CHESTER{1}


          Note - this page is for the ex-Football League club that later became
          Chester City. For the 2010 club, see Chester

1890-91   Founder member of The Combination
1896-97   One match (v Crewe Alexandra) not played
1899      Left The Combination
1901-02   Rejoined The Combination
          Two points deducted for fielding an ineligble player
1903-04   The Combination runner-up
1904-05   The Combination runner-up
1905-06   The Combination runner-up
1906-07   The Combination runner-up
          Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1907-08   The Combination runner-up (lost title on goal average)
          Welsh Cup Winners
1908-09   The Combination Champions
          Welsh Cup runner-up
1909-10   Welsh Cup runner-up
1910-11   Joined Lancashire Combination Division Two
          Missed runner-up spot on goal average
          Promoted to Division One
1911-12   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1912-13   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
Mar 1915  Resigned from Lancashire Combination due to war-time difficulties.
          Record expunged.
1919-20   Founder member of Cheshire County League
1921-22   Cheshire County League Champions
1925-26   Cheshire County League Champions (2nd time)
1926-27   Cheshire County League Champions (3rd time)
1930-31   Cheshire County League runner-up
1931-32   Elected to Football League Division Three North
          Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1932-33   Welsh Cup Winners (2nd time)
1934-35   Welsh Cup runner-up
1935-36   Football League Division Three North runner-up
          Welsh Cup runner-up
1938-39   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1939-40   Football League programme abandoned due to outbreak of war
1946-47   Welsh Cup Winners (3rd time)
1949-50   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1952-53   Welsh Cup runner-up
1953-54   Welsh Cup runner-up
1954-55   Welsh Cup runner-up
1956-57   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1957-58   Welsh Cup runner-up
1958-59   Placed in Division Four on League reorganisation
1964-65   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1965-66   Welsh Cup runner-up
1966-67   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1967-68   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1968-69   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1969-70   Welsh Cup runner-up
1970-71   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1972-73   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1974-75   Promoted to Division Three (on goal average)
          Football League Cup semi-finalists
1975-76   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1978-79   Welsh Cup semi-finalists
1982      Relegated to Division Four
1983      Changed name to Chester City

SEASON    LEAGUE     P    W    D    L    F    A    P      POS

1890-91   COMB      16    8    4    4   42   30   20      3/9
1891-92   COMB      22    8    3   11   52   61   19      8/12
1892-93   COMB      22   12    2    8   52   41   26      3/12
1893-94   COMB      18    6    6    6   24   26   18      6/10
1894-95   COMB      20   12    2    6   53   35   26      3/11
1895-96   COMB      14    4    2    8   27   29   10      5/8
1896-97   COMB      17   10    3    4   37   25   23      3/10
1897-98   COMB      24    7    5   12   39   50   19     11/13
1898-99   COMB      28   13    5   10   60   57   31      6/15

1901-02   COMB      26    6    7   13   46   67   17 *   14/14
1902-03   COMB      26    9    8    9   48   49   26      7/14
1903-04   COMB      24   15    3    6   65   29   33      2/13
1904-05   COMB      26   17    3    6   69   35   37      2/14
1905-06   COMB      28   16    4    8   72   29   36      2/15
1906-07   COMB      26   19    3    4   75   27   41      2/14
1907-08   COMB      26   21    2    3   87   29   44      2/14
1908-09   COMB      30   21    7    2   91   34   49      1/16
1909-10   COMB      30   20    2    8   85   47   42      3/16
1910-11   LAN C-2   38   26    4    8  104   51   56      3/20
1911-12   LAN C-1   32   15    7   10   74   50   37      6/17
1912-13   LAN C-1   34   12   13    9   89   64   37      7/18
1913-14   LAN C-1   34    9   10   15   59   62   28     12/18
1914-15   LAN C-1   RECORD EXPUNGED

