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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.

John Danby left the Blues after reaching an agreement to terminate his contract.

Danby: Blues have been 'massive' part of my career

Chester FC: Goalkeeper John Danby 'enjoyed every minute' of his time at the club

Match preview: Chester FC v FC Halifax Town

Jamie Menagh celebrates with the fans after scoring a late winner against FC Halifax Town last season.
Steve Burr and his squad aiming to build on first win of the season against unbeaten Fax

McConville aiming to develop striking partnership

Chester FC striker Sean McConville believes his link-up with Chris Iwelumo can provide plenty of goals

Airbus can challenge Saints dominance, says Field

Ex-Chester FC midfielder Tom Field says his Airbus UK Broughton side have what it takes claim title glory

Blues confirm Danby departure

Goalkeeper John Danby has left Chester FC.
Chester FC: Popular goalkeeper John Danby agrees settlement and leaves on amicable terms
John Danby left the Blues after reaching an agreement to terminate his contract.

Danby: Blues have been 'massive' part of my career

Chester FC: Goalkeeper John Danby 'enjoyed every minute' of his time at the club

Match preview: Chester FC v FC Halifax Town

Jamie Menagh celebrates with the fans after scoring a late winner against FC Halifax Town last season.
Steve Burr and his squad aiming to build on first win of the season against unbeaten Fax

McConville aiming to develop striking partnership

Chester FC striker Sean McConville believes his link-up with Chris Iwelumo can provide plenty of goals
John Danby left the Blues after reaching an agreement to terminate his contract.

Danby: Blues have been 'massive' part of my career

Chester FC: Goalkeeper John Danby 'enjoyed every minute' of his time at the club

Three things we learned: Braintree Town 1 Chester FC 3

Sean McConville struck twice as the Blues came back to win at Braintree Town..
Jim Green takes a look at how the Blues overcame the Iron

Blues youngsters 'excited' for new campaign

Chester FC Youth manager Calum McIntyre and squad members Jacob Evans and Matthew Waters with sponsors Ian and Dawn Swettenham and Tariq Al-Dulayymi, of Swettenham's Chemists.
Chester FC: Youth team out to retain North West Youth Alliance Premier Division title

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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