Full time: Chester 3 North Ferriby 0

Goals from Kane Richards and a James Alabi double seal a deserved success.

Almost 4-0

Alabi does well to turn in the area and fires an effort at Watson, Marsh heads the rebound goalwards but the keeper gathers.

Added time

A minimum of three minutes

Great finish

Lloyd wins the ball in midfield, releases Alabi who shrugs off his man before rattling home from 10 yards.

GOAL! Chester 3 North Ferriby 0

James Alabi 89!

Chester sub

Will Marsh on for Kane Richards. 86 mins.


Will Marsh set to come on for Chester. His senior debut.

Visitors corner

They are throwing everything at it.

Great chance wasted

Alabi could have wrapped this up then. Through on goal, one-on-one but his touch is too heavy

Chester sub

Joyce on for Mahon - 83


Stamp gets a warm welcome from Blues fans as he comes on for Emerton. 83 minutes.

Stamp duty

Former Chester favourite Darryn Stamp is set to come on for the visitors.


Kane Richards sees his effort deflected over from 12 yards.

Chester pressing again

Regained some composure here and looking threatening going forward again. 10 minutes to go.

Chester sub

Chapell on for Durrell - 78 mins


Hudson gets a string head to a cross but Watson holds well.


Should be 3-0. Sam Hughes hits a deflected effort wide from eight yards.


Richards sees a 12-yard effort pushed away for a corner by Watson.

Gone a bit flat

The energy and high tempo has disappeared and Chester are making mistakes again. Need to regain some composure to see this out.

Ruled out

A sigh of relief here as Thompson has an effort ruled out for offside. Visitors still fighting on here.

Well saved

Lynch down well to hold a low Fallowfield effort from 25 yards.

Chester still pressing

The Blues are hungry for this now. Alabi and Richards look up for it.

Well saved

Lynch down well to save a low Sutton effort from 18 yards.


Kane Richards sidefoots home from close range but is flagged.

Great play

Mahon twists and turns before putting in an excellent cross that just evades Durrell.

North Ferriby sub

Armstrong off, Reece Thompson on. 57mins


Durrell lifts a 20-yard free kick well over.

All Chester

Shaw played in and he prods it towards goal but Watson saves.

Breathless stuff!

First goal came from good work from Mahon whose cross was turned home by Richards, albeit with some help from the visiting defenders. Second goal came after Alabi was brought down by keeper Watson. Hammered home the spot kick into the top corner.

GOAL! Chester 2 North Ferriby 0

James Alabi penalty.