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Football Club Record Book

Year Formed:
1884

Turned Professional:
1902

Previous Name:
Chester (until 1983)

Nicknames:
The Blues or City

Record League Victory:
12-0 Chester v York City (1.2.1936)

Record Cup Victory:
6-1 Chester v Darlington (FA Cup 1st Round; 25.11.1933)

Most League Points:
56 (2 for a win ; 1946-47 division 3N, 1964-65 division 4)
84 (3 for a win 1985-86, division 4)

Most League Goals Scored In A Season:
119, division 4 (1964/5)

Highest League Scorer In Season:
36 Dick Yates, division 3N (1946-47)

Club Leading Scorer:
127 Stuart Rimmer

Most Capped Player:
7 Bill Lewis (Wales)

Most League Appearances:
408 Ray Gill (1951-62)

Highest Attendance:
20,500 (FA Cup 3rd Rd Replay v Chelsea at Sealand Road 15.1.1952)

Lowest Attendance:
409 (Leyland Daf Trophy v Bury at Moss Rose, Macclesfield 27.11.1990)

Football League Record:
1919-1931 Cheshire League
1931 Elected to Division 3 North (replacing Nelson following second ballot)
1958-1975 Division 4
1975-1982 Division 3
1982-1986 Division 4
1986-1992 Division 3
1992-1993 Division 2
1993-1994 Division 3
1994-1995 Division 2
1995-1998 Division 3

Chester's Complete Football League Record 1931-1998

Former Grounds:
Bishopsfield
Faulkner Street
Old Showground
1904-1906 Whipcord Lane
1906-1990 Sealand Road
1990-1992 Moss Rose, Macclesfield

Previous League Managers:
1930-1936 Charlie Hewitt
1936-1938 Alex Ruisbeck
1938-1953 Frank Brown
1953-1956 Louis Page
1956-1959 John Harris
1959-1961 Stan Pearson
1962-1963 Bill Lambton
1963-1968 Peter Hauser
1968-1976 Ken Roberts
1976-1982 Alan Oakes
1982-1982 Cliff Sear
1982-1983 John Sainty
1984-1984 John McGrath
1985-1992 Harry McNally
1992-1994 Graham Barrow
1994-1995 Mike Pejic
1995-1995 Derek Mann
1995 onwards Kevin Ratcliffe

Honours - League:
1935-36 Division 3N Runners Up
1974-75 Division 4 Runners Up
1985-86 Division 4 Runners Up
1993-94 Division 3 Runners Up

Honours - Cup:

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