Preview: Gloucester City (h)

    The Blues return to the Leap76 Stadium for the first time in almost a month, hosting Gloucester City.

    Chester come back to CH1 after a unique six successive matches on a road, and will be looking to build on an unbeaten three matches in recent weeks, which includes an excellent victory at South Shields.

    Please Note: Saturday’s game is subject to an 8am pitch inspection. Stay tuned for further updates.


    Gloucester City sit second from bottom in the National League North table with 14 points from 19 games.

    They ended a run of five successive league defeats with back-to-back victories recently. Both came at home, defeating Braintree Town in the FA Trophy, before an excellent win over Spennymoor Town last time out by four goals to two.


    Chester | W8 D4 L6 | F22 A16 | Pos: 12th

    Last Three

    vs Alfreton Town (a) | D 1-1 | Scorer: Declan Weeks

    vs South Shields (a) | W 1-0 | Scorer: Liam Edwards

    vs Rushall Olympic (a) | D 1-1 | Scorer: George Glendon (pen)

    Gloucester City | W3 D5 L11 | F17 A29 | Pos: 23rd

    Last Three

    vs Scunthorpe United (a) | L 0-2 | Scorers: None

    vs Brackley Town (a) | L 0-2 | Scorers: None

    vs Spennymoor Town (h) | W 4-2 | Scorers: Brandon Smalley, Joe Hanks (pen), Tyrone Duffus, Liam Cross


    Kick off is 3pm on Saturday afternoon at the Leap76 Stadium. The postcode for the ground is CH1 4LT.


    Supporters are advised that while the temporary capacity reduction remains in place, matchday admission will not be available at turnstiles, meaning tickets will have to either be purchased online at or at the Ticket Office.

    Supporters are advised to purchase in advance via the below link.




    Here’s what is going on at the Leap76 Stadium as we host Gloucester City…


    The Cestrian bar opens from 12pm on Saturday showing all the live football on the big screens with a wide variety of drinks on offer.

    Staropramen and Aspall have been introduced recently, as well as three different flavours of Thatchers.

    Plus, the Craft Bar will have Madri and Bevvie Across the Mersey, while also introducing Favela and Ipanema IPA – the taste of Rio!


    We will have food available outside the ground prior to the game this weekend – as the footy scran recognised loaded fries are available inside the street food van!

    Inside the ground there’s plenty of food and drinks to enjoy too – with our GWG kiosks serving the famous Cowards Pies and fantastic Hot Dogs.


    Ginger Cat Coffee will be serving their barista style hot drinks outside the ground before the game in their pop up tent, as well as Iced Coffees!


    The Cestrian Programme will be available at the game, including the thoughts of Manager Calum McIntyre, a look back at our recent games away from home, and much more. The 40-page publication costs £2.50 at the ground.

    Sales will also be available online: CLICK HERE


    • We will have full, FREE match commentary on Seals Live from 2.40pm on Saturday. Tune in by visiting our Match Centre: CLICK HERE

    There is also updates from the ground on our social media channels throughout the day, 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