Month: February 2020

Chester FC Community Trust is looking for experienced and enthusiastic football and sport coaches join our growing team.

Successful candidates need to be able to plan and deliver high quality coaching sessions to a diverse range of participants as part of our schools, holiday and football development programmes.

You will be committed, professional and share our charity’s passions for football, sport and the community.

Candidates should have have a minimum FA Level 1 in Coaching Football certificate with valid first aid and safeguarding certificates. Experience working within children and young people would be an advantage.

Hours available include daytime, evening and weekend work based on need and availability. These are casual roles and require travel to venues across Chester and Ellesmere Port so being flexible and having access to your own transport is essential.

In return we offer a competitive salary, Chester FC Community Trust staff kit and the opportunity to progress your coaching career within a successful club community organisation.

This post is subject to enhanced DBS check, references and completion of a probationary period.

About Us

Chester FC Community Trust uses the power of sport and appeal of Chester FC to improve and enhance the lives of people living in Chester and the surrounding areas. We deliver projects across four themes of coaching, education, social inclusion and health to people of all ages and abilities. We aim to engage and involve the whole community and work with partners who share our vision for a cohesive and inclusive future.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to Chief Executive Jim Green at

Chester FC Community Trust invites you to support the Young Lions with a special ticket and travel package as England Under-21s face Andorra.

The package includes return coach travel from Chester and your ticket for the match at Stoke City’s bet365 Stadium on Thursday, March 26 (kick-off 7.45pm).

The coach will be departing from the 1885 Arena on Bumpers Lane at approximately 5pm and returning following the game.

Tickets, which include coach travel, are £18 for adults, £15 for concessions (over 65s) and £12 for under 18s.

The Andorra match is part of a double-header of home UEFA European U21 Championship qualifiers for Aidy Boothroyd’s side.

England sit top of qualifying Group 3 with four wins in four matches, as they work to reach next summer’s tournament which is being staged in Hungary and Slovenia.

This is a fantastic opportunity to watch the next generation of England stars in action with exciting talents Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden among those likely to feature.

Places for ticket and travel package are limited and must be booked in advance through Eventbrite here

For questions or further details please call 01244 371376 or email

The Premier League is once again using the appeal of football to inspire primary school children across England and Wales to pen a poem, this time on the theme of ambition.

This year the Premier League want pupils to write poems based on the theme of ambition, using inspiration from the poem Beautiful Ambition by Karl Nova. The poem and subject encourage pupils to think about their ambitious through potery.

Chester FC Community Trust is able to support schools with entering this year’s competition and can deliver free workshops to help pupils with their entries.

There are lots of prizes to be won including the opportunity for the Premier League Trophy to visit your school, as well as an exclusive poetry workshop delivered by a leading children’s author or poet. The winning poems will be featured in an illustrated book of Premier League Writing Stars poems.

If you want to get your primary school involved in this year’s competition about ambition, here’s how:

Head to the competition page to find out more about the competition and how to submit your school’s entries.

Download a competition pack for Key Stage 1 or for Key Stage 2 and get writing!

Schools have until 20 March 2020 to submit their entries, with the first 500 schools to enter earning themselves a fantastic poetry book bag.