2015–16 Chester F.C. season

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Template:Use British English Template:Infobox football club season The 2015–16 season is Chester's sixth season of existence and their third consecutive season in the 5th tier of English football,[1] renamed prior to this season to the National League.[2] Along with competing in the National League, the club will also participate in the FA Cup, FA Trophy and Cheshire Senior Cup. The season covers the period from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.

Timeline

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Club

First team squad

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Coaching staff

No. Name Position Nat. Place of Birth Date of Birth (Age) Club caps Club goals Signed from Signed Ends Notes
1 Jon Worsnop GK Template:Flagicon Bradford Template:Birth date and age2 87 0 Alfreton Town June 2014 June 2017[5]
2 Ryan Higgins RB Template:Flagicon Liverpool Template:Birth date and age2 68 3 AFC Telford United January 2015 June 2016[6]
3 Johnny Hunt LB Template:Flagicon Liverpool Template:Birth date and age2 49 3 Cambridge United June 2015 June 2016[7]
4 Danny O'Brien LW Template:Flagicon Leigh Template:Birth date and age2 9 1 Wigan Athletic February 2016 June 2016[8] On loan from Wigan Athletic
5 Luke George CM Template:Flagicon Fazakerley Template:Birth date and age2 26 1 Southport June 2015 June 2016[9]
6 Ian Sharps CB Template:Flagicon Warrington Template:Birth date and age2 39 0 Burton Albion July 2015 June 2016[10]
7 Craig Mahon LW Template:Flagicon Dublin Template:Birth date and age2 122 11 Vauxhall Motors May 2013 June 2017[11]
8 Tom Shaw CM Template:Flagicon Nottingham Template:Birth date and age2 45 4 Alfreton Town June 2015 June 2017[12]
9 Ross Hannah ST Template:Flagicon Sheffield Template:Birth date and age2 46 26 Grimsby Town June 2015 June 2016[13]
10 John Rooney CM Template:Flagicon Liverpool Template:Birth date and age2 127 29 Bury November 2013, January 2014 June 2016[14] Originally signed on loan
11 Jordan Chapell RW Template:Flagicon Sheffield Template:Birth date and age2 40 5 Torquay United July 2015 June 2016[15]
12 Sam Hughes CM Template:Flagicon West Kirby Template:Birth date and age2 25 5 Youth Academy July 2015 June 2017[16]
13 Tony Thompson GK Template:Flagicon Liverpool Template:Birth date and age2 13 0 Morecambe January 2016 June 2016[17]
15 Kane Richards RW Template:Flagicon Derby Template:Birth date and age2 35 5 Ilkeston December 2014 June 2016[18]
17 Ryan Astles CB Template:Flagicon Birkenhead Template:Birth date and age2 19 2 Northwich Victoria January 2016 June 2016[19]
19 Craig Hobson ST Template:Flagicon Bolton Template:Birth date and age2 82 14 Guiseley March 2014 June 2016[14]
22 Ben Heneghan CB Template:Flagicon Salford Template:Birth date and age2 93 10 Stoke City August 2014 June 2016[6]
23 James Alabi ST Template:Flagicon Southwark Template:Birth date and age2 14 6 Ipswich Town January 2016 June 2016[20]
26 Ryan Lloyd LW Template:Flagicon Newcastle-under-Lyme Template:Birth date and age2 26 0 Port Vale November 2015 June 2016[20] On loan from Port Vale
Name Role
Template:Flagicon Jon McCarthy Caretaker Manager
Template:Flagicon Ian Sharps Assistant Manager
Template:Flagicon Karl Lineghan Goalkeeping Coach
Template:Flagicon Jimmy Soul Kit Man
Template:Flagicon Kath Hopwood Physio
Template:Flagicon Luke Davies Assistant Physio

