Preview: Alfreton Town (a)

    A fourth successive game on the road comes this midweek, as the Blues head to Alfreton Town.

    Saturday’s penalty shootout defeat at Nantwich Town saw Chester exit the Isuzu FA Trophy at the first hurdle, and they finished the game with ten men due to more bad luck with injury, as Adam Thomas suffered a broken wrist and will now be out for eight weeks.

    The Blues will definitely be without Kevin Roberts on Tuesday, who is serving a one-match ban after accumulating five yellow cards. Tom Peers serves the first of his three-game ban, however he is expected to be out now until the New Year due to a broken foot.


    Alfreton have had a strong campaign once again this season, and sit in sixth place in the table going into this round of midweek fixtures. Top scorer Jordan Thewlis is on seven for the campaign in NLN, scoring in their last victory, a thumping 4-0 success at Bishop’s Stortford.

    Like the Blues, Tuesday’s opponents were beaten in the FA Trophy over the weekend. Leading 2-1 at home to Macclesfield, Billy Heath’s side were eventually beaten 4-2 by the Silkmen.


    Alfreton | W8 D4 L5 | F31 A22 | Pos: 6th

    Last Three

    vs Bishop’s Stortford (a) | W 4-0 | Scorers: Dwayne Wiley, Ryan Taylor, Liam Waldock, Jordan Thewlis (pen)

    vs Scarborough Athletic (h) | L 1-3 | Scorer: Jake Day

    vs Rushall Olympic (a) | D 1-1 | Scorer: Liam Waldock

    Chester | W7 D2 L6 | F19 A14 | Pos: 16th

    Last Three

    vs Southport (a) | W 2-0 | Scorers: George Glendon, Elliott Whitehouse

    vs Curzon Ashton (a) | W 1-0 | Scorer: George Glendon

    vs Darlington (a) | L 2-3 | Scorers: Tom Peers, George Glendon


    This game will be shown live on National League TV!

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    Kick off is 7.45pm at The Impact Arena on Tuesday night. The address for the ground is North Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7FZ.

    As per previous seasons at Alfreton, segregation is in place for the game.


    Admission prices are as follows…

    Adult – £15 (all under 16s with a paying adult are free of charge)
    Concession (aged 65 and over) – £10
    16-21 years-old – £10
    Student – £10
    12-15 years-old – £3
    Under 12s must be accompanied by an adult to gain entry

    Admission is by cash at the turnstile, or via Alfreton’s only ticketing platform below…


    Pay and display parking is available on Rogers Lane DE55 7FF and also at Severn Square, DE55 7BT, both are a 5-10 minute walk from the Impact Arena.

    Please be considerate of residents on the estate next to the arena, particularly so Connaught Court, Bentley Close and North Street. Please do not park here, use the pay and display car parks mentioned above.


    • We will have full, FREE match commentary on Seals Live from 7.30pm this Tuesday. Tune in by visiting our Match Centre: CLICK HERE

    There is also updates from the ground on our social media channels throughout matchday, including…

    • Match Updates on our Twitter page. CLICK HERE
    • HT/FT Updates on Facebook and Instagram. CLICK HERE
    • A full time match report on CLICK HERE
    • A post match interview with Calum on Chester FC TV. CLICK HERE