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The Chester City Aftermath: Self-Serving In The Blue Square Premier

In the latest edition of what has long since become an ongoing saga, the annual Football Conference summer crisis seems likely to loom large on the horizon with the confirmation that ten Blue Square Premier clubs are appealing the decision to expunge the record of Chester City to the Football Association following the club’s expulsion…

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March 24, 2010

Chester City: The Death, The Funeral & The Wake

Anyone turning up at The High Court on The Strand in London this morning hoping or expecting to see fireworks was disappointed. There was to be no last minute impassioned speech, in the manner of Gregory Peck in “To Kill A Mockingbird”.

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March 10, 2010

Chester City – The End Of The Road & The Rebirth

Chester City’s death warrant was signed this morning but, like most wakes, this is as much a time to celebrate rebirth as it is to mourn the passing of the club.

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February 26, 2010

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 14

It almost feels as if we should be apologising for the amount of time that has been given over to Chester City on this site over the last few weeks. However, this story has unravelled into one of the most extraordinary football stories of recent times, and it still is not being reported to the extent that it should be elsewhere.

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February 23, 2010

Chester City Reportedly Sold To The Danes

Chester City, according to widespread reports today, are to be sold to the Danish consortium that expressed their interest in buying the club a couple of weeks ago.

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February 22, 2010

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 13

Another seven days have passed. There are now less than twenty-four hours until the Football Conference meets to decide the future of Chester City. It’s yet another potentially pivotal moment in the season, but there is little reason to have any confidence that the authorities will put the club out of its misery.

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February 17, 2010

Chester City: The Truth Of The Debt Revealed

The story of the winding down of Chester City has been gathering pace all day. The club’s expulsion from the Football Conference now seems close to inevitable after it was confirmed that their match against Wrexham this Sunday was cancelled after a prohibition notice was served on the club by Chester Trading Standards office.

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February 10, 2010
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