1. Why were assistant managers John Gannon and Dave Bell and physio Clive Goodyear sacked this week?
Something had to give. It wasn't a result of the 5-0 drubbing (at Carlisle), it was the fact we've only won one league match in the last 10.
Going into the Christmas period, we were in a play-off position. Come the end of January, we're just keeping our heads above the relegation battle.
I felt Keith (Curle) needed more support. In the past I had no hesitation in sacking any manager that was at the football club because it's a performance-related job.
I just felt Keith needed to get somebody with him with a more bubbly personality and somebody that loves this football club like I do.
I had a meeting with Keith on Sunday, and at that meeting we both agreed that Keith would be better off on his own and we'd bring an assist-ant-cum-physio in within the next couple of days.
2. Will there be any more additions to the coaching staff?
We've got Joe Hinningan who is going to assist Keith in any way he can.
In Joe, we've got a ready made physio - a coach-cum-physio - who is Chester City through and through. At this moment in time, I don't foresee any additions. We won't fix something if it's not broken.
3. Many fans were surprised to see loan players Mark Roberts, Chris Robertson and Evan Horwood go back to their clubs after just one week. Why weren't they given longer to prove themselves?
I certainly had an influence (in the decision to send them back). I was sceptical over youth coming in in the first place.
I'm not disputing that these kids have got a future ahead of them, but at this moment in time we need men at that football club.
We need people to stand up and be counted. We've got 20 senior senior pros and I just felt let's stick with the squad we have - the squad that got us into the top seven - to get us out of trouble. I just felt youth was not the answer.
We'd gone down that route with Mark Aizlewood and Ian Rush in the past, and I think it proved quite evident on Saturday that although these kids have got ability, they need a bit of maturity.
I just feel we needed to shake up the squad and any player now that's contracted to the football club needs to stand up and be counted.
They got all the coaching staff dismissed and they need now to make sure they can drive forward with Keith and Joe Hinnigan.
4. How do you sum up the season so far under Keith Curle?
In December we were in a play-off spot and playing some lovely football. I blame the ill discipline within the side (for the recent slump). I blame the players.
It all stemmed from the game at Lincoln City when our horrendous disciplinary record reared its head once again. I don't think we ever recovered from that game. We were 1-0 up and going third in the table when all hell was let loose. I don't think we've got over it.
I've spoken to Keith over it (the disciplinary situation). Keith's not happy with it himself. If I could pinpoint one player who is a Gary Brabin in our side, I'd be happy to have that disciplinary record.
But we haven't got one who's got a really nasty streak in him and yet we've got the worst disciplinary record in the league.
That is the answer to why our form has dipped. The players got themselves suspended so therefore following the Lincoln game we went into the following game with an under-strength side.
5. Having acquired an interest in Widnes Vikings, are you still fully committed to Chester City and is the future of the two clubs linked in any way?
The future of the two clubs is obviously linked. They're both in Cheshire, they're both well-established outfits. I feel that I can combine my duties within the two facilities over the coming months.
I'll choose where I want to put my money and financial injections of capital will continue to go into each outfit, but I feel that we have a future with a link between the two clubs.
We're now looking at setting up a Chester City football in the community scheme to run out of Widnes. We've earmarked one or two training facilities here for our first team and possibly the academy.
I've seen a template at Blackburn Rovers where they're 20 minutes outside their own borough and I feel that we've got a big future in combining the two facilities together.
6. Is the club any closer to resolving its differences with Chester City Council?
We've resolved our differences, or our dispute, with the city council. We've got a situation where AWG (formerly Morrisons) have paid the arrears as the guarantors on the rent.
Paul Baker (club director) brokered the deal with AWG. Now we've gone into an arrangement with AWG that we will pay AWG the outstanding arrears. Everything at the Saunders Honda Stadium is paid up to date.
7. Can you assure fans that Chester's long-term future lies at the Saunders Honda Stadium?
You never say never to any situation. The future of Chester City whilst it's in my hands, I feel is strong. I can only fund that to the best of my capability.
But whatever I decide to do, I'll do it in the best interest of the football club.
Chester City Council have got restricted covenants on the stadium. We've got plans that we will be submitting that will be similar to the Halton Stadium (home of Widnes Vikings).
The plan will consist of function rooms, bar facilities, gymnasiums, a boxing club and any other usage we can find with that five-acre site. If that doesn't prove favourable, we may have to look at another alternative.
There's a guarantor on the rent. The guarantor has been called upon to pay their guarantee. Neither one of the club's last two chairmen injected as much capital as I have. I've put £4.5m in there unsecured. I'm being questioned by other businessmen as to why I'm doing it and what I'm getting out of it.
Quite simply, it's for the love of the football club.
8. Do you sometimes feel being chairman of Chester City is a job so full of potential problems that the stress just isn't worth it?
It's becoming a very stressful operation. We put together a budget that means we expect to win things now.
We won the first ever championship when Mark Wright was in office and we were looking at bigger and better things.
We then invested to win League Two and emulate Doncaster Rovers last season, and that back-fired. We then made a change and Keith came in, brought his own players in, than the future looked bright when we started jumping up the table.
It become a reality that maybe this was the season to go up. But since the turn of the year, that's all backfired.
What people have got to realise is when you're sending loan players back it's because you're paying for them.
When you're also having to bring in keepers due to injury when you've got two on your books, it costs money.
The wage bill doesn't go down when you're in trouble, it goes up because you need to bring other people in to pull you out of trouble.
Along with the city council, and other stressful demands where the club can't generate enough money, I'm having to put the shortfalls in. So sometimes it does become very, very stressful.
9. How much is Chester City worth and how much would it take for you to sell?
I haven't even considered anything at this moment in time. With the money that's in the football club, anybody with any business acumen would be able to work out that you won't be getting any money back for the football club.
I've got no intentions of selling but if there was anybody out there who felt they could do any better and it was in the interests of the club, we'd certainly have a chat to them.
10. Is there any news on the ongoing saga of the rearranged Wrexham game?
There's a meeting on Monday with the Safety Advisory Group and the Football League.
We would hope that the fixture goes ahead when it's scheduled for (Tuesday, March 7). It's a fixture that we've waited nearly 12 years for and the minute it arrives, people have issues with it.