Preview: Peterborough Sports (h)

    The Blues look to use their FA Cup form to springboard their push up the National League North table, starting this weekend when they host Peterborough Sports.

    Chester’s never say die attitude shone through last weekend in the cup against Nantwich Town, as Charlie Caton’s 94th minute strike set up a 4QR tie with Hartlepool United.

    The goal was Caton’s fourth in the month of September, a solid return for the Blues’ number nine.

    Calum McIntyre can welcome back Liam Edwards to his squad this weekend, who served his one-match suspension last Saturday.

    THE OPPOSITION

    Joint Player/Managers Michael Gash and Luke Steele took over at Sports when Jimmy Dean departed for Scunthorpe United.

    The duo won the NLN Manager of the Month award for March 2023, in a month which included a 1-0 win here on the 14th.

    Peterborough have won just twice this season, both back in August, and sit second from bottom. They were knocked out of the FA Cup in a midweek replay at Needham Market.

    LAST TIME OUT

    FORM GUIDE

    Chester | W3 D2 L5 | F9 A9 | Pos: 17th

    Last Three

    vs Hereford (h) | L 1-2 | Scorer: Declan Weeks (pen)

    vs Blyth Spartans (h) | W 2-1 | Scorers: Charlie Caton, Elliott Whitehouse (pen)

    vs Boston United (a) | L 0-1 | Scorers: None

    P’Boro Sports | W2 D2 L6 | F7 A17 | Pos: 23rd

    Last Three

    vs Curzon Ashton (h) | D 1-1 | Scorer: Dan Lawlor

    vs Tamworth (a) | L 0-3 | Scorers: None

    vs South Shields (h) | L 2-4 | Scorers: Mark Jones, Dan Lawlor

    MATCH DETAILS

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

    TICKETS

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

    Once again this season, supporters benefit from a discount when buying tickets in advance via our online ticketing platform ‚Äď with a ¬£1 increase on matchday.

    Admission prices are as follows (matchday prices are in brackets):

    Harry McNally (North) Terrace

    • Adults ¬£16 (¬£17)¬†
    • Concessions ¬£14 (¬£15)¬†
    • 18-21 ¬£11 (¬£12)¬†
    • 12-17 ¬£4 (¬£5)¬†
    • Under 12‚Äôs FREE (¬£2)*¬†

    Main (East) and Swettenham Chemists Community (West) Stands

    • Adults ¬£19 (¬£20)¬†
    • Concessions ¬£16 (¬£17)¬†
    • 18-21 ¬£13 (¬£14)¬†
    • 12-17 ¬£4 (¬£5)¬†
    • Under 12‚Äôs FREE (FREE)*¬†

    *Free admission for Under 12’s with an accompanied adult 

    We advise supporters wanting to purchase their tickets at the office on a matchday to arrive earlier than normal to reduce queuing times.

    The quickest and easiest way to buy match tickets is via our online ticketing platform at chesterfc.ktckts.com.

    Online sales are available right up until kick off and you simply need to present your printed ticket or mobile phone to be scanned at the turnstile.

    CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS!

    MATCHDAY INFORMATION

    WHAT’S ON

    Here’s what is going on at the Leap76 Stadium as we host Peterborough Sports…

    LIVE MUSIC

    We’re delighted to welcome Nath n Josh back to the Leap76 Stadium, performing live outside¬†The Cestrian¬†before the game. Make sure you come along, grab a drink and have a listen!

    LOADED FRIES

    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!

    THE CESTRIAN 

    The Cestrian bar will be open from 12pm on Saturday showing all the live football on the big screens both before and after the match. Make sure you pop in and choose from a wide selection of drinks!

    FOOD

    Inside the ground there’s plenty of food and drink to enjoy – with our kiosks serving a vast selection of food and drink – including the famous Cowards Pies and fantastic Hot Dogs.

    PROGRAMME

    The Cestrian Programme will be available at the game, including the thoughts of Manager Calum McIntyre, a look at George Glendon reaching 100 Chester appearances and much more. The 40-page publication costs £2.50 at the ground.

    Sales will also be available online: CLICK HERE

    MATCH COVERAGE

    • We will have full, FREE match commentary on Seals Live from 2.40pm on Saturday. Tune in by visiting our new look 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 ChesterFC.com. CLICK HERE
    • A post match interview with Calum on Chester FC TV. CLICK HERE