John Rooney in action for Chester FC against Gateshead

'Worldies' are stock in trade for Rooney

Chester FC: John Rooney aiming to build on his blockbusting match-winner against Gateshead last weekend

McCarthy backs Burr to solve Blues selection headache

Chester manager Steve Burr with assistant manager, Jon McCarthy
Chester FC assistant manager pleased with strength in depth the Blues now possess

World's tallest basketball player signs Nix deal

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Paul Sturgess during a Harlem Globetrotters show
Cheshire Phoenix capture 7ft 8ins Englisman and former Harlem Globetrotter Paul Sturgess

Jo's joy at GB Basketball funding boost

Jo Leedham in action for Team GB
Chester-born London 2012 star welcomes emergency funding for Britain's men's and women's elite sides

Fan support means so much to us, says Coffino

Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino
Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino praises fans for their role in third straight win for his side

Heed win underlines our progress, says Burr

Rhys Oates takes the ball forward for Chester FC in the 1-0 win against Gateshead
Chester FC: Manager praises John Rooney and Matty Brown following excellent 1-0 win over Gateshead

Match report: Chester FC 1 Gateshead 0

John Rooney was the match-winner in the 1-0 defeat of Gateshead
Jim Green watched an outstanding John Rooney goal give the Blues a valuable three points

Amy a golden girl once again

Amy Truesdale with fellow Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships gold medallist, Olympic champion Jade Jones.
Hoole Para-taekwondo ace Amy Truesdale claims Commonwealth glory in Scotland ahead of European title defence

Deeside Dragons coach happy to see side 'win ugly' against Blackburn

Deeside Dragons' Chris Jones tries to find a way through against Blackburn Eagles
Ice hockey: Deeside Dragons player-coach Steve Fellows happy to see his side grind out a home success over Blackburn Eagles

Tessa still making big strides

Former Upton-by-Chester pupil Tessa McCormick finished fourth for England at the Cross Country International in Burgos, Spain
Athletics: Chester runner Tessa McCormick takes fourth place for England at Cross Country International in Spain

Double triumph seals perfect weekend for Phoenix

Mike Di Nunno hit 25 points against Plymouth Raiders
Nix shoot down Bristol Flyers on Saturday night and see off Plymouth Raiders on Sunday

Football action: FC Hickory's prove too hot to handle

FC Hickory's of the Chester & District Sunday Football League
Football: The latest news from the local leagues
Julius Hodge in action for Cheshire Phoenix against Plymouth Raiders

Gallery: Cheshire Phoenix v Plymouth Raiders

Craig Hobson holds off Southend centre back Jakub Sokolik

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Julius Hodge in possession

Gallery: Cheshire Phoenix v Durham Wildcats

Former NBA star Julius Hodge made his home debut for the Cheshire Phoenix against the Bristol Flyers

Gallery: Cheshire Phoenix v Bristol Flyers

Winning ways at the Chester & District cross country championships

Cheshire Phoenix v Newcastle Eagles - David Aliu

Gallery: Cheshire Phoenix v Newcastle Eagles

Lord Mayor congratulates Lache FC on their trophies

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Matty Taylor, who scored six times in seven games for the Blues last season, is now with Bristol Rovers

Match preview: Chester FC v Bristol Rovers

Blues close to full strength squad for Gas test and protecting six-match unbeaten home run

Tributes paid to Chester sporting legend Mickey Clifford

Much-loved figure was leading light at Chester football and Cheshire Phoenix basketball clubs

Tributes paid to Chester sporting legend Mickey Clifford

Much-loved figure was leading light at Chester football and Cheshire Phoenix basketball clubs

World's tallest basketball player signs Nix deal

New Cheshire Phoenix signing Paul Sturgess during a Harlem Globetrotters show
Cheshire Phoenix capture 7ft 8ins Englisman and former Harlem Globetrotter Paul Sturgess
Former Upton-by-Chester pupil Tessa McCormick finished fourth for England at the Cross Country International in Burgos, Spain

Tessa still making big strides

Athletics: Chester runner Tessa McCormick takes fourth place for England at Cross Country International in Spain

FC Hickory's of the Chester & District Sunday Football League

Football action: FC Hickory's prove too hot to handle

Football: The latest news from the local leagues

Former Chester RUFC director of rugby Nic Corrigan

Corrigan says thanks after shock Hare Lane exit

Chester RUFC: Departed director of rugby pays tribute to club after taking up new role with Cinderford

Former Upton-by-Chester pupil Tessa McCormick finished fourth for England at the Cross Country International in Burgos, Spain

Tessa still making big strides

Athletics: Chester runner Tessa McCormick takes fourth place for England at Cross Country International in Spain

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Julius Hodge in action for Cheshire Phoenix against Plymouth Raiders

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Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffino

Fan support means so much to us, says Coffino

Mike Di Nunno hit 25 points against Plymouth Raiders

Double triumph seals perfect weekend for Phoenix

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