1919-20   CHES      22    9    4    9   55   55   22      6/12
1920-21   CHES      34   15    5   14   72   74   35     10/18
1921-22   CHES      38   25    3   10   78   50   53      1/20
1922-23   CHES      38   13    8   17   59   60   34     15/20
1923-24   CHES      42   11   15   16   59   66   37     16/22
1924-25   CHES      42   14    7   21   59  103   35     17/22
1925-26   CHES      42   29    5    8  110   57   63      1/22
1926-27   CHES      42   31    3    8  147   67   65      1/22
1927-28   CHES      42   23    6   13  120   73   52      5/22
1928-29   CHES      38   19    5   14   99   75   43      8/20
1929-30   CHES      42   18    5   19  120  109   41      9/22
1930-31   CHES      42   31    6    5  170   59   68      2/22
1931-32   FL-3N     40   21    8   11   78   60   50      3/21
1932-33   FL-3N     42   22    8   12   94   66   52      4/22
1933-34   FL-3N     42   17    6   19   89   86   40     10/22
1934-35   FL-3N     42   20   14    8   91   58   54      3/22
1935-36   FL-3N     42   22   11    9  100   45   55      2/22
1936-37   FL-3N     42   22    9   11   87   57   53      3/22
1937-38   FL-3N     42   16   12   14   77   72   44      9/22
1938-39   FL-3N     42   20    9   13   88   70   49      6/22
1939-40   FL-3N      3    2    1    0    5    2    5     ABAND

1946-47   FL-3N     42   25    6   11   95   51   56      3/22
1947-48   FL-3N     42   13    9   20   64   67   35     20/22
1948-49   FL-3N     42   11   13   18   57   56   35     18/22
1949-50   FL-3N     42   17    6   19   70   79   40     12/22
1950-51   FL-3N     46   17    9   20   62   64   43     13/24
1951-52   FL-3N     46   15    9   22   72   85   39     19/24
1952-53   FL-3N     46   11   15   20   64   85   37     20/24
1953-54   FL-3N     46   11   10   25   48   67   32     24/24
1954-55   FL-3N     46   12    9   25   44   77   33     24/24
1955-56   FL-3N     46   13   14   19   52   82   40     17/24
1956-57   FL-3N     46   10   13   23   55   84   33     21/24
1957-58   FL-3N     46   13   13   20   73   81   39     21/24
1958-59   FL-4      46   16   12   18   72   84   44     13/24
1959-60   FL-4      46   14   12   20   59   77   40     20/24
1960-61   FL-4      46   11    9   26   61  104   31     24/24
1961-62   FL-4      44    7   12   25   54   96   26     23/23
1962-63   FL-4      46   15    9   22   51   66   39     21/24
1963-64   FL-4      46   19    8   19   65   60   46     12/24
1964-65   FL-4      46   25    6   15  119   81   56      8/24
1965-66   FL-4      46   20   12   14   79   70   52      7/24
1966-67   FL-4      46   15   10   21   54   78   40     19/24
1967-68   FL-4      46    9   14   23   57   78   32     22/24
1968-69   FL-4      46   16   13   17   76   66   45     14/24
1969-70   FL-4      46   21    6   19   58   66   48     11/24
1970-71   FL-4      46   24    7   15   69   55   55      5/24
1971-72   FL-4      46   10   18   18   47   56   38     20/24
1972-73   FL-4      46   14   15   17   61   52   43     15/24
1973-74   FL-4      46   17   15   14   54   55   49      7/24
1974-75   FL-4      46   23   11   12   64   38   57      4/24
1975-76   FL-3      46   15   12   19   43   62   42     17/24
1976-77   FL-3      46   18    8   20   48   58   44     13/24
1977-78   FL-3      46   16   22    8   59   56   54      5/24
1978-79   FL-3      46   14   16   16   57   61   44     16/24
1979-80   FL-3      46   17   13   16   49   57   47      9/24
1980-81   FL-3      46   15   11   20   38   48   41     18/24
1981-82   FL-3      46    7   11   28   36   78   32     24/24
1982-83   FL-4      46   15   11   20   55   60   56     13/24

