YOUTH | Interview with Calum McIntyre as Academy season takes off!

    Tomorrow, another new adventure beckons for the Chester FC Academy side.

    Chester visit York City on the opening day of the National League Football Academy season. The Blues will compete in the North Division, clocking up almost 2000 miles of travelling, facing the likes of Hartlepool United, AFC Fylde and FC Halifax Town. Kick off tomorrow at York City’s Training Ground will be 1pm, and we will have Twitter updates over at

    For Calum McIntyre and his staff, it will be all about working their magic once again. Last season the Blues won Division J of the U19 Alliance League, fending off the likes of Fylde and also Salford City, but once again the task has got even tougher ahead of the new season.

    It’s a challenge the youth setup will relish. Chester FC TV caught up with Academy Head Coach Calum McIntyre ahead of the new season…

    FA Youth Cup

    Chester FC visit Clitheroe in the First Qualifying Round of the famous FA Youth Cup this month. The likes of Fleetwood Town, Bolton Wanderers, Hartlepool, Wrexham and Barnsley have all stepped up in recent years and failed – the Blues and McIntyre have an amazing track record in this division.

    Kick off is 7pm on Wednesday 18th September at Shawbridge (BB7 1LZ). Admission prices are £3 Adults, £1 Concessions and FREE for Under 14’s.