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06:57 21st December 2012

Blues in search of perfect 10

Chester are looking to seal a very happy Christmas for all supporters by winning their 10th league game in succession at Workington's Borough Park tomorrow afternoon.

If achieved, it would be the first time a Chester City or Chester FC team has ever gone ten league games without dropping any points - beating the previous record of nine set in the latter part of last season.

The Blues will no doubt have to work hard for the points, however, at the home of ninth-placed Workington who, as we saw when the teams last met, are no pushovers.

The Reds provided the opposition for Chester's first home game of the season back in August. That night, Ben Mills' first goal of what turned out to be a phenomenal loan spell was all that separated the club as Workington showed themselves to be an industrious and well-organised side.

Neil Young's only injury concern is Danny Williams, who picked up a kick on the knee against Harrogate, but is hopeful that the midfielder will be available for selection.

Managed by former Chester City player Darren Edmondson, the Cumbian outfit have won their last two games and ran out 4-1 winners at Stalybridge Celtic last weekend. Gareth Arnison scored one of their goals and is the division's joint second-highest scorer, along with our own Ben Mills.

Tomorrow sees Guiseley and Brackley Town both away to clubs in the bottom half of the table. Improving Gainsborough Trinity are at home, as are Bradford Park Avenue, as the Blues look to take their current 12-point cushion into Christmas Day.

Kick off tomorrow is at 3pm.

Match Preview by John Murray