Barrow striker Andy Cook battling with Colwyn Bay defender Anthony Stephens

Meet the Vanarama National League newcomers: Barrow AFC

Ambitious Bluebirds start our six-part feature looking at the new clubs entering the division for 2015-16

Christleton's Kiwi ace Mitch Renwick plunders successive centuries

Christleton were held to a draw at Little Heath, but there were wins for Chester Boughton Hall and Oulton Park
Batsman bags 162no in draw with Didsbury at Little Heath

Jon McCarthy forecasts a more settled summer for Chester FC

Blues coach Jon McCarthy thinks having a more settled pre-season can make a 'big difference'
Coach identifies John Rooney, Craig Hobson and Ben Heneghan as players capable of further improvement

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton celebrating maiden England call-up

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton has been named in the England squad
Former Upton High School pupil named in Roy Hodgson's squad to face Republic of Ireland and Slovenia next month

Steve Burr hopes to add to Chester FC squad soon although admits money talks

Chester FC boss Steve Burr
Blues missed out on two targets this week but manager remains upbeat as search goes on

Jon McCarthy trusts Steve Burr’s instincts as Chester FC seek improvement

Jon McCarthy has no doubts manager Steve Burr will bring the right players to Chester FC
First team coach says club are holding regular talks with 'exciting' targets

Three cheers as Chester RUFC Senior Colts sign off in fine style

Chester RUFC Senior Colts
Youth team celebrating treble success in league, Cheshire Plate and Cock-o-the-North Challenge Bowl

Teeing off: Plenty of positives to take - despite my play-off setback at Delamere Forest

Adam McCabe lost out in a play-off at Delamere Forest this week
Chronicle golf columnist Adam McCabe on his bid to qualify for the  PGA Professional Championship

Paul Economides to keep calling rivals out until he gets the fights he wants

Paul Economides faces George Gachechiladze in Liverpool on Saturday night
Chester-based boxer insists he's not cocky but wants a step up in class after four straight stoppage wins

Will Goodwin grateful to Chester RUFC after joining Rotherham Titans

Rotherham Titans have snapped up Will Goodwin from Chester RUFC
Fly-half moves to Championship club after impressive spell at Hare Lane

IN PICTURES: Five years on from the official launch of Chester FC

Former press officer Jeff Banks showing his colours by wearing a blues polo shirt
Hundreds of supporters squeezed into the historic Guildhall to celebrate the club's rebirth on May 20, 2010

We can only get better, reckons Airbus UK Broughton boss Andy Preece

Airbus UK Broughton's Tom Field has been shortlisted for the Welsh Premier League player of the season award
Wingmakers midfielder Tom Field shortlisted for Welsh Premier League player of the season award

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Barrow striker Andy Cook battling with Colwyn Bay defender Anthony Stephens

Meet the Vanarama National League newcomers: Barrow AFC

Ambitious Bluebirds start our six-part feature looking at the new clubs entering the division for 2015-16

Jon McCarthy forecasts a more settled summer for Chester FC

Blues coach Jon McCarthy thinks having a more settled pre-season can make a 'big difference'
Coach identifies John Rooney, Craig Hobson and Ben Heneghan as players capable of further improvement

WATCH: Ellesmere Port Sports Village gets royal approval

Prince Edward describes new £15m centre on Stanney Lane as 'fantastic'

Prince Edward visits Ellesmere Port today

The Earl of Wessex to open new £15m Ellesmere Port Sports Village
Sally Peake celebrates success at Glasgow 2014

Sally Peake setting her sights on more podium pride

Chester-born pole vaulter won silver for Wales at the Commonwealth Games last year and has one eye on reaching the Rio 2016 Olympics

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton has been named in the England squad

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton celebrating maiden England call-up

Former Upton High School pupil named in Roy Hodgson's squad to face Republic of Ireland and Slovenia next month

Chester RUFC Senior Colts

Three cheers as Chester RUFC Senior Colts sign off in fine style

Youth team celebrating treble success in league, Cheshire Plate and Cock-o-the-North Challenge Bowl

Adam McCabe lost out in a play-off at Delamere Forest this week

Teeing off: Plenty of positives to take - despite my play-off setback at Delamere Forest

Chronicle golf columnist Adam McCabe on his bid to qualify for the  PGA Professional Championship

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Neil Young (right) and his assistant manager Gary Jones were unveiled at a press conference at the Deva Stadium in May 2010

IN PICTURES: Five years since Neil Young was appointed as Chester FC manager

Founding board member Jeff Banks showed his colours by wearing a polo shirt embroidered with the new crest at the launch night

IN PICTURES: Five years on from the official launch of Chester FC

Chester City transfer misses: Dave Nugent, Phil Jevons, John Hartson, Pegguy Arphexad and Kevin McLeod

Transfer misses: Five players Chester City tried - and failed - to sign

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