Action from Chester FC v Bolton Wanderers during their 1981 Football League Group Cup clash at Sealand Road

In pictures: Rare images from Chester FC and Bolton Wanderers 1981 pre-season clash

The Blues went down 2-1 at Sealand Road to the Trotter in the short-lived Football League Group Cup ahead of what was to be a miserable season

Chester FC teenager Sam Hughes calls first professional deal a 'dream come true'

Chester FC midfielder Sam Hughes has signed a contract for the 2015-16 season
Eighteen-year-old midfielder grateful for support from family and youth team coaches

Liverpool FC hat-trick was nice but 90 minutes was just as important, says Chester FC's John Rooney

John Rooney celebrates his first goal with Craig Hobson
Blues midfielder and boyhood Evertonian insists season opener on August 8 is 'main thing'

Chester FC 4 Liverpool U21s 0: Jim Green's verdict

John Rooney slots past Liverpool U21s keeper Ryan Fulton to give Chester FC the lead
John Rooney's hat-trick and a Sam Hughes strike secured a fourth straight pre-season win at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium

Sam Hughes signs professional contract with Chester FC

Sam Hughes, right, has sighed his first professional deal with the Blues
Teenage midfielder has made an excellent impression during pre-season

Sedale Hanson-Young ready to play his part for Cheshire Phoenix

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Sedale Hanson-Young in action for Englnd under-18s at the FIBA European Championships
New Phoenix signing aiming to showcase his talent's in the BBL this season and help the club achieve on-court success

Outgoing Airbus UK Broughton assistant manager Andy Morrison fires cryptic parting shot

Andy Morrison, left, and Andy Preece at their unveiling as the Airbus UK Brougton management duo in 2012
Former Manchester City captain has message for those who 'cower in their ivory towers' following Wingmakers departure

Athletics round-up: Olivia Montez-Brown helps England to medal haul

Olivia Montez-Brown, right, in hurdles action
West Cheshire AC all-rounder shines for England at the Hexham Combined Events International

Grosvenor Rowing Club aces claim glory at anniversary regatta

(L-R) Grace Corris, Lottie Roberts, Mary Hoogland Jess Hulson and cox James Bennion of Grosvenor Rowing Club
Two novice crews make final of St Neots Regatta, celebrating its 150th year

Yoga expert Seema Banerjee helps Chester FC limber up for new season

Yoga instructor Seema Banerjee with the Chester FC squad
Club legend Gary Talbot helped arrange the session with his wife's friend and former Chester resident

Newton Athletic make history with Liverpool Champions League triumph

Newton Athletic under-11s, winners of the Liverpool Champions League Final. Back row: Sam Bowdler, Jack Dalton, Elliot Hughes, Joseph Smith, Harvey Bawn, Harry Anderson. Front row: Jamie Davies (coach), Thomas Smith, Callum Bushell, Ben O’Brien, Dennis Tyson, Issac Musker, Joe Flynn (coach).
Chester-side defeated Mags Barca to be crowned the best under-11s team in Merseyside region

Sponsorship boost for Chester & District Sunday League Cup

Kevin Jones, assistant manager of The Cheshire County Sports Club, with Keith Bolton, secretary of the Chester & District Sunday League
Upton-based The Cheshire County Sports Club 'delighted' to be new competition sponsor
Action from Chester FC v Bolton Wanderers during their 1981 Football League Group Cup clash at Sealand Road

In pictures: Rare images from Chester FC and Bolton Wanderers 1981 pre-season clash at Sealand Road

The Blues went down 2-1 to the Trotters in the Football League Group Cup

Chester FC boss Steve Burr expects 'good test' from Crewe Alex

George Thomson goes for goal during the 1-1 draw with Crewe Alex in August 2014
League One side planning to field full-strength side for tomorrow's game following 1-1 draw last pre-season
New Cheshire Phoenix signing Sedale Hanson-Young in action for Englnd under-18s at the FIBA European Championships

Sedale Hanson-Young ready to play his part for Cheshire Phoenix

New Phoenix signing aiming to showcase his talent's in the BBL this season and help the club achieve on-court success

John Lavery remaining patient as Cheshire Phoenix close in on further signings

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Lavery
Head coach pleased with how squad is shaping up and hopes to have added more bodies by early August
Olivia Montez-Brown, right, in hurdles action

Athletics round-up: Olivia Montez-Brown helps England to medal haul

West Cheshire AC all-rounder shines for England at the Hexham Combined Events International

Andy Morrison, left, and Andy Preece at their unveiling as the Airbus UK Brougton management duo in 2012

Outgoing Airbus UK Broughton assistant manager Andy Morrison fires cryptic parting shot

Former Manchester City captain has message for those who 'cower in their ivory towers' following Wingmakers departure

Ben Foden's last appearance for England in a full international was in November 2013

Ben Foden not giving up on Rugby World Cup dream

Chester-born international aiming to recover from knee injury and force his way into Stuart Lancaster's squad

Simon Furnival in action for the Dragons

Deeside Dragons bolster attack with re-signing of Simon Furnival

Long-serving forward agrees to return for forthcoming season with ambitious Flintshire side

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Action from Chester FC v Bolton Wanderers during their 1981 Football League Group Cup clash at Sealand Road

In pictures: Rare images from Chester FC and Bolton Wanderers 1981 pre-season clash at Sealand Road

George Thomson goes for goal during the 1-1 draw with Crewe Alex in August 2014

Chester FC boss Steve Burr expects 'good test' from Crewe Alex

Chester FC midfielder Sam Hughes has signed a contract for the 2015-16 season

Chester FC teenager Sam Hughes calls first professional deal a 'dream come true'

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