Chester FC response to League placing decision

Chester Football Club can confirm that they have received notice that The Leagues Committee of The FA have recommended that the reformed club be placed at Step 5 of the National League System. Step 5 is the North West Counties League Premier Division.


There were no vacancies within Step 3 or 4 to be allocated to Chester FC, this was a major contributory factor in the decision.


Chester FC CEO Steve Ashton commented “We are naturally disappointed with this decision, as we had hoped to be placed in a higher league. Regardless of this, the board remain focused and resolute in their objectives of building a successful football club for our City.“