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Transfers

Transfers in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
2 June 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Tom Shaw Alfreton Town Free Transfer [12][21]
4 June 2015 ST Template:Flagicon Ross Hannah Grimsby Town Free Transfer [13][22]
24 June 2015 LB Template:Flagicon Johnny Hunt Cambridge United Free Transfer [7][23]
29 June 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Luke George Southport Free Transfer [9][24]
1 July 2015 CB Template:Flagicon Ian Sharps Burton Albion Free Transfer [10][25]
2 July 2015 RW Template:Flagicon Jordan Chapell Torquay United Free Transfer [15][26]
29 July 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Sam Hughes Youth Academy Template:N/A [27]
4 August 2015 GK Template:Flagicon Dylan Forth Aston Villa Free Transfer [28][29]
4 August 2015 RB Template:Flagicon Dale Tonge Torquay United Free Transfer [28][29]
29 October 2015 LB Template:Flagicon Ben Gordon Colchester United Free Transfer [30]
29 October 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Luke Woodland Bolton Wanderers Free Transfer [30]
31 December 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Steven Hewitt Burnley Free Transfer [31]
7 January 2016 CB Template:Flagicon Ryan Astles Northwich Victoria Free Transfer [32]
20 January 2016 GK Template:Flagicon Tony Thompson Morecambe Free Transfer [33]
29 January 2016 ST Template:Flagicon James Alabi Ipswich Town Free Transfer [20]

Transfers out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
8 May 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Liam Blake Airbus UK Broughton Free Transfer [4][34]
8 May 2015 CB Template:Flagicon Matthew Brown FC Halifax Town Free Transfer [4][35]
8 May 2015 CB Template:Flagicon Kieran Charnock Chorley Free Transfer [4][36]
8 May 2015 LW Template:Flagicon Jamie Menagh Marine Free Transfer [4][37]
8 May 2015 LB Template:Flagicon Gareth Roberts Stockport County Free Transfer [4][38]
8 May 2015 LB Template:Flagicon Ibou Touray Rhyl Free Transfer [4][39]
8 May 2015 LW Template:Flagicon Peter Winn Cleethorpes Town Free Transfer [4][40]
25 June 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Sean McConville Accrington Stanley Undisclosed [41][42]
1 July 2015 ST Template:Flagicon Ben Greenop Free Agent Released [43]
1 July 2015 GK Template:Flagicon Jon Viscosi Southport Free Transfer [44]
11 July 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Kingsley James FC Halifax Town £8,000 (Tribunal) [45][46][47]
1 October 2015 RB Template:Flagicon Dale Tonge Stockport County Free Transfer [48][49][50]
4 December 2015 CB Template:Flagicon Michael Kay Free Agent Released [51]
15 December 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Luke Woodland Bradford Park Avenue Free Transfer [52]
5 January 2016 LB Template:Flagicon Ben Gordon Free Agent Released [52]
16 January 2016 CM Template:Flagicon George Thomson FC United of Manchester Undisclosed [53]
20 January 2016 GK Template:Flagicon Dylan Forth FC United of Manchester Free Transfer [33]
12 February 2016 CM Template:Flagicon Steven Hewitt Southport Free Transfer [54]
9 March 2016 ST Template:Flagicon Tom Peers Hednesford Town Free Transfer [55]