F.A. CUP

1888-89   3Q    LLANGOLLEN                          H    5-1
          4Q    WREXHAM                             H    2-3
1889-90   3Q    CHESTER ST OSWALD'S                 A    3-0
          4Q    CREWE ALEXANDRA                     H    2-1
          1     LINCOLN CITY                        A    0-2
1890-91   4Q    CLIFTONVILLE                        H    W/O
          1     LINCOLN CITY                        H    1-0
          2     BLACKBURN ROVERS                    A    0-7
1925-26   3Q    DETAILS REMOVED FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS
          3Qr   DETAILS REMOVED FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS
1931-32   1     HARTLEPOOLS UNITED                  H    4-1
          2     DARWEN                              A    1-2
1932-33   1     ROTHERHAM UNITED                    H    4-0
          2     YEOVIL & PETTERS UNITED             H    2-1
          3     FULHAM                              H    5-0
          4     HALIFAX TOWN                        H    0-0
          4r    HALIFAX TOWN                        A    2-3
1933-34   1     DARLINGTON                          H    6-1
          2     SOUTHEND UNITED                     A    1-2
1934-35   1     DINNINGTON ATHLETIC                 H    3-1
          2     CLAPTON ORIENT                      A    3-1
          3     NOTTINGHAM FOREST                   H    0-4
1935-36   1     GATESHEAD{1}                        H    1-0
          2     READING                             H    3-3
          2r    READING                             A    0-3
1936-37   3     DONCASTER ROVERS                    H    4-0
          4     COVENTRY CITY                       A    0-2
1937-38   3     LEEDS UNITED                        A    1-3
1938-39   1     BRADFORD CITY                       H    3-1
          2     HULL CITY                           H    2-2
          2r    HULL CITY                           A    1-0
          3     COVENTRY CITY                       H    1-0
          4     SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY                 A    1-1
          4r    SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY                 H    1-1
          4r2   SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY                 N    0-2    @ Manchester City
1945-46   3(1)  LIVERPOOL                           H    0-2
          3(2)  LIVERPOOL                           A    1-2
1946-47   3     PLYMOUTH ARGYLE                     H    2-0
          4     STOKE CITY                          H    0-0
          4r    STOKE CITY                          A    2-3
1947-48   1     BISHOP AUCKLAND                     H    3-1
          2     TRANMERE ROVERS                     A    1-0
          3     CRYSTAL PALACE                      A    1-0
          4     BLACKPOOL                           A    0-4
1948-49   1     HARTLEPOOLS UNITED                  A    3-1
          2     ALDERSHOT                           A    0-1
1949-50   1     GOOLE TOWN{1}                       H    4-1
          2     EXETER CITY                         A    0-2
1950-51   1     BRADFORD PARK AVENUE                H    1-2
1951-52   1     ACCRINGTON STANLEY{1}               A    2-1
          2     LEYTON                              H    5-2
          3     CHELSEA                             A    2-2
          3r    CHELSEA                             H    2-3
1952-53   1     HARTLEPOOLS UNITED                  H    0-1
1953-54   1     STOCKPORT COUNTY                    A    2-4
1954-55   1     GATESHEAD{1}                        A    0-6
1955-56   1     CHESTERFIELD                        A    0-1
1956-57   1     BARROW                              H    0-0
          1r    BARROW                              A    1-3
1957-58   1     GATESHEAD{1}                        H    4-3
          2     BRADFORD CITY                       H    3-3
