Posts Tagged "Chester City"

Chester City: The Truth Of The Debt Revealed

Chester City: The Truth Of The Debt Revealed

By on Feb 10, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 34 comments

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. The local council had been...

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Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 11 – Now With Added Wrexham!

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 11 – Now With Added Wrexham!

By on Feb 9, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 6 comments

A situation that had long been beyond being a farce finally looks like entering its end game this evening after Chester City failed to fulfil their Blue Square Premier fixture against Forest Green Rovers. The result would have been more or less immaterial for Chester anyway – they are so far adrift at the bottom of the table that their relegation is already...

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Chester City: The Norwegian Connection

Chester City: The Norwegian Connection

By on Feb 3, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 7 comments

Back at home, Chester City stumble from crisis to crisis. They have a home derby match against Wrexham in a couple of weeks, and tickets have now gone on sale. However, the capacity of The Deva Stadium has already been reduced by safety issues (an impressive dereliction of duty, considering that the ground is less than twenty years old) and the majority of Chester...

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Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 10

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 10

By on Jan 25, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 3 comments

The boycott, as things turned out, only ended up being unofficial for a couple of days. After just 425 people turned out on Tuesday night for their Blue Square Premier match against Salisbury City, the results of a survey carried out by the supporters group showed 72% of those polled to be in favour of a boycott of the club’s home matches, while 23%...

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Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 9

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 9

By on Jan 20, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 7 comments

The supporters group Chester Fans United may not have reached a consensus over whether they should formally call a boycott of their club, but it seems to have started already. They beaten 1-0 at home in the Blue Square Premier last night by Salisbury City in front of a record low crowd of just 425. The match may turn out to be their last ever home match. They travel...

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