Loans in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Length Ref.
1 September 2015 ST Template:Flagicon Josh O'Hanlon Bournemouth 1-Month [lower-alpha 1] [56][57][58]
1 October 2015 ST Template:Flagicon James Roberts Oxford United 1-Month [48][49][59]
29 October 2015 ST Template:Flagicon Jamie McDonagh Sheffield United 1-Month [60][61][62]
1 November 2015 ST Template:Flagicon James Roberts Oxford United 1-Month [lower-alpha 2] [63][64]
9 November 2015 ST Template:Flagicon Calum Dyson Everton 1-Month [lower-alpha 1] [65][51]
24 November 2015 CB Template:Flagicon Alex Whitmore Burnley 1-Month [66][67]
24 November 2015 LW Template:Flagicon Ryan Lloyd Port Vale 1-Month [68][69][67]
25 November 2015 ST Template:Flagicon Danny Hattersley FC Halifax Town 2-Months [70][71][72]
24 December 2015 LW Template:Flagicon Ryan Lloyd Port Vale 1-Month [lower-alpha 2] [73]
8 January 2016 ST Template:Flagicon Jason Gilchrist Burnley 1-Month [74]
24 January 2016 LW Template:Flagicon Ryan Lloyd Port Vale End-of-Season [lower-alpha 2] [20]
29 January 2016 ST Template:Flagicon Nyal Bell Rochdale 1-Month [20]
11 February 2016 LW Template:Flagicon Danny O'Brien Wigan Athletic 1-Month [75]
29 February 2016 ST Template:Flagicon Nyal Bell Rochdale 1-Month [lower-alpha 2][lower-alpha 1] [76][8]
11 March 2016 LW Template:Flagicon Danny O'Brien Wigan Athletic End-of-Season [lower-alpha 2] [8]
18 March 2016 LB Template:Flagicon Ben Barber Stoke City End-of-Season [77]

Loans out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Length Ref.
5 November 2015 CM Template:Flagicon Sam Hughes Witton Albion 1-Month [78][79]
11 November 2015 ST Template:Flagicon Tom Peers Salford City 1-Month [80][81]
20 November 2015 CM Template:Flagicon George Thomson FC United of Manchester 1-Month [82][83]
11 December 2015 ST Template:Flagicon Tom Peers Hednesford Town 1-Month [84]
20 December 2015 CM Template:Flagicon George Thomson FC United of Manchester 1-Month [lower-alpha 2] [85]
1 January 2016 RW Template:Flagicon Kane Richards Gainsborough Trinity 1-Month [86]
11 January 2016 ST Template:Flagicon Tom Peers Hednesford Town 1-Month [lower-alpha 2][lower-alpha 1] [87]
4 February 2016 ST Template:Flagicon Tom Peers Hednesford Town 1-Month [88]
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Recalled
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Extension

Competitions

Pre-season friendlies

On 12 May 2015, Chester announced four pre-season friendlies against Rochdale, Trafford, Hednesford Town and Stalybridge Celtic.[89] On 1 June 2015, a friendly against Liverpool U21s was confirmed for 29 July 2015.[90]

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National League

League table

2015–16 National League

Results summary

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Results by round

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Fixtures and results

On 3 July 2015, the fixtures for the forthcoming National League season was announced. Chester was to start the season at home against Braintree Town.[91]

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FA Cup

On 12 October the Football Association announced the draw for the fourth qualifying round, which was broadcast live on Talksport. Chester will face Altrincham.[92]

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FA Trophy

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Cheshire Senior Cup

On 27 August the Cheshire Football Association announced the preliminary round draw. Chester will face Winsford United.[93] On 12 November the Cheshire Football Association announced the first round draw. Chester will face either Hyde United or Stockport Town.[94]

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Squad statistics

Appearances

Players with no appearances not included in the list.

