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 celebrates his first goal against Stockport County

I let my football do the talking, says McConville

Chester FC: How Sean McConville answered the Stockport County boo-boys

Smells like team spirit

Steve Burr applauding the Blues travelling support after the FA Cup win at Stockport County
Chester FC: Steve Burr delighted at how quick his new-look squad has gelled

Fans angry with Greater Manchester Police behaviour before Stockport County v Chester FC game

Supporters say they were 'hit with batons' before away match

Iwelumo calls time on career

Chris Iwelumo has announced his retirement from football
Chester FC: Ex-Scotland international Chris Iwelumo announces retirement on Twitter

Shrimpers tie holds no fear for Burr

Chester FC manager Steve Burr
Chester FC: Steve Burr looking forward to facing Southend United in FA Cup but would have preferred a home tie
Craig Hobson chasing down the ball in the win over Alfreton Town

Hobson prioritises FA Cup ambitions over friendships

Chester FC: Blues forward Craig Hobson looking forward to Hatters reunion

Gallery: Chester FC 2 Alfreton Town 1

Matty Hughes in a footrace with Bradley Wood
Craig Mahon's goal with seconds remaining helped the Blues come from behind to secure a fifth home win

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
Sean McConville celebrates his first goal against Stockport County

I let my football do the talking, says McConville

Chester FC: How Sean McConville answered the Stockport County boo-boys

Smells like team spirit

Steve Burr applauding the Blues travelling support after the FA Cup win at Stockport County
Chester FC: Steve Burr delighted at how quick his new-look squad has gelled

Iwelumo calls time on career

Chris Iwelumo has announced his retirement from football
Chester FC: Ex-Scotland international Chris Iwelumo announces retirement on Twitter

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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