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.

Ben Heneghan gave the Blues in the FA Trophy first round replay with AFC Telford United

Chester FC 1 AFC Telford United 1: Bucks edge out Blues on penalties in FA Trophy

Jim Green reports on a painful defeat for Steve Burr's side at the Swansway Chester Stadium

Match preview: Chester FC v AFC Telford United

Sean McConville hits the crossbar in the 1-1 draw at New Bucks Head on December 13
FA Trophy second round place up for grabs as the Blues and the Bucks meet for a fourth time

Celebrity guests at Upton-by-Chester High School GCSE awards evening

Premiership Goalkeeper Tom Heaton and broadcaster Dan Snow present awards

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
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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