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Goalscorers

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No. Pos. Name League FA Cup FA Trophy Cheshire SC Total
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1 GK Template:Flagicon Jon Worsnop 34 1 3 1 39
2 RB Template:Flagicon Ryan Higgins 44 1 3 3 51
3 LB Template:Flagicon Johnny Hunt 44 1 3 1 49
4 CB Template:Flagicon Michael Kay 12 1 0 1 14
4 LW Template:Flagicon Danny O'Brien 9 0 0 1 10
5 CM Template:Flagicon Luke George 23 0 3 0 26
6 CM Template:Flagicon Ian Sharps 32 1 3 3 39
7 LW Template:Flagicon Craig Mahon 39 1 3 1 43
8 CM Template:Flagicon Tom Shaw 41 1 2 1 45
9 ST Template:Flagicon Ross Hannah 42 1 3 0 46
10 CM Template:Flagicon John Rooney 41 1 3 3 48
11 RW Template:Flagicon Jordan Chapell 36 0 3 2 41
12 CM Template:Flagicon Sam Hughes 19 1 2 3 25
13 GK Template:Flagicon Dylan Forth 0 0 0 2 2
13 GK Template:Flagicon Tony Thompson 12 0 0 1 13
14 CM Template:Flagicon George Thomson 12 0 0 1 13
14 LB Template:Flagicon Matty Waters 0 0 0 3 3
15 RW Template:Flagicon Kane Richards 18 1 1 3 23
16 ST Template:Flagicon Josh O'Hanlon 2 0 0 0 2
16 CM Template:Flagicon Luke Woodland 1 0 0 1 2
16 CM Template:Flagicon Steven Hewitt 2 0 0 1 3
17 ST Template:Flagicon James Roberts 6 0 0 0 6
17 CB Template:Flagicon Ryan Astles 16 0 0 3 19
18 RB Template:Flagicon Dale Tonge 3 0 0 0 3
18 LB Template:Flagicon Ben Gordon 0 0 0 1 1
19 ST Template:Flagicon Craig Hobson 28 1 1 3 33
20 ST Template:Flagicon Jamie McDonagh 1 0 0 0 1
20 ST Template:Flagicon Jason Gilchrist 2 0 1 0 3
21 ST Template:Flagicon Tom Peers 7 1 0 2 10
22 CB Template:Flagicon Ben Heneghan 43 1 3 2 49
23 ST Template:Flagicon Calum Dyson 4 0 0 0 4
23 ST Template:Flagicon James Alabi 16 0 0 0 16
24 CB Template:Flagicon Alex Whitmore 5 0 0 0 5
24 ST Template:Flagicon Nyal Bell 3 0 0 1 4
25 ST Template:Flagicon Danny Hattersley 6 0 2 0 8
26 LW Template:Flagicon Ryan Lloyd 22 0 3 1 27
RB Template:Flagicon Lewis Boardman 0 0 0 1 1
ST Template:Flagicon Sam Haley 0 0 0 1 1
RB Template:Flagicon Kieran Evans 0 0 0 1 1
ST Template:Flagicon Oliver Nugent 0 0 0 1 1
Ranking Position Nation Name League FA Cup FA Trophy Cheshire SC Total
1 FW Template:Flagicon Ross Hannah 23 0 3 0 26
2 MF Template:Flagicon John Rooney 10 0 0 0 10
3 FW Template:Flagicon James Alabi 6 0 0 0 6
4 MF Template:Flagicon Kane Richards 4 0 0 1 5
MF Template:Flagicon Jordan Chapell 3 0 1 1 5
MF Template:Flagicon Sam Hughes 2 0 0 3 5
FW Template:Flagicon Craig Hobson 1 0 0 4 5
8 MF Template:Flagicon Tom Shaw 4 0 0 0 4
9 DF Template:Flagicon Johnny Hunt 2 0 1 0 3
FW Template:Flagicon Tom Peers 1 0 0 2 3
11 DF Template:Flagicon Ryan Astles 2 0 0 0 2
DF Template:Flagicon Michael Kay 2 0 0 0 2
DF Template:Flagicon Ryan Higgins 2 0 0 0 2
DF Template:Flagicon Ben Heneghan 1 0 0 1 2
FW Template:Flagicon Nyal Bell 0 0 0 2 2
16 MF Template:Flagicon Luke George 1 0 0 0 1
MF Template:Flagicon Danny O'Brien 1 0 0 0 1
MF Template:Flagicon Craig Mahon 1 0 0 0 1
FW Template:Flagicon James Roberts 1 0 0 0 1
FW Template:Flagicon Jason Gilchrist 0 0 1 0 1
DF Template:Flagicon Matty Waters 0 0 0 1 1
MF Template:Flagicon George Thomson 0 0 0 1 1
MF Template:Flagicon Steven Hewitt 0 0 0 1 1
Own Goals 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 67 0 6 17 90

