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Blues midfielder Tom Shaw

Chester FC: Effort can't be questioned but quality is missing, admits Tom Shaw

Blues midfielder knows improvement is needed at both ends of the pitch to arrest worrying run of results

Alex Whitmore and Ryan Higgins congratulate Ross Hannah after he put Chester three goals up against Torquay in December

Torquay United v Chester FC: Everything you need to know

From match odds to all the latest team news, here's your guide to Chester's long trip to Devon

Chester FC's Lookers Vauxhall Stadium

Chester FC: Tranmere Rovers given 1,110 tickets for derby clash later this month

Rovers season ticket holders and supporters club members will get first option on tickets

Danny O'Brien

Chester FC: Wigan Athletic winger Danny O'Brien arrives on loan

Nineteen-year-old links up with Blues on loan for a month from the League One Latics

Halifax celebrate Jordan Burrow's match-winner at the end of the first-half

Chester FC: FA Trophy exit 'bitterly disappointing' for everyone, says Jon McCarthy

Assistant feels Blues had the better of the game but admits that counts for nothing as poor run continues

Derek Asamoah in action for Chester City

Chester FC: From the Blues to South Korea, 10 years on from Derek Asamoah's legendary loan spell

Ghanaian striker talks to The Chronicle on his 'Deadly Derek' moniker and his globe-trotting professional career

Chester and Halifax meet for a place in the quarter-finals of the FA Trophy live

Recap: FC Halifax Town v Chester FC - Blues fail to reach FA Trophy quarter-finals

Look back at how the action unfolded at the Shay Stadium with The Chronicle's Jim Green

Eastleigh have signed Matt Tubbs on loan from Portsmouth

Conference Call: Eastleigh swoop for Matt Tubbs, Matthew Barnes-Homer leaves Aldershot Town, Barrow AFC appoint Gary Simpson as assistant

A round-up of the latest news and player movements from the Vanarama National League

Ben Heneghan in action during Chester's 1-0 win at the Shay Stadium back in August

Chester FC: FC Halifax Town confident FA Trophy tie will go ahead without need for pitch inspection

West Yorkshire club have no concerns over Shay Stadium surface ahead of tonight's third round clash

Ryan Higgins keeps watch on Connor Hughes during Chester's victory at the Shay Stadium back in August

Chester FC: Blues and FC Halifax Town to try again in FA Trophy

Forecast favourable for Wednesday's third round clash but much will depend on condition of pitch at the Shay Stadium

James Alabi was with Stoke City and Ipswich Town before signing for Chester

Chester FC: James Alabi has talent to 'wow' Blues fans, reckons Jon McCarthy

Assistant boss confident forward will make fans stand up and take notice once he finds his groove

Antoni Sarcevic and Earl Barrett are among those to make our Blues loan XI

Chester FC: Who is the Blues' greatest loan signing?

Earl Barrett, Stuart Rimmer and Antoni Sarcevic feature in The Chronicle's all-time loan XI - but who gets your vote?

Ex-Chester midfielder Kingsley James in action during the Blues' 2-1 win at Halifax earlier this season

Chester FC: Rescheduled FA Trophy meeting with FC Halifax Town switched to Wednesday

Clubs have pushed game back 24 hours to ensure tie has best possible chance of going ahead

Chester FC Women's squad for 2015-16

Chester FC Women strike late to complete comeback victory

Goals from Lucy Adderley and Sam Pickup help Richard Smith's side beat Wallasey Wanderers

Ryan Higgins takes on Ryan Bowman in Chester's 1-0 defeat at Gateshead in November

Chester FC: FA Trophy quarter-final draw will see Gateshead visit Blues or FC Halifax Town

Heed will travel to Lookers Vauxhall Stadium or the Shay Stadium on Saturday, February 27

The draw for the FA Trophy quarter-finals takes place at Wembley on Monday morning live

Recap: Chester FC or FC Halifax Town drawn at home to Gateshead in FA Trophy quarter-final

Look back at our live coverage as the Blues and the Shaymen discovered their opponents in the last eight

The waterlogged pitch at the Shay Stadium which led to the FA Trophy tie being postponed

Chester FC: Decision could have been made sooner, says Steve Burr after FA Trophy tie postponed

Blues boss agreed with postponement but surprised a pitch inspection was not undertaken sooner

A waterlogged pitch at the Shay Stadium led to Chester's FA Trophy game with Halifax being postponed

Chester FC: FA Trophy tie with FC Halifax Town postponed due to waterlogged pitch

Frustration for fans as pitch inspection not completed until after 1pm despite heavy rain overnight and through the morning

Kingsley James attempts to block a cross from his former team-mate John Rooney

Chester FC: Kingsley James and Matty Brown relishing another reunion

Pair spent last season with the Blues but switched to Halifax in the summer and have helped turn things around under Jim Harvey

Jon McCarthy believes there's an extra edge to the game with Halifax

Chester FC: Talk is cheap and we need a result, admits Jon McCarthy

Blues number two reckons Halifax game has added spice owing to presence of Jim Harvey, Kingsley James and Matty Brown

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Young Everton fan and George Shaw, who has cerebral palsy, scored a goal at Goodison Park after an invitation from Gerard Deulofeu

Ellesmere Port youngster George Shaw wins Everton FC's Goal of the Month competition

Antoni Sarcevic and Earl Barrett are among those to make our Blues loan XI

Chester FC: Who is the Blues' greatest loan signing?

Gary Bennett and Chris Priest celebrate Priest's goal against Scunthorpe

Chester FC: What happened to the Blues squad of 1997/98?

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