over Nuneaton Town on the final day of the season

Jon Viscosi keen to capitalise on maiden Chester FC appearance

Canadian goalkeeper made his debut off the bench against Nuneaton Town on Saturday

We couldn't have finished off the season any better, says Chester FC manager Steve Burr

Sean McConville scores his first goal to bring the Blues level at 3-3
Second-half performance delights manager as Blues score four times to recover from 3-1 down and beat Nuneaton Town

Chester FC v Nuneaton Town: Match preview

Oliver McBurnie will play the final game of his loan spell on Saturday
Blues bidding to complete the 2014-15 campaign with a third successive victory against relegated Boro

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
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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