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Disciplinary record

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No. Pos. Name League FA Cup FA Trophy Cheshire SC Total
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1 GK Template:Flagicon Jon Worsnop 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2 RB Template:Flagicon Ryan Higgins 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
3 LB Template:Flagicon Johnny Hunt 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
4 CB Template:Flagicon Michael Kay 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
5 CM Template:Flagicon Luke George 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 0
6 CB Template:Flagicon Ian Sharps 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
7 LW Template:Flagicon Craig Mahon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
8 CM Template:Flagicon Tom Shaw 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
9 ST Template:Flagicon Ross Hannah 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
10 CM Template:Flagicon John Rooney 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
12 CM Template:Flagicon Sam Hughes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
13 GK Template:Flagicon Tony Thompson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 CM Template:Flagicon George Thomson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
15 RW Template:Flagicon Kane Richards 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
17 CB Template:Flagicon Ryan Astles 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
18 RB Template:Flagicon Dale Tonge 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
19 ST Template:Flagicon Craig Hobson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
22 CB Template:Flagicon Ben Heneghan 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
24 ST Template:Flagicon James Alabi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 58 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 63 2

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  55. "Peers joins Hednesford". Chester FC. 10 March 2016. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/peers-joins-hednesford-3000074.aspx. 
  56. "Chester agree loan for O’Hanlon". Chester FC. 1 September 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/chester-agree-loan-for-ohanlon-2662308.aspx. 
  57. "Josh O'Hanlon: Bournemouth striker joins Chester on loan". BBC Sport. 1 September 2015. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34118701. 
  58. "Josh O'Hanlon reutnrs to Bournemouth". Chester FC. 16 September 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/josh-ohanlon-returns-to-bournemouth-2693599.aspx. 
  59. "Loan moves for United duo". Oxford United FC. 30 September 2015. http://www.oufc.co.uk/news/article/oxford-united-roberts-hawtin-2720179.aspx. 
  60. "Blues loan McDonagh". Chester FC. 29 October 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/blues-loan-mcdonagh-2771579.aspx. 
  61. "Jamie McDonagh: Sheffield United midfielder joins Chester". BBC Sport. 29 October 2015. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34666695. 
  62. "Young striker loaned". Sheffield United FC. 29 October 2015. http://www.sufc.co.uk/news/article/sheffield-united-jamie-mcdonagh-2771813.aspx. 
  63. "Roberts loan extended". Chester FC. 3 November 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/roberts-loan-extended-2781805.aspx. 
  64. "Roberts and Hawtin Extend Loans". Oxford United FC. 3 November 2015. http://www.oufc.co.uk/news/article/oxford-united-james-roberts-aidan-hawtin-2781904.aspx. 
  65. "Dyson joins the Blues on loan". Chester FC. 9 November 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/dyson-joins-the-blues-on-loan-2793648.aspx. 
  66. "Blues bring in Whitmore". Chester FC. 24 November 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/blues-bring-in-whitmore-2816803.aspx. 
  67. 67.0 67.1 "Chester: Alex Whitmore and Ryan Lloyd join on loan". BBC Sport. 24 November 2015. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34911686. 
  68. "Chester FC: Ryan Lloyd makes loan switch from Port Vale". Chester Chronicle. 24 November 2015. http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/chester-fc-ryan-lloyd-makes-10496375. 
