Posts Tagged "Chester City"

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 8

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 8

By on Jan 13, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 10 comments

Since we last reported from Chester City, much has happened and nothing has changed. At the same time, owner Stephen Vaughan was due to have ceded all control in the club by the middle of December having been disqualified as a company director after an investigation by the Insolvency Service’s Disqualification Investigation Team over alleged carousel fraud. Casual...

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Chester’s Near Miss

Chester’s Near Miss

By on Dec 28, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 13 comments

The festive period may have come and gone, but the confusing world of the ownership of football clubs continues to rumble on. The recent break has seen developments involving two names that have graced these pages before, Morell Maison and John Batchelor. with mixed results. Maison came to our attention because of his time in charge at Southern League club Halesowen...

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Chester City Football Club: The Death Rattle (Part 6!)

Chester City Football Club: The Death Rattle (Part 6!)

By on Nov 30, 2009 in Finance, Latest | 8 comments

The axe swung, then, and the side of the neck was lightly grazed. Actually, in spite of what we may well be thinking (and this is a feeling that is spreading around the game ilke wildfire at present), there may be an ounce of common sense in the Football Conference’s decision to allow Chester City a temporary reprieve until Thursday: they are playing Cambridge...

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Chester City Football Club: The Death Rattle (Part 5)

Chester City Football Club: The Death Rattle (Part 5)

By on Nov 28, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 14 comments

It is better to die standing than to live on your knees. The revolution came to a small corner of Cheshire this afternoon as what may end up being Chester City’s final match was abandoned with fifteen minutes to play after supporters invaded the pitch in protest at the continued involvement of the Vaughan family at their club. There had already been one pitch...

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