          2r    BRADFORD CITY                       A    1-3
1958-59   1     BOSTON UNITED                       H    3-2
          2     BURY                                H    1-1
          2r    BURY                                A    1-2
1959-60   1     TRANMERE ROVERS                     A    1-0
          2     MANSFIELD TOWN                      A    0-2
1960-61   1     CARLISLE UNITED                     H    0-1
1961-62   1     ASHINGTON                           H    4-1
          2     MORECAMBE                           H    0-1
1962-63   1     TRANMERE ROVERS                     H    0-2
1963-64   1     BLYTH SPARTANS                      H    3-2
          2     BARROW                              H    0-2
1964-65   1     CREWE ALEXANDRA                     H    5-0
          2     BARNSLEY                            A    5-2
          3     MANCHESTER UNITED                   A    1-2
1965-66   1     CHESTERFIELD                        A    2-0
          2     WIGAN ATHLETIC                      H    2-1
          3     NEWCASTLE UNITED                    H    1-3
1966-67   1     MIDDLESBROUGH                       H    2-5
1967-68   1     PORT VALE                           A    2-1
          2     CHESTERFIELD                        H    0-1
1968-69   1     BRADFORD CITY                       A    2-1
          2     LINCOLN CITY                        H    1-1
          2r    LINCOLN CITY                        A    1-2
1969-70   1     HALIFAX TOWN                        A    3-3
          1r    HALIFAX TOWN                        H    1-0
          2     DONCASTER ROVERS                    H    1-1
          2r    DONCASTER ROVERS                    A    2-0
          3     BRISTOL CITY                        H    2-1
          4     SWINDON TOWN                        A    2-4
1970-71   1     PRESTON NORTH END                   A    1-1
          1r    PRESTON NORTH END                   H    1-0
          2     CREWE ALEXANDRA                     H    1-0
          3     DERBY COUNTY                        H    1-2
1971-72   1     MANSFIELD TOWN                      H    1-1
          1r    MANSFIELD TOWN                      A    3-4
1972-73   1     BOLTON WANDERERS                    A    1-1
          1r    BOLTON WANDERERS                    H    0-1
1973-74   1     TELFORD UNITED                      H    1-0
          2     HUDDERSFIELD TOWN                   H    3-2
          3     ASTON VILLA                         A    1-3
1974-75   1     ROTHERHAM UNITED                    A    0-1
1975-76   1     DARLINGTON                          A    0-0
          1r    DARLINGTON                          H    2-0
          2     SHREWSBURY TOWN                     A    1-3
1976-77   1     HARTLEPOOL                          H    1-0
          2     GRIMSBY TOWN                        A    1-0
          3     SOUTHEND UNITED                     A    4-0
          4     LUTON TOWN                          H    1-0
          5     WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS             A    0-1
1977-78   1     DARLINGTON                          H    4-1
          2     CARLISLE UNITED                     A    1-3
1978-79   1     RUNCORN                             H    1-1
          1r    RUNCORN                             A    5-0
          2     DARLINGTON                          A    1-2
1979-80   1     WORKINGTON                          H    5-1
          2     BARNSLEY                            H    1-0
          3     NEWCASTLE UNITED                    A    2-0
          4     MILLWALL                            H    2-0
          5     IPSWICH TOWN                        A    1-2
1980-81   1     BARNSLEY                            H    1-2
1981-82   1     PENRITH                             A    0-1
1982-83   1     NORTHWICH VICTORIA                  H    1-1
          1r    NORTHWICH VICTORIA                  A    1-3

