Full-time: Chester FC 0 FC Halifax Town 0

A pretty drab affair ends all square. Not a classic.


Blues pressure ends with ball finding James 25 yards out but his effort weakly bobbles well wide.

Great save!

One-touch football in the area between Akintunde and Hannah sees former see effort tipped wide superbly by Johnson.


Chapell effort from distance is saved by Johnson.

Danger passes

Corner comes in for Halifax but referee blows for infringement. Chester free kick.


Quick break sees Charles lash over. Takes a deflection for corner.

Hits the wall

Turnbull effort out for throw in and then cleared.

Free kick

25 yards out after Akintunde hauled down by Hotte. Yellow card.

Chester sub

Jordan Chapell on for Craig Mahon. 79 minutes.

Halifax sub

Adam Morgan on, Bohan Dixon off - 73 minutes.

Just wide

Dawson free kick headed just wide by McCombe after Halls fouled.

Chester sub

Harry White off, James Akintunde on. 68 mins

Great save

Conor Mitchell with an excellent stop with his body to deny Nathan Hotte’s angled effort from close range.

Off the bar

MacDonald beats LRT for pace and cross beats Mitchell and strikes the bar before being hacked clear by Chester. Let off.

Sub for Halifax

Kosylo off, MacDonald on. 56 mins.

Just wide

Halifax corner eventually finds Kosylo whose volley from 15 yards goes just wide, rippling side netting.

Good play

Just wide! Great play from Hannah finds Halls rushing into box but his cross/shot flies wide.

Headed clear

Brown booms a header away.

Chester corner

Early chance here

We're back underway

Blues shooting towards Harry Mac.

Halifax sub

Scott McManus on, Duckworth off.

Teams back out

Here’s hoping for a better second half.

Meanwhile, in Kent

Half time: Chester 0 FC Halifax Town 0

Not the best half of football I’ve ever seen but fairly even stuff.

Today's attendance

Crowd of 2,082 here today.


Hannah curls an effort over Johnson’s bar.


Blues have a free kick on edge of area after White hauled back.


Kosylo booked for persistent fouling

Great work LRT!

Wins ball on halfway touchline, feeds Hannah but striker’s cross is gathered by Johnson.

Headed wide

Dawson corner reaches Astles at near post but his flicked header well wide.