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For The Sixteenth Time This Season… Chester City

For The Sixteenth Time This Season… Chester City

By on Oct 1, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

When Chester City’s Stephen Vaughan won permission to start this season in the Blue Square Premier, there were several gasps of disbelief. While the issues relating to the financing of football clubs are seldom a black and white issue, there seemed to be little question that, in having an application to enter into a CVA successfully opposed by HMRC during the...

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Vaughan’s Chester & The Authorities: Can You Guess Who Blinked First?

Vaughan’s Chester & The Authorities: Can You Guess Who Blinked First?

By on Aug 13, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 12 comments

So, Steven Vaughan wins and the game of football dies a little more inside. The FA have decided to back the Football Conference and have given Vaughan’s Chester the right to start the new season, in flagrant contravention of rule 2.7 of the Conference’s own constitution and awarded the club a licence to play football for this season. It has been a busy...

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Minus Twenty-Five For Chester?

Minus Twenty-Five For Chester?

By on Aug 6, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

Never let it be said that the FA and Football Conference never help out member clubs. If a story in this morning’s Liverpool Daily Post is to be believed, the beleagured Blue Square Premier club Chester City seem set to start this season, albeit with a twenty-five point deduction. Such a punative deduction will almost certainly mean that the 2009/10 season is...

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Chester City – The Tax Man Bites Back

Chester City – The Tax Man Bites Back

By on Jul 29, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

Upon first sight, it may seem surprising that a victory for the tax man should be greeted with the faintly audible sound of cheering in the distance but such was the mess that is Chester City Football Club that it feels increasingly as if their demise is the only way that the game will rid itself of their owner, Stephen Vaughan. The question of which Stephen Vaughan...

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Chester’s Summer Crisis Continues

Chester’s Summer Crisis Continues

By on Jul 20, 2009 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

It’s one step forward and two steps back for the long-suffering supporters of Chester City. They might have hoped (or even expected) that relegation back into the Blue Square Premier and a spell in administration might have been as bad as things could get, but the Football Association last week suspended the club’s license to play, forcing them to cancel...

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