Steve Burr has been delighted with the form of John Rooney, seen here challenging Crewe keeper Ben Garratt

Chester FC boss Steve Burr feeling bullish as he says the 'signs are good'

Experienced manager praises performances of John Rooney and wants his team to replicate pre-season form

Don't underestimate us, warns Chester FC striker Ross Hannah

Ross Hannah celebrates his goal during the pre-season win over Crewe Alex
Sheffield-born hitman confident the Blues can take impressive pre-season form into new campaign

Chester FC 3 Crewe Alex 2: Jim Green's verdict

Blues winger Jordan Chapell takes on the Crewe defence
John Rooney, Ross Hannah and Tom Peers netted as pre-season finished with a fifth straight win

Chester FC launch 'crowd funding' project to raise money for signings

Chester FC boss Steve Burr should have some extra funds at his disposal thanks to the club's new crowd funding scheme
Scheme will generate fresh funds for boss Steve Burr

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

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

Chester Boughton Hall reach NatWest Club T20 area final

Chester Boughton Hall's 2014 T20 squad were winners of the NatWest Club T20 competition. They are looking to retain the crown in 2015
More limited-overs success for Lee Dixon's men

Lions tamed as Chester Gladiators extend winning run

Tom Bradfield and Jonny Rae have the Westhoughton attack under wraps
Hat-trick from Tom Roberts keeps the Gladiators clear at the top of the table

Deeside Dragons return for defenceman Mike Jones

Deeside Dragons' Mike Jones has signed up for another season
Dragons favourite to return for forthcoming Laidler Conference season as club look to challenge for honours

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

Sport In Pictures

Steve Burr has been delighted with the form of John Rooney, seen here challenging Crewe keeper Ben Garratt

Chester FC boss Steve Burr feeling bullish as he says the 'signs are good'

Experienced manager praises performances of John Rooney and wants his team to replicate pre-season form

Don't underestimate us, warns Chester FC striker Ross Hannah

Ross Hannah celebrates his goal during the pre-season win over Crewe Alex
Sheffield-born hitman confident the Blues can take impressive pre-season form into new campaign
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

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

Tom Bradfield and Jonny Rae have the Westhoughton attack under wraps

Lions tamed as Chester Gladiators extend winning run

Hat-trick from Tom Roberts keeps the Gladiators clear at the top of the table

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Steve Burr has been delighted with the form of John Rooney, seen here challenging Crewe keeper Ben Garratt

Chester FC boss Steve Burr feeling bullish as he says the 'signs are good'

Ross Hannah celebrates his goal during the pre-season win over Crewe Alex

Don't underestimate us, warns Chester FC striker Ross Hannah

Blues winger Jordan Chapell takes on the Crewe defence

Chester FC 3 Crewe Alex 2: Jim Green's verdict

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