WELSH CUP

1905-06   SF    OSWESTRY UNITED                     A    2-2
          SFr   OSWESTRY UNITED                     H    0-1
1907-08   SF    ABERYSTWYTH TOWN                    H    4-2
          F     CONNAH'S QUAY & SHOTTON             N    3-1    @ Wrexham
1908-09   SF    WELLINGTON ST GEORGE'S              N    2-1    @ Wrexham
          F     WREXHAM                             N    0-1    @ Wrexham
1909-10   SF    MILFORD HAVEN UNITED                N    0-0    @ Merthyr Tydfil
          SFr   MILFORD HAVEN UNITED                N    W/O    @ Aberystwyth
          F     WREXHAM                             N    1-2    @ Wrexham
1911-12   SF    CARDIFF CITY                        N    1-1    @ Wrexham
          SFr   CARDIFF CITY                        N    1-2    @ Cardiff
1912-13   SF    PONTYPRIDD                          N    0-3    @ Cardiff
1931-32   SF    SWANSEA TOWN                        N    0-2    @ Chester
1932-33   SF    CARDIFF CITY                        N    2-1    @ Chester
          F     WREXHAM                             N    2-0    @ Chester
1934-35   SF    SWANSEA TOWN                        N    5-0    @ Wrexham
          F     TRANMERE ROVERS                     N    0-1    @ Chester
1935-36   SF    RHYL ATHLETIC                       N    3-0    @ Rhyl
          F     CREWE ALEXANDRA                     N    0-2    @ Wrexham
1938-39   SF    SOUTH LIVERPOOL                     N    2-5    @ Everton
1946-47   SF    NEWPORT COUNTY                      N    3-2    @ Wrexham
          F     MERTHYR TYDFIL                      N    0-0    @ Cardiff City
          Fr    MERTHYR TYDFIL                      N    5-1    @ Wrexham
1949-50   SF    WREXHAM                             N    0-0    @ Wrexham
          SFr   WREXHAM                             N    1-5    @ Chester
1952-53   SF    CONNAH'S QUAY NOMADS                N    5-0    @ Wrexham
          F     RHYL                                N    1-2    @ Bangor City
1953-54   QF    WREXHAM                             H    1-0
          SF    NEWPORT COUNTY                      N    2-2    @ Cardiff City
          SFr   NEWPORT COUNTY                      N    2-0    @ Wrexham
          F     FLINT TOWN UNITED                   N    0-2    @ Wrexham
1954-55   QF    FLINT TOWN UNITED                   H    3-0
          SF    CARDIFF CITY                        N    2-0    @ Wrexham
          F     BARRY TOWN                          N    1-1    @ Wrexham
          Fr    BARRY TOWN                          N    2-3    @ Cardiff City
1955-56   QF    SWANSEA TOWN                        A    0-1
1956-57   QF    CARDIFF CITY                        A    2-0
          SF    WREXHAM                             N    0-2    @ Rhyl
1957-58   QF    SWANSEA TOWN                        H    2-0
          SF    HEREFORD UNITED                     N    1-1    @ Wrexham
          SFr   HEREFORD UNITED                     N    2-0    @ Swansea City
          F     WREXHAM                             N    1-1    @ Chester
          Fr    WREXHAM                             N    1-2    @ Wrexham
1960-61   QF    BANGOR CITY                         A    1-3
1963-64   QF    CARDIFF CITY                        A    1-3
1964-65   QF    BOROUGH UNITED                      H    0-0
          QFr   BOROUGH UNITED                      A    2-2
          QFr2  BOROUGH UNITED                      H    3-0    @ ?
          SF    WREXHAM                             A    1-3
1965-66   QF    NEWPORT COUNTY{1}                   A    2-2
          QFr   NEWPORT COUNTY{1}                   H    2-0
          SF    BANGOR CITY                         A    3-0
          F(1)  SWANSEA TOWN                        A    0-3
          F(2)  SWANSEA TOWN                        H    1-0    2 points each
          Fr    SWANSEA TOWN                        N    1-2    @ Chester
1966-67   QF    PWLLHELI & DISTRICT                 A    3-2
          SF    WREXHAM                             H    0-0
          SFr   WREXHAM                             A    2-4
1967-68   QF    BRYMBO STEELWORKS                   A    8-0
          SF    CARDIFF CITY                        H    0-3
1968-69   QF    LOVELL'S ATHLETIC                   A    5-1    @ Chester
          SF    CARDIFF CITY                        H    0-2
1969-70   QF    LLANELLI                            H    3-1
          SF    HEREFORD UNITED                     A    3-3
          SFr   HEREFORD UNITED                     H    3-0
          F(1)  CARDIFF CITY                        H    0-1
          F(2)  CARDIFF CITY                        A    0-4    Cardiff City won by 4 points to 0
1970-71   QF    SWANSEA CITY                        H    2-1
          SF    CARDIFF CITY                        A    0-0
          SFr   CARDIFF CITY                        H    1-2
1971-72   QF    RHYL                                A    1-2
1972-73   QF    WELSHPOOL                           A    1-0
          SF    CARDIFF CITY                        H    0-1
1973-74   QF    WREXHAM                             A    0-1
1975-76   QF    WREXHAM                             A    0-0
          QFr   WREXHAM                             H    2-1
          SF    CARDIFF CITY                        H    0-0
          SFr   CARDIFF CITY                        A    1-0
1978-79   QF    OSWESTRY TOWN                       H    4-3
          SF    WREXHAM                             H    0-1
1979-80   QF    MERTHYR TYDFIL                      A    0-1

