Chester City Football Club CHESTER CITY
Ground: Deva Stadium,
Bumpers Lane,
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Tel: 01244 371376
Websites: official
Deva Chat
Chester Standard
Chester Evening Leader
Getting there
By Car: (approx 180 miles from HW)
Northbound on M40 to join M42 then M6. Exit at M6 at junction 16 A500 (signposted Crewe). Continue on A500 following signs to Chester. After approx 10 miles take A51 (sp Chester). Continue for further 20 miles before taking the A5268 (The Bars Gyratory). Follow signs for Birkenhead and travel briefly along the Chester Inner Ring Road. At the Hoole Way roundabout take 2nd exit (sp North Wales and Ellesmere Port). After Northgate roundabout turn right onto A548 (sp Queensferry and Sealand Industrial Parks). After about two more miles, turn left into Bumpers Lane (sp Chester City FC) - ground is at end of this road. There is a large stewarded car park near the crowd (cost for 2004/5 in the region of 3).
Train: Nearest station Chester about two miles from the ground. Train connections from High Wycombe via Birmingham. Return journies on same day following evening kick-offs are not possible. Check for specific times and connections.
Chairboy Connections
Players who have played for both Clubs.

Tony Hemmings - Two year spell at Wycombe following Wanderers promotion to the Football League in 1993. Scored 12 League goals for Wycombe in 49 apps but was restricted through injury. Move to Chester via Macclesfield Town, Hednesford, Altrincham and Ilkeston in January 2000 - going on to make 19 apps and scoring twice. Later had spells at Carlisle United and a return to Ilkeston before time with Alfreton. Originally joined Wycombe from Northwich Victoria for a 25,000 fee.

Terry Howard - Defender who joined Wycombe in February 1995 after a controversial end to a long career with Leyton Orient. Went on to make 61 apps for Wycombe before leaving during the Alan Smith reign at the end of the 1995/96 season. Originally an apprentice with Chelsea where he played briefly on loan for Crystal Palace before a short loan spell with Chester City in January 1987.

Carlos Lopez - Made one substitute appearance for City during the 2001/2 season before making one infamous showing for Wycombe in a League game at Cambridge United in January 2002. Claimed to have played senior football in Spain and Mexico but was 'left a little short' during his time in England and was quickly sent packing. Never heard of again. Some say the worst ever player to appear for Wycombe in their Football League history.

Jermaine McSporran - 'Jocky' made one appearance as substitute for Chester versus Accrington in August 2006. Originally joined Wycombe in 1998 from Oxford City for 75,000 and totalled 186 appearances and 41 goals before leaving for Walsall in March 2004. Moved onto Doncaster Rovers at the start of the following season but his injury struck career continued and after a brief loan spell with Boston United and his trial with Chester, moved back into non-League football.

Brian McGorry - Made over 50 apps for Peterborough United before moving to Wycombe during the 1995/96 season. Made just 4 apps in over a year at Wycombe before moving on to Hereford and then A HREF="torquay.htm">Torquay. Went on to play for Telford United, Southport and Woking before moving to City in January 2002. Made 14 League apps while at the Deva Stadium before moving on Nuneaton Borough. Originally played in the League for Bournemouth and also spent a short spell on loan at Cardiff City

Cyrille Regis - Spent the 1994/5 season at Wycombe making 35 Division Two appearances and scoring 9 times. Left to join Chester at the end of that season - going on to make 29 League appearances and scoring 7 times in a two year spell. Best remembered for his time with West Brom, Coventry City, Aston Villa and Wolves. Originally played in the Isthmian League for Hayes. Totalled more than 600 League appearances in his professional career - scoring more than 150 times.

Iain Turner - Scottish born Goalkeeper who made 12 appearances for Chester while on loan from Everton during the latter part of the 2003/4 season. Spent a month on loan at Wycombe, also from Everton, during November and December 2005 - making four appearances. Has also appeared on loan for Doncaster Rovers, Crystal Palace and Sheffield Wednesday.
Chairboys all-time record against City
Sat, Aug 23, 1993 FL3 H W 1-0 5,607
Sat, Dec 11, 1993 FL3 A L 1-3 3,195
Sat, Jan 31, 1995 FL2 A W 2-0 1,524
Sat, Apr 22, 1995 FL2 H W 3-1 5,284
Tue, Aug 10, 2004 FL3 A W 2-0 2,881
Sat, Mar 12, 2005 FL3 H W 4-2 8,124
Sat, Oct 1, 2005 FL3 H D 3-3 5,145
Sat, Apr 15, 2006 FL3 A L 0-1 2,797
Sat, Sep 9, 2006 FL3 H W 1-0 4,277
Sat, Jan 13, 2007 FL3 A W 1-0 2,336
Sat, Oct 27, 2007 FL3 A D 2-2 2,598
Sat, Apr 19, 2008 FL3 H W 1-0 5,497
Sat, Aug 16, 2008 FL3 A W 2-0 1,419
Tue, Mar 3, 2009 FL3 H W 2-0 3,713
FL3= Football League Division Three
FL2= Football League Division Two
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