Chester FC is an association football club based in Chester. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at the Deva Stadium. The club was founded in 2010 following the liquidation of Chester City. In its inaugural season it competed in Division One North of the Northern Premier League, following a successful appeal to the Football Association against its initial placement in the North West Counties League. After winning this division, it then won the Northern League Premier Division in 2011–12 and the Conference North in 2012–13. Chester returned to the National League North following relegation in 2017–18. Chester FC play at the Deva Stadium, the home of their predecessor. It has a capacity of 6,500 with 4,170 seated.