  69. "Lloyd Joins Chester On Loan". Port Vale FC. 24 November 2015. http://www.port-vale.co.uk/news/article/lloyd-joins-chester-on-loan-2817397.aspx. 
  70. "Chester FC: Blues finalise loan deal for Danny Hattersley from FC Halifax Town". Chester Chronicle. 25 November 2015. http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/chester-fc-blues-finalise-loan-10497763. 
  71. "Hattersley Out On Loan". FC Halifax Town. 25 November 2015. http://www.halifaxafc.co.uk/News/article/fc-halifax-town-danny-hattersley-2801757.aspx. 
  72. "Danny Hattersley: Chester sign Halifax striker until January". BBC Sport. 25 November 2015. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34923861. 
  73. "Chester FC: Port Vale's Ryan Lloyd to spend another month on loan with Blues". Chester Chronicle. 23 December 2015. http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/chester-fc-port-vales-ryan-10646228. 
  74. "Blues sign Gilchrist on loan". Chester FC. 8 January 2016. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/blues-sign-gilchrist-on-loan-2890258.aspx. 
  75. "Danny O'Brien arrives on loan". Chester FC. 11 February 2016. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/danny-obrien-arrives-on-loan-2949823.aspx. 
  76. "Nyal Bell Extends Chester Loan Spell". Rochdale AFC. 1 March 2016. http://www.rochdaleafc.co.uk/news/article/nyal-bell-extends-chester-loan-spell-2982344.aspx. 
  77. "Ben Barber arrives on loan". Chester FC. 18 March 2016. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/ben-barber-arrives-on-loan-3014608.aspx. 
  78. "Hughes joins Witton on loan". Chester FC. 5 November 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/hughes-joins-witton-on-loan-2786157.aspx. 
  79. "New Signings". Witton Albion FC. 7 November 2015. http://wittonalbionfc.89media.co.uk/news/details.php?news_id=11938#news. 
  80. "Chester FC: Tom Peers moves to Salford City on loan". Chester Chronicle. 11 November 2015. http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/chester-fc-tom-peers-moves-10428645. 
  81. "Peers In Loan Move From Chester". Salford City FC. 13 November 2015. http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/salfordcityfc/news/peers-in-loan-move-from-chester-1525485.html. 
  82. "Chester FC: George Thomson loaned to FC United of Manchester United". Chester Chronicle. 20 November 2015. http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/chester-fc-george-thomson-loaned-10478842. 
  83. "FC United strengthen squad ahead of trip to Nuneaton". FC United of Manchester. 21 November 2015. http://www.fc-utd.co.uk/m_story.php?story_id=6527. 
  84. "Pitmen bring in forward to bolster ranks at Keys Park". Hednesford Town FC. 11 December 2015. http://www.hednesfordtownfc.com/2015/12/pitmen-bring-in-forward-to-bolster-ranks-at-keys-park. 
  85. "Chester FC: George Thomson's loan at FC United of Manchester extended". Chester Chronicle. 21 December 2015. http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/chester-fc-george-thomsons-loan-10631827. 
  86. "Transfer updates from Steve Burr". Chester FC. 31 December 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/transfer-updates-from-steve-burr-2879075.aspx. 
  87. "Peers extends loan spell as Disney departs Keys Park". Hednesford Town FC. 14 January 2016. http://www.hednesfordtownfc.com/2016/01/peers-extends-loan-spell-as-disney-departs-keys-park. 
  88. "One in one out at Keys Park". TheStaffie. 5 February 2016. http://www.thestaffie.net/one-in-one-out-at-keys-park-500853/. 
  89. "Blues announce four friendlies". Chester FC. 12 May 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/blues-announce-four-friendlies-2453390.aspx?. 
  90. "Friendly: Liverpool U21 game confirmed". Chester FC. 1 June 2015. http://www.chesterfc.com/news/article/friendly-liverpool-u21-game-confirmed-2477693.aspx. 
  91. "The Speculation Is Over". Football Conference. 3 July 2015. http://www.footballconference.co.uk/news/details.php?news_id=15603. 
  92. "Draw for the Emirates FA Cup fourth round qualifying made". The Football Association. 12 October 2015. http://www.thefa.com/news/the-fa-cup/2015/oct/emirates-fa-cup-fourth-round-qualifying-draw. 
  93. "Cheshire Senior Cup Preliminary Round Draw". Cheshire FA. 27 August 2015. http://www.cheshirefa.com/news/2015/aug/csc-prelim-round-draw. 
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