FOOTBALL LEAGUE CUP

1960-61   1     LEYTON ORIENT                       H    2-2
          1r    LEYTON ORIENT                       A    0-1
1961-62   1     READING                             A    2-4
1962-63   1     STOCKPORT COUNTY                    H    2-0
          2     MANSFIELD TOWN                      H    2-2
          2r    MANSFIELD TOWN                      A    1-0
          3     LEYTON ORIENT                       A    2-9
1963-64   1     ROCHDALE                            A    1-1
          1r    ROCHDALE                            H    2-5
1964-65   1     WREXHAM                             H    3-0
          2     DERBY COUNTY                        H    5-4
          3     NORWICH CITY                        A    3-5
1965-66   1     WREXHAM                             A    2-5
1966-67   1     TRANMERE ROVERS                     H    2-5
1967-68   1     PORT VALE                           A    0-3
1968-69   1     TRANMERE ROVERS                     H    0-0
          1r    TRANMERE ROVERS                     A    2-2
          1r2   TRANMERE ROVERS                     H    1-1
          1r3   TRANMERE ROVERS                     A    1-2
1969-70   1     ASTON VILLA                         H    1-2
1970-71   1     SHREWSBURY TOWN                     H    2-1
          2     NORWICH CITY                        A    0-0
          2r    NORWICH CITY                        H    1-2
1971-72   1     TRANMERE ROVERS                     A    1-1
          1r    TRANMERE ROVERS                     H    1-3
1972-73   1     SHREWSBURY TOWN                     H    4-3
          2     SOUTHAMPTON                         A    0-0
          2r    SOUTHAMPTON                         H    2-2
          2r2   SOUTHAMPTON                         N    0-2    @ West Bromwich Albion
1973-74   1     WREXHAM                             H    0-2
1974-75   1     WALSALL                             H    2-1
          2     BLACKPOOL                           H    3-1
          3     PRESTON NORTH END                   H    1-0
          4     LEEDS UNITED                        H    3-0
          QF    NEWCASTLE UNITED                    A    0-0
          QFr   NEWCASTLE UNITED                    H    1-0
          SF(1) ASTON VILLA                         H    2-2
          SF(2) ASTON VILLA                         A    2-3    Aston Villa won 5-4 on aggregate
1975-76   1(1)  WREXHAM                             A    0-3
          1(2)  WREXHAM                             H    0-0    Wrexham won 3-0 on aggregate
1976-77   1(1)  HEREFORD UNITED                     H    2-0
          1(2)  HEREFORD UNITED                     A    3-4    Chester won 5-4 on aggregate
          2     SWANSEA CITY                        H    2-3
1977-78   1(1)  BURNLEY                             A    0-2
          1(2)  BURNLEY                             H    1-0    Burnley won 2-1 on aggregate
1978-79   1(1)  PORT VALE                           A    3-0
          1(2)  PORT VALE                           H    1-1    Chester won 4-1 on aggregate
          2     COVENTRY CITY                       H    2-1
          3     NORWICH CITY                        H    0-2
1979-80   1(1)  WALSALL                             H    2-1
          1(2)  WALSALL                             A    0-0    Chester won 2-1 on aggregate
          2(1)  SWINDON TOWN                        A    0-1
          2(2)  SWINDON TOWN                        H    1-1    Swindon Town won 2-1 on aggregate
1980-81   1(1)  STOCKPORT COUNTY                    H    1-1
          1(2)  STOCKPORT COUNTY                    A    0-1    Stockport County won 2-1 on aggregate
1981-82   1(1)  PLYMOUTH ARGYLE                     H    1-1
          1(2)  PLYMOUTH ARGYLE                     A    0-1    Plymouth Argyle won 2-1 on aggregate
1982-83   1(1)  BLACKPOOL                           H    1-2
          1(2)  BLACKPOOL                           A    1-5    Blackpool won 7-2 on aggregate

OTHER CUPS

1983-84  FLAMC  1N    BLACKPOOL                      H   2-1   
                2N    TRANMERE ROVERS                A   0-4   

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